RiO!B episode – June 7, 2012

Thursday, June 7th, 2012



Slipknot creates music festival

Lamb of God documentary trailer

Serj Tankian – “Cornucopia”

Hatebreed… Read More

Slipknot launching music festival called Knotfest

Monday, June 4th, 2012



Slipknot fans in the U.S. are getting their band back in a big way this year. Not only is Slipknot headlining the Mayhem festival but they’ve announced that they’re hosting their own music festival called Knotfest this August.

Knotfest will take place on August 17th in the band’s home state of Iowa and then on August 18th in the town of Somerset which is on the border of Wisconsin and Minnesota. Slipknot will headline both… Read More

RiO!B episode – May 24, 2012

Thursday, May 24th, 2012



New Aerosmith album in August

New video from Serj Tankian

Carnival of Madness tour dates

Zakk… Read More

RiO!B episode – April 19, 2012

Thursday, April 19th, 2012



Rockstar Mayhem Cruise

Rush tour dates/new single

New EP from Slayer

Serj… Read More

RiO!B episode – April 5, 2012

Thursday, April 5th, 2012



R.I.P Jim Marshall

Deftones recording new album for 2012

Soundgarden – “Live To Rise”
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Serj Tankian releasing solo album, Harakiri, this summer

Monday, April 2nd, 2012



Even though System Of A Down is playing shows that doesn’t mean a new album is coming from the band. Primarily because frontman Serj Tankian is putting the finishing touches on a new solo album which will be released this summer.

Tankian is set to release Harakiri in the coming months and, according to CoS,… Read More

Coheed and Cambria, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club and more appearing on Batman: Arkham City soundtrack

Tuesday, September 6th, 2011



Normally, when I talk about video game soundtracks it’s primarily me reflecting on classic Nintendo theme songs from my youth. Video game soundtracks covered on the RiO!B were either from Guitar Hero (RIP) or Rock Band (RIP as well) or the new installments of Madden.… Read More

RiO!B episode – July 14, 2011

Thursday, July 14th, 2011



Nick Oliveri gets arrested

Megadeth new album release date

Mastodon album trailer

Serj… Read More

RiO!B episode – August 24, 2010

Tuesday, August 24th, 2010



U2/Jay-Z touring together

Weezer… Read More

Watch: Serj Tankian – Left Of Center

Tuesday, August 24th, 2010



Serj Tankian has released a new music video for his single, “Left Of Center.” It’s from his forthcoming solo album, Imperfect Harmonies, which is out on September 21st.

His music continues to sound nothing like System Of A Down which I think is good. It would upset a lot of us if he took System’s formula and applied it to his own sound. However, I’m still not sure if I like his solo sound.… Read More