Episodes

June 22, 2021

E58 The Weezer Episode with Brian Colburn of Playlist Wars

It's time for a double dose! This week we're joined by our friend Brian Colburn of Playlist Wars to discuss the ever-polarizing Weezer! And we're not just doing it once, but twice! The Itch is here to disagree about 2021's Va...

Album Reviews

June 21, 2021

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

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 f...

Short Cuts

June 14, 2021

E57 A Conversation with Dan Murphy of All Good Things

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 bangers...

Interviews

June 07, 2021

E56 Trouble's Coming: Royal Blood and the Evolving Sounds of Rock

Royal Blood recently released Typhoons , their third full-length album. In it, they move slightly away from their riffy blues rock roots into a sound that will make you tap your toes as often as you bang your head. So is that...

Album Reviews

June 03, 2021

[Short Cuts] Bands Talking Bands with Nonpoint

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 Ja...

Interviews Short Cuts

May 31, 2021

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

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 not...

Interviews

May 24, 2021

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

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 si...

Interviews

May 17, 2021

E53 What Is Classic Rock? with Chill Pill Liz

In this episode, The Itch calls back to episode 49 , when we posed the question "What IS classic rock?" To help us explore (and answer?) that question, we've enlisted the help of our old radio friend Chill Pill Liz and our ne...

Album Reviews

May 10, 2021

E52 Let The Bad Times Roll: The Long-Awaited Return of The Offspring

It's our one-year podiversary! For the 52nd episode of the show, The Itch celebrates the return of The Offspring and their long-awaited new album, Let The Bad Times Roll . Join us reminisce about the history of the band and d...

Album Reviews

May 06, 2021

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

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...

Short Cuts

May 03, 2021

E51 Songs About Your Mom

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 fe...

Tributes

April 29, 2021

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

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 choic...

Short Cuts

April 26, 2021

E50 Clipisode: Burps & Botches

The Itch has reached a milestone! Since we try to run a (semi) professional ship, we decided to celebrate 50 episodes by releasing a collection of our LEAST professional moments! Whether it's bodily functions, Dan forgetting ...

Clipisodes

April 19, 2021

E49 Classic Rock Block: Defining The Artists That Defined Us

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...

Tributes

April 15, 2021

[Short Cuts] Nirvana's Brighter Timeline

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 a...

Short Cuts

April 12, 2021

E48 Rock Roundup: Teenage Wrist, Foo Fighters, Rob Zombie, & Serj Tankian

It's time to catch up on some recent rock releases! We each came to the mic with a 2021 album that's impressed and tried to sell each other on its merits! Aaron's got Teenage Wrist 's Earth Is a Black Hole , KC brought Foo Fi...

Album Reviews

April 08, 2021

March Bandness: And The Winner Is...

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 ...

Short Cuts

April 05, 2021

E47 Movies That Rock and Garbage Films With Great Soundtracks

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 ...

Tributes