Welcome to the Rocks Off 100, our portrait gallery of the most compelling profiles and personalities in the far-flung Houston music community -- a lot more than just musicians, but of course they're in there too. See the entire Rocks Off 100 at this link.
Who? "Y'all ready?" asks Casey Royer, lead ... More >>
During a relaxing champagne bubblebath, I dreamt up a 2k13 version of The Peach Pit
from Beverly Hills, 90210. Well, that "fan fiction" wasn't the end for me. Instead, it got me thinking about another '90s cult hit hangout -- The Max from Saved by the
Here's what I'm fairly positive The Max ... More >>
Aaron Carter: Sat., May 11, 8 p.m., $15/$20. Concert Pub (North), 2470 FM 1960, Houston.
Adler: Wed., July 24, 8 p.m., $15/$17. House of Blues (Bronze Peacock Room), 1204 Caroline, Houston.
Alkaline Trio: With Bayside., Fri., May 3, 8 p.m., $18.50-$25.00. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston.
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Accept: Thu., Oct. 11, 8 p.m., $21-$26. Scout Bar Clear Lake, 18307 Egret Bay Blvd., Houston.
All Time Low, The Summer Set, The Downtown Fiction, Hit The Lights: Tue., Nov. 6, 6 p.m., $22/$25. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston.
American Aquarium: Tue., Oct. 9, 7:30 p.m., $20/$22. McGonigel's ... More >>
Today on Tumblr we found Kanye'd By The Bell, a site that links evocative Kanye West lyrics with screenshots from everyone's favorite high school saga Saved By the Bell. The site has five pages and counting of the adventures of Screech, Slater, Zack, Kelly and the rest matched with the most p ... More >>
"9th Annual Ziegenbock Music Festival" With Eli Young Band, Dierks Bentley, Roger Creager, Bob Schneider, Robert Ellis, Folk Family Revival: Sat., Oct. 29, 11 a.m. The Showgrounds @ Sam Houston Race Park.
Austra, Cloud Nothings: Sat., Nov. 5. Fitzgerald's.
Andrew Karnavas & Runaway Sun: Wed ... More >>
Zack Attack keyboardist Samuel "Screech" Powers before his cutting days.Everyone remembers Zack Attack. A lighthearted, tween-oriented pop group from California, they shot to the top of the charts in November 1990 with their No. 1 hit, "Friends Forever."
Teenagers and close friends themselv ... More >>
Trent Reznor, you know, before the Oscar and all the weightlifting. As a music writer, we are asked constantly to compare the new with the old, to decipher the periphery where modern bands' influences come from to understand where we are going and what we are seeing. We can hear everything Ke ... More >>
Arcade Fire, Explosions In The Sky: Wed., May 4. Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion.
Bob Schneider: Thu., April 7. McGonigel's Mucky Duck.
Cory Morrow: Sat., April 23. The Firehouse Saloon.
Das Racist, Fat Tony, Muhammadali, Simple Success, DJ iPod Ammo: Tue, March 22, Fitzgerald's.
David C ... More >>
For most kids in the Houston area, this week signals the return to reading, writing, and random drug searches of their lockers. Ah, modern times. The bell ringing us back to class got Miss Pop Rocks thinking of all the pop culture schools she wishes she could have attended.Bayside High (Saved by ... More >>