Episode 141: Drawing Black Lines by Project 86

We heard the requests, so this week we get holy with the boys in Project 86 and their album, Drawing Black Lines. Before we get to that, we dive into some Chimaira feedback, including the review of a Mushroomhead concert and some Chimaira fan fiction. Then it’s time for Project 86. We discuss their praise and worship bonafides, their “No thanks!” liner notes, what happens when you lend things to people, Doing_Research, taking acid and becoming religious, and whether Project 86 deserve the blessing of the Nu-Metal Canon. 


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Episode 140: Mutter by Rammstein

The wait is over, the Roach Roach team is back and listening to Rammstein and their 2001 album, Mutter. Before discussing Til and the gang, it’s time for Who’s Touring, with a discussion on many of various bands who will be on the road this summer. After some Incubus feedback it’s time for Mutter(17:25). Is every Rammstein video scary? Is Rammstein the German Phish? Does the head of a needle look like a vagina? Most importantly, does Rammstein deserve a spot in the Nu-Metal Canon? Listen and find out! 

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Episode 139: Doubt the Dosage by Addiction

This week on the Roach Koach Podcast, we encounter a band of mystery. Addiction aka Addiction Crew, and their album, Doubt The Dosage. When did this album come out? Do Italians truly do everything better? Is this album the McDonald’s of Nu-Metal? Most important, is it worthy of the Nu-Metal Canon? We also dip into some Who’s Tweeting with Juggalo Hundo feedback and a Juggalo intervention. 

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Episode 138: www.pitchshifter.com by Pitchshifter

This week on the Roach Koach Podcast it’s all about break beats and sorta sounding like The Prodigy as the team listens to Pitchshifter and their album, www.pitchshifter.com. Before they dive into that, it’s time for Who’s Tweeting(1:15). Topics discussed: Loudwire’s list of the top 50 Nu-Metal Albums of all time, Strait Up feedback, and some album recommendations. Then it’s time for Pitchshifter(17:32); Is there a Putney connection? Jenny relays her Mortal Kombat: Annihilation tale, the lost Keith Flint solo album, and Canon Talk, where Jenny, Lorin and Matt decide if Pitchshifter deserves a place in the Nu-Metal Canon. 

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Episode 137: Welcome by Taproot (Live at Snow Day 2019)

This week’s Roach Koach was recorded live from the Snow Day 2019 26 Hour Improv Marathon at Go Comedy Improv Theater in Ferndale MI. While enjoying a Nu-Metal Brunch, Jenny, Lorin, and Matt discuss the shots fired at Limp Bizkit on NBC’s The Good Place and then dive into the album of the week, Welcome by Taproot. They discuss the look of the band, what it means to be “taprooted”, discuss comments from Songmeanings dot com, ask “Is this art?”, delve into the origins of the Alice In Chains sound, decide of Fred Durst’s voicemail to Taproot deserves to be in the Nu-Metal Junk Drawer and decide if Taproot needs to be in the Nu-Metal Canon. 

Thanks to all of the organizers of Snow Day and the staff at Go Comedy for helping us out and a big thank you to everyone who braved the freezing temperatures and snowy roads to spend time with the Roach Koach team. We truly appreciate it. 

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Episode 136: Chocolate Starfish and the Hot Dog Flavored Water by Limp Bizkit

An episode years in the making, the Roach Koach podcast finally assembles in the Indigo Basement to discuss Limp Bizkit’s record breaking 2000 album, Chocolate Starfish and the Hot Dog Flavored Water. First we have to talk about Who’s Tweeting (4:34) with some Take a Bite Outta Rhyme Feedback along with listener questions on Zug Island, ButtStrut, and booking the ultimate Nu-Metal Concert. Then it’s time to talk Chocolate Starfish (18:04); the Robert Christgau review, the NIN beef, Jenny’s declaration “This song is a ‘Bodies.’” A discussion on which Nu-metal Front men can scrap, a new segment called Broad Talk and of course, Canon Talk, where Jenny, Lorin, and Matt decide if Limp Bizkit go three for three in the Nu-Metal Canon. 

