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Debbie Harry

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2014

    Iggy Pop's 10 Best Guest Vocal Appearances

    I'm one of those people who grew up thinking David Bowie was a genius from beyond the realm of human evolution, but the older I get the more I tend to believe that Iggy Pop is the true wizard within the Big Three of Glam. Though he's never going to be accused of having the greatest range in the worl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2014

    The Rocks Off 200: Renée Jonard, Princess of Noise Pollution

    Welcome to The Rocks Off 200, our portrait gallery of the most compelling profiles and personalities in the far-flung Houston music community -- a lot more than just musicians, but of course they're in there too. See previous entries in the Rocks Off 100 at this link. Who? Houston native Renée Jon ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2013

    CSS at Fitzgerald's, 7/17/2013

    CSS Fitzgerald's July 17, 2013 Wednesday night in Houston used to be one of the best nights to mingle in the social Houston scene, especially during the now-famed Whiskey Wednesday sets from Robert Ellis and the Boys back in the day. Well, it's been some time since Ellis was cutting his teeth, but ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2013

    Last Night: Unknown Mortal Orchestra at Fitzgerald's

    Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Foxygen Fitzgerald's February 22, 2013 It took a good twenty minutes, but finally the lights went red (just like last time they were here) and Unknown Mortal Orchestra slithered to the stage. Frontman Ruban Nielson was ominous in a black leather skullcap and what I believe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2012

    #1 Crushes: Our Favorite '90s Rock Vixens

    Tonight House of Blues welcomes Garbage back to Houston after a seven-year hiatus. The group, lead by fearsome Scottish redhead Shirley Manson, has been sorely missed from the music scene. They are currently touring behind their upcoming album Not Your Kind of People, which hits stores May 14. Rock ... More >>

  • Music

    December 8, 2011

    Locally Speaking

    My Top Ten Local Albums of 2011

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2011

    ACL: Arcade Fire, Big As The Great Outdoors

    Photos by Jim Bricker​Check out all our ACL 2011 coverage, including our hottest crowd shots and slideshow from Sunday featuring Randy Newman, Arcade Fire and The Walkmen. Arcade Fire Bud Light Stage, Austin City Limits Music Festival, Zilker Park September 18, 2011 Sunday night in a serene ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2011

    Four Fictional Faces Of David Bowie

    dishuponastar.wordpress.com​Recently, Rocks Off was sitting here predicting the end of the world, like we do most weeks, when we got the opportunity to plug one of our favorite animated films of all time, Rock and Rule. Now, there are lots of cool things about this film: The soundtrack is awes ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 25, 2010

    Mullets & More: 17 Signature Musical Hairstyles

    ​If you have hair, Craig's Hlist hates you. Not in a "you shot my whole family" or "you are the serial killer who dissolved my sibling in a vat of acid" way, more in a "you got the last sausage and cheese kolaches at the office" way. Our hair loss began sometime in high school, when we were ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2010

    Cyndi Lauper Vs. Pat Benatar: An '80s Lady Grudge Match

    ​Honestly, if Rocks Off had been around in the early '80s, we would have been the biggest damned Cyndi Lauper fan in this city. Our second favorite female artist would have been Pat Benatar, because gruff chicks who snap their fingers menacingly at the camera are foxy. Also, Lauper sang about ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2009

    2009 Concert Rewind, August: Weezy, Blondie, Depeche Mode, JoBros, Katy Perry, Mos Def, De La Soul, Blue October, Green Day and an Audience With King George

    Shea Serrano​ Asher Roth, Kid Cudi, House of Blues, August 1: "[Cudi has] tapped John Goldstein, Kanye's famed stage light guy, to help him create an actual feel to his show. Hipster rappers get derided a lot as not being "real rappers," but they put on a hell of a show. The crowd is already his." ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2009

    ACL 2009 Day One: Festival Fashions

    Photo by Mark C. AustinA dapper trio of gentlemen​From the sublime to the ridiculous, there's no shortage of unique outfits at ACL. Below are some of our favorite fashions (no bikinis included this time) from the field so far.

  • Music

    July 23, 2009

    52 Pick-Up

    Your guide to the 2009 Houston Press Music Awards showcase

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2009

    Get Lit: On the Road with the Ramones

    From their 1974 live debut in New York City to their final 1996 show in L.A., eight bruddas in leather have claimed the surname Ramone. But if there were a ninth member of the punk-rock godfathers, he would of course be Monte Ramone. For 2,263 performances in front of crowds ranging from a handful o ... More >>

  • Music

    January 22, 2009

    Out of the Cold With the Wild Moccasins

    The local popsters' new EP is much warmer than their house

  • Music

    January 3, 2008

    The Official Punk Rock Book of Lists

    A new book compiles punk's greatest hits and biggest dicks

  • Music

    July 14, 2005

    Whitney's Dookie Bubble

    Being Bobby Brown is not all fun and games

  • Film

    November 18, 2004

    Gabba Gabba Henh

    The Ramones bopped toward history and an unhappy end

  • Music

    April 22, 2004

    Tot Rock

    Former Del Fuego Dan Zanes unites parents and kids with his unique take on children's music

  • Film

    January 1, 2004

    The Sorrow and the Pity

    In a year of big-screen sadness, our critics comfort those who triumphed

  • Music

    September 11, 2003

    2 Filthy, 2 Furious

    The Sex Pistols have re-formed (again), and Johnny Rotten is spewing pure vitriol (still)

  • News

    July 13, 2000

    Getting Sauza-ed

    Notes from the (corporate-sponsored) underground

  • Music

    August 26, 1999

    New Releases Reviewed

    Luscious Jackson

  • Music

    March 18, 1999
  • Music

    April 2, 1998

    Write or Wrong?

    Marilyn Manson's Long Hard Road Out of Hell is paved with one journalist's bad intentions

  • Music

    October 2, 1997
  • Music

    June 12, 1997
  • Music

    April 4, 1996

    Fun Without Pretense

    Echobelly abandons English arrogance for some good times

  • Music

    March 21, 1996
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    April 27, 1995

    King of the Mild Frontier

    Adam Ant is still dressed up, and now has somewhere to go

  • Music

    February 2, 1995
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