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Counting Crows

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    July 30, 2014

    Counting Crows at Bayou Music Center, 7/29/2014

    Counting Crows, Toad the Wet Sprocket Bayou Music Center July 29, 2014 It would be easy to assume that a Counting Crows concert featuring Toad the Wet Sprocket would be a nostalgia-laden '90s throwback showcase, but that would be highly inaccurate. There certainly was some pre-millennial love in t ... More >>

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    July 28, 2014

    Counting Crows Return Behind "Best Record We've Ever Made"

    21 years after the release of Counting Crows' notable debut August and Everything After, front man Adam Duritz is confident the band's forthcoming seventh album, Somewhere Under Wonderland, is their best work to date. "Everybody's freaking out about it," Duritz says of the record, due out this fall ... More >>

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    July 7, 2014

    Houston's 10 Best Concerts Between Now and Labor Day

    Antemasque Fitzgerald's, August 4 After putting on some of the most exciting live shows of the last decade with their bands At the Drive-In and The Mars Volta, El Paso natives Omar Rodriguez-Lopez and Cedric Bixler-Zavala are back with their latest band, Antemasque. Texas has the distinct pleasure ... More >>

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    June 26, 2014

    The Rocks Off 200: Nick Greer, a G Among G's

    Who? Nick Greer, the bespectacled, shaggy-haired front man of Nick Greer and the G's describes himself as a self-taught keyboard player who genuinely loves his instrument and is always ready and willing to learn more. As a kid, the brand-new multiple 2014 Houston Press Music Award nominee suffered w ... More >>

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    May 13, 2014

    Upcoming: Adventure Club, Conor Oberst, Marcia Ball, MKTO, Uncle Lucius, etc.

    Acoustic Alchemy: Sat., May 31, 8:30 p.m., $88 to $128. Dosey Doe, 25911 I-45 N., Spring, 281-367-3774. Adam Hood: Thu., June 12, 8:30 p.m., $15. Dosey Doe, 25911 I-45 N., Spring, 281-367-3774. Adventure Club: Sat., May 31, 9 p.m., $20 to $30. Stereo Live, 6400 Richmond, Houston, 832-251-9600. Af ... More >>

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    March 25, 2014

    Upcoming: Counting Crows, Brad Paisley, Ben Folds, Jimmy Eat World, Tom Jones, Yes, etc.

    The 2014 Country Megaticket feat. Brad Paisley: With Randy Houser, Leah Turner, Charlie Worsham, Sat., September 6, 7 p.m., $144.50 to $650. Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, 2005 Lake Robbins Dr., Spring, 281-363-3300. The 2014 Country Megaticket feat. Jason Aldean: With Florida Georgia Line, Tyler ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2013

    Last Night: Gaslight Anthem at House of Blues

    Gaslight Anthem House of Blues April 25, 2013 At 10 p.m. sharp Thursday night, as Cutting Crew's "(I Just) Died In Your Arms Tonight" blared on the speakers overheard, the Jersey-born and -bred, punk rock five-piece The Gaslight Anthem sauntered out onto the stage at House of Blues. Fans cheered, a ... More >>

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    July 18, 2012

    Meet the 2012 HPMA Showcase Nominees: Nick Greer

    Rocks Off reached out to the artists playing this year's Houston Press Music Awards showcase Sunday, August 5, and asked them to introduce themselves. Here's what they sent back. Complete HPMA showcase and awards coverage Rocks Off: When and where was your first gig in Houston, and how did it go? ... More >>

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    July 10, 2012

    7 Music Videos of Ice and Snow to Cool Off With

    It's hot. I mean, it's very hot. It's hot like we offended God. Maybe it was the gay-marriage thing, maybe some kids made fun of a bald priest and instead of sending bears to mete out smiting he sent the sun. One of those is in the Bible, but I can't really think very hard right now because there's ... More >>

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    February 16, 2012

    Counting Crows Headlining SXSW? Seriously?

    Rocks Off has long since made our peace with the massive inconvenience SXSW can be. Even after our recent medical difficulties, we're even looking forward to going next month. We had a good time last year, mostly because we finally got to see OMD and Men Without Hats live. The bucket list got a litt ... More >>

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    March 16, 2011

    SXSW Music, Day One, Minus One...

    Craig Hlavaty​Tuesday marked the first full day that Rocks Off was on the ground for this year's South By Southwest in Austin, and it was also the last day of the interactive and film portions of the ten-day festival. This made for some fun culture-clash, as the typically tech-driven and nerdier h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2010

    What Is Classic Rock Today?

