Green Day, Neil Young Crazy Horse headlining Voodoo Experience festival

Tuesday, May 15th, 2012



The Voodoo Experience festival, which takes place on the last weekend of October in New Orleans, LA, has got some pretty big acts heading its way this year.

Green Day and Neil Young & Crazy Horse will headline this year’s installment. Other acts performing include Gary Clark, Jr., Skrillex, Justice, Tomahawk, Bootsy… Read More

Bill Ward not drumming for Black Sabbath reunion shows

Tuesday, May 15th, 2012



It’s official. The Black Sabbath reunion isn’t a complete one. Drummer Bill Ward has decided to pass on playing the upcoming Sabbath gigs including a headlining slot at Lollapalooza in Chicago this August.

Ward posted a lengthy letter at his official… Read More

Animal Collective releasing new album, Centipede Hz, September 4th

Monday, May 14th, 2012



So after two new songs from Animal Collective hit the interwebs, we now have word that the band is releasing a brand new album this September.

Centipede Hz is its name and you’ll be able to purchase it on September 4th. It’s the band’s first album since 2009′s Merriweather Post Pavilion and, if you head to the band’s site, you can check out a video announcing… Read More

Blur announce short UK summer tour

Monday, May 14th, 2012



You lucky, lucky Brits. First, Manchester City turns the country on its head with a win yesterday and now Blur is giving you a small summer tour.

Damon Albarn and Co. will hit the road prior to performing in Hyde Park in London on August 12th for the closing ceremonies of the Olympics. It starts on August 1st in Margate, UK and there are also dates in Sweden and Denmark. All the dates can be seen down below.

Blur 2012 tour… Read More

Listen: The Killers cover “Go All The Way” for the Dark Shadows soundtrack

Sunday, May 13th, 2012
The Avengers is still in theaters and is still the big draw in its second week. It also had a brand new song from Soundgarden in its credits and on its soundtrack. The new Johnny Depp movie, Dark Shadows , is out this weekend and features a new cover song from The Killers. Down below, courtesy of Radio 104.5 , you can check out The Killers covering The Raspberries' "Go All The Way". The song appears on the film's soundtrack and also appears during the end credits of the film. Read More

Jimi Hendrix estate not supporting upcoming biopic featuring André 3000

Thursday, May 10th, 2012



Even though a new Jimi Hendrix biopic is currently in the works, Hendrix’s estate wants no part of it.

The Wall Street Journal reports that the late guitarist’s estate, Experience Hendrix LLC, released a statement… Read More

Watch: Tenacious D – The Roadie

Tuesday, May 8th, 2012



Finally a little love for the guy behind the scenes at every single rock show. Tenacious D give it up for roadies in their music video for “The Roadie” starring Danny McBride as the ultimate black clad roadie, Sebastian.

Check out the video down below and keep in mind that the new D album, Rize Of The Fenix, is out next Tuesday. For… Read More

Tom Gabel, singer of Against Me!, to start living life as a woman

Tuesday, May 8th, 2012


Photo by Cass Bird

Singer of Against Me!, Tom Gabel, decided to unleash some information that has surprised many fans. Gabel came out to Rolling Stone announcing that she is transgender, will undergo a sex change and change her name… Read More

RiO!B episode – May 8, 2012

Tuesday, May 8th, 2012



Andre 3000 is Jimi Hendrix

No Doubt announce album release date

Stream… Read More

Watch: Soundgarden – “Live To Rise”

Thursday, May 3rd, 2012



It’s convenient that Soundgarden would release the video for their new song, “Live To Rise”, on the day I’m seeing The Avengers at midnight. The song appears on the soundtrack for the movie and is currently available for you to purchase. Check out the video down below and be sure to check back on Friday, May 4th for the Rock it Out! Blog’s review of the soundtrack. For now, just watch Soundgarden play in front of explosions… Read More