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. 

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Episode 46: Orphan by Darwin's Waiting Room

“Best When Loud” is the motto on this week’s episode of The Roach Koach Podcast, as Jenny, Lorin and Matt listen to the lone release by Darwin’s Waiting Room, Orphan. Topics discussed: Jenny can’t read this week, how does Roach Koach determine what is canon worthy?; “Also known as Jason”; Is this too long a name for a band?; “Images of patricide”, Jenny throws herself into a volcano, “You wanna fuck around, you wanna play?”; Would you tell a band their song is bad to their face?; “Get yourself a ‘Bodies’”, Who’s Tweeting, and of course the answer to the question, does Darwin’s Waiting Room deserve a spot in the Nu-Metal Canon? 

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Posted on April 19, 2017 .

Episode 45: The War of Art by American Head Charge

This week on The Roach Koach Podcast the team get that midwest feeling as they listen to American Head Charge’s heavily requested album The War of Art. Topics covered: Did System of a Down accidentally bury this band?; being Nu-Metal as fuck, Gestapo Pussy Ranch, the production style of Rick Rubin, the return of Muzzy on Songmeanings.com, Motherfucking pushing the envelope, “The best song I’ve ever heard”, Is this album too long?; the old trope of killing women, bloody music videos, “Is this song about rape…or America?”; “Is this song about necrophilia?”; Who’s Tweeting, 11 Obscure nu-metal albums, and the answer to the question, does American Head Charge belong in the Nu-Metal Canon? Mark your calendars, the Roach Koach live show is June 7th at 9pm at Go Comedy Theater in Ferndale MI.

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Posted on April 12, 2017 .

Episode 44: Adema by Adema

We’re back in the Thick of It this week on The Roach Koach Podcast as Jenny, Lorin and Matt listen to Adema’s self titled debut album. Topics discussed: Adema’s release date, the Wallflowers connection, is the Adema album cover a Cathy comic?; “Yeah, sure, orgasmic.”; Now That’s What I Call Music Volume 9, Adema and Papa Roach at Harpos, a strong middle class and a moist p***y, taking The Christgau Challenge to a marathon, the rewards of being a member of the Adema Street Team, more great comments from Songmeanings.com and the answer to the question, does Adema belong in the Nu-Metal Canon?

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Posted on April 5, 2017 .

Episode 43: Suicide Silence by Suicide Silence

It’s a whole barrel of fishhooks on this week’s episode of The Roach Koach Podcast. Jenny, Lorin and Matt leave “The Thick of It” behind and go to the present day to see if the new Suicide Silence record is as nu-metal as everyone is complaining it to be. Also, the Roach Koach team makes a big announcement! Other topics discussed: Deathcore, what bands are Deathcore?; Does Jenny actually like Deathcore?; The Angel Ross Robinson, “The most stoppable album title”, Is this album eating shit?; “Back to School”, Suicide Silence wrote a love letter to Chino, #Narcissism, going to the Euros, more nursery rhymes, Sam’s Club, Who’s Tweeting; and of course the decision on whether Suicide Silence can muscle their way into the Nu-Metal Canon. 

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Posted on March 29, 2017 .