Posts tagged nerds
Episode 50: Iowa by Slipknot

Hello Roach Ryders and Indigo Angels, and welcome to the 50th episode of the Roach Koach Podcast! We did it! Since 50 is such a special number, it felt right to reconnect with our old friends and members of the Nu-Metal Canon, Slipknot, and listen to their sophomore album, Iowa. Topics discussed: Does Jenny still think Slipknot are nerds?; Was Slipknot going through Hell making this album?; fancy foil work, Ross as the Dark Angel, listening at all volumes, “Haunting but nerdy masks”, Jenny reconsiders her stance on clean vocals, is Wes Borland a nerd?; “Drums drums drums”, “One for the spank bank”, “Thanks Mr. Business Man, you can suck my fucking dick”, “I heard Trent”, Corey Taylor the author, praise from Rolling Stone, a pan from Entertainment Weekly, Who’s Tweeting, “Nu-Metal to the Bone”, and of course the answer to the question, does Iowa deserve a place in the Nu-Metal Canon?

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Episode 23: 311 by 311

This week on the Roach Koach podcast, Jenny, Lorin and Matt are put to the test by 311's self titled album. Topics discussed: Jenny's childhood 311 connection; Are 311 hoarding lyrics? Have the naysayers been truly fucked? Are 311 big nerds? How easy is it to obtain a physical copy of this album? Is this album our number one rated enemy? All this, plus Who's Tweeting and of course the answer to the question, does any of this belong in the Nu-Metal Canon?

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