Who’s Playing Bonnaroo 2013?!

Sunday, February 17th, 2013

Who’s playing Bonnaroo this year?! We’ll officially find out on February… Read More

What’s On Your Valentine’s Day Bedroom Mix?

Thursday, February 14th, 2013

Today’s episode of Rock It Out! Blog deals with Valentine’s Day music, specifically the type of tunes you play when the wine’s all gone and the candles are burnt out. Are you a fan of Marvin Gaye, Barry White, Al Green, or maybe… R Kelly? Watch the video below to hear Sami Beefcake’s favorite tunes, then shares… Read More

RiO!Backstage – The Independent

Wednesday, February 13th, 2013

There’s more to a music venue than what you see on stage, which is why the Rock it Out! Blog takes you behind the scenes of our favorite venues from around the country in a new video series called RiO!Backstage.

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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

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”.

Mullen died in 2009 while working… Read More

Watch: Sigur Rós – “Ég anda”

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012



Ever been with someone during a meal and they started choking? Did you become panicked and not know how to save them? Keep calm and carry on because Sigur Rós is here to help.

In a video for their new song “Ég anda” off of their forthcoming album, Valtari, you are shown the proper way to confirm that someone is choking and how to properly administer the Heimlich maneuver. The video was directed by Ragnar Kjartansson… 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

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

Watch: Paul McCartney – “My Valentine”

Saturday, April 14th, 2012



What’s better than having one music video for the Paul McCartney song, “My Valentine”? Three music videos. And what’s better than having three videos for the same song? Two of them feature Natalie Portman.

Down below you can check out all three videos for “My Valentine” with one featuring Portman, the other featuring Johnny Depp and the third featuring both actors. The videos… Read More

Watch: Van Halen – Shes The Woman

Friday, April 13th, 2012



Van Halen has released a brand new video for their newest single, “She’s The Woman”, from their new album, A Different Kind Of Truth. This is one of my personal favorites from the album but I wish they did something a bit different with the video.

You can check it out down below. It features a mix of footage between their rehearsals… Read More