Whos your Artist of the Year?

November 9th, 2012

Here’s another short yet difficult year-end question for you: Who is your favorite artist of 2012? What artist had an impact on not just you, but the whole music industry? What artist deserves the award so much that it would be a crime not to offer them the title? Read more

What band are you thankful for?

November 9th, 2012

It’s Thanksgiving! A time to get together with family and friends as you all watch your drunk Uncle Larry go on about hidden government conspiracies. Also, it’s a time to appreciate what you’ve got in your life and that most certainly includes your favorite music. Read more

Happy 50th Anniversary to The Beatles!

November 9th, 2012

The 50th anniversary celebration of The Beatles continues with the next episode of Rock it Out! Blog. Today, Sami discusses how the band has impacted his life and how they’ve influenced music over the past half-century. So after you check out the episode, and our tribute to John, Paul, George, and Ringo, leave a comment letting us know your own thoughts on The Fab Four and what they’ve meant to you. Read more

An interview with RZA

November 9th, 2012

You’ve heard the soundtrack. You’ve seen the music video. Now, on today’s Rock it Out! Blog, you’ll get the chance to know all about The Man With the Iron Fists from the director/producer/writer/actor/composer himself, RZA. Read more

September 4th, 2012

November 9th, 2012

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Today marks the first episode of Rock It Out! Blog on Consequence of Sound, and it couldn’t have come on a busier day. Watch as Sami runs through music’s biggest headlines, including details on The Rolling Stones’ first new recordings in seven years, new videos from Green Day and The Black Keys, the big on stage collaboration between Jay-Z and Pearl Jam, and more. Read more

How to scream like Gallows

November 9th, 2012

Ever wonder how hardcore singers can scream and growl their way through entire concerts night, after night? On today’s Rock it Out! Blog episode, we caught up with Wade MacNeil and “Lags” Barnard from the UK hardcore band Gallows to get a few tips on what it takes to be a true hardcore vocalist. Read more

Music news leftovers

November 9th, 2012

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Now that you’ve had turkey, stuffing, and apple pie and fought off the masses of Black Friday, have a seat and recap some of the news you may have missed this past week.  On today’s Rock it Out! Blog, Sami and Consequence of Sound Editor-In-Chief Michael Roffman bring you this week’s big headlines, including Green Day’s forthcoming documentary ?Quatro! Read more

Live or in-studio?

November 9th, 2012

Many a music listener will always have that one song they love to hear live. Something about it just translates better on-stage as opposed to on an album. Jack White tips his song into the conversation with his latest rendition of “Dead Leaves and the Dirty Ground” off his forthcoming live album available only through Third Man Records’ The Vault. Read more

Interviews: Reggie Watts

November 9th, 2012

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Last weekend during the Outside Lands Music Festival, Sami Jarroush of Rock It Out! Blog caught up with the legendary Reggie Watts. They talked about how Watts prepares for his live show, an update on his rumored collaboration with James Murphy, and his plans for the remainder of 2012. Read more

And the nominees are

November 9th, 2012

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The nominees for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame were announced and, naturally, it’s bound to spark up a bit of debate. So today’s Rock it Out! Blog episode is here to help usher that debate along.

Sami goes through the nominees and asks who you think will be inducted next April. Read more