December 01, 2021

E77 Welcome to Rockville

This week, we're scratching The Itch to talk about a festival we didn't (but also did) see! Welcome to Rockville took place a few weeks back in Daytona, Florida. Despite The Itch's initial plans to be in attendance falling th...

Concert Reviews

November 30, 2021

Business Time! (11.28.21)

The Itch is giving you the business! While we put the finishing touches on our new episode (and allow you time to digest your Leftovers II), we're releasing the Business Time segment from this week's radio show on 89.1 The Wo...

Radio Segments

November 26, 2021

E76 Clipisode: Leftovers II

Happy holidays! We know that today some of y'all will still be knocked out and/or dining on the remnants of yesterday's feast, and other psychos amongst you will be running around doing work on your Christmas shopping. Either...


November 24, 2021

[Short Cuts] Who Beat It Better?

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 f...

Short Cuts

November 23, 2021

It's Business Time!

This week, The Itch returned to KCLC radio airwaves after a 20-month absence! We were so excited that we decided to share a clip: the podcast debut of our our album and concert release segment, Business Time! Enjoy An extende...

Radio Segments

November 18, 2021

[Short Cuts] WE'VE GOT BIG NEWS!

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 our...

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November 16, 2021

E75 Custody Battles: Bad Wolves, Fuel, and the Rights to a Band Name

This week, we're scratching The Itch to talk about custody battles! Sometimes bands part ways or reform amicably (listen to our interview with Mike Protich of The Violent for more on that). Other times... things get messy. So...

Album Reviews

November 11, 2021

[Short Cuts] Real-Time Reaction: Korn's "Start The Healing"

So, The Itch stayed up so late recording our latest episode that we decided to stick around for Korn's premiere of their new track "Start The Healing"... and then share it! Enjoy our first ever real-time reaction as we listen...

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November 09, 2021

E74 Dad Vibes: Limp Bizkit and the New Generation of Rap Rock

This week we're scratching The Itch to finally give Limp Bizkit the episode they deserve! After returning at this year's Lollapalooza (discussed in episode 61 ), Fred Durst and the gang surprise dropped their first new album ...

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November 02, 2021

E73 Eva Marie Won't Stop Moving

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, ...

Concert Reviews Interviews

October 26, 2021

E72 The Itch On Tour: Satellite (The Sequel)

In this episode, we're scratching the itch to do a sequel! The first episode in our "The Itch On Tour" series, we hadn't actually SEEN the tour in question. But now that has been remedied! Join us as we discuss our experience...

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October 19, 2021

E71 The Violent Is Not A Cult

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 20...


October 14, 2021

[Short Cuts] The Big Badflower Theory

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 Roun...

Short Cuts

October 12, 2021

E70 The Itch On Tour: Badflower, Teenage Wrist, & Dead Poet Society

In this episode, The Itch goes to Kansas! On the strength of three great 2021 albums from Badflower , Teenage Wrist , and Dead Poet Society and a great experience seeing Badflower at Pointfest last month, KC and Aaron travele...

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October 07, 2021

[Short Cuts] Did Metallica Really Sell Out?

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 we...

Short Cuts

October 05, 2021

E69 44 Days in 1991 with Russ from Infectious Groove

It's time for some rock history! In this episode, The Itch is joined by our friend Russ from the Infectious Groove Podcast to discuss August and September of 1991, aka "two months that changed rock music," capped by the relea...

Anniversaries Tributes

October 01, 2021

[Short Cuts] The (Clip That Shouldn't Be) Used

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 a...

Short Cuts

September 28, 2021

E68 The Itch On Tour: Pointfest & Riot Fest

After two years, The Itch has seen some festivals! And now... we have thoughts. Join us as we take you through Dan & KC's day at Pointfest in St. Louis and Aaron's simultaneous time at Riot Fest in Chicago. There will be meta...

Concert Reviews

September 21, 2021

E67 Daisy Dead Wants the Future to Be Bright

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 combine...

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September 14, 2021

E66 9/11 and the S.C.I.E.N.C.E. of Censored Songs

In this episode, The Itch is forced to improvise! A delay to the episode idea we wanted to record forced us back to the drawing board, leading to perhaps the strangest split of episode topics yet. First, as this episode was r...


September 09, 2021

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

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. Th...

Short Cuts

September 07, 2021

E65 The Itch On Tour: P.O.D., From Ashes to New, All Good Things, Sleep Signals

The Itch has a new segment! Since concerts are happening more frequently these days, we're gonna see ourselves some shows and report back with our findings. First up: P.O.D. 's Satellit e 20th Anniversary tour, featuring From...

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August 31, 2021

E64 "Blues" Rock Roundup: Blackberry Smoke, Cam Cole, & Mammoth WVH

In this episode, The Itch has got the blues! Blues rock, that is. Join us as we discuss recent releases from Southern rock mainstays Blackberry Smoke , London busker Cam Cole , and son of a legend Wolfgang Van Halen's Mammoth...

Album Reviews

August 24, 2021

E63 10 Turning 10: A Few Favorite Albums From 2011

In this episode, The Itch turns back the clock a decade to revisit two handfuls of our favorite albums from 2011! We won't spoil the surprise by listing them all here, but trust that Stefon voice this episode has EVERYTHING! ...

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