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Bad Brains

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2014

    The New Foo Fighters HBO Series Is Pretty Great

    It makes sense that the first two episodes of the new HBO series Sonic Highways, chronicling the recording of eight songs in eight separate cities for the Foo Fighters' forthcoming album of the same name, would take place in Chicago and Washington D.C. Both represent a sort of homecoming: the former ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2013

    More From Living Colour: "You All Are Very LOUD In Houston"

    While Living Colour's current tour celebrates the 25th anniversary of their debut -- and most popular -- record, Vivid, the band has also put out four other worthy studio discs - Time's Up (1990), Stain (1993), CollideĆøscope (2003), and their most recent, 2009's The Chair In the Doorway. "The newe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2013

    The Cavern and the Top 10 Iconic Rock Clubs In History

    Last week back in 1957, the most famous rock club in England opened in Liverpool. There was absolutely no rock and roll on the bill that night. The Cavern Club was originally opened to mimic the cellar jazz bars that owner Alan Synter visited in Paris. There was a strict jazz-only policy in place ... More >>

  • Music

    December 13, 2012

    The 30 Best Texas Albums

    Ranking the 30 best Texas albums of the past 30 years seemed like an impossible task. We did it anyway.

  • Music

    February 9, 2012

    Paid to Smile

    Vagabond '90s-rock heartthrob Evan Dando goes where the wind blows.

  • Blogs

    July 4, 2011

    1986: Best Musical Year Ever?

    ​For almost two weeks now, Rocks Off has been obsessed with the year exactly 25 flips of the calendar backward from this one. It started when Steve Earle did one of his "Time Machine" shows, where the singer-songwriter who plays House of Blues Wednesday spotlights a dozen or so of his favorite ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2011

    The Best Tony Hawk Video Game Soundtracks

    ​It sounds like heresy to most older folks, this writer included, but for about the past decade, a lot of younger gamers have been discovering punk rock, ska, and classic and indie hip-hop through the Tony Hawk series of skateboarding video games. The idea may be repellent to those of us who r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2010

    Handsomebeast Loves The Funk, Promises You'll Get Wet

    Each Wednesday, Rocks Off arbitrarily appoints one lucky local performer or group "Artist of the Week," bestowing upon them all the fame and grandeur such a lofty title implies. Know a band or artist that isn't awful? Email their particulars to sheaserrano@gmail.com. handsomebeast.bandcamp.comR ... More >>

  • Music

    June 17, 2010

    Road Dogs

    LP on the way, Houston's American Fangs stay sharp through constant touring.

  • Music

    January 14, 2010

    One to Grow On

    What we'd like to see happen in Houston music this year.

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2009

    Aftermath: Scott Weiland at Warehouse Live

    Photos by Mark C. Austin There has to be an unspoken rule from now on that solo albums from the lead singers of big rock bands should be studio-only affairs. These are meant to fulfill record-company contracts, and should never be passed off as an extra insight into the artistic machinations of an ... More >>

  • Music

    July 26, 2007
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    July 19, 2007

    Dance Hall Days

    Fitzgerald's Hits the Dirty 30

  • News

    September 28, 2006

    Party Boy

    Matt Sonzala puts on Houston rap parties all over the world

  • Music

    July 22, 2004

    Music Awards Survey

    A rundown of every act on this year's bill

  • Music

    September 4, 2003

    Coming Through in the Clutch

    Even a wayward washing machine can't drop these sludge-rockers to the canvas

  • Music

    September 27, 2001

    Famous Potatoes

    Idaho's Built to Spill survives the indie-to-major metamorphosis with its street cred intact

  • Music

    August 17, 2000

    Dude Raunch

    All-girl quartet Kittie has more balls than the rest of Ozzfest 2000

  • Music

    March 12, 1998

    Starved for Respect

    The Hunger aren't after your sympathy, but they could use a pat on the back

  • Music

    November 21, 1996

    Songs and Sickness

    That's what it's about with D Generation, man

  • Music

    February 15, 1996

    State-of-the-Art Ghouls

    White Zombie holds its own with the metal-heads and the punks alike

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