Record Store Day 2012 releases full list

Friday, March 23rd, 2012



Man, oh man. What have we got here? Looks like the full list of Record Store Day releases has just hit the interwebs. Consider this the ultimate shopping list.

Feel free to peruse the list over at RSD’s official website but I’d like to point out some of the hot items… Read More

Radiohead, The Black Keys, Dr. Dre Snoop Dogg headlining Coachella

Monday, January 9th, 2012



Well here it is! The lineup that kicks off festival season for 2012 is finally here. Coachella, which takes place in Indio, California on consecutive weekends, will boast the following headliners: The Black Keys, Radiohead and Dr. Dre & Snoop Dogg.

Other performers appearing at Coachella this year include At The Drive-in,… Read More

RiO!B episode – October 4, 2011

Tuesday, October 4th, 2011



Garbage releasing new album in 2012

Evanescence – “End of the Dream”

Portishead… Read More

RiO!B episode – August 23, 2011

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011



Red Hot Chili Peppers – “Adventures of Rain Dance Maggie”

Metallica/Lou Reed Album release date

OK Go – “Muppet Theme Song”

Tom Waits releasing… Read More

Arcade Fire, The Strokes headlining Bonnaroo

Tuesday, February 15th, 2011



If you’re heading to Manchester, Tennessee for the Bonnaroo festival, your headliners are the following people: Arcade Fire, The Strokes, My Morning Jacket, Eminem, Lil’ Wayne, Widespread Panic and The Black Keys.

Oh, but there’s plenty more to see at the 10th anniversary of Bonnaroo. A reunited Buffalo Springfield, featuring… Read More

Grammy nominations revealed

Wednesday, December 1st, 2010



Well here we are again. The time when the old, white men of the recording industry decide to bestow their blessings on artists who they feel should get a Grammy award while the rest of us pull out our hair because the real talents didn’t get any recognition.

We should first be proud, however, that Arcade Fire are up for Album of the Year with The Suburbs and Florence + The Machine and Mumford & Sons are up for Best New… Read More

Grammy nominations revealed

Wednesday, December 1st, 2010



Well here we are again. The time when the old, white men of the recording industry decide to bestow their blessings on artists who they feel should get a Grammy award while the rest of us pull out our hair because the real talents didn’t get any recognition.

We should first be proud, however, that Arcade Fire are up for Album of the Year with The Suburbs… Read More

RiO!B episode – October 29, 2010

Thursday, October 28th, 2010



A Perfect Circle reunite on Jimmy Kimmel Live!
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RiO!B episode – October 29, 2010

Thursday, October 28th, 2010



A… Read More

Rock music winners at the VMAs

Sunday, September 12th, 2010



There was a pro and a con to my watching this years VMA’s. The pro was that I actually got paid to watch them. The con was that I had to watch every second of the shambles of an award show that MTV presented.

But, being the rock music writer that I am, it is my duty, as much as it pains me, to report on the rock music happenings at this years ceremony.… Read More