Greg Ellis

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  • 6 years ago | Classic Rock Corner

    Aftermath is a child of the 70's, graduating from high school during our country's bicentennial year. The last half of that decade, our patron saint of teen angst was Jackson Browne - even in our punk-rock heyday, Jackson was our go-to guy when we...

  • 6 years ago | Concerts

    It's hard for Aftermath to believe it's been a year since the last Music Awards showcase. Thanks to the "old-person-friendly" in-stores at Cactus Music, we've been able to keep up with the scene better than usual in the past year, and can truthful...

  • 8 years ago

    What's a classic rock fan worth his or her vintage baseball-style concert T-shirt to do Friday night? Two of history's heaviest hammers fall scarcely 30 miles apart: Deep Purple at Verizon downtown; Blue Öyster Cult southbound at Scout Bar. S...

  • 10 years ago

    Houston is a songwriter's city. The folks who came out of the late-'60s, early-'70s Old Quarter are well known to anyone who reads this publication with any regularity, and well they should be. Those songwriters are the foundation upon which many ...

  • 10 years ago

    "I thought that I'd be dead by now -- but I'm not." So ends the first song on East Nashville Skyline, Todd Snider's newest and best album. The song is called "Age Like Wine," and it improbably casts Snider as an "old timer -- too late to die young...

  • 11 years ago

    Beaver Nelson appears Saturday, August 28, at the Continental Club, 3700 Main. Dale Watson is also on the bill. For more information, call 713-528-9899.

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