Coachella Festival will be held over two weekends

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

Awww, are you still upset you couldn’t make it out to Coachella this year? Still bummed you didn’t get to see Arcade Fire, Kanye West, The Strokes and all those other bands in the blazing California desert? Are you really hoping you get a chance to go in 2012? Well your chances just doubled…along with how many times the Coachella festival will take place next year. That’s right! In 2012, Coachella gets two weekends (end times really must be near.)

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Green Day: We have a “ton of new songs”

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011



I’m guessing the headline is the reason you’re reading this post. As you should since Green Day is one of those bands, whether you love or hate them, that you have to pay attention to.

According to frontman Billie Joe Armstrong’s Twitter page, he wrote that “GD has been jamming new songs everyday. There’s a ton of new songs. The direction is fresh and hi energy. Feels great.”… Read More

Watch: Jane’s Addiction – “End to the Lies”

Saturday, May 28th, 2011

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Linkin Park, Paramore, Mastodon appear on soundtrack for Transformers: Dark of the Moon

Tuesday, May 24th, 2011



The summer movie season is in full swing and we know the rule about summer movies, right? The bigger the explosions, the more likely the movie will probably suck. And no one proves this better than Michael Bay and the Transformers movies he’s made which will include the third installment, Transformers: Dark of the Moon.

Now while I really have no burning desire to see robots in disguise and Shia… Read More

Rock Songs for The Rapture

Friday, May 20th, 2011



May 21, 2011 is judgement day apparently. So we’ve hunkered down in our Rapture-proof bunker armed with our wits, a few essentials and music. So we want to know, before we all die, what songs you’ve got lined up for when the Rapture finally comes. Hopefully this isn’t the last RiO!B broadcast but if it is then it’s been an honor serving as your rock music source on YouTube. I hope to see you all soon….

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Queens of the Stone Age announce west coast tour dates

Tuesday, May 17th, 2011



Besides playing the Pearl Jam 20th anniversary festival in September and a few shows with Soundgarden this summer, Queens of the Stone Age have announced a few shows all taking place on… Read More

Avenged Sevenfold headlining Rockstar Uproar festival

Tuesday, May 17th, 2011



The line up for this year’s Rockstar Uproar festival has been announced and Avenged Sevenfold is leading the pack this year as headliner for the second time in a row. Besides A7X, Three Days Grace, Seether, Bullet for my Valentine and Escape the Fate will be this year’s main stage bands. As for the second stage, Sevendust will be the headliner… Read More

Arcade Fire, Coldplay headlining Austin City Limits

Tuesday, May 17th, 2011



I am a giant fan of Austin, TX especially after this year’s phenomenal SXSW festival. The city breathes music and is the perfect place to catch a show. Which is why I’m this close to buying a plane ticket and heading back down there for Austin City Limits.

It runs from September 14-16 and the headliners include Arcade… Read More

RiO!B episode – May 17, 2011

Tuesday, May 17th, 2011



Austin City Limits details

Rockstar Uproar festival line up

Queens of the Stone Age tour dates
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Listen: Bon Iver – “Calgary”

Monday, May 16th, 2011



Ooooh, lookie what we got here. Down below, you can check out the brand new track from Bon Iver called “Calgary.” The song appears on the forthcoming, self-titled sophomore album which is in stores on June 21st. If you’re a fan of the song, you can download it for free by providing an email address.

Meanwhile, Justin Vernon is taking his lovely sounding musical show on the road this summer starting July 22nd in Milwaukee,… Read More