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Anton LaVey

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2014

    Ariana Grande Should Explore Her Dark Side

    I'm going to take a wild guess and assume many Rocks Off readers are probably more rockers, metalheads, and punks than fans of teen pop music, so those folks may have no idea who Ariana Grande is. If that's the case, she's the latest in a long line of disposable pop stars created by record labels an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2014

    Happy Birthday Church of Satan! Five Musicians Associated With the Devil's Faith

    It was on this day in 1966 that the one and only Anton Szandor LaVey officially founded the Church of Satan at the Black House in San Francisco, California. From that day forward there would be a mainstream religion celebrating the antithesis of Christian thought in America and embracing as virtues ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2014

    Snoop Lion and Five More Weird Religious Conversions That Need to Happen

    A funny thing happened to our old buddy Snoop Dogg last year: he got religion. And not just any old religion, either. In a move that we probably should have seen coming, the Doggfather formally embraced the Rastafari movement, a Jamaican spiritual ideology with fewer than a million adherents worldwi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2012

    Gothic Council On Gothic Hate Crime

    There was another random attack on United Kingdom goths last week. Melody McDermott, 22, was knocked across a tram by a head butt delivered from Kenneth Kelsall, 47. Kelsall then proceeded to punch and kick the downed McDermott while his accomplice, Gareth Farrar, attacked McDermott's companion Step ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2011

    How NOT to Raise Money to Make a Music Video

    Friends and enemies, music videos are an enduring passion of ours, both filming them ourselves and reporting on the best that we come across year after year. We think the medium has only become better and better with technology being made easier and cheaper for the average independent artist to mast ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2011

    Saturday Night: Final Fantasy: Distant Worlds At Jones Hall

    ​The Houston Symphony feat. Susan Calloway Distant Worlds: Music From Final Fantasy Jones Hall July 16, 2011 Rocks Off scrambled like a mad bastard last year in order to catch Final Fantasy Distant Worlds at the Houston Symphony. This year, we were only marginally better prepared, but no less ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2011

    Five Real Wizards Who Make Harry Potter Look Like David Blaine

    ​By the time you read this, your humble narrator will be on the edge of our seat at the West Oaks Alamo Drafthouse watching the triumphant finale of the Harry Potter films. The books and movies have given us of our best times over the past decade, and it's hard to believe that it's all over. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2011

    Before Harry Potter, There Was Dr. John Dee...

    ​History is full of mysterious magicians. The modern world gives us Anton LaVey, Gerald Gardner and Aleister Crowley. In the ancient world you had Edward Kelley, Nicolas Flamel, and the Count of St. Germain. Of all those illustrious names, however, the name of Dr. John Dee stands out from the ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 30, 2010

    The Devil’s Rain

    The cast includes Ida Lupino, John Travolta, William Shatner and Ernest Borgnine

  • Film

    February 18, 2010

    Out of the Past

    Stuck in the asylum with Martin Scorsese — head-trip Shutter Island is the good kind of insane.

  • Music

    October 22, 2009

    Season of the Witch

    U2's awe-inspiring Reliant Stadium show prompts a search for the unknown — and unknowable — in music.

  • Music

    September 22, 2005

    Scared Straight

    Alkaline Trio gets clean on its pristine new LP

  • Music

    October 7, 2004

    Wigged Gigs

    A selection of some of the wildest, weirdest, and most dangerous bands and shows in Houston history

  • Music

    January 15, 2004

    Messing with Texas

    Rockers bash Bush, with varying results

  • News

    August 21, 2003
  • Music

    November 14, 1996
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