RiO!B interview with The Gaslight Anthem

Friday, June 29th, 2012

On today's episode of the Rock it Out! Blog, I talk with The Gaslight Anthem frontman, Brian Fallon. We talk about the band's forthcoming album, Handwritten; his thoughts on Laura Jane Grace of Against Me!; and which album he thinks is the best of the year so far.
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Watch: Red Hot Chili Peppers – “Brendan’s Death Song”

Thursday, June 28th, 2012



The newest video from the Red Hot Chili Peppers comes in the form of a New Orleans Jazz funeral for the track, “Brendan’s Death Song”. The song pays homage to Brendan Mullen, a long time friend of the band and the man who would book the Peppers to open for Bad Brains at the Los Angeles club, Lingerie, back in 1983. Flea would later describe that show as a “huge step for us”.

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RiO!B interview with Baroness

Thursday, June 28th, 2012



On today’s episode of the Rock it Out! Blog, I talk with lead guitarist of Baroness, Peter Adams. We talk about the band’s forthcoming album, Yellow And Green; why he thinks Baroness is not a metal band; and what kind of cooking he likes to do.

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Watch: Green Day release trailer for ¡Tre!

Thursday, June 28th, 2012

Album number three = trailer number three. Down below, you can check out the newest trailer from Green Day for the third album in their trilogy appropriately called ¡Tre!. The album comes out on January 15, 2013. The first two albums, ¡Uno! and ¡Dos!, will be released on September 25th and November 13th, respectively.
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RiO!B episode – June 20, 2012

Wednesday, June 20th, 2012



On today’s episode of the Rock it Out! Blog, I review the new album from the Smashing Pumpkins, Oceania. I’m happy to say that I’m a fan of this album unlike much of the previous works that Billy Corgan has released in the past. It’s a big rock album where you can hear the whole band getting involved as opposed to Corgan writing and recording the music on his own.

What do you think of this album? Leave a comment or a video response.

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RiO!B episode – June 15, 2012

Friday, June 15th, 2012



It’s the middle of the year and, yes, I’m a sucker for hits (as are all music blogs and websites). So for today’s RiO!B, I want to know what your top albums of the year are thus far. Leave a comment or video response.

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RiO!B episode – June 12, 2012

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012



Radiohead collabs with Jack White?

Stream the new Smashing Pumpkins album

No Doubt title new album

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RiO!B episode – June 7, 2012

Thursday, June 7th, 2012



Slipknot creates music festival

Lamb of God documentary trailer

Serj Tankian – “Cornucopia”

Hatebreed… Read More

Muse releasing new album, The 2nd Law, this September

Wednesday, June 6th, 2012



Muse has released a new trailer for their forthcoming album entitled The 2nd Law. You can check it out down below and if the trailer is any indication as to what we can expect then prepare yourself for Muse going a bit dubstep. Watch for yourself and get ready for more developments with this album.

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Slipknot launching music festival called Knotfest

Monday, June 4th, 2012



Slipknot fans in the U.S. are getting their band back in a big way this year. Not only is Slipknot headlining the Mayhem festival but they’ve announced that they’re hosting their own music festival called Knotfest this August.

Knotfest will take place on August 17th in the band’s home state of Iowa and then on August 18th in the town of Somerset which is on the border of Wisconsin and Minnesota. Slipknot will headline both… Read More