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Talk Toomey – Ep. 154 Brandan Schieppati (Bleeding Through) / Graham Hartmann (Loudwire)

Brandan Schieppati of Bleeding Through joins the show this week. Brandan and I discuss Bleeding Through’s return from hiatus. Brandan talks about why they returned, why they left in the first place and whatever happened to his podcast. Brandan peels back the music and touring business. Brandan also tells us his sports loves and talking with Drew Brees. Graham Hartmann, the senior writer of Loudwire, joins the show to discuss bands continuing on with just one original member. Graham also talks about Loudwire’s Wikipedia: Fact or Fiction series. Rob Rivera…

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Roach Coach Podcast – Episode 103: The Height of Callousness by Spineshank

This week on the Roach Koach Podcast we see if the boys in Spineshank heard our demands for more screams on their second album, The Height of Callousness. Topics discussed: Who is going to see Jonathan Davis Live thanks to Listener Gabriel?; Poster giveaway update, the Nashville Rock N Pod Expo 2, Who’s Tweeting, Soulfly feedback, Lorin is a Nu-Metal Titan, the Thick of It, Jenny has genre tags in her pocket, Big Thrifting, GGGarth is back, looking Nu-Metal AF, a hot open, Songmeanings.com, “Fuckin’” getting it done, “Deffo”, the…

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Roach Coach Podcast – Episode 102: Strangers Only by My Ticket Home

This week on the Roach Koach Podcast we go back just a little to 2013 and see what the boys in My Ticket Home bring to the Nu-Metal Timeline with their album, Strangers Only. Is nu-metal in the 2010’s called Puke Rock? Is there guaranteed heat when a band works with Will Putney? Is this record dope as fuck? Listen and find out! Other topics discussed: Everyone back in the Indigo Basement, Who’s Tweeting, Mushroomhead feedback, make sure you’re sharing Roach Koach, #papamushy, the Juggalo Hundo, the In Flames controversy,…

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Discography Discussion Podcast – Episode 064: Ill Niño – Discography Discussion

With Nu-Metal May in full swing, we sit down to discuss what may be the most listenable heavy band of all time, Ill Niño. We share memories of the original Ill Niño sales pitch on Headbanger’s Ball, and how changes in the band affected us over time. Did Dan really miss out on the band post Confession? How deep do the heavy metal wounds go this time? Check it out on this episode of Discography Discussion.

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Talk Toomey – Ep. 152 Dez Fafara (Devildriver) Returns

Dez Fafara returns to the Talk Toomey Podcast. Dez calls in to talk about the upcoming Devildriver release “Outlaws Till The End”. We discuss our mutual love of country music and the origins of this country covers album. Dez goes into detail about working with John Carter Cash and John’s stories about his dad. Chris Czynszak of the Decibel Geek Podcast calls in to talk about the upcoming Rock N Pod Expo. Robb Rivera hits us with a great Prong tune for his Pick From The Kit https://www.buzzsprout.com/48505/700456-ep-152-dez-fafara-devildriver-returns.mp3

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Roach Coach Podcast – Episode 101: 13 Ways to Bleed on Stage by Cold

This week on the Roach Koach Podcast we listen to Cold’s second album, 13 Ways To Bleed On Stage. This means that Jenny is coming in HOT. Topics discussed: Who’s Tweeting, Robert Christgau on System of a Down, a Glassjaw episode?; a Nu-Metal Museum, Roach Koach memes, Warbly boys continuum, “Remember Lord Abortion?”; the Thick of It, Tony the Cold expert, a Nine Inch Nails boy, Big Thrift, The Cold Army, a turd in a mixed drink, Butt Rock, sex playlists, understanding Scooter, having sex “hardcore style”, teabag placement, lyrics…

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Roach Coach Podcast – Episode 100: Toxicity By System of a Down

At long last, the Roach Koach Podcast reaches their 100th episode. It is only fitting that Jenny, Lorin and Matt commemorate the special occasion with System of a Down’s career making second album, Toxicity. As well, there is a lot of time spent reading nice things people have said about the show. Topics discussed: Supersized (and self indulgent) Who’s Tweeting, #Juicepigs4life, Roach Koach giveaways, everyone loves Prowlar, getting a look into the canon, a surprise canon induction, “Nu-metal changed my life”, Mortiis, #gimmedemsticks2thestickening, respectful disagreement, the cusp of the comedown,…

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Roach Coach Podcast – Episode 99: Boy Hits Car by Boy Hits Car

It’s a Very Special Episode of The Roach Koach Podcast as Jenny, Lorin and Matt listen to the self-titled Boy Hits Car album. Topics discussed: Who’s Tweeting, Who’s Going to a Concert, Soulfly live, “That’s the world, baby”, http://smockthecomic.com/locked-horns/, a song for Prowlar?; Full Scale feedback, Dildo Arms for President, Episode 100, Wildcat news, where is Ox now?; The return of Rob Adams, the Rob Adams spreadsheet, Boy Hits Car was the future, the return of GGGarth, multi-talented bassist, liner note talk, “A beaded curtain vibe”, Songmeanings.com, “On the reg”,…

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Talk Toomey – Ep. 149 Brian “Head” Welch (Korn)

