Posts tagged Korn
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 120: Issues by Korn

It’s a new Roach Koach, recorded in Jenny’s hotel room, as the team recovered from a full day of Rock N Pod in Nashville and an unexpected wait for Hot Chicken. The album of the week, Issues by Korn. Topics discussed: Who’s Reminiscing, Lorin tattling his ass off, Brendan O’Brian, Steenboats, album art, Jonathan on drums, Songmeanings dot com, Teen Jenny vs Present Day Jenny, Matt’s favorite Korn song, seven string guitars, Queen of the Damned, Minnesota Mom and Funky Ken, Quiff Porn, “Wake the fuck up”, Jonathan Davis is a goof, Lord Elf Stone, PP Talk, Ross vs Brendan, “grappling”, the worst Korn song?; The Chug, Robert Christgau, Prowlar, Joe Mande at Prince’s Hot Chicken, and the decision on whether Issues deserves a place in the Nu-Metal Canon. 


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Episode 54: Follow the Leader by Korn (Live Show)

The Roach Koach Podcast celebrates one year of shows with a special show, recording live at Go! Comedy Theater in Ferndale, MI. Before a live audience of eager Roach Ryders and Indigo Angels, Jenny, Lorin and Matt listen to and discuss Korn’s mainstream breakthrough album, Follow The Leader. Topics addressed include: The first Roach Koach Appeal, Korn retired on TRL, differences between Massive Attack and Korn, what happened while Korn recorded “It’s On”, the Blues Traveler connection, can doing a scat stop a bullet?; the “Freak on a Leash” comment thread on Songmeanings.com, a moderator gone wild, “Go listen to Linkin Park and CRY”, Is every Korn song actually “Twist”?; the “Got The Life” music video, Ice Cube, “Heavy topic, great riff”, Jenny’s headphone snafu, “What the fuck?”, fighting cameltosis, Roach Koach Theater, Who is Speaking Directly To Us Right Now?; a surprise for Jenny and of course, the decision on whether Korn get a full album into the Nu-Metal Canon. 

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Episode 11: Life is Peachy by Korn

Jenny and Lorin return from a nu-metal vacation to assess Korn's sophomore album, Life is Peachy. Matt Naas returns from normal vacation to assist with engineering and production. Topics discussed: What is Jonathan Davis saying? Is he saying "Burn"? Is he hard to understand because his mouth is full of band member flesh? What did the Angel Ross Robinson have to do with all this? Most importantly, does Korn finally get a whole album in the nu-metal canon? Plus, a dramatization of the first day of work at AZLyrics.com. Please rate and review us on iTunes and say hello on Facebook and on Twitter, @roachkoach.