Episode 80: Lost Angel by 3rd Strike

No lies, just truth on this week’s episode of the Roach Koach Podcast as Jenny, Lorin and Matt listen to 3rd Strike and their album, Lost Angel. Topics discussed: Who’s Tweeting, Taproot at the Token Lounge, DED recommendation, the Nu-Metal Advisory Board, the Juggalo Hundo, The Comedown, Toby Wright and Mudrock behind the board, a letter from Joe at Discography Discussion, “the new guy at work”, Nu-metal maturity, comment from Egon on Songmeanings.com, Street Anger, “I might be insanely wrong”, Whig Talk, Professional Pit Caller, classic pit activators, Kurt Vonnegut, music video casualties, “Shit, my city’s on fire!”, Lonely Island, helping people not commit suicide, this song cover, the importance of sequencing, and of course a discussion on whether 3rd Strike deserve a place in the Nu-Metal Canon. 

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Episode 79: Through The Eyes by Flaw

This week on the Roach Koach Podcast we listen to the Kings of Louisville, KY, Flaw, and their album Through The Eyes. Topics discussed: the world loves Meathead Jenny, Who’s Tweeting, Twisted Method reaches out, Flaw episode expectations, Charles Mansion, the “genius” list, the Juggalo Hundo, Kings of Louisville, the Comedown, David Bottrill, going to Tool Town, the military loves Roach Koach, your nu-metal dad went on a journey, Smooth Boys, The Animal Law, is this a Christian band?; pit activation, worms in the “Payback” video, Muzzy is back, Beef curtain music?; talking about crying, searing the pit, The Sully Zone, the 69th Amendment, Intensity, Locking up the system, upbeat Songmeanings.com, “Thank you, Chris Volz”, “This is our song”, and of course a discussion on whether Flaw deserve a place in the Nu-Metal Canon. 

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Episode 78: Chamber Music by Coal Chamber

This week on the Roach Koach podcast, our Nu-Metal journey becomes rather tense as Jenny, Lorin, and Matt listen to and debate the merit of Coal Chamber’s second album, Chamber Music. Topics discussed: the Coal Chamber canon controversy, not putting the first Korn album in the canon, wiggler songs, fan backlash against Chamber Music, covering Peter Gabriel, Your Nu-Metal Parents, Sensual Dez in Bone Village, what makes a great nu-metal album, #Mattrules, #Numetalparents, Who’s Tweeting, and a very contentious debate on whether Coal Chamber deserve a return spot in the Nu-Metal Canon. 

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Episode 77: Escape from Cape Coma by Twisted Method

Just in time for Thanksgiving, this week on the Roach Koach podcast it’s a full nu-metal meal as Jenny, Matt and Lorin listen to Twisted Method and their album, Escape from Cape Coma. Topics discussed: Who’s Tweeting, Ill Nino responses, #activeboys, Beanbag, “In Defense of a Smooth Boy”, Flaw recommendations, Discography Discussion, nu-metal in Pitchfork, “The whole stadium came down with The Sickness”, the Juggalo Hundo, The Comedown, album art, thin production, too much backup vocals?; about the pit and for the pit, “E-fucking-nough!”, Phantom of the Milk Bar, what is going on in Cape Coral?; Meathead Jenny, “You are enough”, Tripp vs Draiman, never go wrong with a song called “Rot”, “No body, where’s the crime?”; bassist replaced with a coat hanger, song about 9/11, encompassing every element of Nu-Metal, and the decision on whether Twisted Method deserve a place in the Nu-Metal Canon. 

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Episode 76: Our Time With You... by Relative Ash

Get a poncho and head for cover as this week the Roach Koach Podcast listens to Relative Ash and their only album, Our Time With You. Topics discussed: Who’s Tweeting, Who’s Youtubing, Factory 81, being cool parents, Godsmack responses, boning to Godsmack, getting a “Godsnack”, not all butt rock is bad, the Juggalo Hundo, 40 Thoughts on Queen of the Damned, Hello Smooth Boys, the Thick of It, album art, “Explode designs on your stomach”, The Stanza, Sperm Designs Inc, talking sperm with your friends, giving Tommy Lee credit, throwing ropes, “that is in reference to him pulling out”, Nu-metal William Faulkner, dorkiest song on the album, Relative Ash reunion show, and the decision on whether Relative Ash deserve a place in the Nu-Metal Canon. 

