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  • Blogs

    August 29, 2014

    The Best Concerts In Houston This Week: August Alsina, Better Than Ezra, KISS, etc.

    August Alsina Warehouse Live, August 29 This show has already sold out, so time to hit up the "secondary market." But August Alsina is that hot, no thanks to rumors that he's now dating Nicki Minaj. She's definitely a fan of the New Orleans-bred singer's "No Love" single, because she appears on the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2014

    Five Classic Bands Who Need New Names

    As we often talk about here on Rocks Off, band names are important. They're a brand for your merry group of music-playing ladies and gentlemen, but problems can arise when the brand ends up superseding important things like quality. There are a few bands running around today either in shambles due ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2013

    Our 11 Favorite Drinking Songs. Cheers!

    Many drinkers have a dialogue in their heads that also plays out in great drinking songs throughout the ages. "Why do you drink?" asks the great prophet Bocephus. "It's five o'clock somewhere," reply the equally sage Alan Jackson and Jimmy Buffett. Rocks Off wanted to know our writers' favorite dri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2013

    Upcoming: Billy Ocean, Kid Cudi, Willie Nelson, Charlie Daniels, Neutral Milk Hotel, etc.

    AFI: Thu., October 17, 6 p.m., $25. Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston, 713-225-5483. BC Presents HeArt: With Saturn Will Not Sleep, CB Kings., Thu., September 19, 8 p.m., $10. House of Blues -- Bronze Peacock Room, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837. Billy Ocean: Fri., October 11, 7:30 p. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2013

    Brad Paisley at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, 7/28/13

    Brad Paisley Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion July 29, 2013 Brad Paisley is doing just fine. The world may have scoffed at "Accidental Racist," but that hasn't stopped Paisley from filling amphitheaters coast to coast with fans who dig his brand of humor and earnestness. What folks on the outside ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2013

    The Rocks Off 100: Richard Griesser, Vintage Camera Hound With Enviable Archive

    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. Rocks Off "met" Richard Griesser a couple o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2013

    Eli Young Band, Easton Corbin, etc. at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, 7/6/2013

    93Q's "A Day In the Country" Feat. Eli Young Band, Easton Corbin, Joe Nichols and Aaron Lewis Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion July 6, 2013 Thirteen thousand pairs of cowboy boots, quite a few itty-bitty shorts, and a bunch of dudes in surfer-cowboy duds lined the rows at the Woodlands Pavilion this ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2012

    Last Night: Better Than Ezra at House of Blues

    Better Than Ezra, Papa Grows Funk House of Blues December 20, 2012 About 30 minutes into Better than Ezra's set, vocalist Kevin Griffin, clad in a black button-down and jeans, wiped a bit of sweat from his brow and told the crowd, "This is the second track off our album Deluxe," drawing fans into a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2012

    Staind's Aaron Lewis on Country Music: "It's Where I Am, Creatively"

    "Years ago, if you had told me I was going to record a country record, I would have laughed at you," says vocalist Aaron Lewis. But record a country album, he did. And it's been a hit so far. Though he may be a relatively new face to country, Lewis has plenty of experience in the music industry as ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2012

    With a Rebel Yell: 10 Rockers Gone Country

    Photo by Matthew KeeverAaron Lewis at the Verizon Wireless Theater in 2010.​When Staind singer Aaron Lewis rolls into Verizon Wireless Theater tomorrow night, odds are he'll leave his mudshuvel back at the hotel. As modern rock radio turns to the next generation of angst, the former Fred Durs ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2011

    Last Night: Zac Brown Band at the Woodlands

    Photos by Marco Torres​Aftermath has heard a decent amount of entertaining segues at concerts. Most concert segues are awkward and some are funny, but this one from Zac Brown's last night was the most country shit we've ever heard: "Sometimes you have to fight the chicken when you're a man." ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 22, 2011
  • Blogs

    September 7, 2011

    Top Five Best & Worst Songs About 9/11

    ​This Sunday will be 10 years since America was attacked on Sept. 11, 2001. In that time, a lot of musical ground has been covered. Some artists mention that day only in passing, as Jay-Z and Alicia Keys do in "Empire State of Mind," but some have crafted songs about 9/11 itself. Some of thes ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 4, 2011

    Stars & Stripes Forever: 10 Musicians Wearing Old Glory

    ​This ain't no rag, Charlie Daniels pointed out not too long ago. It's a flag. Fashion blog Thrifted thinks Old Glory is also one of the summer's hottest trends, so here are 10 musicians putting their patriotism front and center. Happy Fourth of July, everybody.

