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  • Usher

    published November 18, 2010

    It's Ursher, baby, and he's hitting up the Toyota Center this week with his panty-dropping brand of R&B and soul-lite. Thirty-two-year old Dallas... More >>

  • The Beatles: Are They Too Late For iTunes?

    published Nov 16, 2010

    This morning the Beatles and Apple announced, rather quietly, that the band was officially on the iTunes roster of artists, joining millions of others with their thirteen albums. In a statement to t... More >>

  • Thirteen and Sporting A Sleeve--Too Young to Tattoo?
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    Thirteen and Sporting A Sleeve--Too Young to Tattoo?

    published Nov 16, 2010

    This past weekend a picture was loaded onto loltatz.com showing a 13 year-old Russian boy with a full tattoo sleeve, given to him by his father, a tattoo artist. This pisses me off because I had to w... More >>

  • Upcoming: 30 Seconds To Mars, Kesha, Linkin Park, Etc.

    published Nov 16, 2010

    30 Seconds To Mars: Wed., Jan. 26. Verizon Wireless Theater. 12 Stones, Taproot: Fri., Jan. 21. Scout Bar Clear Lake. Acid Mother's Temple, Shilpa Ray & Her Happy Hookers: Wed., April 20. Fitzgera... More >>

  • Museum Of The Gulf Coast's Musical Treasure Trove

    published Nov 15, 2010

    Rocks Off visited the Museum of the Gulf Coast in Port Arthur this past Friday while on the the way to Louisiana for a quick vacation. The downstairs area is full of artifacts pertaining to the foundi... More >>

  • Top 10 Fallen Fast Food Items

    published Nov 12, 2010

    Much has been made in the past few weeks about the McRib, McDonald's exalted ground pork and barbecue sauce wonder. You may remember it first hitting America's mouths in the early '80s, not selling ... More >>

  • Your Meme of the Week: Tai Chi Keanu
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    Your Meme of the Week: Tai Chi Keanu

    published Nov 11, 2010

    Keanu Reeves officially knows that he is a walking meme, so now he spends his days baiting us trolls on the Internets by posing himself in ridiculous positions. Your meme of the week is Tai Chi Keanu.... More >>

  • Taylor Swift's Top Nine Future Feuds
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    Taylor Swift's Top Nine Future Feuds

    published Nov 11, 2010

    Still the No. 1 album in the country, Taylor Swift's Speak Now is awash in lyrics bashing her former flames, friends, lovers and Kanye West. The pop-country singer knows how to turn a bitter phrase, a... More >>

  • Top 10: U.S. Marine Corps Movies

    published Nov 10, 2010

    November 10, 1775 will forever be emblazoned on our brain as the birthday of the United States Marine Corps birthday, because while we were in Marine Corps boot camp at San Diego, we once got IT'd o... More >>

  • Top 10 Rock Tell-All Autobiographies

    published Nov 10, 2010

    Craig's Hlist just cracked into his copy of Life, by Keith Richards. It's the first time that the Rolling Stones guitarist and god among men has taken time to document his rock and roll journey for an... More >>

  • Our Favorite Rolling Stone "Naked" Covers

    published Nov 09, 2010

    Today is Rolling Stone magazine's 43rd birthday, and we're sure somewhere in Manhattan, founder Jann Wenner is snorting a line of Hunter S. Thompson's ashes while David Fricke loads up some Springstee... More >>

  • Jason Bonham's Led Zeppelin Experience

    published November 11, 2010

    In the wake of the surviving Led Zeppelin members' reuniting in late 2007 for a one-off performance to honor the late Atlantic Records head Ahmet... More >>

  • Christopher Cross

    published November 11, 2010

    What was with all the flamingo imagery on Christopher Cross's albums, and just what the hell was between the moon and New York City that made us... More >>

  • Rolling Stone's 25 Worst Cover Misfires

    published Nov 09, 2010

    Happy Birthday, Rolling Stone, the first magazine that made us want to pick up a pen and notebook paper and go on an ether binge. The current-events and music magazine turns 43 years old today, and we... More >>

