Rock Music Oscar Snubs

Wednesday, January 16th, 2013

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Award season inches closer and closer and while we mostly focus on ceremonies like the Grammys, the Oscars also get our attention by way of the Best Original Song category. But 2013 will not be the year a rock band nabs a golden man as The Black Keys, Arcade Fire, and Mumford and Sons, among others, were snubbed in favor of songs… Read More

Heavy Metal Supergroup!

Saturday, November 10th, 2012

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Members of Mastodon, Converge, Dillinger Escape Plan, Soulfly, and The Mars Volta are combining their powers to form a new heavy metal supergroup. But if you had the chance to create your own monster metal band, who would you recruit? That’s… Read More

Happy Anniversary, Rage Against The Machine!

Friday, November 9th, 2012

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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… Read More

Insane Clown Posse vs. FBI

Thursday, 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… Read More

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

Thursday, 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,… Read More

The festival rumor mill begins

Wednesday, November 7th, 2012

Fest Rumors

If we manage to make it past December 21st, 2013 is going to be another big year for fans of music festivals. Today’s Rock it Out! Blog kicks off by bringing you a few updates and rumors regarding Read More

Pussy Riot, Person of the Year?

Wednesday, November 7th, 2012

Could a jailed, punk-rock band from Russia become the Person of the Year?  The ladies of Pussy Riot are up for the accolade after Time magazine Read More

Stream: How To Destroy Angels – Is Your Love Strong Enough?

Friday, December 9th, 2011



The soundtrack for The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo officially came out today and, as we all know, it was done by Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross. What else do those two also do? Oh yeah, they’re in How To Destroy Angels with Reznor’s wifey, Mariqueen Maandig.

Streaming now over at the band’s… Read More

RiO!B episode – December 8, 2011

Thursday, December 8th, 2011



Metallica – “Hate Train”

Metallica – “Just A Bullet Away”

Lamb of God – “Ghost Walking”

NIN/How… Read More

Trent Reznor: Nine Inch Nails is not dead

Monday, March 7th, 2011



Trent Reznor just unleashed a brief missive on what’s going on in his world over at the NIN forums and you should know, right off the bat, that he’s set his sights on the music of Nine Inch Nails once again.

Reznor wrote on the forum page that “Nine… Read More