Overkill Scout Bar, September 16 As the screamin' front man for New Jersey thrash-metal legends Overkill since Day 1 of the group's formation, Bobby "Blitz" Ellsworth has seen, experienced and learned a lot in three and a half decades. So what is the one piece of advice that his 2014 self might off ... More >>
In the early '90s while I was attending the University of Houston, I practically lived in and around the communications department on the far east side of campus. Behind a nondescript metal door in a downstairs corner of the brick two-story building was a large, tile-floored, windowless room that ho ... More >>
Aaron Einhouse: Fri., July 11, 7 p.m., $8. Cypress Saloon, 12710 Telge, Cypress, 281-304-7777. The Amity Affliction: With For the Fallen Dreams, Obey the Brave, Crossfaith. Wed., October 22, 6:30 p.m., $13.50. Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston, 713-225-5483. Anberlin: Sat., October 25, 7 p. ... More >>
When Rocks Off caught up with Todd Snider recently, the poster child for East Nashville's bohemian songwriter underground was driving across Nashville to get a shot in his lower spine for recurring arthritis. "Yeah, I have to get a shot before every tour now," he says. "I just can't sit that long w ... More >>
Truth and Salvage Co. Fitzgerald's, August 2 You might expect a band discovered by Black Crowes singer Chris Robinson to be a little on the wooly side, and you wouldn't be disappointed in Truth & Salvage Co. Although the five-piece is now based in Nashville, Robinson found them in L.A., which expla ... More >>
The Black Crowes House of Blues April 26, 2013 Over the past nearly quarter-century, Chris Robinson's lyrics have shown no lack of religious imagery. Angels and devils exist side by side in the lines of his notebook, and various jubilees among congregations go off with fiery fervor. Not surprising, ... More >>
Ben Nichols, Buxton: Sat., Sept. 8, 8 p.m., TBA. Walter's, 1120 Naylor St., Houston. Big Business: Mon., Oct. 8, 8 p.m., $12. Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston. Big Drunk & The Runaway Scrape, The Electric Dollhouse Groove Buggy: Sat., July 28, 8 p.m., Free. Khon's Wine Darts Coffee Art, 28 ... More >>
With fans Jackson Browne and Robbie Robertson on board, Dawes settles in for the long haul.
Note: Not real brothers. We just liked the picture.Brothers share a link that is unique and special. Same DNA, same familial backgrounds, quirks, talents, and sometimes musical taste. They can also argue, get physical, try to overpower one another, and hold grudges over years that are hard to ... More >>
Avenged Sevenfold, Three Days Grace, Seether: Mon., Sept. 5. Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion. Blue October: Sun., Aug. 21. House of Blues. Battles: Thu., Oct. 20. Fitzgerald's. Boyce Avenue: Tue., Sept. 20. Fitzgerald's. The Chris Robinson Brotherhood: Sat., Aug. 27. Fitzgerald's. The D ... More >>
Photos by Marc BrubakerThe Black Crowes Verizon Wireless Theater September 24, 2010 On their sort-of farewell tour before taking a hiatus, the Black Crowes didn't skimp on the musical goods, spending nearly 3 and a half hours onstage with a set list exploring the deep nooks and crannies of t ... More >>
To celebrate the release of 2008's Warpaint, the Black Crowes played the entire record straight through for a special series of shows. Already released as a 2-CD set, this DVD of one performance shows why the Crowes are such an effective live unit. Two things immediately jump out. Singer Chris Robin ... More >>
Much More Than Words Cavender Castle
Thursday, March 17, at Walter's on Washington, 4215 Washington Avenue, 713-864-2727.
Chris Robinson decides to Crowe it alone with an earthy new band
Marshall Ball can't talk. So he listens to God. Everyone else listens to Marshall.
Black Crowes make rocking and rolling rock and roll
Tinseltown didn't like the delivery-truck editing