Mastodon, Opeth announce North American tour dates

Tuesday, January 31st, 2012



Need an insane metal tour to check out this year? I got one for ya. How about Mastodon and Opeth? Yeah, I knew you’d like that.

Dubbed the Heritage Hunter tour, the two metal titans are hitting the road together starting April 4th in Portland, OR and will play until May 12th with a show in Atlanta, GA. The cool thing about this outing is that each night the bands will alternate headlining a show. One night Mastodon will close… Read More

Guns N Roses announce intimate North American tour

Monday, January 30th, 2012



Did ya miss Guns N’ Roses when they toured North America and hit the arenas? Well not to worry because they’re hitting the road again and this time they’re going to be a bit more intimate.

Axl Rose and the collection of musicians that make up GnR are doing a six-date tour along the East Coast and Chicago this coming February (via… Read More

Jack White releasing debut solo album, Blunderbuss, in April

Monday, January 30th, 2012



Finally! We’ve all been waiting for this news to be made official and now it finally is. Our Lord and Savior, Jack White, will be releasing his debut solo album, Blunderbuss, on April 23/24.

You can stream the first single, “Love Interrupted,” down below. The single is available to purchase digitally on… Read More

Volbeat interview on the RiO!B

Friday, January 27th, 2012

Today on the Rock it Out! Blog, Alex Lopez sits down with Volbeat drummer Jon Larsen. They talk about their love for The Misfits, what the rock scene is like in Copenhagen and when Volbeat will head back into the studio. Read More

Slipknot, Slayer headlining 2012 Mayhem Festival

Wednesday, January 25th, 2012



Well this looks promising! This year’s Mayhem festival, the touring hard rock and metal celebration, has got itself quite a massive line up this year.

Slipknot and Slayer will be headlining the festival while the side stages will boast bands including Anthrax, Asking Alexandria, The Devil Wears Prada, Whitechapel, High… Read More

Slipknot, Slayer headlining 2012 Mayhem Festival

Wednesday, January 25th, 2012



Well this looks promising! This year’s Mayhem festival, the touring hard rock and metal celebration, has got itself quite a massive line up this year.

Slipknot and Slayer will be headlining the festival while the side stages will boast bands including Anthrax, Asking Alexandria, The Devil Wears Prada, Whitechapel,… Read More

Eddie Vedder announces 2012 solo tour dates

Monday, January 23rd, 2012



Even though the buzz is that Pearl Jam will release a new album this year, frontman Eddie Vedder still plans on celebrating his debut solo album, 2011′s Ukelele Songs, with another solo tour this coming Spring.

Vedder’s tour kicks off on April 11th in Las Vegas and will feature thirteen shows including a stop… Read More

Red Hot Chili Peppers announce Midwest and East Coast tour dates

Friday, January 20th, 2012



Finally! The Red Hot Chili Peppers have released new North American tour dates that will have them hitting the Midwest and the East Coast.

The new dates kick off on April 27th in Toronto, Ontario and they’ll be hitting major cities along the way including Philadelphia, Washington,… Read More

RiO!B episode – January 19, 2012

Thursday, January 19th, 2012



Slipknot is making movies

Corey Taylor/Dave Grohl collaborate

Lamb Of God – “Ghost Walking”

Download… Read More

The Mars Volta releasing new album, Noctourniquet, in March

Tuesday, January 17th, 2012



So even though At The Drive-In is reuniting this year, The Mars Volta are still putting out new music. In this case, Omar Rodriguez-Lopez and Cedric Bixler-Zavala will release the band’s sixth album, Noctourniquet, on March 27th.

According to a… Read More