Posts tagged Alice In Chains
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 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 122: Subject to Change by Switched

1, 2, 3, 4, fuck! That’s right, it’s time for Roach Koach to check out Switched and their debut album, Subject to Change. Topics discussed: Who’s Tweeting, Pulse Ultra feedback, a wrestling explainer, Ginger Snaps, pronouncing Mushroomhead album titles, respectful disagreements, a recommendation from Thom Hazaert, anatomy album art, a demonic boy into a smooth boy, Songmeanings dot com, wordy choruses, getting a whiff of butt, Bieler Bros, getting Alice In Chained, the Deftones vibe, breathy boys, the Christgau Challenge, and of course Canon Talk, where Lorin, Matt, and Jenny decide if Switched deserve entrance into the Nu-Metal Canon. 


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Episode 92: Fundamental by Puya

This week on the Roach Koach Podcast, Jenny, Lorin and Matt take the ride and listen to Fundamental by Puya. Topics discussed: the heavy Puya push, Who’s Tweeting, Crazy Town Responses, episode 100 speculation, the Juggalo Hundo, one of the most incredible comments we have ever received, “Return to the bog of eternal mediocrity”, #begginforhead, Soulfly album update, explaining the Nu-Metal Timeline, a Big Thrift Bonus, taking Matt Naas on a journey, doing the “evil dance”, “Don’t say Cold”, singing in a foreign language, “You got a ripper here”, Roach Koach opening for KISS, a Pit Energizer, Wake up Sheeple track, can Puya do it all?; The World’s Most Dangerous Pit, #animalpit, #petpit, Jenny’s Alice In Chains dilemma, and Canon Talk, where the decision is made on whether Puya deserve a place in the Nu-Metal Canon. 

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Episode 91: New Killer America by Skrape

Whether you’re a SkrapeHead, a Skraper, or even a Filty, you’re going to want to check out this week’s episode of Roach Koach. Skrape and their debut album New Killer America is discussed by Jenny, Lorin, and Matt along with these topics: Who’s Tweeting, Reveille responses, the JNCO Years, Kazaa and Limewire, Your Nu Metal Parents, Wake Up Sheeple, The Mushroomhead Million, Rage filled blue balls, the Ultimate Roach Ryder photo, the Thick of It, big thrifting, Ulrich Wild, “this album cover is fucked”, “chugga chugga baby”, “Don’t Alice In Chains me, bro”, Clive Davis and a hot bowl of dicks, the Juggalo Hundo, and Canon Talk, where the decision is made on whether Skrape deserve a place in the Nu-Metal Canon. 

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