Muse, Phoenix, Vampire Weekend nominated for the American Music Awards

Wednesday, October 13th, 2010

A lot of award shows are shit…ok, I take that back. ALL award shows are shit. Yet, we watch a few of them so that we have something to complain about the next day. Whether it’s our favorite band getting passed over, a movie we think should win doesn’t win or somebody gets real drunk and runs on stage to make an ass of themselves, we’ll find something to discuss. But the American Music Awards are a complete waste of an award show. They’re almost as bad as the People’s Choice awards. Yet I’m inclined to write about it because some good bands (not many) have been nominated for this year’s… Read More

AC/DC, Guns N Roses, Ozzy on soundtrack for Madden 11

Tuesday, July 27th, 2010



Football season is back in full swing which means it’s time for me to buy one of two video games I get every year. Madden ’11 (with Drew Brees on the cover…he better not be cursed now) is out on August 10th and, on top of being a kick-ass game, will also feature a pretty solid rock soundtrack.

This year’s game includes tracks from AC/DC, Guns N’ Roses, Ozzy Osbourne, The Hives, Blur, Kiss… Read More

AC/DC, Guns N Roses, Ozzy on soundtrack for Madden 11

Tuesday, July 27th, 2010



Football season is back in full swing which means it’s time for me to buy one of two video games I get every year. Madden ’11 (with Drew Brees on the cover…he better not be cursed now) is out on August 10th and, on top of being a kick-ass game, will also feature a pretty solid rock soundtrack.

This year’s… Read More

30 new acts added to Download Festival

Tuesday, April 13th, 2010



If you thought the was already nuts, then it’s about to get even nuttier…I’m talking extra cashews nuttier!

Thirty new acts have been added to the festival, which takes place in Donington Park in the U.K. from June 11-13. In addition to the already amazing headliners like AC/DC and Rage Against The Machine, acts including Slash, Atreyu, Halestorm, Nonpoint… Read More

30 new acts added to Download Festival

Tuesday, April 13th, 2010



If you thought the was already nuts, then it’s about to get even nuttier…I’m talking extra cashews nuttier!

Thirty new acts have been added to the festival, which takes place in Donington Park in the U.K. from June 11-13. In addition to the already amazing headliners like… Read More

Rock music Grammy winners

Sunday, January 31st, 2010



Tonight is the night where the biggest and brightest stars in music come together to congratulate each other for winning awards based on the amount of records they sold the quality of their records and songs.

But here’s something you may not have known. A ton of the awards are handed out prior to the televised show that you see due to time constraints. Since so many of those… Read More

Rock music Grammy winners

Sunday, January 31st, 2010



Tonight is the night where the biggest and brightest stars in music come together to congratulate each other for winning awards based on the amount of records they sold the quality of their records and songs.

But here’s something you may not have known. A ton of the awards are handed out prior to the televised… Read More

AC/DC is the Iron Man 2 soundtrack

Tuesday, January 26th, 2010



In what could very well be the loudest soundtrack of 2010, AC/DC has taken over soundtrack for the upcoming blockbuster Iron Man 2.

reports that all 15 songs on the soundtrack will come from the Australian hard rockers. It’s about as close as you’ll get to an AC/DC greatest… Read More

Download Festival lineup announced

Monday, January 25th, 2010



From June 11 through June 13, Donington Park in the U.K. will probably be the loudest place on the planet courtesy of the Download Festival.

The rock music fest just announced their incredible lineup and I may very well fly to the U.K. for this show. You’ve got the massive headliners AC/DC for starters but then there’s the guys who gave us the best album of 2009 (according to the RiO!B) Them Crooked Vultures.

There… Read More

RiO!B episode – Nov. 3, 2009

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2009