Jane’s Addiction announce intimate North American tour

Tuesday, January 10th, 2012



Didn’t get enough Jane’s Addiction in 2011? Well good because you get more of them in 2012 and in an intimate setting.

The band has announced a series of tour dates across North America that will have the band playing in classic theaters. Dubbed the “Theatre Of The Escapists” tour, frontman Perry Farrell said the band wanted to perform at these intimate venues because, “we wanted to immerse the audience in a unique… Read More

Radiohead, The Black Keys, Dr. Dre Snoop Dogg headlining Coachella

Monday, January 9th, 2012



Well here it is! The lineup that kicks off festival season for 2012 is finally here. Coachella, which takes place in Indio, California on consecutive weekends, will boast the following headliners: The Black Keys, Radiohead and Dr. Dre & Snoop Dogg.

Other performers appearing at Coachella this year include At The Drive-in,… Read More

At The Drive-In reunites

Monday, January 9th, 2012



Rejoice one and all! A Twitter account was recently made for the once defunct band At The Drive-In and it had the following tweet posted: “? ATTENTION ! To whom it may concern: AT THE DRIVE-IN will be breaking their 11 year silence THIS STATION IS …NOW…OPERATIONAL”

For those of… Read More

Van Halen release tour dates, album info

Friday, January 6th, 2012



If you want to see Van Halen live this year you’re gonna have quite a few chances to do so.

The band has revealed the dates for their upcoming North American tour and, man, is it a big one. 46 shows in 45 cities and it all kicks off on February 18th in Louisville, KY at the KFC Yum! Center (which is still one of the worst names for a venue I’ve heard in my life.) All the dates are listed down below and tickets go on sale starting January… Read More

Van Halen playing two shows at Madison Square Garden

Thursday, January 5th, 2012



Van Halen is playing in NYC at Cafe Wah? tonight but according to David Lee Roth the band will be back in the Big Apple real soon.

Up top, via Van Halen News Desk, is a fan shot video featuring Roth signing some autographs. As the fans clamor for information about anything regarding VH, Roth lets it slip that the band is playing Madison Square Garden on February 28th and March 1st. Tickets for Van Halen’s forthcoming tour go on sale starting January 10th so prepare yourself to be super… Read More

RiO!B episode – January 5, 2012

Thursday, January 5th, 2012



I’m heading out to Chicago, IL on Friday road trip style! So I need your input as to what rock songs, albums, bands and artists I should listen to so the time can pass a bit easier. Who am I playing as I make my way to the Windy City?

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Listen: Thom Yorke – Twist and Stuck Together

Thursday, January 5th, 2012



Oh snap! Thom Yorke is killin’ the ones and twos, son! He’s gonna beat that beat up all night!

Now that I’ve gotten my “talk like a retard” quota out of the way, down below you can check out two new tracks from Thom Yorke called “Twist” and “Stuck Together.” You may recognize “Twist” when he premiered… Read More

The Killers releasing new album this year

Wednesday, January 4th, 2012



Well it looks like the hiatus is over. The Killers’ frontman Brandon Flowers recently confirmed to BBC Radio 1′s Zane Lowe that the dance-rock band will be releasing a new album in 2012.

Flowers told Lowe, regarding the release date, “It’s just whether it’s [released in] the summertime or the wintertime.” The frontman also revealed that a few songs had already… Read More