The Who announce North American tour dates

Wednesday, July 18th, 2012



The Who are headed to North American shores this November and they’re bringing Quadrophenia along with them.

Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend have announced a 36-date tour throughout the U.S. and Canada where they’ll play their 1973 album, Quadrophenia, in its entirety at every stop. Filling out the rest of the band will be Zak Starkey on drums, Pino Palladino on bass, Simon Townshend on guitar and backing vocals,… Read More

Check out a clip of Trent Reznor’s music from Call Of Duty: Black

Wednesday, July 18th, 2012

First we found out that Trent Reznor was writing the theme to Call Of Duty: Black Ops II. Now, down below, you can sample a bit of Reznor's music that he wrote for the game while also checking out interviews with Reznor as well as writer David S. Goyer (co-writer of The Dark Knight Rises) and game director Dave Anthony (via Antiquiet).  Read More

RiO!B episode – July 18, 2012

Wednesday, July 18th, 2012



The Coachella festival announced it will be holding a smaller version of its festival on a cruise ship this December. What band would you be willing to go and see on a cruise? Leave a text or video response.

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Death Cab For Cutie frontman releasing solo album, Former Lives

Tuesday, July 17th, 2012



What do you do when you get divorced from Zooey Deschanel after a few years of wedded bliss? You release a solo album.

Death Cab For Cutie frontman Ben Gibbard is releasing his debut solo album, Former Lives, on October 16th. The album will consist of 12 tracks that were written over a span of eight years, according to a press release. Following the release of the album, Gibbard will hit the road for a limited amount of tour dates.
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RiO!B episode – July 6, 2012

Friday, July 6th, 2012



Today’s episode of the Rock it Out! Blog features my review of the new Linkin Park album, Living Things. Even though the album is number one in the country, it feels like a regression from their previous album, A Thousand Suns. Even though the album has shades of Hybrid Theory and Meteora in its sound, I feel the band should have continued to move forward with their sound rather than re-visit old ground.

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RiO!B episode – July 4, 2012

Wednesday, July 4th, 2012



To celebrate the 4th of July, Captain America takes over today’s Rock it Out! Blog episode and asks the rock music query: what band is the best American band of all time? What band from the U.S.A beats out the many, many others that were created here? Leave a comment or a video response.

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RiO!B episode – July 3, 2012

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012



Muse – “Survival”

Blur release two new songs

Dave Matthews Band releasing new album in September

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Cage The Elephant, Orion Music + More Festival

Monday, July 2nd, 2012



On today’s episode of the Rock it Out! Blog, I talk with Cage The Elephant frontman, Matt Shultz. We talk about the band’s upcoming music festival in September; what it’s like to see Cage The Elephant in concert; and how it felt to get picked to play Metallica’s Orion Music + More festival.

Like this video and share it with anyone who’s a Cage The Elephant fan or anyone who’s a fan of good music.

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