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Episode 75: Revolution Revolución by Ill Niño

This week on Roach Koach, Jenny finally answers the call of Ill Niño as Matt and Lorin join her in listening to the tremendous scratching and copious Smooth Boys on their debut album, Revolution Revolución. Topics discussed: Who’s Tweeting, Demon Hunter responses, #viewexpressed, #viewseen, Chester tribute show, a Mushroomhead recommendation, Roach Koach t-shirts, Fieldy’s new solo album, Sturdy Riffs, Jenny’s history with Ill Niño, DJ Scratch, Marauder connection, Karim’s tour with Ill Niño, hot open, singy boys, P.O.D. get’s bodied by their opener, Dave’s Decision, The DeLonge Defect, Lunch from home vs Lunch at work, “they did not fuck this place up”, The Juxtaposition, Linkin Park lifts, Jenny and Smooth Boys, choking on sweat, Cyber Cop or Cyber Goth, dumb lyrics?; and the decision on whether this album is good enough to be entered into the Nu-Metal Canon. 

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Episode 74: Awake by Godsmack

Blessed be, Roach Ryders and Indigo Angels. This week on the Roach Koach Podcast we spend time with our old friend Sully and his band Godsmack and listen to their second album, Awake. Topics discussed: Who has the Sickness now?; Jenny reviews American Satan, Dry Kill Logic feedback, being balls deep in the Juggalo Hundo, Godsmack album art, Sully in a Lifetime movie, the return of Robert Christgau, the Christgau Challenge, Navy commercials, the return of “yeah”, who is in Godsmack?; Jenny’s liner notes, Sex Dare Playlist, a sturdy riff, Wake up sheeple, “hey little bitch”, being deep in the crack of Butt Rock, Prow-lar, Sully’s voice, definition of Wicca, Godsmack live, Nu-metal chug, a treat for Matt, the people’s love for vampires, frog candles, and a decision on whether Godsmack deserve another spot in the Nu-Metal Canon. 

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Episode 73: Demon Hunter by Demon Hunter

Horsey noises and exploding words are to be found on this episode of the Roach Koach Podcast as Jenny, Lorin and Matt listen to Demon Hunter’s self titled debut album. Topics discussed: Who’s Tweeting, Fancy Matt, Christian bands, Slayer feedback, Jenny knowing things, Drop A, Anthrax recommendation and the promise of a “Bodies”, best song on the Queen of the Damned soundtrack debate, fucking with Relative Ash, Ill Nino, The Comedown, the Clark boys and the Sprinkle boys, “how nu-metal is this thing?”; wild open, more nu-metal math, “Makes you want to put your hands in the air”, direct Deftones lift, What is Metalcore?; Nu-metal as fuck, sturdy riffs, Nu-metal sprinkles, The Apostles of Songmeanings.com, “The words are exploding”, horsey noises, “Email me if you wanna”, Dr. Seuss, Satan the ultimate poser, Matt with a hot take, Juggalo Hundo, T-shirts at Gabbermedia.com/store and of course the decision on whether Demon Hunter nab a spot in the Nu-Metal Canon. 

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Episode 72: The Darker Side of Nonsense by Dry Kill Logic

This week we learn some Nu-Metal Math and proper enunciation of the word “shit” as we listen to Dry Kill Logic’s debut album, The Darker Side of Nonsense. Topics discussed:
We have heeded your calls, Who’s Tweeting, Jonathan Davis on Cartoon Network, Queen of the Damned reactions, respectful disagreements, American Satan, Thick of It, Who is Eddie Wohl?; Fuel vs Filter, “Not that Scott Thompson”, gross album art, “I got a real eye for nuts”, hot open, Nu-Metal Math, the Whiny Boy, “You worthless piece of shit”, The Genius List, Activate the pit, “Enough pussy shit!”; “We love Coldplay”, Commenter Maggot, Who is lying to this band?; “Might be a long shot”, Where do you want to get lunch?; Spice Girls, the left hooks, Prowlar, “A hellacious drop”, Primer 55 in the mix, Panera online ordering, Hocus Locus, album sequencing, picking a single, the Juggalo Hundo, and of course the decision on whether Dry Kill Logic deserve a spot in the Nu-Metal Canon. 

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Episode 71: Diabolus In Musica by Slayer

This week the Roach Koach podcast takes some time for metal legends Slayer and their attempt at Nu-Metal with 1998’s Diabolus In Music. Topics discussed: Who’s Tweeting, respectful disagreements, Jenny isn’t scared of Ill Nino, what does Ill Nino mean?; Getting the party started, old guys at the party, “Maybe I’m a poser”, Fancy Matt, Slayer memories, Rick Rubin, The Devil’s Interval, Drop A, a song about periods?; this album is a Hollister shirt, Blendy Boy, pit activation, needing a nap, the Millennium font, ghoul priest, textbook stoker, slinky Slayer, Kerry King’s signature, Ross’s rules, be careful in the scrum, and deciding if Slayer deserve or even want a spot in the Nu-Metal Canon. 

