Behold your rock music Grammy nominees

Wednesday, November 30th, 2011



Well there it is. The Grammy. The award that artists strive to win and the one that bloggers and fans hate. Primarily because, as fans, we feel that OUR favorite bands deserve all the accolades and fuck the rest. But this award ceremony offers us a place to vent our frustrations and reaffirm our hatred for genres and artists we can’t stand. There’s gonna be a lot of hate for one Justin Bieber again…even… Read More

Watch: 10 short films from deluxe edition of Bon Iver, Bon Iver

Tuesday, November 29th, 2011



Smart moves being made by Justin Vernon here. Just to make sure his new album, Bon Iver, Bon Iver, lands on as many best album of 2011 lists, the digital deluxe edition of the album features 10 short films; one for each track on the LP.

Thanks to a heads up from Some Kind of Awesome and CoS,… Read More

There will be no David Bowie musical

Monday, November 28th, 2011



I know, I know. You had your hopes up and were yearning for a musical based on the legendary tunes of the Thin White Duke and now they’ve been dashed, right?

Yes it’s true. Over the weekend, The Guardian reported that David Bowie and his camp had… Read More

What albums from 2011 are you thankful for?

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011



Happy Thanksgiving from the RiO!B. Being that it’s a time to be thankful, we would like to know what albums that came out this year that you’re most thankful for?

Personally, I’m thankful for new albums from Radiohead, Foo Fighters, Bon Iver, Fleet Foxes, Beastie Boys, R.E.M, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Mastodon and many more. So watch the special RiO!B episode up top and then leave… Read More

RiO!B episode – November 22, 2011

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011



Bruce Springsteen releasing new album in 2012

Muse in the studio recording new album

The Black Keys appearing on… Read More

Muse in the studio working on next album

Monday, November 21st, 2011



Look at Matt Bellamy peeking out behind the bristles of a broom in a recording studio…..recording studio?!

Yes, ladies and punk-asses, Muse is in the studio working on their next album and may possibly try to top the epicosity (it’s a real word, yo) of their last release, The Resistance. The picture up top comes from Muse’s Twitter… Read More

Bruce Springsteen announces new album, world tour in 2012

Sunday, November 20th, 2011



Big news for fans of the Boss. Over at Bruce Springsteen’s website, it’s been announced that he and the E Street Band will be on tour in 2012 and will also be releasing a new album.

The site claims that, “The European dates run from the middle of May until end… Read More

Listen: Two unreleased Radiohead demos hit the web

Sunday, November 20th, 2011



A bit of history for the uninformed. Back when Radiohead was just starting out, they were called On A Friday. Reason being that the only time could get together to rehearse was on Fridays.

Normally the earliest recordings diehard Radiohead fans can find of the band is the Manic Hedgehog EP but thanks to some sharp eyesight from… Read More

Watch: Scott Weiland – Winter Wonderland

Saturday, November 19th, 2011



Need a way to get into the holiday spirit a few days before Thanksgiving? I recommend not listening to the new Scott Weiland Christmas album. To prove my point, check out Weiland’s new video for the song “Winter Wonderland” down below (via The… Read More

RiO!B episode – November 19, 2011

Saturday, November 19th, 2011



On today’s Rock it Out! Blog, I want to know from you what song you think is the appropriate one to smash your guitar to. If you’re on stage playing your favorite rock songs, which one will be the one you destroy your guitar on? Leave a comment or make a video response of you smashing a guitar!

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