  • Music

    May 12, 2011
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    January 27, 2011
  • Blogs

    July 16, 2010

    Urban Cowboy: How Does It Hold Up In 2010? (SPOILER ALERT)

    Hollywood Shuffle can't really explain why we've never seen Urban Cowboy before. The only excuse is that we were born in 1980, the same year the film was released, and by the time we were old enough to appreciate it the line-dancing honky tonk fad that has swept America in the wake of the film had ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2010

    Ten Fun Facts About "God Bless The USA"

    ​As America (fuck yeah!) prepares to celebrate its 234th birthday over the long July 4 weekend, our proud yet troubled nation is about to be inundated once again by Lee Greenwood's "God Bless the USA." About as innocuous as a song can be on the surface, it's become one of the most polarizing t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2010

    Game Time: Jim Rome Smack-Off Appendix -- 12 Most Memorable Calls From The Golden Era

    I appreciate everyone's comments, feedback, kind words on yesterday's post that gave a diary-style breakdown of the 2010 Jim Rome Smack-Off and my perspective on where the show is now compared to where it was during the earlier part of this decade. If you missed it, you can easily go back and read i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2010

    Kay Bailey Hutchison Continues To Nail Down The Inside-The-Beltway Vote So Important To The Texas GOP This Year

    ​Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison rolled out the big guns today as President George H.W. Bush endorsed her. Coming on the heels of the recent endorsement of former Secretary of State James Baker, Hutchison has ably demonstrated what it takes to win the GOP gubernatorial primary. If it were being run i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2009

    Aftermath: Emilie Autumn and the Bloody Crumpets at Meridian - Welcome to the Clockwork Orange Dollhouse

    Photos by Groovehouse / Click here for a slideshow​Two small signs on the filigree-ensconced keyboard stand read "BEWARE" and "WHORES." Whether an admonition or a threat remained alluring ambiguous through the Victoriandustrial set presented by Emilie Autumn and her Bloody Crumpets. Like the joy ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2009

    Feeling The Sweet Flow Of Freedom With Sean Hannity

    Photo by Pete Vonder Haar​Conservative radio/TV host Sean Hannity began hosting his "Freedom Concert" series, benefiting Oliver North's Freedom Alliance Scholarship Fund for the children of soldiers killed or disabled in action, back in 2003. Last Saturday the 2009 incarnation kicked off at the Cy ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2008

    Oh My God, Is It Christmas Already?

    Well, not technically, but you'd never guess by all the Yuletide records Rocks Off got in the mail this week. That's right, it's not even Halloween and the first crop of holiday albums is already in stores, with more on the way from studio sax giant Dave Koz, Broadway diva Sarah Brightman, devil-bai ... More >>

  • Music

    June 28, 2007

    Merle the Pearl

    Is the Hag the greatest three-tool talent in country music history?

  • Music

    June 21, 2007

    Hot Sounds, Summer in the City

    A few local discs to sizzle with

  • Music

    May 10, 2007

    Doug Supernaw

    Former country superstar. Now starring in a courtroom near you.

  • Culture

    April 19, 2007
  • Film

    November 9, 2006

    Radical Chick

    You can't tell Natalie Maines to Shut Up & Sing

  • Music

    May 11, 2006

    Patriot Game

    What's a real American to do on Cinco de Mayo?

  • Music

    November 3, 2005

    Redneck Renaissance

    Gretchen Wilsons return to town makes us wonder, Whats really behind all these songs about Wal-Mart, cheap beer and NASCAR?

  • Music

    September 15, 2005

    Answering the Musical Question

    Wesley Willis's ghost in the machine pays rock 'n' roll tribute to notorious Houstonians

  • Music

    June 16, 2005

    Cowboy Troy

    Loco Motive

  • Music

    February 17, 2005

    He's Gone Country

    The Nightfly tries out as the next Bocephus at Sam Houston Race Park

  • Music

    October 28, 2004

    Rockin' in the Free World

    Soundtracks for your Election Night shindigs

  • Calendar

    January 1, 2004

    If That Ain't Country

    Stampeding horses and twangy riffs at the HMNS

  • Music

    September 11, 2003

    The South's Done It Again

    Southern rock comes in for another revival

  • Music

    March 27, 2003

    Hissin' Dixie.

    Country stars battle it out on the eve of war

  • News

    February 1, 2001

    Overblown and Underrated

    So you know Houston's goats, heroes and high points? Think again.

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