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Andrew W.K.

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    July 10, 2014

    Whatever: Houston's Getting Another Music Fest Next Month

    Is Houston ready to sweat out two more days of music barely two months after Free Press Summer Fest, only this time with a little more laughter? We may be about to find out. Wednesday afternoon, a new festival calling itself Houston Whatever Fest popped up online and on social media, promising musi ... More >>

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    February 11, 2014

    The 10 Best Aqua Teen Hunger Force Musical Guests

    Aqua Teen Hunger Force, also known by its alternate titles Aqua Unit Patrol Squad 1, Aqua Something You Know Whatever, and Aqua TV Show Show, has been one of the most bizarre and ubiquitous shows in television history. As an 11-minute animated feature on Adult Swim, it's been enormously successful, ... More >>

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    July 24, 2013

    Andrew WK's Top Five Partying Lessons: "Positive and Ridiculous Times You!"

    Andrew WK is so many things: musician, motivational speaker, spokesman, and entertainer, but more than anything, the guy is a walking encyclopedia on the power of positive partying. As multitalented as he is, what he's really good at is looking at a situation and finding the party at the end of it. ... More >>

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    July 9, 2013

    Five More Musicians Who Broke Guinness World Records

    A little while ago, everyone's favorite party guru Andrew WK finally completed his lifelong dream of breaking the world record for Longest Drum Session in a Retail Store. It's an ultra-specific kind of world record, and currently unconfirmed by officiators Guinness, but I know in my heart of hearts ... More >>

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    April 2, 2013

    Andrew WK: The Face of Playtex's New Sex Napkins

    In the most recent instance of things that never needed to happen, ever, Andrew W.K. has joined forces with Playtex -- maker of all things Tampon-tastic -- to bring you "Fresh Sexy Wipes," an intimate cleansing wipe for your nether regions to help you feel (I'd presume) fresh and sexy before and a ... More >>

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    February 22, 2013

    The Electric Six Is On Tour To Fund Live DVD Project

    In my eyes, one of most underrated rock albums of the past decade has been Electric Six's Fire, released in May 2003. It remains a solid set of thirteen, smutty, decadent rock cuts, and personally I find it hard to find a favorite after all these years. "Gay Bar", "She's White", "Naked Pictures (O ... More >>

  • Music

    December 6, 2012

    Rest of the Best

    Houston's top 5 local music venues.

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    November 28, 2012

    With Andrew WK Out, Who Can Bring the Party to the Middle East Now?

    Over the weekend, the State Department shocked uptight old white people around the United States by announcing that expert on partying Andrew WK would be bringing the party to Bahrain as a cultural ambassador. In the world we live in, this shouldn't be all that shocking. President Obama is practica ... More >>

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    November 12, 2012

    The Coolest Thing I've Ever Found at a Show

    As I was leaving the Fun Fun Fun Fest grounds last weekend, I spotted a lost coozie on the ground in front of me. Now, finding a lost beer coozie on the ground is my preferred method of acquiring beer coozies. I almost never pay for them, since I am so adept at losing them. I am also adept at findin ... More >>

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    September 24, 2012

    Saturday: The American Heist, Venomous Maximus Rawk Dallas' Riot Fest

    Riot Fest Gexa Energy Pavilion, Dallas Saturday, September 22 See "The People of Riot Fest 2012" in our sister paper Dallas Observer's slideshow. If you couldn't get enough of Rise Against and The Gaslight Anthem the other night -- and were willing to drive four hours up to Dallas -- the first Tex ... More >>

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    September 21, 2012

    Top 5 New Rules for Internet Jukeboxes

    Used to be, you'd have to hit bar after bar until you found one with just the right jukebox, and then that was your own personal lair of alcohol consumption from then on. The people demanded more freedom of choice, however, so most bars have already switched over to Internet jukeboxes, where one can ... More >>

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    September 19, 2012

    Why Is Cee Lo Green's "Blitzkrieg Bop" Cover Not a National Emergency?

    The United States has a lot on its plate these days. Things like the looming presidential election, whatever the hell is going on in the Middle East at the time of this writing, and just a general feeling of panic, paranoia and resigned fear. Rewind: Say No to Cee Lo: 5 Musicians Who Should Get Sit ... More >>

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    July 27, 2012

    Aggronautix Bringing You Bobblehead Wayne Kramer, James Williamson

    Aggronautix has brought you bobbleheads of GG Allin, Mojo Nixon, Roky Erickson, Andrew WK, and even Milo from the Descendents. I even purchased a creepily lifelike model of Allin's head from them a few years back. Today they announced two new additions to their bobbled family, in the form of the MC5 ... More >>

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    April 9, 2012

    Sonisphere UK Cancelled: Are Music Festivals in Trouble?

