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
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 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
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
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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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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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.
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
I know many of you are excited that John Frusciante is releasing a new EP this year. Well double that excitement because we're getting TWO albums from the former Red Hot Chili Pepper.
Frusciante will release the first EP, Letur Lefr, on July 17th and will follow it up with another album, an LP, called PBX Funicular Intaglio Zone on September 24th. He released a statement and went into a bit more detail about… … Read More