Who? Breye "7x" Kiser is best known as the driving force behind Provision, one of Houston's longest-running and most respected electrogoth acts. Kiser, like all great EBM frontmen, hits the stage like a bolt of lightning, holding court over the intense beeps and boops crafted by his wife Jen "Skully ... More >>
Photo by Jef With One FPeter Murphy at Numbers, March 21, 2011Eight months ago Rocks Off ran a profile of promoter Mike Kelley, whose OnStage Events company seemed to be bringing about a renaissance for Numbers night club that we could not contain our excitement over. Kelley was behind the lo ... More >>
The Texans are in first place (for now), the Texas Rangers may become the Lone Star State's first-ever World Series champions tomorrow (ouch), and early voting for the November 8 mayoral/City Council election started Monday. The Houston Press Music Awards showcase is less than three weeks awa ... More >>
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 >>
Photos by Erica O'BrienClan of Xymox, Provision
May 7, 2011
Rocks Off would like to thank Erica O'Brien for saving our tushies and providing these pics when ye old camera when kaput.
Is it really possible that we've been hanging around Numbers for almost a decade and somehow never s ... More >>
Provision remains a die-hard dependable band of darkwave electronica masters in the Houston scene. Now on their fourth studio album and already into plans for their fifth, they return after a four year studio hiatus with their newest release, Paradigm Shift, and a gig opening for longtime spi ... More >>
Marco TorresWu-Tang Clan's GZA and Ghostface Killah at Numbers, December 2010Numbers' credentials as a concert venue are undeniable - everyone from Siouxsie and the Banshees to Green Day to Type O Negative has played there. It's hard to argue, though, that the past decade hasn't been a rough ... More >>
"Canned Acoustica II" With Robert Ellis, Roky Moon, Tyagaraja, Black Queen Speaks, Chase Hamblin, Winter Wallace, Sara Van Buskirk, Ancient Cat Society: Thu., March 3. Warehouse Live.
The Canvas Waiting, Holy Fiction, Finnegan, The Shallows: Fri., Feb. 11. Fitzgerald's.
Clan Of Xymox: Sat. ... More >>
This is not meant as a complete history of goth, as that would be a huge book. Instead, we're aiming to give a simple overview of the musicians, songs and albums that have most defined the genre.
Many deserving artists have been left out, and some that we're sure some people feel are not wor ... More >>