    News emerged late last month that the U.K. date of Sonishphere, the traveling European hard-rock festival, has been canceled. It's a pretty big blow for music fans across the pond -- the headliners scheduled for the event included Queen with Adam Lambert, KISS and Faith No More, and reunited Swedish ... More >>

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    March 16, 2012

    7 Cool & Cheap Things To Do This Weekend -- In Houston, Not At SXSW

    T-Bone Walker heir Don Kesee, one of the area's Houston's most underheralded bluesmen - which unfortunately is saying something, but watch a little bit of the above clip at Navasota's Blues Alley festival - comes into the city for a gig at the Shakespeare Pub. Super Happy Fun Land's SXSW Overflow ... More >>

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    March 16, 2012

    SXSW 2012: Our Inner Monologue (Day Two)

    If you are here in Austin for SXSW you know that this place has just devolved into free cereal, Doritos, and Red Bull on the streets, which are bathed in lasers from the tops of buildings. Plus there are screaming humans of all ages, races, sizes, and creeds on the streets almost 20 hours a day. Whe ... More >>

  • Music

    March 15, 2012

    Long Live the Party

    Andrew W.K. still gets wet.

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    March 15, 2012

    Pulling A Cee-Lo: 11 More Contemporary Artists Who Need Their Own Vegas Residency

    ​Cee-Lo Green raised eyebrows a couple of weeks ago when he announced that he was settling down -- in Las Vegas. The Grammy-winning "Fuck You" singer says that his new semi-permanent show, "Loberace," will launch Aug. 29 at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino on the Vegas Strip and run at least throu ... More >>

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    February 1, 2012

    A J Mascis Doll With Real Doll Hair? Yes Please!

    The fine folks at punk toy firm Aggronautix, famous for their GG Allin and Keith Morris "throbbleheads," have now outdone themselves, yet again, with the release of a J Mascis model, complete with real doll hair. It's a shame that this is not Mascis' real hair, though. That would make this figurin ... More >>

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    September 14, 2011

    Ode To Recalled Turkey: Top 7 Songs About Puking

    jizzrelics.blogspot.com​This will come as a surprise to absolutely no one, but Rocks Off enjoys an adult beverage now and then. Sometimes we even enjoy more than one. And every once in a while we just might happen to, say, spend an entire Sunday drinking champagne on a patio and wake up the ... More >>

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    January 13, 2011

    Graphic: Top Five Rejected Girl Talk Mash-Ups

    ​Tonight is the big, wildly anticipated Girl Talk show at Verizon Wireless Theater. The show was originally slated for the House of Blues, but ticket sales and space dictated the gig move a few blocks away to capture the magic. Girl Talk, aka Gregg Gillis, is notorious for his inventive mash ... More >>

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    January 11, 2011

    The Rock & Roll Fantasy Camp From Hell

    Rocks Off recently got invited to cover something known as Rock & Roll Fantasy Camp, which works a lot like baseball fantasy camp, except none of the participants can field a line-drive grounder. Among the idols rock campers will meet include 3 Doors Down, Mark Farner, the drummer from the Hooters a ... More >>

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    December 10, 2010

    This Week in Deliciousness

    Photo by Ms. PantsNothing can warm you up on a chilly Houston night quite like a nice, tall glass of anti-freeze.​Welcome back to the weekly roundup here at Eating Our Words, where we're already rigging our rooftops up with traps and buying ingredients for our famous reindeer chili. We starte ... More >>

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    August 2, 2010

    Friday Night: Davey Crockett, Muhammadali And The Mahas In The Heights

    Photos by Marc BrubakerDavey Crockett​Davey Crockett, Muhammadali, the Mahas "Awesome Street Gallery" July 30, 2010 It had been a while since Aftermath had been to an old-fashioned house show, but not for our lack of admiration of these most DIY ventures. So on Friday evening, we headed over ... More >>

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    July 5, 2010

    Friday: The (Very Wet) Vans Warped Tour At Sam Houston Race Park

    Photos by Marc BrubakerTyson Ritter of the All-American Rejects​Vans Warped Tour Sam Houston Race Park July 2, 2010 As they always have, teenagers get a bad rap these days. In our minds, any kid who was willing to brave the dirty side of Hurricane Alex on Friday afternoon to see their favorit ... More >>

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    July 5, 2010

    Warped Tour Extra: Houston Fans Sure Love To Throw Things

    Marc Brubaker/ Click here for a slideshow​Kids these days must like throwing shit. Judging by what we saw at the Vans Warped Tour Friday afternoon, it seems to be second or third to smoking dope and being sexually active. Don't worry about that, though; Trojan Condoms was out in force giving u ... More >>

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    July 2, 2010

    Top 10 Pop-Star Bobbleheads We'd Like To See

    ​The good people over at Aggronautix have done it again. The toy company has been releasing bobbleheads of punk-rock luminaries such as GG Allin and the Descendents' Milo Aukerman for the past year. Rocks Off has been lucky enough to snag a few. Sitting a few feet from us right now are the t ... More >>

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    July 1, 2010
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    May 25, 2010

    The Shameless Chef: Ranch Hand Pie

    When it's time to hearty, we will hearty hard. *Andrew WK riff*​Ever since my overwhelmingly popular and unanimously beloved invention of the DIY Shepherd's Pie, which was my debut as the Shameless Chef, I've been trying to think of something along similar lines that would horrify the people w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2010

    More Breaking Touring News: Vans Warped Tour 2010 Houston Stop Includes Andrew WK, All-American Rejects, Etc.