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Episode 70: Queen of the Damned Soundtrack

Dreams come true on the Roach Koach Podcast as Jenny makes her dream a reality and has Lorin and Matt discuss the film Queen of the Damned and it’s soundtrack on this week’s episode. Topics discussed: Who’s Tweeting, Pepsi Blue, sometimes we don’t listen to Nu-Metal, the bug bands, Rage Against the Machine, the Forefathers of Nu-Metal, reuniting bands, Downthesun, Dave Grohl and Roots, Fancy Matt, Lorin and his wife opening for Powerman 5000, Britney Spears fandom, Juggle Hundo, ICP vs Coal Chamber, a net of pubes, 3000 goths, MTV the Diary of Korn, “Perfect trash”, re-casting Lestat, “Imagine you’re a snake at the club”, Mighty Ducks connection, Rice-Bags, Draiman is still a genius, nu-metal nuclear bomb, breaking the “fuck” seal, a Sensual Chino classic, Lestat…fucks, intense fiddling, Godhead, “Good fright, Good Night”, “Crust is the neck of pizza”, Sex playlist, “Body crumbles”, the Krush Groove of Nu-Metal, and the answer to the question, does Queen of the Damned belong in the Nu-Metal Canon? 

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Episode 69: Machine by Static-X

This week on the Roach Koach Podcast we enter the shadow zone as we listen to Nu-Metal Canon members Static-X and their sophomore release, Machine. Topics discussed: Who’s Tweeting, Incubus recommendation, a Roach Ryder meet up at the Machine Shop, demand for more Slipknot episodes, The Demon Hundo, Thick of It, “Looks like a Klingon sex toy”, a very hot open, Atmospheric Boy, picking a first single, “Bodies” whispers, Jenny describes TERMINATOR 2, The Mosquito God, PhD in “Otsego Undead”, sex playlists, “That includes the little boy at the top”, “This song is about trying to shit in a bag”, “You can’t be cynical in Sketchers”, “Hoobity Doo”, Bowser’s Theme, Tripp Eisen, “Also I am Ricky Danger” and of course the answer to the question: Does Static-X deserve another spot in the Nu-Metal Canon?

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Episode 68: Lovehatetragedy by Papa Roach

This week on the Roach Koach Podcast we go back to see our father and listen to Papa Roach’s sophomore record, Lovehatetragedy. Topics discussed: Who’s Tweeting, Spineshank feedback, getting a tattoo of a band you love, Lady Prowlar, Metal Hammer’s Best Metal Songs of the 90’s, Jenny and The Prodigy, “Alejandro, you are my prince”, wonderful note from Keelan, Lorin riding the Papa Roach train, Brendan O’Brien, the Jacoby Shaddix lifestyle brand, Lorin’s hundreds of listens, “A fireball of a song”, generic rock n roll, tense threads on Songmeanings.com, Could Lorin activate a pit?; setlist shocker, “This song sucks but I love it”, planting seeds for Fall Out Boy to grow, How many women survive these records?; “Did this leak on Kazaa?”; two videos for one song, Nu-Metal Ears, “Are we fighting?”; 4 Star Rolling Stone review, “Is this even nu-metal?” and of course the decision on whether Papa Roach deserve another spot in the Nu-Metal Canon. 

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Episode 67: Felons and Revolutionaries by Dope

This week on the Roach Koach Podcast we listen to the hot licks and hot riffs of Dope and their album Felons and Revolutionaries. Topics discussed: Who’s Tweeting, Tura Satana feedback, question about the Roach Koach Mission Statement, the Critical Eye, Fred Durst on the Pauly Shore podcast, Videodrone harsh feedback, the Queen of the Damned soundtrack, bin juice, the terror of Corky and the Juice Pigs, 34% of the way to the Juggalo Hundo, braids and dreads, Acey Slade, the Dope brothers, the “fuck you” section, wake up sheeple!; Good morning, pigs!; Fast and Furious Snopes, Jahred/Edsel 2020, anti class reunion song, Anarchy Rulez, Punchin’ music, “That’s a hot track”, DopeFelonForLife, “This song is easy”, Ministry, Marilyn Manson and Edsel Dope as your dad, Halloween texts from mom, no posers, Did they nail this cover?; and of course the question on whether Dope deserve a place in the Nu-Metal Canon. 

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Episode 66: Strictly Diesel by SpineShank

This week on the Roach Koach Podcast we’re just here for the screaming as Jenny, Lorin and Matt listen to the debut album from SpineShank, Strictly Diesel. Topics discussed: Who’s Tweeting, Deadsy feedback, taking a compliment, are we geniuses?; Soundcloud.com/crawlblind, t-shirts, the Juggalo Hundo, is SpineShank the best band name?; album art, looking “nu-metal as hell”, Jay Baumgardner and Amir Derakh, serpent arms, pit activations, “Like T-Bird in Grease”, “I’m here for the screaming”, “Baby Got Back”, chills, “Forced up mayonnaise”, Nu-Metal As Fuck, The Trial of Dying_Inside, Roach Kourt, sturdy riffs, the “fucking whore” sequence, “If it breathes/choke it”, Burton C. Bell, The Fuckfellas, and a hot debate on whether SpineShank deserve a place in the Nu-Metal Canon. 