    ​What is classic rock in 2010? 15 years ago, it was was the Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, The Who, anything Eric Clapton touched and every band your dad played in his car while he was making out with the girls he met before your mom. That's how we know classic rock: Big riffs, big voices, in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 29, 2010

    Whitney Harper: Song Downloader's Appeal Slapped Down By U.S. Supreme Court

    Faith Hill shall not be denied​Five record labels that sued a 16-year-old San Antonio girl six years ago for illegally downloading a bunch of shitty music the labels vomited upon the listening public can finally exhale: the U.S. Supreme Court has decided not to hear the girl's ... More >>

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    October 19, 2010

    One Live Humpback Whale: Local Fantasy Tour Riders

    ​Everyone probably knows that top-selling bands like Van Halen routinely demand everything short of the moon and stars for their tour contract and rider, but specifically No Brown M&Ms. Some bands have a schedule for required nourishment, or in Rush's case, for booze. The "Weekly Booze Schedul ... More >>

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    October 8, 2010

    Last Night: Gaslight Anthem At Warehouse Live

    Photos by Jason Wolter​Gaslight Anthem Warehouse Live October 7, 2010 Quite a great deal of press - too much, really - has been given to the similarities between New Jersey's Gaslight Anthem and that other guy from the Garden State - Jon Bon J... er, Bruce Springsteen. Both Springsteen and GA ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 29, 2010

    Three Songs, No Flash: Mark C. Austin's Life In The Pit

    All photos by Mark C. AustinGwen Stefani of No Doubt in The Woodlands, May 2009​This evening, local rock photographer Mark C. Austin unveils his first exhibit of his work since he began shooting bands almost five years ago. Austin's work has appeared in print and online for the Houston Press a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2010

    The Ten Worst Songs About Cowboys

    ​Sunday at noon, the Dallas Cowboys and our own Houston Texans face off at Reliant Stadium. The Texans are 2-0 and the Cowboys have not won one game at all this year. The Texans have won two games, and the Cowboys do not have any wins. At all. Understandably, spirits are high this week on bo ... More >>

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    May 21, 2010

    Top 10 Worst Music-Related Tattoos

    ​As the sole in-house bearer of the Rocks Off tattoo load (aside from Brandon K. Hernsberger and Brittanie Shey), we get asked to do a lot of tattoo-related musical blogs. It's cool, because worse things could happen. We aren't killing dogs at the pound nor are we the lead singer of Slightly Stoop ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2010

    He Said She Said: 10 Artists Who Never Got Their Due, Part Deux

    It's the plight of every musician. You struggle and struggle to make it big in the business, only to find that even the most modest margin of fame barely comes with a modicum of respect. Even artists with a lot of influence on later, more popular musicians fall by the wayside in the annals of rock ... More >>

  • Music

    October 22, 2009

    Blind Luck

    Bicycle enthusiasts Blind Pilot step out of fellow Portlanders the Decemberists' shadow.

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    April 30, 2009

    Got Live If You Want It

    Our Spring/Summer concert preview, part deux

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    January 19, 2009

    Houston: Come for the Renovations, Stay for the Electric Cabs

    While trolling the nether regions of the UK press, we came upon this, touting the wonders of Houston as a luxury vacation spot. It's all enough to make Hair Balls wish it didn't live here already so it could start making travel plans now!We cannot help but imagine how impressed our luxury-seeking Li ... More >>

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    September 11, 2008
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    September 5, 2008

    Tonight: Maroon 5 and Counting Crows, Little Brother Project, Jack Ingram and Shooter Jennings, Ne Plus Ultra and More

    It's slick pop and crunchy folk-rock at the Woodlands tonight with Maroon 5 and Counting Crows... Maroon 5 with Rhianna, "If I Never See Your Face Again" Houston funkateers Little Brother Project release their new CD Glass Houses at Warehouse Live with Skyblue72 and Bayou Monster (formerly the Ri ... More >>

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    October 4, 2007
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    September 25, 2007

    Drenched In Blog: National One-Hit Wonder Day

    They come from small towns, large cities and bustling metropolises. They look just like me and you. Each of these individuals takes our enjoyment and excitement into their own hands. They lay down their careers and sacrifice their dignity for us. For all the unsung and fallen one-hit wonders, there ... More >>

  • Music

    May 3, 2007

    Five Times August

    Five Times August performs Saturday, May 5, at Mojo Risin', 1600 Shepherd, 713-426-1505.

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    February 2, 2006

    Between the Cracks

    Profiling local bands

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    January 19, 2006

    Extraordinary Machination

    Sure, Fiona Apple is crazy...like a fox!

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    October 21, 2004

    An ABBA to Zebra of Guilty Pleasures

    Music figures tell all abou their most shameful faves

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    February 19, 2004

    Lost Trailers

    Friday, February 20

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    January 1, 2004

    Colorado River Blues

    For New Mexico-bred singer-songwriter Eric Hisaw, the move to Austin is just starting to pay

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    September 5, 2002

    Darius Rucker

    Back to Then (Hidden Beach)

  • Film

    August 15, 2002

    A Friend in Need

    The Good Girl transforms Jennifer Aniston into a crazy cracker everywoman

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    September 21, 2000

    Incubus

    Make Yourself; When Incubus Attacks! Vol. 1

  • Music

    June 1, 2000

    Can't Foo Anyone

    If the Foo Fighters look like an indie-pop band and quack like an indie-pop band, then they must be an indie-pop band, right?

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    January 28, 1999
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    January 1, 1998
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    August 28, 1997
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    March 13, 1997
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    January 23, 1997

    All for One?

    The boys in the band want you to know Counting Crows is more than its lead singer

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    November 21, 1996
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    October 24, 1996
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    July 18, 1996
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    July 11, 1996
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    March 14, 1996

    Once More, From the Top

    Peter Stuart is ready to reclaim his captive audience

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    March 7, 1996

    Hippie Chic

    Jewel is a one-name folkie with a multifaceted spirit

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    December 15, 1994
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    August 18, 1994
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    June 16, 1994
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