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[Short Cuts] Who Beat It Better?

Nov. 24, 2021

A couple weeks back, Aaron chose violence by suggesting that the Fall Out Boy/John Mayer cover of Michael Jackson's "Beat It" was better than the new one by From Ashes to New. But did the people agree or disagree? Listen to …

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[Short Cuts] WE'VE GOT BIG NEWS!

Nov. 18, 2021

THE. ITCH. IS. HYPED! We've got ourselves a few bits of big news to share. We hope you enjoy Playlist Wars Podcast The Hook Rocks Podcast 89.1 The Wood—KCLC-FM And hey, when you're done listening to this Short cut, follow ou…

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[Short Cuts] The Big Badflower Theory

Oct. 14, 2021

In a clip cut from episode 70 , The Itch discusses a somewhat surprising connection between Badflower and a show you've probably heard of. If you're looking for more new rock sounds and conversations, follow our New Rock Rou…

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[Short Cuts] Did Metallica Really Sell Out?

Oct. 7, 2021

In last year's Rush episode with our friend Rich Lamberty, Aaron asked Dan a question about his Metallica fandom. We sat on this clip for a long time, but in connection with this week's episode covering the Black album, as w…

Guest: Rich Lamberty
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[Short Cuts] The (Clip That Shouldn't Be) Used

Oct. 1, 2021

In our Pointfest/Riot Fest episode, Dan told a story about missing an entire set by The Used while waiting in line for a beer. Back in February, during the recording of our episode on The Pretty Reckless, The Itch went into …

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[Short Cuts] Beer'd Al, Goodpods, and More

Sept. 9, 2021

The Itch is making another guest appearance! This time it's discussing the wonderful "Weird Al" Yankovic with our friend Lauren from the Beer'd Al Podcast ! Check out her episode with us, and then probably all the others. T…

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[Short Cuts] Tall Guy Problems (with Trev Allen)

Aug. 5, 2021

Here's a little bonus clip from our Boston punk episode with Trev Allen of The Struggling Artist Podcast . This one goes out to all the tall guys out there. Let's connect!…

Guest: Trev Allen
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[Short Cuts] (hed) p.e. Has Weird Names

July 29, 2021

Remember back in episode 18 when we discussed the potential end of (hed) p.e.? Well they're back (with a new EP called Sandmine ), and, in honor of our guest spot on Podioslave's Wheel of Nu Metal episode , so is a bit of au…

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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…

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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…

Guest: Podioslave
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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 …

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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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[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 fo…

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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 choi…

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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 …