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E51 Songs About Your Mom

May 3, 2021

It's almost Mother's Day! So in honor of our mothers, your mothers, and all you mothers, we're carrying on an Itch tradition with a celebration of the mamas. Join us as we talk about your mom for 45 minutes, diving in on a few of our favorite songs about moms and a few that remind us of our own. It…

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E49 Classic Rock Block: Defining The Artists That Defined Us

April 19, 2021

Finally, The Itch gets back to what brought us here! After playing our beloved classic rock artists weekly for 16 years on the radio, we've largely neglected them for 48 episodes of the podcast. Well, NO MORE! In this episode, we give some love to a few of the bands who taught us about talent, tast…

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E47 Movies That Rock and Garbage Films With Great Soundtracks

April 5, 2021

We must'n't dwell... not on Rex Manning Day ! (It's April 8th, specifically, so put that in your brain forever.) In this episode, The Itch follows through on a half-joking idea from six months ago to use the legendary Empire Records event as an excuse to talk about some of our favorite movies that …

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Rock 'n' Rasslin' (Extended)

Feb. 8, 2021

When Dan went on vacation last year, KC and Aaron found the perfect topic to talk about while their Itch brother was gone: Rock 'n' Rasslin' . In fact, we enjoyed ourselves so much that we had to cut the episode down to keep it anywhere close to our standard length. So as a bonus for those who appr…

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Black Rock Matters (Revisited)

Feb. 1, 2021

Episode 10 was one of our early favorites. We got to research, ponder, and present a History 101 overview of some of the many black artists who have played a role in the formation of rock music as we know it, as well as in the formation of The Itch itself. In celebration of Black History Month, we'…

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E37 Gush About Rush: The Fascinating Life of Neil Peart

Jan. 4, 2021

In this episode, Rich Lamberty, an old friend and co-host, joins The Itch to discuss the winding career of Rush and the fascinating life of their late, great drummer Neil Peart . Join us to hear stories of loss, changing drum styles, and... party goats? Check out this episode's all-Rush playlist , …

Guest: Rich Lamberty
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E33 Hall of Fame Reframe: The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Class of 2020

Dec. 7, 2020

In this episode, The Itch runs the gamut on all things Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The election process. The 2020 class. And, of course... the snubs! And hey, you can send us voice messages now! Please use your power responsibly. Or don't. Check out this episode's playlist , and then connect with u…

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E19 Rock 'n' Rasslin': Code Orange and the Best Wrestling Theme Songs

Sept. 6, 2020

In this episode, two-thirds of The Itch discuss Underneath , the breakout album from Code Orange , and take a trip through wrestling history to identify some of its the most memorable rock theme songs! And since it's only 67% of the team, we're giving you an extra 20% more show! The Steiner Math ad…

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E12 Making Amends: The Light and Legacy of Chester Bennington

July 19, 2020

It's been three years since the world lost Chester Bennington . In this episode, The Itch reflects on his legacy, new music from his former bandmates Grey Daze and Mike Shinoda , and the future of Linkin Park . Check out this episode's playlist and then connect with us! Twitter: https://twitter.com…

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[Short Cuts] A Tribute to Black Rock Artists

July 7, 2020

This is the closing to the Rock Matters episode Black Rock Matters . Each band mentioned is or has been composed, all or in part, of black artists. The list is hardly exhaustive, but it's our way of acknowledging and recognizing just a few of the contributions rockers of color have made to our worl…

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E10 Black Rock Matters: The Musical Contribution of Rockers of Color

July 5, 2020

In this episode, The Itch explores some basic history on the contributions of Black rockers to the music industry, as well as to our own journeys as music lovers, and to The Itch radio show. Plus, in a bit of perfect timing, the show gets a new theme song from our official favorite band! Connect wi…