Let's talk about genre-jumpers, shall we? A number of successful artists have made the leap from one genre to another at some point in their careers. but it doesn't always pay off. Take Darius Rucker, for example. The onetime Hootie and the Blowfish front man made the right choice by taking a leap ... More >>
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 >>
Flogging Molly February 17, 2013 House of Blues Damn, I wish I was Irish. So does half of Houston, apparently, judging by last night's sold out Flogging Molly concert at House of Blues. Thanks to the salty sea-dog opener Skinny Lister (who deserve much more than my little mention; they were ridi ... More >>
Badass Weekend Walters/Houston House of Creeps, February 15 and 16 The first annual Badass Weekend is spread out over two days and three stages at Walters, Houston House of Creeps, and the adjoining Ballistic Skate House, and is sure to give you lonely and wild hearts something to do over Valentine ... More >>
Photos by Marco Torres / Click here for a slideshowAftermath tuned up for Flogging Molly Wednesday night with a Jameson on the rocks and Steve Earle's "The Galway Girl" on our iPod. One of those should be obvious. As for the other, we needed the whiskey because it was kind of a long day at ... More >>
Photos by GroovehouseOkay, so between the Guinness and the pissing-down rain, Flogging Molly actually brought a lot of Ireland to Austin today. Lead singer Dave King wasn't phased by the weather, proclaiming that it was just like being at home. The band then proceeded to put on a belter of a show ... More >>
Fun Fact: Before he found Irish-punk religion in L.A., Flogging Molly frontman Dave King sang in front of ex-Motorhead and UFO members in '80s UK hair-metal also-rans Fastway.
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