  • Upcoming: Girl Talk, Kesha, Styx, Walkmen, Etc.

    published Nov 09, 2010

    Bad Boy Bill: Fri., Nov. 26. Rich's Houston. The Batusis, Zipperneck, Blower, Chelsea Hotel: Fri., Dec. 10. Mango's. Girl Talk: Thu., Jan. 13. House of Blues. Jimmie Dale Gilmore & Butch Hancock: T... More >>

  • Fun Fun Fun Extra: Blood, Hot Dogs And Clown Powder
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    Fun Fun Fun Extra: Blood, Hot Dogs And Clown Powder

    published Nov 08, 2010

    Check out FFFFest's veritable midway in our slideshow of crowd shots. If music wasn't your bag during this weekend's Fun Fun Fun Fest in Austin, you could take a foot bridge to Waterloo Park's east s... More >>

  • Still Fun Fun Fun, Festival Is On The Cusp Of Change
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    Still Fun Fun Fun, Festival Is On The Cusp Of Change

    published Nov 08, 2010

    Miss the bands in Austin this weekend? See as many as we could squeeze into our handy slideshow. Fun Fun Fun Fest in Austin is on the cusp of change. A renovation to its home base, Waterloo Park, is ... More >>

  • The Dwarves' Blag Dahlia Tells One Hell Of An Emo's Story
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    The Dwarves' Blag Dahlia Tells One Hell Of An Emo's Story

    published Nov 08, 2010

    While Rocks Off was lumbering around the artist lounge waiting for GWAR and Bad Religion's closing sets at Fun Fun Fun Fest, we caught up with Blag Dahlia of the Dwarves. He had just finished an inter... More >>

  • Top 10: Typecast Actors In Need of a Stretch
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    Top 10: Typecast Actors In Need of a Stretch

    published Nov 05, 2010

    This weekend Zach Galifianakis stars with Robert Downey Jr. in Due Date, from the director of The Hangover and its upcoming sequel. Critics are already saying the road comedy follows the same territ... More >>

  • Fun Fun Fun Fest: A Pocket Guide To Rocks Off's Picks

    published Nov 05, 2010

    Tonight Rocks Off heads to Austin to cover our third festival this year in the capitol city, Fun Fun Fun Fest. This is also our second trip to the festival in Waterloo Park. Think ACL but with bigger ... More >>

  • A Fire, Karaoke Or Ex-Brothel: Where Were We In Drag?

    published Nov 04, 2010

    Pull up a chair, start a tab and order a round of shots, because this is Rocks Off's weekly roundup of the goings-on in the Houston bar scene. Ups and downs, openings and closings, we will cover it al... More >>

  • Four Loko = Elton John: A Day In Alcoholic Energy-Drink Hell
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    Four Loko = Elton John: A Day In Alcoholic Energy-Drink Hell

    published Nov 03, 2010

    Last week for the Hair Balls blog, Craig's Hlist drank three cans of Four Loko to research just what has had all the kids freaking the hell out and going to the hospital in droves. It was a hellish ex... More >>

  • Your Meme of the Week: Whither Philosoraptor?
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    Your Meme of the Week: Whither Philosoraptor?

    published Nov 03, 2010

    With his queries on life, love, and social mores, Philosoraptor has helped us ask the tough questions for the past year. If women aren't meant to stay in the kitchen, why are they filled with milk and... More >>

  • Does Indie Rock Mean Anything At All Anymore?
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    Does "Indie Rock" Mean Anything At All Anymore?

    published Nov 03, 2010

    Our colleague Shea Serrano has been doing brisk business with his Rap Round Table blogs, corralling local hip-hoppers into talking about events in their scene and in the world at large. No topics are ... More >>

  • Top 10: Best Fake Politicians
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    Top 10: Best Fake Politicians

    published Nov 02, 2010

    It's mid-term election day across the United States and if you haven't voted yet, you better be a convicted felon or a minor. It's your civic duty, you get a free sticker, and more than likely it'll o... More >>

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