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Episode 135: My So Called Knife by Lollipop Lust Kill

The Roach Koach krew returns to the Indigo Basement this week to discuss Ohio’s own Lollipop Lust Kill and their album, My So Called Knife. After a big announcement we dive into Who’s Tweeting(6:40), with the recommendations from Ricky Danger, find out if any Limp Bizkit members are invited to Jenny’s wedding, and have more debate on the Static-X reunion. Then it is time for the discussion of Lollipop Lust Kill(19:02). Does anyone know when this album actually came out? Did Jenny once have a metal song written about her? Is one of these songs written for the movie SAW? Most important, is Lollipop Lust Kill worthy of the Nu-Metal Canon? Listen and find out. 

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Episode 134: Identical Remote Controlled Reactions by Superheist

Kick off a new year with some Nu-Metal, baby! Roach Koach is back in 2019, checking out the sophomore release from the Australian boys in Superheist, Identical Remote Controlled Reactions. Along with plugging the upcoming Roach Koach Live show (Sunday January 20th at noon at Go Comedy Improv Theater in Ferndale, MI, get your tickets at GoComedy.net), Who’s Tweeting is discussed, with some emails and feedback on the Judgment Night episode. Then it’s time to talk Superheist, the line up changes that occurred before this album was recorded, a sound that some might call “Stappish”, and a case of Nu-Metal Blue Balls. Does Superheist get another place in the Nu-Metal Canon? Listen and find out. 

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Episode 133: Slither by Earth Crisis

Roach Koach is here to keep you company over the holiday with a brand new episode all about Earth Crisis and their dip into nu-metal, Slither. Along with news on our upcoming live show, January 20th at Noon at Go Comedy in Ferndale, we talk about Who’s Tweeting (5:00) and go over feedback from our White Pony episode. Then it’s time to talk about Slither(16:18). Are Earth Crisis straight edge vegans? Does this album call “sheeple” out directly? Who is on Victory Records? Is the connection between Nu-metal and Hardcore closer than people want to admit? Most importantly, does Earth Crisis go into the Nu-Metal Canon? Listen and find out. 

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Episode 132: The Impossibility of Reason by Chimaira

This week the Roach Koach team is back with old friends and previous Nu-Metal Canon inductees Chimaira and their album, The Impossibility of Reason. Before diving in, Jenny, Lorin and Matt talk about an exciting live show announcement (3:40) and Lorin delivers his Report From The Pit at the P.O.D./Nonpoint/Islander show. After that it’s Chimaira time(16:15), where pits are activated, Jenny and Matt make up lyrics for a song that doesn’t have any, the debut of Very Cantrell, and Canon Talk, where the decision is made on whether Chimaira still have what it takes to enter the Nu-Metal Canon. 


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Episode 131: Make Yourself by Incubus

It’s a special episode of Roach Roach this week as the team welcomes The World’s Biggest Incubus Fan, Tim Kay, into the studio to talk about Make Yourself. Before they get to that, there is some Nonpoint feedback in Who’s Tweeting (1:45), along with a response from Revolver Magazine about our lists, the catch 22 of “Bodies”, and Lorin’s Wedding Song Ban List. Then it’s time to dive into Make Yourself (8:32), where we find out which song Tim wanted to play at his wedding, gain clarity about “The Whale Song”, find out a Beatle is an Incubus fan, and decide if Incubus deserve a place in the Nu-Metal Canon. 

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Episode 130: The Amazing Jeckel Brothers by Insane Clown Posse

At long last, the Juggalo Hundo is complete, 100 reviews across all iTunes platforms means the Roach Koach podcast delivers an episode all about Insane Clown Posse’s 1999 album, The Amazing Jeckel Brothers. Enjoy. 

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Episode 129: Strait Up

Roach Koach concludes Compilation Month with Strait Up, a record that unites a large number of nu-metal legends for one cause, to pay tribute to the late Snot frontman, Lynn Strait. Before Jenny, Lorin, and Matt get to that they have to talk about Who’s In The Studio and Who’s Tweeting(4:30)! We have Disturbed feedback, and we talk about who would win a fight, the Five Finger Death Punch guy or The Guy. Then it’s time to discuss Strait Up (17:45) and how it shows nu-metal artists dealing with grief, tugs at your nu-metal heart strings, and even activates the pit! Does it deserve a spot in the Nu-Metal Canon? Listen and find out! 