Brian “Head” Welch joins the ranks of the Talk Toomey Podcast. Head and I talk about his upcoming documentary “Loud Krazy Love”, being a rock star dad and some Korn memories. Head talks about playing with Mike Bordin from Faith No More. We talk about his coming back to Korn and what Korn means to him today. Head evens gets a few questions in on me. Robb Rivera gives us one of his favorite Iron Maiden tracks for his weekly Pick From The Kit Music on this episode from Korn,…

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Roach Coach Podcast – Episode 98: Primitive by Soulfly

We’re back with Max this week on the Roach Koach Podcast, listening to the second Soulfly album, Primitive. Topics discussed: Who’s Tweeting, Who’s Beefing, Wes vs Aaron, the Discography Discussion podcast, Lorin’s nu-metal punditry, Human Waste Project feedback, a Cold intervention, a birthday release for Jenny, Toby Wright, Soulfly album art, Happy Max, Songmotherfuckingmeanings.com, “That chorus is a beat down”, “Bring it”, moody boy outros, activating a pit fast and hard, battery acid to the face, Sean Lennon, Boner Not Boner, Better than the Beatles?; Would performing this album live…

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Discography Discussion Podcast – Episode 060: Korn Revisited With Lorin Kozlowski Of Roach Koach Podcast

Lorin Kozlowski of the Roach Koach podcast caught wind that we were taking a second look at Korn and decided to drop in with his thoughts. This time we discuss whether or not Korn’s lyrics age well, if dubstep/brostep was necessary, was Brian Head Welch the band, and so much more! Don’t wanna talk about politics? Good. It’s time for Discography Discussion. #discussmetal

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Roach Coach Podcast – Episode 97: XIII by Mushroomhead

The call went out, and Roach Koach is answering it once again, as we return to the masked and painted men of Mushroomhead and their album, XIII. Topics discussed: Who’s Tweeting, podcast shout outs, Puya feedback, #petpit, #animalpit, #showmedemmits, Taproot recommendation, Street Anger, “That’s a papa”, Schmeev reports from the ICP show, who is in Mushroomhead, the return of Johnny K, hot opens, “the chug is there”, the Mushroomhead aesthetic, fresh guts, Are you a Mushy?; does this band need two vocalists?; activating Matt’s industrial past, La Bouche, Jeffery Nothing…

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Roach Coach Podcast – Episode 96: Bitterness The Star by 36 Crazyfists

Bundle up and get ready for a certainly aggressive group from Alaska as the Roach Koach podcast listens to 36 Crazyfists and their debut album, Bitterness The Star. Topics discussed: Who’s Tweeting, Roach Koach reuniting bands, Roach Koach on Instagram, figuring out how many people actually listen to the show, Skrape responses, treating yourself to a good album, hearing from a Filty, a diss inducted into the Nu-Metal Canon, history with 36 Crazyfists, goatees, producer Eddie Wohl, is this nu-metal?; Coheed & Cambria, “I love the chug”, Songmeanings.com, “Certainly aggressive”,…

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Talk Toomey – Ep. 145 Frank Fontsere (Fozzy) Returns

Frank Fontsere of Fozzy returns to the Talk Toomey Podcast this week. Frank and I talk about the Judas effect and what that song means to his career. We discuss how famous Chris Jericho really is and my one interaction with Jericho. Frank talks about the legacy of Stuck Mojo and how fans still some up to him today to talk about the impact that band had. Jon Beatty from Jon’s Untitled Podcast joins the show this week to guest co-host. Jon and I talk about Buckle Up For Chi,…

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Roach Coach Podcast – Episode 95: Full Scale by Full Scale

This week on the Roach Koach Podcast the team heads back to the mystical land of Australia and listens to Full Scale’s debut album. Topics discussed: Who’s Tweeting, From Zero feedback, the Liner Note Canon, Powerman 5000, a look into the inner pipes of Roach Koach, Jonathan Davis live, the Dawson’s Creek of the Genre, My Ticket Home, 14 months without Cold, Episode 100, Roach Koach is on instagram, Ezekiel Ox, Jay Baumgardner, Wake up sheeple!; Hot open or coming in hot?; 2005, Chevelle in the wind, “Holy cow it’s…

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Roach Coach Podcast – Episode 94: The End of All Things to Come by Mudvayne

This week on the Roach Koach Podcast we find out what Mudvayne song represents us as the team listens to their second album, The End of All Things to Come. Topics discussed: Papa Naas, Who’s Tweeting, the return of DJ Lethal, Mushroomhead defections, “Hey baby, that’s the world”, additions to the Genius List, big thrifts, liner note talk, new names for Mudvayne, Songmeanings.com is back!; songs with/without choruses, remember Ghost Ship?; a harsh take on Capricorns, what sign of the Zodiac is this song?; Chino69, #noshirtnoshoesnosully, “Yeah, but ‘Dig’ rules”,…

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A Music Blog, Yea? – Interview with Fire From the Gods

Watch AMBY’s exclusive interview with Fire From the Gods! While touring with Of Mice and Men in support of their debut album release Narrative, I had the pleasure of speaking with Fire From the Gods frontman AJ Channer. Dive into our conversation to learn more as we discuss avoiding stage mishaps, giving the middle finger, his unique voice, and how Canadians are extremely nice.

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