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… 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… Read More

RiO!B episode – Mar. 29, 2010

Monday, March 29th, 2010



Axl Rose gets sued

Robert Plant touring with new band this summer

Friday, March 26th, 2010



At this point, it would be useless to say anything about a Led Zeppelin reunion happening since all the surviving members are exploring new opportunities.

Lead singer Robert Plant has put together a new group called Robert Plant and the Band of Joy (via ). The new group includes Patty Griffin on vocals, Buddy Miller on guitar,… Read More

Axl Rose sued for $2 million

Friday, March 26th, 2010



Well, if this actually happens, then I guess we REALLY won’t be seeing any new videos from Guns N’ Roses anytime soon.

Axl Rose is being sued by his former manager, Irving Azoff, for $2 million. Azoff and his company, Front Line Management, filed papers with the L.A. Superior Court claiming that Rose owes them unpaid commissions (via ).Read More

RiO!B episode – Mar. 26, 2010

Friday, March 26th, 2010







RiO! Band of the Week – Random Hand

Friday, March 26th, 2010

Our brand new band of the week on the RiO!B hails from West Yorkshire, U.K. and based on their music, that town is full of kids ready to jump into a mosh pit. Ladies and Gentlemen may I present Random Hand.



This four-piece group manages to meld ska, punk and metal music into one tight little package. Kind of like a timebomb. But these guys are already exploding throughout the U.K. music scene.

Their music could be… Read More

Axl Rose sued for $2 million

Friday, March 26th, 2010



Well, if this actually happens, then I guess we REALLY won’t be seeing any new videos from Guns N’ Roses anytime soon.

Axl Rose is being sued by his former manager, Irving Azoff, for $2 million. Azoff and his company, Front Line Management, filed papers with the L.A. Superior Court claiming that Rose owes them unpaid commissions (via ).Read More

MGMT goes prog-rock?

Thursday, March 25th, 2010



MGMT’s new album Congratulations currently has a lot of bloggers and reviewers scratching their heads about what to think of it. The following news, however, might make them scratch a bit more.

Andrew VanWyngarden and Ben Goldwasser have said that they plan on performing songs from their first album, Oracular Spectacular, in more of a 1980′s prog-rock direction (via ).Read More

Jimi Hendrix FINALLY coming to Rock Band

Thursday, March 25th, 2010



The glorification of the 40th anniversary of Jimi Hendrix’s death goes to a new level as it’s been announced that the guitar god’s music will finally be available to play on Rock Band.

The pretty people over at have reported that Hendrix’s entire catalog will be available for download starting March 30th.… Read More