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Dashboard Confessional

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2014

    The Six Best Concerts In Houston This Week: Manchester Orchestra, HAIM, Warpaint, etc.

    Manchester Orchestra House of Blues, April 21 Three weeks after the release of their fourth studio album, Atlanta's Manchester Orchestra will bring their unique blend of indie, alternative and heartfelt rock and roll back to Houston. The band's last record, 2011's Simple Math, was wide-ranging in i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2013

    Buxton 10-Year Anniversary at Fitzgerald's, 11/30/2013

    Buxton, Papermoons, Deep Cuts FItzgerald's November 30, 2013 Ten years gone. How the hell did that happen? Long before the New West days, before the band had five members (or six or four or three), and definitely before they all had those adorable little beards, Buxton first started putting pen to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2012

    Last Night: Old 97's at House of Blues

    Oh, dutiful journalism, the places I will go in your name. Last night, one of those places just had to be House of Blues. It's always a pleasure to watch Old 97's and I would put up that good fight to keep my spirits high in what is arguably my least favorite venue in town. But enough with the pouti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2011

    Your Shameful Musical Secrets Collected: #gotcha!

    ​For the past few days on Twitter, Rocks Off has been imploring our followers, our precious 3,250 friends (and counting), to tell us their shameful musical secrets by using the hashtag #shamefulafternoonsecrets or #shamefulmorningsecrets, the latter which could sound like a sordid booty call h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2011

    Otenki Makes the Finals of Billboard's Battle of the Bands

    ​Otenki is the best Houston band you've never heard of, according to guitarist Enoma Asowata. This could be true; we had heard the name thrown around but had never seen them live or knew much about their music. Despite this fact, they've used social media and large-scale festivals like Warped ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2010

    Top 5 Daniel Lanois Productions

    ​This past Saturday in Los Angeles, legendary producer Daniel Lanois, known for his trademark echo-heavy sound and work with the likes of U2 and Bob Dylan, was involved in a near-fatal motorcycle accident. Lanois was slated to soon begin work on Brandon Flowers of the Killers' solo debut and the u ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2010

    Korn Was Not A F**king Emo Show At Sold-Out Verizon

    Photos by Matthew Keever​ Seventeen years after its inception, Korn still managed to sell out the Verizon Wireless Theater on Sunday night for the 2010 Jagermeister Music Tour. Most bands could only dream of continuing to sell-out venues for two decades, but a look at Korn's fan base, which ranges ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2009

    Distant Early Warning: The Wailers, Bob Schneider (Again), Hayes Carll, Peanut Butter Wolf, Queen Latifah & Dashboard Confessional Cancel, etc.

    ​The Wailers, The Supervillains: Sat., Jan. 9. House of Blues. 30 Seconds To Mars, Cage The Elephant: Thu., Dec. 3. Verizon Wireless Theater. Adam Richman: Wed., Dec. 2. House of Blues. Asleep At The Wheel: Sat., Dec. 26. Crighton Theater. Bob Schneider: Thu., Dec. 31. Meridian. Breaking Benjamin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2009

    Distant Early Warning: 311, AFI, HEALTH, Kanye West (Boo!), Regina Spektor, Rob Zombie, etc.

    ​311, State Radio: Sun., Dec. 6. Verizon Wireless Theater. AFI: Sat., Nov. 21. Verizon Wireless Theater. An Albatross, Dark Meat: Sat., Nov. 7. Mango's. Armin Van Buuren: Fri., Oct. 16. Planeta Bar-Rio. Art Brut: Sun., Oct. 25. Walter's on Washington. Breathe Carolina, Cash Cash, Kill Paradise, F ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2009

    Social Distortion: Killing Tom Softly With MySpace's Song

    Oh, 2006. Long lost 2006. The Golden Age of MySpace. Remember MySpace? That social networking site you logged into obsessively before the advent of Facebook and after Friendster's demise? Where Microsoft Paint made a fourth-quarter comeback in the image editing (and annotating) arena? Where b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2009

    Artist of the Week: Buxton

    Each Wednesday, Rocks Off arbitrarily appoints one lucky local performer or group "Artist of the Week," bestowing upon them all the fame and grandeur such a lofty title implies. Know a band or artist that isn't awful? Email their particulars to introducingliston@gmail.com. Every once in a while, aft ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2009

    Aftermath: Annuals at Walter's On Washington

    If you could squeeze music from the udders of a cow, pour it a cup, mix in equal parts chocolate sauce and broken up pieces of stained glass stolen from the Vatican, drink it while on the down-slope of a roller-coaster, go home and sit on the back-porch and listen to your great-grandfather talk abou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2008

    Five ( 3) Spot: Christmas With Weezer!

    Welcome back to Five Spot. Every week, we'll examine a recent bit of music news and list five reasons why it's either brilliant or dumb-assed. Send tips to introducingliston@gmail.com. Because God loves us: Weezer, one of our all-time favorite bands, has recorded six Christmas covers, the greatest ... More >>

  • Home Entertainment

    November 6, 2008

    My Guitar Hero Gently Weeps

    They're not yelling "Bruce" this time. They're booing

  • Culture

    April 24, 2008

    ASK A MEXICAN

    SPECIAL PAPERBACK EDITION

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2007

    Confessions of a Classic Rock Whore, or One Man’s Journey

    When the Press cast its net for a new Assistant Music Editor, the editors probably assumed they’d reel in one of those sniffy indie types who worships either Bright Eyes or Death Cab for Cutie and thinks Boston is a place with a lot of nice bookstores. Instead they got me, who within two days of w ... More >>

  • Music

    July 13, 2006

    Dashboard Confessional

    Wednesday, July 19, at the Verizon Wireless Theater, 520 Texas, with Ben Lee and Say Anything. Call 713-230-1600 for more info.

  • Music

    July 6, 2006

    John Ralston

    Needle Bed

  • Music

    April 13, 2006

    Pretty Girls Make Saves

    As video games go indie, Wack imagines a few likely pairings

  • Music

    January 27, 2005

    The Best Cex Ever

    Take combustible hip-hop, add a dash of indie pop, and watch the jaws drop

  • Music

    November 25, 2004

    Super Unison Brothers

    Ryan Chavez and Andrew Morgan wave good-bye to Hands Up Houston

  • Music

    November 4, 2004
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    October 21, 2004
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    July 22, 2004
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    July 22, 2004

    Blame It on Braid

    A reunion tour provides a rare peek at where this emo thing started

  • Music

    June 10, 2004

    Screaming Fidelities

    This fan has her own Dashboard Confessional to give

  • Music

    May 27, 2004

    Jawbreaker

    Dear You (Blackball)

  • Music

    March 11, 2004
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    February 5, 2004

    Pop-Punk Penance

    A cool kid seeks heavenly redemption

  • Music

    December 25, 2003

    The Class of '03

    Grab your gift certificates and trade in your white elephants -- here's what you really wanted for Christmas

  • Music

    November 27, 2003

    Computer Error

    When it comes to local facts, don't rely on Allmusic.com

  • Music

    May 29, 2003

    Caged Angels

    Chart-toppers in the UK, Ash is happy on the American club circuit. But how long will it stay there?

  • Music

    November 28, 2002
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    October 3, 2002
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    October 3, 2002

    Ugly Kid Slug

    Atmosphere MC Sean Daley saves the world by saving his circle of friends

  • Music

    March 28, 2002

    Ultimate Fakebook

    Friday, March 29

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