Episode 38: L.D. 50 by Mudvayne

Things get downright proggy this week on the Roach Koach Podcast as Jenny, Lorin and Matt take a long listen to Mudvayne’s major label debut album, L.D. 50. Topics discussed: Matt Naas and his Mudvayne grudge, the Christgau Challenge, “Musical ebola”, going full milk fart, Socrates on Songmeanings.com, the funky bass, What is it like to work with Clown?; Jenny and Lorin go on a nu-metal excursion, sexual crowds, Grammys update, sympathy for a serial killer, and of course the decision of whether Mudvayne deserve a place in the Nu-Metal Canon. 

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Posted on February 21, 2017 .

Episode 37: XX by Mushroomhead

Your voices have been heard Roach Ryders and Indigo Angels, as this week the Roach Koach Podcast sits down and gives a listen to XX by Mushroomhead. Topics discussed: Who is in Mushroomhead?; the Nu-Metal Wars, Harsh vocals vs Clean vocals, a song about mouth sores, did a seventh grader named Jamie write a Mushroomhead song?; “Little Lunchbox vibe”, “You cannot make love to Hellbilly Deluxe”, “Thank you Poopy the Clown”, a Twin Peaks connection, The Fred Durst voicemail, Who’s Tweeting, and an unprecedented decision in regards to the Nu-Metal Canon!

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Posted on February 15, 2017 .

Episode 36: Sehnsucht by Rammstein

Get out your leather and pick a safe word as you listen to this episode of The Roach Koach Podcast. This week, Jenny, Lorin, and Matt give a listen to Rammstein’s second album, Sehnsucht. Topics covered: New German Hardness, creepy whistles, another Teen Witch connection, going hard during the Christgau Challenge, Jenny and her love of frogs, Jenny does not heed the NSFW label and pays the price, “Hair is the black you dream of”, “Little synthy boys”, what do you do when you can’t fall asleep?; an incredible essay on Songmeanings.com, Who’s Tweeting, the first entry in the Roach Koach book club, and an intense debate on whether Rammstein should be placed in the Nu-Metal Canon. 

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Posted on February 8, 2017 .

Episode 35: Gift by Taproot

The Roach Koach Podcast stay local as they listen to Ann Arbor, Michigan’s Taproot and their debut album, Gift. Topics discussed: Prayer posing, the importance of a nu-metal vacation, sequencing your sex playlist, whiny vocals, The Greatest Tragedy in the History of this Podcast, the Christgau Challenge, “I work at Taco Bell, you buffoon!”; “Gonna do a Staind”; the Vengeance of Fred Durst, going to the Good Book, Who’s Tweeting, “The Angel” Ross Robinson on the SWIM podcast, and of course the decision on whether Taproot deserve a place in the Nu-Metal Canon. 

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Posted on February 1, 2017 .

Episode 34: Fallen by Evanescence

This week on the Roach Koach Podcast, Lorin, Jenny and Matt contend with the debut album from Evanescence. Topics discussed: the Daredevil connection, going platinum seven times, “5 years working at Hot Topic”, 347 comments on Songmeanings.com, “Do dark angels need wings?”; Jenny’s emotional reaction to “My Immortal”; Why would you quit Evanescence?; Robert Christgau’s “dis-endorsement”; “The whitest thing about me is I love Ben Folds Five”, Who’s Tweeting, and of course, deciding if Evanescence deserve a spot in the Nu-Metal Canon. 

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Posted on January 25, 2017 .