Episode 33: Mankind by Factory 81

Roach Koach brings it on home this week as Jenny, Lorin and Matt listen to Detroit Nu-Metalers Factory 81 and their lone release, Mankind. Topics discussed: Sex playlists, Six Degrees of Jay Gordon, Mushroomhead vote!; Lorin has a revelation, what would Jenny do if she found Max, Chino and Jonathan Davis in the same room?; a firestorm in the Songmeanings.com comment section, stories and poems, “If they only had Ross”, “Little breathy boy”, Jenny and ephedrine, eating the whole pizza, Who’s Tweeting, and of course the decision on whether Factory 81 should take up residence in the Nu-Metal Canon. 

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Posted on January 18, 2017 .

Episode 32: Significant Other by Limp Bizkit

The time as come. The Roach Koach Podcast brings the boys home to the Indigo Basement as Jenny, Lorin and Matt have a very long listen and discussion about Limp Bizkit’s sophomore album, Significant Other. Topics discussed: Limp Bizkit as a peace offering, Bizkit fashion, the band on trial, unreadable liner notes, “The whole album is tight as fuck”, Did “Break Stuff” break up Rage Against the Machine?; The slickness of Terry Date, Jenny is a 3 Dollar Bill Y’All girl, Woodstock ’99, the confidence to bring in Method Man, the “No Sex” radio station debacle, Jenny reads Fred, defining the nu-metal timeline, Who’s Tweeting?; and of course deciding whether Significant Other belongs in the Nu-Metal Canon. 

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Posted on January 11, 2017 .

Episode 31: Sinner by Drowning Pool

Roach Koach enters 2017 with a hot one, as Jenny, Lorin, and Matt activate numerous pits with the debut album by Drowning Pool, Sinner. Topics discussed: Who’s Facebooking, Nicknames from The Angel, Big Jenny news!; Nu-metal bands named after Paul Newman movies, an album made for suplexing, Sketchers are the worst shoes on earth, mosh pit etiquette, Doves talk, and of course, deciding whether Drowning Pool deserve a spot in the Nu-Metal Canon. 

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Posted on January 4, 2017 .

Episode 30: Candyass by Orgy

A promise is a promise, and the Roach Koach podcast keeps theirs (eventually). This week Jenny, Lorin and Matt listen to the debut album from Orgy, Candyass. Topics discussed: Orgy’s TRL premiere, What type of producer is Josh Abraham?; How old is too old to be sexy?; Did Tina Fey listen to Candyass before writing the film MEAN GIRLS?; Jenny and Robert Christgau find common ground, Orgy’s drag queen connection, and of course the answer to the question, does Orgy deserve a spot in Nu-Metal Canon? As well, more from Who’s Tweeting, Tough Enough and Tough Enough 2, a possible ending of the podcast, and “Is there anything more disgusting than a teenager’s fingers?”

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Posted on December 28, 2016 .

Episode 29: Sevendust by Sevendust

Become a citizen of Snake Nation and listen to this week's episode of The Roach Koach Podcast as Jenny, Lorin and Matt examine the debut album from Sevendust. Topics discussed: Who's Tweeting?; #notmycanon, Matt's quest to define the phases of nu-metal, backing vocals, the Twisted Sister connection, the many names of Sevendust, Jenny's long con, SongMeanings.com, the lyrics to "Face", Mortal Kombat characters, and of course, does Sevendust deserve a spot in the Nu-Metal Canon? 

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Posted on December 21, 2016 .