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  • Your Meme of the Week: YOU!

    published Dec 30, 2010

    You know what, screw celebrities. Who deserves to be a meme more than you, the common man? I know what you're saying, "But I'm not as fun and interesting as Keanu Reeves," and I'm inclined to agree wi... More >>

  • 11 Musical New Year's Resolutions For 2011

    published Dec 30, 2010

    Craig's Hlist stopped making New Year's Eve resolutions the older and more stubborn we got. We normally don't quit or change things forever unless we are forced to do so. ('Sup, ladies?) This makes it... More >>

  • Notable Bar & Venue Closures Of 2010

    published Dec 29, 2010

    Houston had quite a few bars close down in 2010. They were your favorite places to drink, mingle, talk to a conquest, bum a cigarette, and spend money you didn't have, and they all mostly left with wh... More >>

  • Hugh Hefner's Fiancee: 11 Things That Are Older Than Her

    published Dec 29, 2010

    You know what is messed up and completely awesome? Hugh Hefner was 60 years old when his current fiancee, Crystal Harris, was born. Hef was hatched on April 9, 1926, and six decades and 20 days later ... More >>

  • The Most Anticipated Albums Of 2011
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    The Most Anticipated Albums Of 2011

    published Dec 28, 2010

    NATIONAL White Lies, Ritual: They killed at festivals in 2008 and 2009, but do London's Interpol-styled lads have longevity? Dr. Dre, Detox: It's been on hold or gestating since at least Clinton w... More >>

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    2000 - 2010: A DECADE TO FORGET

    published December 30, 2010

    The decade from 2000 to 2010 — one that began and ended without anyone knowing what to call it — is finally nearing its... More >>

  • The Sword, Venomous Maximus, Black Congress, Omotai

    published December 30, 2010

    Two thousand ten was quite a year for young Austin metal-lords The Sword. After a two-year recording layoff, the band released its third album,... More >>

  • Free Press Houston New Year's Eve Cataclysm

    published December 30, 2010

    Not only is this year's edition of Free Press Houston's annual New Year's Eve bash free for those over 21, it's also a good way to catch up... More >>

  • The Best (Or Worst) Anti-Drug PSAs
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    The Best (Or Worst) Anti-Drug PSAs

    published Dec 28, 2010

    I have always been of the mind that according to our society's standards, it's cool to be a drug addict or a drunk as long as you're rich, sexy, and don't kill yourself in the process. But even then i... More >>

  • Upcoming: Glassjaw, Mike Watt, Too Short, Etc.

    published Dec 28, 2010

    D.R.I, Death Angel, Lazarus A.D., Early Man: Sun., Feb. 13. Numbers. Electric Touch, The Manichean, Jody Seabody & The Whirls: Fri., Jan. 7. Fitzgerald's. Glassjaw: Sun., Feb. 20. Warehouse Live. ... More >>

  • Houston's Best Gifts To The Music World
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    Houston's Best Gifts To The Music World

    published Dec 27, 2010

    Ed. Note: Rocks Off is still in a holiday frame of mind... actually we meant to post this before Christmas, but they're just as true now. No refunds, no exchanges. Here is Craig's Hlist point of view... More >>

  • Gorillaz's New Album Includes Song About Houston

    published Dec 27, 2010

    Christmas morning, Rocks Off got to hear the new Gorillaz album, The Fall, recorded entirely on an iPad by leader Damon Albarn as the super-group made their way through the States on tour this pa... More >>

  • If Your Life Were A Movie, Which Song Would Be The Trailer?
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    If Your Life Were A Movie, Which Song Would Be The Trailer?

    published Dec 27, 2010

    It started as a whim on Twitter, asking friends what songs would soundtrack the trailer of the movie of their life. Would their life's tale be a rollicking drug-fueled, love-filled adventure backed by... More >>

  • The Best New Tumblr Accounts of 2010

    published Dec 23, 2010

    Tumblr was our favorite place to go in 2010 to look for pictures of Katy Perry, Star Wars crap, Lady Gaga's ass, knives, Christina Hendricks looking pretty, dead rock stars, disposable memes, and rand... More >>

  • Fitzgerald's: No. 3 Local Music Story Of 2010

    published Dec 22, 2010

    This week Rocks Off is counting down the top stories in the Houston music scene this year. The slow, sad demise of Meridian, which may have reached its end Tuesday, is No. 4. It hit the Houston music... More >>

  • The Worst Album Covers Of 2010

    published Dec 22, 2010

    These are some of the worst album covers to grace store shelves your hard drive this year. Only a few of you seem to be buying albums anymore unless you still buy vinyl, in which case you are a saint ... More >>

  • Your Meme of the Week: Cheese People
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    Your Meme of the Week: Cheese People

    published Dec 22, 2010

    I worked at Domino's Pizza during college, not because I loved pizza or even because I liked not having to take drug tests. No, I did it because I loved being around cheese. Mozzarella, provolone, che... More >>

  • "Christmas At Fitz" With 30 Foot Fall, Monster Soup, Something Fierce, Skeleton Dick, Commie Hillfiger, The Cutters, Caddywhompus

    published December 23, 2010

    Ham, a pair of new Converse, family arguments, and 30 Foot Fall: the four things all Houston punk-rockers know to expect on Christmas night at... More >>

  • Rivers, The Dead Revolt

    published December 23, 2010

    Houston blues-metal trio Rivers reminds us of Mudhoney and Blue Cheer, with an extra dose of Mark Arm's nihilism and just a dash of The Cult's... More >>

  • Reprogram Holiday Bash

    published December 23, 2010

    It's "Trills the Season" toy drive time again. This time Reprogram Music & Media's annual holiday throwdown heads to Fitzgerald's with a great... More >>

  • Xmas Smackdown: Born To Die Vs. Christmas Shoes
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    Xmas Smackdown: "Born To Die" Vs. "Christmas Shoes"

    published Dec 21, 2010

    Christians love death at Christmas time. These two Christmas songs deal in the kind of mortality that is only hinted at in "Frosty The Snowman." He dies when the snow melts, but ominously proclaims th... More >>

  • Upcoming: Boz Scaggs, Genitorturers, Lucero, Etc.

    published Dec 21, 2010

    The Adicts: Wed., March 23. Warehouse Live. Al Stewart: Fri., April 29. Dosey Doe Coffee Company. Badfish (Sublime Tribute), Full Service: Fri., Jan. 28. House of Blues. Black Veil Brides, DRUGS, ... More >>

  • What's New In The Houston Scene Since You Were Here Last
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    What's New In The Houston Scene Since You Were Here Last

    published Dec 21, 2010

    Imagine that you have been frozen since September, or at least the beginning of the fall college semester. Or maybe you are an adult coming back to Houston to visit the folks, return Christmas present... More >>

  • Did Andy Dick Whip <i>His</i> Out in Houston Thursday Night?
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    Did Andy Dick Whip His Out in Houston Thursday Night?

    published Dec 21, 2010

    Stories about exactly what happened last Thursday night around Fitzgerald's, and Andy Dick's "performance" that night at the indie-rock venue, vary by who you talk to. If you were there, you either ha... More >>

  • Guns N' Roses, Rolling Stones, Prince Coming In 2011?
    FEATURED STORY

    Guns N' Roses, Rolling Stones, Prince Coming In 2011?

    published Dec 20, 2010

    Rocks Off is in the concert business for all intents and purposes. We scour Pollstar and other Web sites and almost hourly looking for new shows and tours to tell you about around the clock. In the sp... More >>

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