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[Short Cuts] Podioslaves to the Sound

July 26, 2021

The Itch is still on vacation! But even so, we've got some nu content for you... nu metal content, that is. After appearing on our Jimmy Eat World episode a few weeks back, our friends from Podioslave invited us to join them for an episode on those early 2000s sounds that we're so fond of. Join us …

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[Short Cuts] Taylor Swift vs Tool (with Podioslave)

July 8, 2021

If you loved The Itch 's season finale episode with our friends from Podioslave as much as we did, you probably want a little more, yeah? Well, here you go. Listen as one of Dan's trademark rants about rock purity turns into a discussion about math and ... grapes? In case you were wondering what a …

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[Short Cuts] Dude, Where's My Episode?

June 21, 2021

Hey, The Itch releases new episodes every Monday, right? Right! ... except for this Monday. We're releasing this week's episode on Tuesday to coincide with something special. Listen to this Short Cut, check our social media feeds, or check back in tomorrow to find out what. We're pretty hyped. In t…

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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 Jason gush about some of their favorite artists, albums, live acts, and song…

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[Short Cuts] A Perfect Circle, P.O.D., and a Mother's Faith

May 6, 2021

Maynard James Keenan of Tool & A Perfect Circle and Sonny Sandoval of P.O.D. went through similar, life-changing experiences with their mothers ... and wrote very different songs about those experiences. If you're looking for a bit of food for thought this Mother's Day, Aaron's got you covered with…

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The Funko Pop Prelude: We're Gonna Make Them Care

April 29, 2021

Dan's Funko Pop obsession, about which he gives Aaron and KC frequent updates in Itch episode pre-game talk, was a secret to the public until episode 50. Now, on the heels of its revelation, The Itch felt that we had no choice but to tell, piece by piece, the long, esoteric tale of Dan's other grea…

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[Short Cuts] Nirvana's Brighter Timeline

April 15, 2021

In this week's episode , we pondered some of the eternal questions about Dave Grohl, Foo Fighters, Nirvana, and what could've been if Kurt Cobain were still with us today. And it reminded us that we had an unused bonus chat along similar lines from alllll the way back in the recording of episode 9 …

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March Bandness: And The Winner Is...

April 8, 2021

The results are in, the upsets left us shook, and March Bandness is complete! Over the last month, you voted on Twitter to make a champion out of 1 of 32 bands The Itch has played often but never podcasted about. Now we have a winner and an episode about them already on the calendar! Thank you to e…

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[Short Cuts] Finding Love at Flogging Molly

March 17, 2021

Happy St. Patty's from The Itch! We hope you enjoyed our chat with The Struggling Artist on Boston music and punk rock in episode 43 . For some further Irish goodness, here's a clip we cut from episode 36 and saved specifically for this day! It's a quick tale about how Aaron's experience at a Flogg…

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March Bandness: First Round Matchups

March 5, 2021

We're doing a totally original and not-at-all-derivative thing! The Itch has decided that it's time for a listener-voted tournament to crown a winner of the prestigious "Future Episode Recipient" title. We've chosen 16 bands that got frequent airplay on our radio show but have yet to be discussed o…

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[Short Cuts] Snow Stories

Feb. 18, 2021

Alright, so this conversation has virtually nothing to do with music. But since it's snowing everywhere and we're excited for our official return this coming Monday, we decided to share a little side conversation from our season premiere recording that was prompted by Dan asking about our favorite …

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[Short Cuts] The Greatest Wrestling Story Never Told

Feb. 11, 2021

Alright, so even after releasing the extended version of our Rock 'n' Rasslin' episode, KC and Aaron STILL had one more bit left over to share. If you can ignore the lower audio quality (that's the last time we experiment with a recording service called "Cleanfeed") and turn on your imagination, yo…

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[Short Cuts] Eve 6 (and a Half or So)

Feb. 5, 2021

After months of garnering attention with his impressive and amusing consistency on Twitter , Max Collins and Eve 6 finally announced a release date for their new EP, Grim Value , and dropped Black Nova , their first new track in nearly a decade. And even though The Itch is still on break to plan fo…

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[Short Cuts] A Tribute to Black Rock Artists (Revisited)

Feb. 4, 2021

In case you missed it the first time or haven't listened to the full episode yet, this is the closing segment of our Black Rock Matters episode. We hope it serves to honor a few of the countless artists we love, as well as to introduce listeners to their music, which can be found on episode 10's pl…

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[Short Cuts] Who Cares About the Rock Hall?

Dec. 10, 2020

The Itch had a serendipitous interaction while preparing for episode 33 . So if our introductory overview of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame whet your appetite for more, Who Cares About the Rock Hall? is here to satisfy your drive for a deeper dive! Enjoy. Hey, you can send us voicemails on our webs…