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[Short Cuts] Hunter Young Has a Busy Day

May 17, 2022

We didn't want to take a week off before dropping episode 101, but we also needed more time to get it just right, so in the meantime we're doing something new: an interview teaser! Enjoy this introduction to Hunter Young of …

Guest: Hunter Young
Concert Reviews Interviews

E98 A Conversation with Joey Varela of VRSTY

April 26, 2022

This week, we're scratching The Itch to throw on our letterman jackets and go VRSTY . Frontman Joey Varela joins the show to talk about telling his own story on their new album Welcome Home , how a metalhead became an R&B vo…

Guest: Joey Varela
Concert Reviews Interviews

E95 Catching Up with The Dead Deads (aka "Go Daisy, Itch-ya Birthday")

April 12, 2022

This week, we're scratching The Itch for death and darkness! The Dead Deads and The Darkness , that is. Our friend Daisy Dead returns to chat about their current tour, and it's a lot of laughs. We'll talk nicknames, giant ra…

Guest: Daisy Dead
Music Reviews Interviews

E92 For the Love of Music with Kaz of East London Radio

March 22, 2022

This week, we're scratching The Itch to meet a longtime virtual friend! Kaz , host of The Heavy Rock Show on East London Radio, joins us face to screen to face for the first time to discuss UK rock, music journalism, and her…

Guest: Kaz Ay

E89 Rock Star PR with Amy Sciarretto of Atom Splitter Public Relations

March 1, 2022

This week, we're scratching The Itch to explore the music industry! We're joined by the ever-dynamic Amy Sciarretto, founder of Atom Splitter PR . Amy has played a huge role in the development of numerous bands in the rock/m…


E87 A Conversation with Jason Zeilstra of Nonpoint

Feb. 15, 2022

This week, we're scratching The Itch to talk dreadbeards! When last we spoke with Nonpoint guitarist Jason Zeilstra, the band had just announced the formation of their new label, 361 Degrees Records , and released " Ruthless…


E86 A Conversation with Matt James of Blacktop Mojo

Feb. 8, 2022

This week, we're scratching The Itch to talk with a Texan! Well, he is now anyway. We're talking with Matt James, vocalist of Blacktop Mojo , a rising rock band that put out one of our top albums of 2021 . They've got a new …

Guest: Matt James

E82 A Conversation with Oxymorrons (Part 2)

Jan. 20, 2022

This week, we're scratching The Itch... to learn. We had a great time laughing in the first part of our interview with the most electrifying band in alt entertainment, Oxymorrons . The laughs continue in the second half, but…

Guest: Oxymorrons

E81 A Conversation with Oxymorrons (Part 1)

Jan. 18, 2022

This week, we're scratching The Itch to be outnumbered! We're kicking off the new year and the new season with our first ever interview... with an entire band. Oxymorrons are a four-piece alternative band from Queens, and th…

Guest: Oxymorrons

E80 Season Finale: Christmas Eva!

Dec. 24, 2021

Happy holidays and welcome to our season finale! This week, we're scratching The Itch to welcome our first repeat guest: Eva Marie of Eva Under Fire ! With another tour under her belt, a fresh new single , an album on the wa…

Guest: Eva Marie
Concert Reviews Interviews

E73 Eva Marie Won't Stop Moving

Nov. 2, 2021

This week we're scratching The Itch to talk about fire! Eva Under Fire , to be specific. Lead singer Eva Marie spent a rather adventurous van ride to our hometown of St. Louis talking with us about the joys of touring again,…

Guest: Eva Marie

E71 The Violent Is Not A Cult

Oct. 19, 2021

In this episode, we're scratching The Itch to choose violence! After their 2018 album _ Thread_ won our hearts (and the #4 spot on that year's Top Albums list), Red Sun Rising announced a potentially permanent hiatus in earl…

Guest: Mike Protich
Music Reviews Concert Reviews Interviews

E67 Daisy Dead Wants the Future to Be Bright

Sept. 21, 2021

We're back on the interview grind! In this episode, we have a chat with the delightful Daisy Dead, bassist and (understudy harsh) vocalist for The Dead Deads , whose killer (heh) new album Tell Your Girls It's Alright combin…

Guest: Daisy Dead

The Struggling Artist Podcast - Struggling with The Itch

Aug. 2, 2021

Earlier this year, The Itch had the privilege of being guests on The Struggling Artist Podcast , where we had a great conversation with our friend Trev Allen about the history (and future) of The Itch. As we prepare for our …

Guest: Trev Allen

E57 A Conversation with Dan Murphy of All Good Things

June 14, 2021

All Good Things is a band you may not have heard of, but you probably have heard . And despite the fact that their upcoming Better Noise Music release is functionally their proper band debut, they've been churning out banger…

Guest: Dan Murphy