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Episode 65: Videodrone by Videodrone

This week the Roach Koach Podcast puts on their mesh shirts and listens to the one and only album by Videodrone. Topics discussed: Matt and Lorin talk about Who’s At Korn, Fry Talk, “Everybody loved Skillet”, The Drunkest Man in the World, The Corey Taylor Show, Roach Ryder 4 Lyfe Dan, “You gotta do Dope”, The Juggalo Hundo, Who’s Tweeting, Glen the Bookseller, Beloved Fieldy, the many names of Videodrone, Queen of the Damned soundtrack, “But it’s too long, which is a theme”, a mesh shirt vibe, entering the Devil’s Sweepstakes, Whitesnake connection, “This is terrible and I fucking love it, “What’s a sybian machine?”; finding a place for “Human Piñata”, and of course deciding whether Videodrone deserve a spot in the Nu-Metal Canon. 

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Episode 64: All is Not Well by Tura Satana

This week on Roach Koach we go way back to the beginning of Nu-Metal with Tura Satana’s album All Is Not Well. Topics discussed: aka Manhole, Who’s Tweeting, Lacuna Coil, Demonhunter, Project 86, nu-metal songs by non-nu-metal bands, the Juggalo Hundo, the return of the Angel, 37:80, Tairre B’s rap career, Prowlar and the bass groove, “Stoke the pit”, Ross’s rules, “When you think of ‘Bodies’”, Body Count, “Bad song, great everything else”, rape culture, “I’m living for the screams”, the struggles for women in rock bands, a dearth of activity on Songmeanings.com, live track revelations, Just For Jenny, and of course the decision on whether Tura Satana deserve a place in the Nu-Metal Canon. 

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Episode 63: Broke by Hed PE

It’s a hot debate for canon eligibility on this week’s episode of Roach Koach as Jenny, Lorin and Matt revisit old friends Hed PE and their second album, Broke. Topics discussed: Jenny and Lorin report back from seeing Incubus in concert, Fry MacGyver, CrawlBlind feedback, #ladyscanbesmoothboystoo, Nu-Metal as Fuck, Hed PE’s label woes, Mayan 2012 didn’t work out, if the Muppets made a Nu-Metal song, great throat!; a call to arms for all queefers, finding the crunch in Sublime, Marc Klasfeld, “This video is just a lot of dudes grabbing butts.”, the logistics of getting your tits in the air, “Inexplicably, I like this song”, empathy blasts, the swagger and confidence of Jahred, are people fucking people who are losers?; “A loser with a pristine dick”, Convincing Jesus of your good dick, is Jahred a genius?; “I’m a sexually aggressive man with a perfect dick”,  a Juggalo Hundo update, and an intense discussion on whether Hed PE deserve another spot in the Nu-Metal Canon. 

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Episode 62: Invitation to the Dance by 40 Below Summer

It’s a return to that classic Nu-Metal sound on this week’s episode of Roach Koach, as Jenny, Lorin, and Matt listen to 40 Below Summer and their major label debut, Invitation to the Dance. Topics discussed: The Juggalo Hundo, a peak behind the curtain, “Is this too metal for Lorin?”; The Nu-Metal Dumpster, Clown’s production style, searching for a Hot Open, “I didn’t need a smoothboy”, cribbing from the Draiman playbook, The Rocket Summer, 3 Doors Down connection, “I’m not here to dance, I’m here to grind.”; “I’ve been punched during this song numerous times”, gonzo, vocal fry, watch your ass around 40 Below Summer, Quiff porn, regretting a pit activation, and of course the decision on whether 40 Below Summer deserve a spot in the Nu-Metal Canon. 

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Episode 61: Commencement by Deadsy

It’s another listener requested album this week on The Roach Koach Podcast, as Jenny, Lorin, and Matt sit down with Deadsy’s major label debut, Commencement. Topic’s discussed: “Thanks” Mitch, Who’s Tweeting, the Juggalo Hundo, getting a Deadsy tattoo, Deadsy parentage, “Is this even nu-metal?”, Shit-taxes-posers, Jenny’s favorite Sebadoh song, a Lazyboy, “Limp as a board?”, The Faint, intense analysis on Songmeanings.com, Does listening to Deadsy build character?; ripping off Bauhaus, activating a nap, Gary Numan, “If you’re going to be a slowboy, be a slowboy”, Is there a glory hole in the book version of 101 DALMATIONS?; Rolling Stone review, “Elijah Blue is academia”, “Let me go to my notes”, and of course, deciding if Deadsy deserve a spot in the Nu-Metal Canon. 

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