Rock Music Oscar Snubs

Wednesday, January 16th, 2013

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Award season inches closer and closer and while we mostly focus on ceremonies like the Grammys, the Oscars also get our attention by way of the Best Original Song category. But 2013 will not be the year a rock band nabs a golden man as The Black Keys, Arcade Fire, and Mumford and Sons, among others, were snubbed in favor of songs… Read More

The Return of Black Sabbath

Tuesday, January 1st, 2013

At long last, we have a title and release date for Black Sabbath’s reunion album: 13, the founding lineup’s first record together in 35 years, will arrive in June.

But… Read More

Happy New Year! I Answer Your Questions

Monday, December 31st, 2012

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Recently, Sami asked you to ask him anything, and today he’s back with answers. Sami covers a variety of topics, specifically why he brought the Rock It Out! Blog to Consequence of Sound, his most desired interviewees, the one album that… Read More

Interviews: Dispatch

Saturday, November 10th, 2012

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Last weekend during the Outside Lands Music Festival, Sami Jarroush of Rock It Out! Blog caught up with reunited jam band Dispatch. They talked about the band’s new album Read More

goes to Outside Lands 2012

Saturday, November 10th, 2012

Rock It Out Blog Outside Lands

This past weekend, Sami Jarroush of Rock It Out! Blog traveled to San Francisco to take in the sights and sounds of the Outside Lands Music Festival. And now, he captures his experiences in a new mini-documentary,… Read More

Billy Corgans Teahouse

Saturday, November 10th, 2012

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If you haven’t heard, Billy Corgan has gone into the tea business. Yesterday, the Smashing Pumpkins frontman opened his very own teahouse in his hometown of Highland Park, IL. Inspired by the Chinoise teahouses found in Paris during the 1930s, Corgan designed Madame ZuZu’s to serve… Read More

Metallica Wrote All the Great Metal Albums

Saturday, November 10th, 2012

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On today’s episode of the Rock it Out! Blog, Sami discusses the results of Rolling Stone’s recent readers poll on the ten greatest heavy… Read More

Heavy Metal Supergroup!

Saturday, November 10th, 2012

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Members of Mastodon, Converge, Dillinger Escape Plan, Soulfly, and The Mars Volta are combining their powers to form a new heavy metal supergroup. But if you had the chance to create your own monster metal band, who would you recruit? That’s… Read More

Interviews: Portugal. the Man

Saturday, November 10th, 2012

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Last weekend during the Outside Lands Music Festival, Sami Jarroush of Rock It Out! Blog caught up with Portgual. the Man.… Read More

Dropkick Murphys Ken Casey

Saturday, November 10th, 2012

Rock it Out! Blog’s Sami Jarroush recently caught up with Dropkick Murphys founder/vocalist/bassist Ken Casey. The Boston punk band is gearing up for the release of their new album, Signed and Sealed in Blood (out January 8th). Casey previewed the upcoming release… Read More