Matt Koch Blogs

Matt Koch interviews Ben From Royal Blood!

I had the honor and pleasure of sitting down with the drummer of one of Jimmy Page’s favorite bands- Ben Thatcher from Royal Blood, a few weeks ago when they were in town to blow the roof off The Showbox: It was an incredible show and if you missed it, you’re in luck because they’re playing the... Read More

Glute Bridges

What’s up and welcome back to Down with the Fitness! I hope you’ve been working on your squats , planks , and push-ups since my last post (which wasn’t even about exercise cuz I had to give the new Van Eps album a full blog post ). If this is your first time reading, you can get caught up to speed... Read More

Down With The Fitness: Van Eps Takeover!

This week instead of writing a blog about exercise, I’m going to leave you to keep practicing your squats , planks , and push ups on your own so I can tell you how awesome the new Van Eps album is! There are 3 reasons for this: 1. Those 3 exercises can get you RIPPED on their own if you make them... Read More

Down With The Fitness: The Push Up

Welcome back to Down With the Fitness! I’m here to introduce a daily bodyweight exercise routine into as many Rockaholics’ lives as possible. Most people are aware of the myriad benefits of exercise; they just don’t know where to begin. If this is your first time reading, you can get caught up to... Read More

Down With The Fitness: The Plank

Welcome back to Down with the Fitness! I’ve gotten a lot of awesome feedback on last week's breakdown/simplification of the squat . It’s incredible the amount of Rockaholics who want to take control of their fitness and reap the benefits, but are understandably intimidated by the gym atmosphere... Read More

Down With The Fitness: The Squat

Welcome back to Down with the Fitness! In the first edition I just kind of rambled and mentioned how much fun working out to Pantera and Black Label Society is. I didn’t have any real plan of attack at the time, I just knew I wanted to start passing on some of the knowledge I’ve gained as a... Read More

Welcome to Down With The Fitness!

Greetings Rockaholics! Welcome to my new blog, Down with the Fitness, dedicated to those of you interested in taking control of your health and fitness! If there’s one thing I love as much as rock n roll debauchery, it’s hitting the gym with some Pantera blasting through the ear buds to get me... Read More

Matt Koch Interviews Dustin from Starset!

What's up Rockaholics! You may have heard "Monster" by Startset during my show on the overnights. Here's the awesome video to refresh your memory: Video of Starset - Monster (Official Music Video) The mastermind behind that band, Dustin Bates, called in to chat earlier. He's a very interesting,... Read More

ROCK BLOG: Matt Koch's Top 5 Local Albums of 2016

You know what's dumb about this blog? No one asked me to write it. I just randomly signed myself up for selecting the 5 best local albums of the year… For 2016. In Seattle. With the year we've had in this scene, that is no small task! It's just a dumb idea I had to kill time as I sit on the can and... Read More

ROCK BLOG: Matt Koch's Top 5 Local Albums of 2016

You know what's dumb about this blog? No one asked me to write it. I just randomly signed myself up for selecting the 5 best local albums of the year… For 2016. In Seattle. With the year we've had in this scene, that is no small task! It's just a dumb idea I had to kill time as I sit on the can and... Read More