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 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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Posted on May 17, 2017 .

Episode 49: The Prize Recruit by Superheist

Hey hey hey! It’s a new episode of The Roach Koach Podcast and this week Jenny, Lorin, and Matt listen to Australian Nu-Metal titans Superheist and their debut album, The Prize Recruit. Topics discussed: International mail, goofy voicemails, The Thick of It, “a pinch of Zack”, bleeps and bloops, Jenny and a smooth chorus, ever evolving taste, Not Goo Goo Dolls, Prowlar, checking all the nu-metal boxes, defining Euro-trash, “The Ghost” and what could have been, the confidence of a double A Side, heading down south in Australia, Hickhop and MiniThin, Roach Koach A&R, Senior Year!; Roach Koach appearing on the Talk Toomey podcast, Who’s Tweeting, and a hot debate on whether Superheist deserve a spot in the Nu-Metal Canon. 

Mark your calendars for the first Roach Koach Podcast live show, Wednesday June 7th 2017, 9pm at Go Comedy Improv Theater in Ferndale MI. Tickets on sale at GoComedy.Net

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Posted on May 10, 2017 .

Episode 48: Obsolete by Fear Factory

Take your seats and grab some popcorn as The Roach Koach Podcast gets cinematic this week with Fear Factory’s 1998 concept album, Obsolete. Jenny, Lorin and Matt dive in to the script and re-create the adventures of Edgecrusher as they consider the album for the Nu-Metal Canon. Topics discussed: Lorin’s distant memory of Fear Factory, a Frontline Assembly connection, “Getting the party started”, great names of all the band members, Nu-Metal as Fuck, the singing style of Burton C. Bell, “Everyone is upbeat and violent”, Is this Nu-Metal enough?; Debates and conspiracy theories on Songmeanings.com, pit activation, “Just wait for the drop”, “Scroll up”, a discussion on the advancement of technology, earning the trust of the audience, the return of the Good Book, the Roach Koach Live Show, and a hint about what album we’ll be doing.  As well, Who’s Tweeting, and the decision on whether Fear Factory deserve a place in the Nu-Metal Canon. 

Mark your calendars for the first Roach Koach Podcast live show, Wednesday June 7th 2017, 9pm at Go Comedy Improv Theater in Ferndale MI. Tickets on sale soon at GoComedy.Net

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Posted on May 3, 2017 .

Episode 47: Wicked Wisdom by Wicked Wisdom

What happens when Jada Pinkett Smith decides that the time is right for her to step into the world of Nu-Metal? The answer to this question is the subject of this week’s episode of the Roach Koach Podcast, Wicked Wisdom. Topics discussed: Listener album recommendations during Who’s Tweeting; Did Jada play Slayer for Tupac?; recording a record where money is no object, Jada as a rock singer, “Known for repeating the word ‘shit’ 20 times”, Will Smith loves Bury Your Dead, Ozzfest 2005, talking about something you’ve heard vs something you have actually had happen to you, “I can actually handle this”, the importance of being a little dumb, a “get the fuck up” moment, refilling the spank bank, and most importantly, deciding if Wicked Wisdom is worthy of the Nu-Metal Canon. 

Mark your calendars for the first Roach Koach Podcast live show, Wednesday June 7th 2017, 9pm at Go Comedy Improv Theater in Ferndale MI. Tickets on sale soon!

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