Good News For People Who Love Bad News, much to the chagrin of many early fans. Despite their enduring career, Modest Mouse boasts a mere six studio albums to its name. But the band's parsimonious approach to recording and touring may have played a part in keeping their name in high demand. Modest Mouse last visited Houston in June of last year, when front man Isaac Brock referred to Houston as "essentially a FEMA camp." Coupled with a number of odd choices for their set list, the band wasn't too warmly received. This go-round, we hope Brock makes a few more crowd-pleasing choices for his set list and keeps his mouth shut about the flooding.
At some point in their 25-year history, Modest Mouse became a household name. The peculiar yet iconic group were darlings in indie-rock circles for years before breaking into the mainstream with 2004's