The moment many of you have been dreading has arrived: this morning Free Press Summer Fest announced this year's schedule and stage times for its fifth year, scheduled for June 1 and 2 in Eleanor Tinsley Park. The festival's eightysomething performers this year are spread across six stages from 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 find meaning in the oddest monikers.
Every morning I drop off the Kid With One F at her daycare. As I stumble out and get ready to head into the office I often spy an SUV full of dru ... More >>
This week our sister paper the Dallas Observer and their music blog DC9 At Night talked to Houston's own Venomous Maximus -- namely lead singer Gregg Higgins and guitarist Christian Larson -- for their "My First Show" series.
Venomous Maximus Head Out Onto the Highway For Summer Tour
Roc ... More >>
"The 15th Annual Townes Van Zandt Wake": Sun., Jan. 1. Old Quarter Acoustic Cafe (413 20th St., Galveston), 413 20th St., Galveston, Galveston.
Adrian Bourgeois, Street Violence, Art Institute: Tue., Dec. 13. Super Happy Fun Land, 3801 Polk, Houston.
Band Of Skulls: Fri., March 16. Fitzgerald's, 2 ... More >>
400 Blows, Muhammadali: Mon., Oct. 31. Mango's.
Anthony Hamilton: Mon., Nov. 14. House of Blues.
Badfish (Sublime Tribute): Sat., Jan. 28. House of Blues.
Cody Canada & The Departed: Fri., Dec. 30. Dosey Doe Coffee Company.
Dave Barnes, Andrew Ripp: Sat., Nov. 12. Fitzgerald's.
Guaco: T ... More >>
The American Heist, Hell City Kings, Blackmarket Syndicate, All At Sea: Sat., Sept. 4. Walter's on Washington.
Atlanta Rhythm Section: Sun., Nov. 14. Dosey Doe Coffee Company.
Best Coast: Sat., Nov. 6. Fitzgerald's.
Blitzen Trapper: Tue., Oct. 12. House of Blues.
Bring Me The Horizon, Au ... More >>
Early 80's hardcore punk would have been a tad empty without Austin's Millions Of Dead Cops (or MDC for short). Singer Dave Dictor was one of the first sexually ambigious - as outlined on "America's So Straight," from the band's 1982 debut Millions of Dead Cops - singers among the decidedly mach ... More >>