An interview with Deftones

November 9th, 2012

Today’s Rock it Out! Blog episode features an exclusive interview between Sami Jarroush and Chino Moreno, frontman of Deftones. Upstairs in the cozy green room of Chicago’s Aragon Ballroom, the two discussed the band’s forthcoming album, Koi No Yokan, and Moreno also gave an update or two on some of his side projects. Read more

joins Consequence of Sound

November 9th, 2012

CoS RIOB feat

Consequence of Sound is proud to announce that it will serve as the new home of Rock It Out! Blog beginning Tuesday, September 4th.

Founded by former Fuse TV and Sirius Satellite Radio personality Sami Jarroush in 2008, the Rock It Out! Blog has emerged as one of the most watched and respected video blogs on the Internet. Read more

Twister with Escort

November 9th, 2012

When you’ve got 17 people in a band that plays contemporary disco music, what do you do when they’re all together in one room? Duh! You play Twister, goofball!

Rock it Out! Blog recently caught up with Brooklyn’s Escort at Chicago’s Metro and invited them to partake in the classic party game. Read more

The Top 5 Songs of 2012

November 9th, 2012

Time to stir up some serious debate! Consequence of Sound has released its list of the top 50 songs of 2012, and on today’s Rock it Out! Blog, Sami takes you through the top five. Do you agree with the list? Do you loathe it? Do you want to throw us off the top of a building? Read more

Lollapalooza Interviews: Metric, First Aid Kit, JC Brooks The Uptown Sound

November 9th, 2012

Lolla interviews

During Lollapalooza, Sami Jarroush’s Rock It Out! Blog caught up with Metric, First Aid Kit, and JC Brooks & The Uptown Sound. You can watch all three video interviews below. Also, check out our full coverage of Lollapalooza 2012 here. Read more

Merry Christmas! Ask Me Anything!

November 9th, 2012

The last few months have seen a lot of change for the Rock it Out! Blog. Over the summer, I relocated the home base from New Jersey to Chicago and partnered with Consequence of Sound. Since then, we’ve interviewed countless bands, launched the CoS Top Note Session, and are working to establish several new video series. Read more

Happy Anniversary, Rage Against The Machine!

November 9th, 2012

Rock It Out Blog CoS

Wanna feel old? Rage Against The Machine is celebrating its 20th anniversary! Yes, the debut album from our favorite political rap-rockers is one year away from legally being able to drink, and the band is celebrating by releasing remastered re-issues of the record. Read more

Insane Clown Posse vs. FBI

November 8th, 2012

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It looks like 2 Dope and Violent J are putting down the Faygo and heading to court! In today’s episode of Rock It Out! Blog, Sami details the lawsuit recently filed by Insane Clown Posse against the FBI. He also discusses the latest music headlines, including the forthcoming EP from How To Destroy Angels, the new single from Soundgarden, the vinyl release from Atoms For Peace, and the new live album/DVD from Coldplay. Read more

Trick-or-treat with a rock star?

November 8th, 2012

You know what would make Halloween more fun, besides heading to the neighborhood where they hand out full-sized candy bars? Simple: going trick-or-treating with a rock star. Recently, GWAR did just that and it looked like a bloody, hellish good time. Read more

Listening Party: Green Day, Soundgarden, How to destroy angels_

November 8th, 2012

Is there anything more fun than getting together with friends and listening to music while having beer and pizza?

Okay, there may be slightly more fun activities out there, but that definitely ranks high on the list! Today’s Rock it Out! Blog brings you a brand new segment called “Listening Party”, where Sami, Consequence of Sound writers, and guest listeners gather together to eat, drink, and chat about new albums. Read more