    Katharine ShilcuttA pensive Andrew WK at Rachael Ray's 2010 SXSW party.​ Earlier today, Sam Houston Race Park announced the Houston date for this year's edition of the Vans Warped Tour. The long-running punk-rock/emo summer tour hits the northwest side July 2. Start hydrating now. The festival has ... More >>

  • Music

    March 25, 2010

    Further On Up the Road

    Excerpts from the Press's copious online coverage of SXSW.

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    March 20, 2010

    SXSW Aftermath: Peelander Z's All-Ages Punk Rock Party

    Photos by Brittanie Shey"Mad Tiger"​The best-laid plans of mice and men are no match against SXSW. No matter how bad you want to see, say, Warpaint, who seem to be playing 4 shows a day here, eventually you'll decide to stop following your timetable and start just rolling with the flow. You ca ... More >>

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    March 20, 2010

    SXSW Aftermath: Rachael Ray's Party Pics

    Photos by Katharine ShilcuttRachael Ray and husband John Cusimano, lead singer of The Cringe.​John Popper of Blues Traveler (although our favorite Popper role is as himself on the HBO series Z Rock) livened up The Cringe's otherwise banal set at the Rachael Ray party on a cold, gloomy Saturday ... More >>

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    March 19, 2010

    SXSW Aftermath: Partying With Andrew WK > Sleep

    Photos by Craig Hlavaty​Rocks Off stayed out past curfew (last call at the bars) to make our way to the Pure Volume party, just a few all too short hours ago. Headliner Andrew WK riled up the already drunken, burrito-fueled crowd with his staunchly pro-party anthems until way past 4 a.m. and right ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2010

    SXSW Aftermath: Narduwar the Human Serviette's Bizarre Canadian Patriotism

    Brittanie Shey​The girl next to Aftermath at Headhunters motions to her American husband, who is pogoing like a 10-year-old in desperate need of Ritalin. "He tells me I must be the only Canadian who has never heard of Nardwuar." Indeed, since Nardwuar the Human Serviette has made a name in Ca ... More >>

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    March 19, 2010

    SXSW As It Happens: SXXpress, Kindles, Paradise for Little Girls and Finding Free Food

    Photo by Dan OkoRock and roll hall of fame inductee and founder of Sire Records, Seymore Stein, answers questions oustide the "Stories From CBGBs" panel, Friday.​Adam Newton, 12:46 p.m.: I'm at Paradise for Little Girls, a Canadian act making Bauhaus-inspired post-punk. There are three Jewish- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2010

    Still Not Sold On SXSW? How About Smokey Robinson, High On Fire, She & Him, Band Of Horses, Drive-By Truckers, Deer Tick, Anya Marina, Black Angels, Major Lazer...

    Today the organizers of the SXSW Music Festival announced their showcase schedule for the music portion of the industry fest starting on March 17. This is the news Rocks Off has been looking for, so let's get it on. We are now one month away from Sixth Street and one of the world's biggest conglome ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 12, 2010

    SXSW Update: Anybody Remember The Zeros? Lemmy, Maybe?

    Have you ever been to a party or bar with about 30 or so acquaintances that you all know to some degree or another? You want to try to talk to all of them, or at least hug and say hello. But you can't because the party just gets louder and louder, drinks start flowing and people are just running ar ... More >>

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    December 31, 2009

    He Said She Said: Songs for Your New Year's Eve Party

    You know when you're at a bar or a party and everything seems über-subdued, then suddenly someone pops a dollar in the jukebox or a CD in the player and it's just the right song for the moment? And then everyone hops up and does this synchronized line -ance perfectly choreographed for the song just ... More >>

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    November 20, 2009

    He Said She Said: Songs That Remind Us of Our Exes, Part 2

    ​ Oh lord. This could get ugly. Sorry, mom. When it comes to - ahem - unresolved issues in a relationship, almost nothing is better to help us commiserate, haterate and self-medicate than music. She Said sometimes likes to image what the soundtrack of her life would look like. The songs below woul ... More >>

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    July 17, 2008
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    July 3, 2008
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    July 3, 2008
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    March 29, 2007

    The Stooges

    The Weirdness

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    January 26, 2006

    I Scream, You Scream

    Inside the world of death metal's premier vocal coach

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    May 6, 2004

    Defending the Dirty Thirty

    And coping with Yankee slander

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    October 9, 2003

    The Darkness

    Permission to Land (Atlantic)

  • Film

    February 20, 2003

    Will to Power

    Mr. Ferrell comes into his glory in Old School

  • Music

    April 25, 2002

    Wet Dreamer

    Andrew W.K. is oozing with gratitude. Watch out -- you might get it on your clothes.

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