Episode 59: Sevas Tra by Otep

This week on the Roach Koach Podcast is a bit like an awkward date as the group sits down with Otep and their major label debut, Sevas Tra. Topics discussed: Respectful disagreements, the great P.O.D. debate, the science of nu-metal, the Roach Koach drinking game, nu-metal at the Gathering of the Juggalos, “Is this about shit or cooking?”, The Juggalo Hundo, Terry Date, “That’s so Otep”, Roach Koach HR, slow boys on the road, Hawaiian Blue Punk, high school memories, Jenny names names, “Stay away from me” songs, “breaking the bones of those who pose”, Terry Date’s production, Matt becoming a Shadow Soldier, “Thots”, Jenny on poppers, and of course the decision on whether Otep deserve a spot in the Nu-Metal Canon. 

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Posted on July 19, 2017 .

Episode 58: Inches From the Mainline by Slaves on Dope

This week on Roach Koach it’s all about the smooth boys of Slaves on Dope and their major label debut, Inches From the Mainline. Topics discussed: Roach Koach live show proceeds update, Motor Kitty Rescue, Who’s Tweeting, considering more female fronted bands for the canon, new music from listener Kalan and his band Athika, Ricky Danger recommends CrawlBlind, “No one likes Cold”, Jenny’s identity crisis of 2000, the John Lennon connection, Lorin and the drum sounds, the Hamlet connection, “I don’t mind this smooth boy”, #smoothboy, old man voices, relentless pit activations, cocaine dabbling, “silly” head games, Prow-lar meets Smoothboy, “You’re a piece of garbage/I don’t like your face”, properly recording a dick slap, becoming a Kafka bug, working for Cutco Knives, Roach Koach Morning Zoo, queefing on command, and of course the decision on whether Slaves On Dope deserve a place in the Nu-Metal Canon. 

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Episode 57: Fireproof by Pillar

This week on the Roach Koach Podcast it is downright spiritual as the team listens to Pillar and their album Fireproof. Topics discussed: a P.O.D./Alien Ant Farm tour, Chimaira reuniting, Godsmack and the slinky feel, “Rizzo” vs “Bodies”, 20 Dead Flower Children, Armageddon Dildos, the return of Mudrock, songs about Jehovah, “Is this song about Daniel 3?”; Jenny and Jeopardy, “In the beginning, god don’t make no trash”, Jenny asking about how the universe(and the Bible) start, “Could be porno, drugs, or something.”; Songmeanings.com comment thread discussions, “Look on the covers a few Bibles”, Jenny and Matt joining Pillar?; activating a very tepid pit, Jenny is the Balance, and of course deciding whether Pillar deserve a place in the Nu-Metal Canon. 

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Posted on July 5, 2017 .

Episode 56: Satellite by P.O.D.

This week on the Roach Koach Podcast, Jenny, Lorin and Matt visit their old friends P.O.D. and discuss their album Satellite. Topics include: Who’s Tweeting, Happy Birthday Lovehatetragedy, Cannabis Corpse, Soulfly on tour, Hed PE returns to the Machine Shop, ICP and Juggalo emails, the album that kicked off “The Comedown”, 9/11, Jenny Eliscu’s review of Satellite in Rolling Stone, Grammy nominations for P.O.D., “This production is smooth and beautiful”, determining which “Set It Off” is right for you, “That’s a lot of high hat”, Jenny and her mediation, P.O.D. at the VMAs, sequencing, P.O.D.’s TRL reign, How Eek-A-Mouse got his name in Roach Koach Theater, activate the orchestra pit, the dream of a Nu-Metal “We Are The World”, “Who is the guy who betrayed Jesus?”; Does the Antichrist listen to the show?; Who is out there with a sex playlist of P.O.D.?; and the decision on whether P.O.D. deserve another spot in the Nu-Metal Canon. 

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Posted on June 28, 2017 .

Episode 55: Pass Out Of Existence by Chimaira

The Roach Koach Podcast returns to the confines of the Indigo Basement this week as they bask in the afterglow of the live show while discussing Chimaira’s lone nu-metal offering, Pass Out of Existence. Topics include: How do you pronounce Chimaira?; Who’s Tweeting?; “Matt was classic”, Jenny’s skateboard past, Deftones concert report, The Comedown, early and often pit activation, “Find your own pit”, Jenny loves a “Get away!” song, Matt’s halloween costume, Nickelback vs Slipknot, a drummer who hates chickens, empathy, our first jinx, “Inspired by Mudrock”, the great “Bodies” debate, the return of Prow-lar, the movie SPHERE, fatigue, a recounting of the film JADE, and of course a discussion on whether Chimaira deserve a place in the Nu-Metal Canon. 

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