12 Pods of Christmas: Beer'd Al Podcast

Dec. 13, 2021

It's time for the second annual Itch 12 Pods of Christmas, wherein we shout out some of our favorite podcast friends and direct you, the listener, to a pair of episodes from across our shows to keep you entertained through t…

Music Reviews

Real-Time Reaction: Three Days Grace's "So Called Life"

Dec. 10, 2021

We had so much fun with our first Real-Time Reaction (to Korn's " Start The Healing ") that we decided to do it again! Three Days Grace just dropped " So Called Life ", the first single from their upcoming album Explosions ,…

Music Reviews

E78 Fall Rock Roundup: Blacktop Mojo, Ded, & Des Rocs

Dec. 7, 2021

This week, we're scratching The Itch to recommend some recent releases with a Fall Rock Roundup! Join us as we each recommend a new album from an artist that represents our own favorite slice of The Itch's musical pie: KC's …

Concert Reviews

E77 Welcome to Rockville

Dec. 1, 2021

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 t…

Radio Segments

Business Time! (11.28.21)

Nov. 30, 2021

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 W…


E76 Clipisode: Leftovers II

Nov. 26, 2021

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. Eithe…

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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 …

Radio Segments

It's Business Time!

Nov. 23, 2021

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 extend…

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

Nov. 16, 2021

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. S…

Music Reviews

Real-Time Reaction: Korn's "Start The Healing"

Nov. 11, 2021

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 "... so why not share it too? Enjoy our first ever real-time reaction as …

Music Reviews

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

Nov. 9, 2021

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…

Concert Reviews Interviews

E73 Eva Marie Won't Stop Moving

Nov. 2, 2021

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,…

Guest: Eva Marie
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E72 The Itch On Tour: Satellite (The Sequel)

Oct. 26, 2021

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 experienc…


E71 The Violent Is Not A Cult

Oct. 19, 2021

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 earl…

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

Oct. 12, 2021

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 travel…

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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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E69 44 Days in 1991 with Russ from Infectious Groove

Oct. 5, 2021

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 rele…

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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 …

Concert Reviews

E68 The Itch On Tour: Pointfest & Riot Fest

Sept. 28, 2021

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 met…

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E67 Daisy Dead Wants the Future to Be Bright

Sept. 21, 2021

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 combin…

Guest: Daisy Dead

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

Sept. 14, 2021

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 …

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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…