Thom Yorke debuts three new songs

Friday, February 26th, 2010



I know we just announced some big news about Thom Yorke yesterday but at this point you should know that whatever the man does will probably be talked about here…and on every other website.

That being said, Radiohead’s ringleader debuted three new songs last night at a solo show in Cambridge, England at a Green Party benefit show. The new… Read More

RiO!B episode – Feb. 26, 2010

Friday, February 26th, 2010



SleepMakesWaves

Buster Blue

Versus… Read More

RiO! Band of the Week – SleepMakesWaves

Friday, February 26th, 2010

Our band of the week comes from Sydney, Australia. Their music, however, seems like it may come from outer space. The band is called SleepMakesWaves; an instrumental-progressive rock band that you could listen to stone sober or a bit under the influence. Either way, it’s some fine music.



This unsigned band released their last album back in 2009. It’s called The Split LP where they share their record with… Read More

Sublime with Rome reveal tour dates

Friday, February 26th, 2010



The second coming of Long Beach, CA band Sublime, complete with new singer Rome Ramirez, is set to happen this April as the band have released a few tour dates.

Now known as Sublime With Rome, Ramirez, bassist Eric Wilson and drummer Bud Gaugh have scheduled six dates so far in April and May with plans to tour Europe and then returning to North America for more shows this summer (via Billboard).Read More

Aerosmith are cocked, loaded and ready to rock?

Thursday, February 25th, 2010



Back by popular demand with more spit and fire than ever before, we’re coming across the pond and parting the waters as we go. – Steven Tyler

Aerosmith is going to be rocking in the UK and Europe this summer. Enough BS, we’re coming and everything is going to be set at 11. – Joe Perry

Aerosmith is back! Bigger, better and stronger than ever! So look out Europe ‘cos we’re… Read More

Dropkick Murphys interview on the RiO!B

Thursday, February 25th, 2010



Special thanks to Tim Brennan and Jeff DeRosa from Dropkick Murphys for taking the time to do this interview.

The Murphys new live CD/DVD, Live On Lansdowne, is out on March… Read More

New Stone Temple Pilots out in May

Thursday, February 25th, 2010



If you’ve been waiting the full nine years for a new Stone Temple Pilots album then your patience is about to be rewarded.

The new album will hit shelves on May 25th. This is the band’s newest album since 2001′s Shangri-La-Dee-Da and their first since reuniting back in 2008.

Bassist Robert DeLeo said of the new album that “fans are going get a great STP record . . . a really cohesive… Read More

RiO!B and Consequence of Sounds SXSW Party!

Thursday, February 25th, 2010

There’s a party happening in Austin, TX at SXSW this year and the Rock it Out! Blog, along with the always amazing website Consequence of Sound, are throwing a party of indie-tastic proportions!



It’s an incredible lineup featuring bands like You Say Party! We Say Die!, Sweet Apple (which is a brain child of J. Mascis from Dinosaur, Jr.), Hurricane Bells, Surf City and a… Read More

Foo Fighters working on new album this year

Thursday, February 25th, 2010



Between Them Crooked Vultures, a reunion of Sunny Day Real Estate and Taylor Hawkins getting ready to release a new album with his band, the Coattail Riders, it seemed as if the Foo Fighters would be on hiatus forever. Luckily, that’s not the case anymore.

The Foos plan on starting work on their new album this year, according to drummer Hawkins (via Read More

Thom Yorke announces U.S. tour

Thursday, February 25th, 2010



Thom Yorke, you shifty little Englishman. With all the snow that’s coming down on the east coast today, you have managed to brighten my whole weekend.

Thom Yorke ??? (that’s the name of his solo band, btw) has announced a small U.S. tour this April. The band, which Thom has now said will be called Atoms For Peace, will play a few club dates before their massive show at… Read More