Posts tagged Linkin Park
Episode 163: The Family Values Tour 2001

Our Theme Summer continues as we listen to the third installment of the Family Values collection on this week’s Roach Koach, Family Values Tour 2001. Is this Nu-metal or is it grunge? What kind of power did Linkin Park have in 2001? Are Stone Temple Pilots underrated or properly rated? Does this edition of Family Values deserve a spot in the Nu-Metal Canon? Also, Cold vs Jenny’s wedding, Matt’s big giveaway, and Funky Ken Fanfic. Take a listen!


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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 52: Believe by Disturbed

Can anyone ever rid themselves of The Sickness? That is one of many questions Jenny, Lorin and Matt are asking on this week’s episode of the Roach Koach Podcast as they listen to Disturbed’s sophomore release, Believe. Also discussed: Who’s Tweeting, respectful conversations in lobbies, The Roach Koach Appeal, Linkin Park vs their fans, Jenny’s “nerd” vindication, where is The Guy?; Matt Naas facial expressions, where is the dumb fun?; “I’m thinking Butt Rock”, “Pre-chorus can get you pregnant”, the grit in Draiman’s voice, “Draiman is considered a genius”, thoughtful lyrics, “This song reminds me of washing dishes”, what happens when someone takes one philosophy class, Jenny and Lorin list their celebrity invites for the live show, and of course, they decide whether Disturbed deserve another slot in the Nu-Metal Canon. 

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Episode 51: Get Some by Snot

Get your keys and unlock this new episode of the Roach Koach Podcast. This week Jenny, Lorin, and Matt find themselves surprised and confounded in equal quantities by the album Get Some by Snot. Topics covered: Where does Snot fit in the Nu-Metal Timeline?; the tragedy of Snot, Jenny took notes!; “X-Games Soundtrack?”; Yarl before there was a yarl, anti-TV songs, “While you were sleeping, you lost all your rights”, Sonny Mayo on Talk Toomey, a song based on a Nic Cage movie, The Great “Mouth Going South” Debate of 2017, “You can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make it punk”, Jenny’s Nu-Metal Parent Moment, Who’s Tweeting, a Linkin Park Groupon, Stephen answers questions about Australia, and of course the answer to the question of whether Snot deserve a place in the Nu-Metal Canon. 

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Episode 7: Hybrid Theory by Linkin Park

This week on the podcast Lorin and Jenny re-clarify what nu-metal is while doing an indepth analysis of the ten million selling debut album from Linkin Park. Topics discussed: Will this album harsh your mellow? Is Mike Shinoda a bad rapper or just ok and a little cocky? Can a man in a turtle neck be intimidating? All this and more on this episode of Roach Koach. Jenny and Lorin send sincere thanks to Eric Haenke for his production assistance, insight, and hospitality. Please take a moment to rate and review Roach Koach on iTunes.