The most tragic rock star death?

Saturday, November 10th, 2012


Did you know Paul McCartney ? Fortunately, it was avoided, but think about it: How tragic would that have been? Hell, Ringo would have been the last surviving Beatle! Quite a hypothetical, but one that got us thinking, Which rock star’s untimely death… Read More

Whos your Artist of the Year?

Friday, 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… Read More

Watch: Blink-182 perform Up All Night and After Midnight on Kimmel

Tuesday, October 4th, 2011

Even though the RiO!B’s review of Blink-182′s new album, Neighborhoods, put it squarely in the middle of “Not great but not bad,” the band live always gets a thumbs up.

The band ripped through their new songs, “Up All Night” and “After Midnight,”… Read More

Review: Blink-182 – Neighborhoods

Saturday, October 1st, 2011

On today’s episode of the Rock it Out! Blog, I review the new Blink-182 album, Neighborhoods.

Ultimately, this album won’t be considered one of the band’s classics. Older Blink-182 fans will use this album to try and remember their younger days of listening to the band while younger fans may use this album to create new memories they’ll be nostalgic for later on in life.Read More

Watch: Blink-182 – Hearts All Gone

Wednesday, September 28th, 2011

From one of the better tracks off of Blink-182′s Neighborhoods comes a music video capturing the live element of the band. Check out the clip for “Hearts All Gone” up top and watch Mark Hoppus, Travis Barker and Tom DeLonge rip through the track in front of thousands of screaming admirers on the Honda Civic tour.

I’m so glad Hoppus sings on this track because his voice is… Read More

Stream: Blink-182 – Neighborhoods

Thursday, September 15th, 2011

The new Blink-182 album, Neighborhoods, is in stores on September 27th. But why wait that long? Down below, you can stream every track in its entirety so you can decide whether you’re a fan of the album or not. Enough writing! On to the music.

“Ghost On The Dance Floor”

Coldplay – “Paradise”

Pearl Jam – “Ole!

Listen: Blink-182 – After Midnight

Tuesday, September 6th, 2011

I know you guys love your Blink-182 and the fact that their new album, Neighborhoods, is out on September 27th. Which is why I’m happy to hook you guys up with another new track from the album called “After Midnight” which is classic Blink. Lyrics about walking around with a girl in some type of stupor? Check. A kickass drum pattern? Check.… Read More

Watch: Blink-182 – Up All Night

Friday, August 26th, 2011

A Blink-182 video without some type of destruction, mayhem or chaos…simply wouldn’t be a Blink-182 video. So, up top, you can check out the threesome’s newest video for their single, “Up All Night,” from their forthcoming album, Neighborhoods. Yeah, it doesn’t have Tom, Travis or Mark running around naked and impersonating pop videos but it does have kids pretty much tearing… Read More

Listen: Blink-182 – Hearts All Gone

Thursday, August 4th, 2011

Up top is the artwork for Blnk-182′s forthcoming album, Neighborhoods, which is set to come out on September 27th. Down below is a brand new track from the album called “Hearts All Gone” which hit the internet via a viral website called, easily enough, (via