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Episode 128: Take A Bite Outta Rhyme- A Rock Tribute to Rap

Roach Koach enters week three of Compilation Month, haunted by the legacy of Mr Loud Rocks as the team listens to Take A Bite Outta Rhyme, a Rock Tribute To Rap. Before diving into the album, Jenny, Lorin, and Matt find out Who’s Tweeting (2:18), read some emails, get feedback on the Switched episode and create the Nu-Metal Junk Drawer. Then it’s time to discuss Take A Bite Outta Rhyme(14:00). Is this a Nu-Metal McGruff the Crime Dog? What is the legacy of Dynamite Hack? Who brings out Funky Ken this time? And does any of this album belong in the Nu-Metal Canon? Listen and find out! 


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Episode 127: Loud Rocks

It’s a new Roach Koach as Compilation Month continues with Loud Rocks! You never forget the day you first hear Loud Rocks. Before the Roach Koach team dive into that they do a little Who’s Tweeting (1:32), running down a listener email, debate the Static-X reunion, Kerrang’s list of the Greatest Nu-Metal albums, and go over some Onesidezero feedback. Then it is time for Loud Rocks (19:00), which has some totally bananas album art, a challenge to the Genius List, fart noises, and Brandon Boyd at his least sexy. 


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Episode 126: Judgment Night Soundtrack

Here it is, the start of Compilation Month! This week Roach Roach listens to influential Judgment Night Soundtrack. Along with that we do Who’s Tweeting and Who’s Instagramming(1:27), discuss some Limp Bizkit news, American Head Charge feedback, and listener love for Funky Ken. Then we dive into the Judgment Night soundtrack(13:00), learn of Matt’s deep relationship with this album, discuss the critical ideal of rap rock, speak on the creation of the album, and discuss whether if is a Nu-Metal Papa or deserves a place in the Nu-Metal Canon. 


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Episode 125: White Pony by Deftones

It’s an episode of Sensual Chino and Thirsty Bitches as Roach Koach celebrates 125 episodes with Deftones and their landmark album, White Pony. During Who’s Tweeting (1:26), Jenny, Lorin and Matt go over feedback from the live show and consider a listener question on who the Big 4 of Nu-Metal could be. Then it’s time to dive into White Pony (8:33), where they discuss Jenny’s old boyfriend, the critical acclaim for the album, “Back to School”, Honking on the Bobo, the Afghan Whigs, the dangers of analingus, oral sex while driving, Chino vs Jonathan vs Fred, and of course Canon Talk, where they decide if Deftones deserve more space in the Nu-Metal Canon. 


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Episode 124: Development by Nonpoint

Roach Koach is back after a short break and we have a lot of catching up to do. In a special Who’s Tweeting- Catching Up Edition (00:50), we talk about ICP vs Limp Bizkit, Jenny’s big life event, Draiman removing his piercings, and Revolver’s Top 5 Nu-Metal Songs of all time. Then we dive into Development by Nonpoint (17:50), where we discuss frogs, opening with strength, driving in a circle, Hologram Roy Orbison, Tool Town, mixing metaphors, and Canon Talk, where we determine if Nonpoint are worthy of a spot in the Nu-Metal Canon. 


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Roach Koach Flashback: Episode 20 The Sickness by Disturbed

No new episode this week, Roach Ryders. Sorry! Instead, we are reupping one of our favorite episodes, The Sickness by Disturbed. Listen as Lorin and Jenny become infected with The Sickness while Matt tries to get us vaccinated.

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Episode 123: Ten Thousand Fists by Disturbed

This week on Roach Koach it is time for some nu-metal math as we break down just how Disturbed named their album, Ten Thousand Fists. Topics discussed: Who’s Tweeting, Step Kings feedback, Project 86, Charles Mansion, The Comedown, Jenny’s Record Time memories, Todd McFarlane, Disturbed T-shirt giveaway, The Guy has been working out, Manowar, Songmeanings dot com, the new Disturbed album, Dragonforce and power metal, “I’m a teen”, The Beatles, getting the full cheek, Abyss or Ibiza, Genius List controversy, dudes in suits, Tool Town, Dr. Marty, “Land of Confusion” video discussion, Frenzy Approved, and of course Canon Talk, where Matt, Lorin and Jenny decide if Disturbed get another spot in the Nu-Metal Canon. 

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