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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 early 2…

Guest: Mike Protich
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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
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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
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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
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[Short Cuts] Bands Talking Bands with Nonpoint

June 3, 2021

As a thank you to every listener who made our conversation with Robb Rivera and Jason Zeilstra of Nonpoint our most popular episodes to date, we're milking that chat juuuust a bit more! Enjoy a bonus segment where Robb and J…

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E55 A Conversation with Robb & Jason of Nonpoint (Part 2)

May 31, 2021

The Itch 's conversation with Robb Rivera and Jason Zeilstra of Nonpoint continues! Join us as we discuss how Jason joined the band, the response to their new single "Ruthless ", the value of record stores and album liner no…

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E54 A Conversation with Robb & Jason of Nonpoint (Part 1)

May 24, 2021

The Itch is about to get Ruthless ! Nonpoint dominated our March Bandness tournament, and then proceeded to announce not just a brand new, bangin' single , but their own independent record label, 361 Degrees ! Oh, and that s…

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E46 A Conversation with Matty Madiro of From Ashes to New

March 29, 2021

In this episode, The Itch is joined by Matty Madiro, the drummer of From Ashes to New , whose third album Panic appeared on our Top 20 Albums of 2020 . Matty shares his fascinating journey from joining Trivium to becoming pa…

Guest: Matty Madiro
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E44 A Conversation with Blake Bedsaul of SAUL

March 15, 2021

SAUL 's Rise As Equals was not only one of the best debut albums of 2020, but it was one of our top ten albums overall. So we were thrilled to have a chance to talk with vocalist Blake Bedsaul about making the album, being i…

Guest: Blake Bedsaul
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E43 Boston Punk and Beyond with Trev Allen of The Struggling Artist

March 8, 2021

Just in time for St. Patrick's Day, The Itch is joined by our friend Trev Allen of The Struggling Artist Podcast to discuss the Boston music scene, punk rock, and how the Dropkick Murphys were a gateway to both! It's a fun f…

Guest: Trev Allen
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A Conversation with Sean Dowdell of Grey Daze (Revisited)

Feb. 15, 2021

We're almost ready to return! In the meantime, here's one last revisit to one of our favorite episodes of last season: our conversation with Sean Dowdell of Grey Daze. Enjoy his stories about life with Chester Bennington of …

Guest: Sean Dowdell
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E30 A Conversation with Arya Goggin of Skindred (Part 2)

Nov. 20, 2020

We couldn't wait to share the rest of our conversation with Arya Goggin of Skindred , The Itch 's official favorite band™, so this episode is here early! In part 2, Arya discusses a trifecta of events that cursed their globa…

Guest: Arya Goggin
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E29 A Conversation with Arya Goggin of Skindred (Part 1)

Nov. 16, 2020

In this episode, guys have the pleasure of speaking with Arya Goggin, drummer of Skindred , The Itch's official favorite band™. In part 1 of our conversation, Arya discusses the differences between finding success in the US …

Guest: Arya Goggin
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E25 A Conversation with Sean Dowdell of Grey Daze

Oct. 19, 2020

Just in time for the 20th anniversary of Linkin Park 's game-changing debut Hybrid Theory , The Itch has the pleasure of speaking with the multi-talented Sean Dowdell of Grey Daze , who just released the album Amends , featu…

Guest: Sean Dowdell