Deftones recording new album this summer

Saturday, March 31st, 2012

Looks like we don’t have to wait very long for a new album from Deftones to arrive. Consider my blues of having lost the Mega Millions washed away….ok, not really.

Our blood brothers at came across an interview with Deftones… Read More

RiO!B episode – March 30, 2012

Friday, March 30th, 2012

Today’s Rock it Out! Blog episode is hosted by Zach Hart from the website . He talks about the new album from The Walkmen, and promotes three bands: The Henry Clay People, Radical Dads and Hip Hatchet. He also has a rock music query of the day for you to answer.

RiO!B episode – March 27, 2012

Tuesday, March 27th, 2012

Today’s Rock it Out! Blog episode has a special guest host. Jeremy D. Larson from hosts the show and talks about Jet breaking up, the new album from Sigur Ros, a new song from Japandroids and the forthcoming album from Beach House. Also mentioned is the soundtrack for The Avengers movie.

Jet… Read More

Stream: The Flaming Lips feat. Bon Iver – Ashes In The Air

Tuesday, March 27th, 2012

You should know by now that The Flaming Lips are making this year’s Record Store Day a big one for them. They’re releasing a brand new album, The Flaming Lips and Heady Fwends, which features collaborations with everyone from Bon Iver to Coldplay to Ke$ha.

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Jet has broken up

Monday, March 26th, 2012

“After many successful years of writing, recording and touring we wish to announce our discontinuation as a group. From the many pubs, theatres, stadiums and festivals all across the world it was the fans that made our amazing story possible and we wish to thank them all. Thank you, and goodnight.”

It’s official, guys. Jet, the Australian rock band that gave us… Read More

Stream: Tenacious D – Rize Of The Fenix

Monday, March 26th, 2012

“Just like the Fenix/We’ll ri-yi-yi-yi-yi-yise agaaaaaain! Yeah!” Is this the line that will usher the return of Jack Black and Kyle Gass? That would be nice.

Tenacious D had the title track of their forthcoming album, Rize Of The Fenix, played on The Zane Lowe Show on BBC Radio 1 and you can stream it over at .… Read More

Record Store Day 2012 releases full list

Friday, March 23rd, 2012

Man, oh man. What have we got here? Looks like the full list of Record Store Day releases has just hit the interwebs. Consider this the ultimate shopping list.

Feel free to peruse the list over at but I’d like to point out some of the hot items… Read More

RiO!B episode – March 23, 2012

Friday, March 23rd, 2012

Simple question: what’s the first song you learned to play on guitar or your instrument of choice?

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Kiss, Mötley Crüe announce 2012 summer tour

Tuesday, March 20th, 2012

Ever wanted a tour that rolled up 80′s metal, face paint and STD’s in one package? Look no further than this summer.

Kiss and Mötley Crüe are hitting the road together in 2012 and there’ll be plenty of old groupies that’ll be ready to get dolled up one more time to relive their glory days filled with boozy nights and staring at the ceiling.

The tour will start (provided Vince Neil doesn’t… Read More

Watch: Ceremony – “Adult”

Tuesday, March 20th, 2012

One of the more exciting acts that I saw at SXSW last week was Ceremony. The California punk-rock band played a set on Saturday, March 17th that had kids jumping off of speaker towers and collectively losing their minds. I’m keeping this band on my radar.

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