Duff McKagan confirmed as Janes Addiction bassist?

Tuesday, March 30th, 2010

What’s the old saying? A picture is worth a thousand words? Well I’m guessing this picture probably just answered the thousand dollar question: Is Duff McKagan the new Jane’s Addiction bassist?

This picture was up on Dave Navarro’s account. You can clearly see Perry Ferrell,… Read More

RiO!B episode – Mar. 30, 2010

Tuesday, March 30th, 2010

Rage Against The Machine and Susan Boyle?Read More

Arcade Fire to premiere new material at Reading and Leeds

Monday, March 29th, 2010

Not only should you be excited that Arcade Fire are playing the Reading and Leeds festival this summer, but you should be jumping for joy that they’re debuting new material during their show.

reports that frontman Win Butler (it’s Will Butler on their website) send them a postcard detailing their plans for the U.K. festival…people still send postcards?Read More

The Black Keys announce summer tour

Monday, March 29th, 2010

I thought it was cool enough that The Black Keys were opening for Pearl Jam at Madison Square Garden in May. They, however, have decided to raise that cool factor up a few thousand notches.

The dynamic blues-rock duo have announced a summer tour that will kick off on April 8th in Iowa and go all the way through July 28th in Central Park in New York City (via ).… Read More

Hole reveals cover art, tracklist for new album

Monday, March 29th, 2010

I’m not really looking forward to the new Hole album. Nobody’s Daughter really has no bearing on my life. But since this is a rock music news site, sadly I do have to keep you informed.

April 27th is the day you can head to your record store and pick up a copy of the album or just stare at it and shake your head in disappointment.

I know that Courtney Love has gotten a bit of press since she played… Read More

RiO!B episode – Mar. 29, 2010

Monday, March 29th, 2010

Axl Rose gets sued

Hayley Williams covers Lady Gaga

Monday, March 29th, 2010

Normally I wouldn’t post something like this on the RiO!B. But since it features Hayley Williams of Paramore (who also happens to be a crush of mine) I figured I’d write a lil’ something… Read More

Matt Rubano and Matt Fazzi leave Taking Back Sunday

Monday, March 29th, 2010

I guess if your name is Matt then you can’t be in Taking Back Sunday.

Earlier today, guitarist Matthew Fazzi and bassist Matt Rubano left the band. Rubano was with the band for seven years and Fazzi for two after replacing former guitarist Fred Mascherino

Both of them left notes on Taking Back Sunday’s announcing their departures. Rubano said the following:Read More

311 and The Offspring team up for the summer

Monday, March 29th, 2010

If you were looking for a summer concert where you could lounge in the sun, drink beer and smoke weed at…then I suggest going to any concert this summer. But, to be a bit more specific, you may want to hit up a 311 show.

The Omaha Stylee crew are going on tour this summer and they’re bringing Dexter Holland and The Offspring with them in what they’ve dubbed the “Unity Tour”. The band Pepper will also… Read More

Watch: Cypress Hill w/ Tom Morello – Rise Up

Monday, March 29th, 2010

Cypress Hill plan on rocking your world yet again with their 8th studio album called Rise Up and they’ve brought some friends along to help out with said rocking.

The new album, which hits stores April 20th, is their newest album in six years and features collaborations from the rock and rap worlds. Artists like System of a Down’s Daron Malakian, Pitbull, Rage Against The Machine’s Tom Morello, Everlast,… Read More