The Boxer Rebellion announce North American tour

Tuesday, January 17th, 2012

One of my favorites, The Boxer Rebellion, are making their way to North America this Spring and I encourage everyone who reads this post (all six of you) to check them out.

The tour kicks off on April 6th in Tucson, AZ and will go all the way until May 19th with a show in Mexico City, Mexico. You can go ahead and get your tickets from now… Read More

RiO!B episode – January 17, 2012

Tuesday, January 17th, 2012

Red Hot Chili Peppers reschedule tour dates

The Mars Volta releasing new album in March

Velvet Revolver reuniteRead More

Watch: Velvet Revolver reunites in Los Angeles

Friday, January 13th, 2012

Velvet Revolver is finally back together! At least they were for one night. The “supergroup” reformed for a short four song set at the House of Blues in West Hollywood, CA for a tribute concert in honor of award winning composer John O’Brien.

The band, which included the return of frontman Scott Weiland, played the songs “Sucker Train Blues, “She Builds Quick Machines,”… Read More

Coachella is sold out

Friday, January 13th, 2012

Well…that didn’t take long.

If you were planning on heading to Coachella this year, I hope you have plans on tunneling or parachuting in because tickets for both weekends sold out in three hours. If you wanna find someone to blame for this, blame yourself for not buying tickets fast enough…or Radiohead.

Coachella takes place on two consecutive… Read More

Watch: The Kills – The Last Goodbye

Thursday, January 12th, 2012

In honor of their 10-year anniversary of being a band, Alison Mosshart and Jamie Hince aka The Kills released this music video for their song “The Last Goodbye.” It was shot and directed by Academy Award nominee Samantha Morton and it’s a pretty and simple video (via ).

It features Mosshart and Hince taking photos together… Read More

Alice In Chains recording new album this year

Thursday, January 12th, 2012

After the success of 2009′s Black Gives Way To Blue, Alice In Chains guitarist Jerry Cantrell has confirmed that the band will record their next album this year.

Cantrell told that AIC “started writing last year”… Read More

Red Hot Chili Peppers reschedule North American tour

Wednesday, January 11th, 2012

So you know that Red Hot Chili Peppers show you were looking forward to this year? Well you’re gonna have to wait a wee bit longer before you check it out. RHCP has had to reschedule their entire tour schedule due to a foot injury suffered by frontman Anthony Kiedis.

According to the Peppers’ website, “Anthony recently underwent surgery to remove a crushed sesamoid bone and correct a detached flexor tendon… Read More

Sleigh Bells schedule North American tour dates

Wednesday, January 11th, 2012

Looks like Sleigh Bells has love for other parts of the U.S. besides Florida.

After announcing a seven-date stint in the citrus state, the duo have revealed more dates for other areas of the U.S. including Washington, D.C., New York City, Los Angeles and more. The tour is in support of the band’s sophomore album, Reign Of Terror, which is out on February 21st. Check out the tour dates down below as well as the new album’s… Read More

Discover These Bands!

Wednesday, January 11th, 2012

Welcome to a brand new segment on the RiO!B called Discover These Bands where we highlight three unsigned/indie bands that you should get to know. All the links for the bands are located down below. Enjoy the new music!

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Watch: Death Cab For Cutie – Underneath The Sycamore

Wednesday, January 11th, 2012

Death Cab For Cutie’s newest album, Codes And Keys, continues to pump out singles. Their newest one, “Underneath The Sycamore,” has now been coupled with a pretty cool music video which you can check out up top.

According to , the video got it’s detective/film noir look… Read More