Welcome, rocker nation, to the newest episode of Rock it Out! Blog. Every Friday, host Sami Jarroush rounds together an esteemed panel of critics, musicians, and comedians to discuss the week’s biggest headlines.
This week’s panel features Consequence of Sound Managing Editor Adam Kivel, Chicago rapper ShowYouSuck, and comedian Frank Nielsen. The discuss the launch of the new artist-owned streaming service TIDAL, and the likelihood of it being able to topple Spotify. Other topics include Wilco’s political stance in Indiana, and which upcoming co-headlining tour — Smashing Pumpkins-Marilyn Manson tour or Primus-Dinosaur, Jr. will be better for children of the ’90s.
Also, we head to Chicago’s heavy metal burger joint Kuma’s Corner to taste test their latest burger of the month, Behemoth, and we give you a sneak peek at our interview with The Zombies from SXSW.