Note: this article originally appeared on April 17, 2014. Happy Thanksgiving! What is butt-rock, you ask? As usual, we've got all your answers, courtesy of Urban Dictionary: A derogatory term for any hard-rock music. The term comes from a nationwide advertising campaign on hard-rock radio statio ... More >>
Aaron & Ash: With Sibling Rivalry. Fri., October 24, 7 p.m., $15. Main Street Crossing, 111 E. Main, Tomball, 281-290-0431. Ace Frehley: Tue., December 2, 7 p.m., $35 to $40. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay, Houston, 281-335-0002. Airport Noises: With Cornish Game Hen, Generation Landslide. Fri., Novem ... More >>
Aaron Einhouse: Fri., July 11, 7 p.m., $8. Cypress Saloon, 12710 Telge, Cypress, 281-304-7777. The Amity Affliction: With For the Fallen Dreams, Obey the Brave, Crossfaith. Wed., October 22, 6:30 p.m., $13.50. Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston, 713-225-5483. Anberlin: Sat., October 25, 7 p. ... More >>
What is butt-rock, you ask? As usual, we've got all your answers, courtesy of Urban Dictionary: A derogatory term for any hard-rock music. The term comes from a nationwide advertising campaign on hard-rock radio stations in the 1990s that used the tagline "Rock. Nothing but Rock." Listeners quick ... More >>
Adam Hood: Fri., March 22, 9 p.m., $12. Firehouse Saloon, 5930 SW Freeway, Houston. The Allen Oldies Band: With Thrill, Mike Stinson., Mon., Dec. 31, 8 p.m., Free. Continental Club, 3700 Main, Houston. Anberlin: Sat., Feb. 23, 6 p.m., $20/$25. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston. Asleep At the ... More >>
It's a well-known fact that most band names are essentially gobbledygook, but here at Rocks Off, we're trying hard to decode music's oddest monikers in order to find a little meaning. "Would you like to come out and review the Papa Roach show?" "I'd rather be blown by a garbage disposal." ... More >>
Update/correction (10:03 a.m.): Big Boi is not playing Ghoulsfest after all. But if you happen to be on the U.S.S. Yorktown aircraft carrier in Charleston S.C. on October 28, you can see Sir Luscious Left Foot there. Bob Schneider: Thu., Oct. 28. McGonigel's Mucky Duck. Buxton, Cotton Jone ... More >>
Throw beer on Southern Culture on the Skids bassist Mary Huff at your own risk.
Groovehouse Long Island emo veterans Taking Back Sunday brought the reborn sounds of their latest album New Again to House of Blues Monday night with uplifting Floridians Anberlin in tow. Stay tuned for a review.
Photos by Meredith BakerThe misting area was almost as popular as the beer kiosks Sunday. In spite of the killer heat, Sunday's Buzzfest at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion delivered restitution for the 2008 edition that had been canceled due to Hurricane Ike damage. The beer was flowing, the bik ... More >>
What with Creed reuniting, BuzzFest coming up in a couple of weeks and, hell, maybe even the swine-flu scare - As in: What's worse than coming down with swine flu? A Houston radio that only tunes in 94.5 FM - Rocks Off sure has been thinking a lot about The Buzz lately. Probably too much. I mean, it ... More >>