There's no other way to say this except to say it: Houston has a lot of music venues, a lot of music venues, but most of the high-profile shows around here get routed into a handful of places. This happens for any number of reasons, most of them financial: Very few promoters in town can afford to pu ... More >>
Walters, November 5
San Francisco's Deerhoof is the kind of band that will either drive you crazy or capture your heart, probably both at the same time. Greg Saulnier's crew mixes experimental racket with sharp-toothed pop smarts, becoming a favorite on the oddball circuit over the past 15 ... More >>
This morning Fun Fun Fun Fest organizers released the daily schedule for November's three-day orgy of booze, denim, and loudness in the middle of Austin's Auditorium Shores. The color-coded stages -- black, yellow, orange, and blue -- are set up according to genre and size of the act.
Last year th ... More >>
Accept: Thu., Oct. 11, 8 p.m., $21-$26. Scout Bar Clear Lake, 18307 Egret Bay Blvd., Houston.
All Time Low, The Summer Set, The Downtown Fiction, Hit The Lights: Tue., Nov. 6, 6 p.m., $22/$25. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston.
American Aquarium: Tue., Oct. 9, 7:30 p.m., $20/$22. McGonigel's ... More >>
This morning Austin's Fun Fun Fun Fest, the best music festival in Texas that isn't Free Press Summer Fest, announced their full 2012 lineup after months of teasing us and leaking a handful of names at a time -- and then hip-hop legends Run-D.M.C Tuesday morning.
Scheduled for November 2-4 at Audit ... More >>
Mess With Texas, Austin's antidote to the crowds of badge-holders clogging the streets and the mile-long lines coming out of showcases during South By Southwest, has returned for 2012 with a lengthy lineup for three days of music, March 15th, 16th, and 17th. This year the festival will be located at ... More >>
It's a well-known fact that most band names are essentially gobbledygook, but here at Rocks Off we're trying hard to unravel the meanings behind some of the odder monikers.
Sooooooo... Megafauna is this way trippy experimental rock act out of Austin who will be here annihilating Walter's to ... More >>
Nooooo!!! Anything but "One Last Breath"!!!The headline is promising: "Norwegian Boy Fends Off Wolf Pack With Heavy Metal." Pretty awesome, right?
Picture the frozen steppes of Rakkestad - we're just assuming there are steppes there - and it's after 2 p.m. in the wintertime, so the sun has ... More >>