A couple of caveats to this list: first, it actually includes more than ten songs. Since one is sung primarily in English and another isn't technically a "foreign" language, they're considered halfsies, making up one whole.
Also, no songs sung in Spanish are on this list. I'm not saying Spanish is ... More >>
Linebacker Connor Barwin, late of the Houston Texans, recently traded a solid music scene for a better cheesesteak by defecting to the NFC's Philadelphia Eagles. He began his professional football career in Houston and parlayed nearly 15 sacks over the last two seasons into a six-year, $36 million c ... More >>
UPDATED (11:40 a.m.) to correct "instrument" with "instrumental"
Iggy & the Stooges
Bud Light Stage
Austin City Limits Music Festival, Zilker Park
October 14, 2012
SLIDESHOWS: The Girls of Austin City Limits
Chili Peppers, Stooges, Die Antwoord: ACL 2012 Sunday
The Fans: ACL 2012 Sunday ... More >>
The rains came early on Sunday morning, but by the time the ACL opened up for business before noon, there was hardly a cloud in the sky, making for an extremely warm and muddy day. The biggest acts of the day -- Red Hot Chili Peppers, Iggy & the Stooges, Crystal Castles, and the Avett Brothers -- he ... More >>
I'm what you can call a late bloomer when it comes to music festivals. Before coming to work for Rocks Off, my festival expertise was regulated to the Houston International Festival and that one SXSW that I spent bar hopping on Red River then somehow managing to sneak into Stubbs through the artist ... More >>
That's right folks, it's ACL Music Festival time again in Texas, and Rocks Off will be flying to Austin on the private Rocks Off jet this weekend to cover the fest from Friday until the last notes of "Give It Away" at the end of the Red Hot Chili Peppers set on Sunday night.
That's my way of telli ... More >>
Another Lollapalooza blog by our friends at City Pages -- ed.
Lollapalooza 2012: The People
BY REED FISCHER
Ready for some GIFs? To quote Ozzy Osbourne, "I can't fucking hear you!" I said, ARE YOU READY FOR SOME GIFS?!
This past weekend's running of Lollapalooza in Chicago was intense. The hea ... More >>
The Austin City Limits Music Festival burned the midnight oil overnight, announcing the 2012 lineup at precisely 12:01 a.m. Mercifully, all the rumor-spreading and speculation is now at an end and people can either go about the business of buying $200 three-day passes or shutting the hell up about R ... More >>
Jim BrickerSmith Westerns at Fitz in FebruaryThis Thursday night, Rocks Off leaves for the 2011 Austin City Limits Music Festival at Austin's Zilker Park. This year promises to be a hot one, from the killer temperatures, the constant wildfires just miles from the venue, and the mouth of Frida ... More >>
Photos by Allison Wagonericeage, Balaclavas
The Backroom at the Mink
July 15, 2011
A lot of folks have a dirty habit of going full-throttle on a new band with only one album and a few singles, lumping praise on them before they can really live up to it. Aftermath has done it in the past (Die ... More >>
Faith SilvaEditor's Pick: The renewed, and continuing, interest of local indie-rockers and hipsters (and people who are a long way from neither) in traditional honky-tonk as played by Robert Ellis & the Boys and as documented by a certain Lonesome Onry and Mean and myself this summer. Encoura ... More >>
"He is singing into a penis..."
Photos by GroovehouseDie Antwoord, Rye Rye
November 1, 2010
For more photos from the show, see our slideshow here.
It was industrial, grating, disorienting, sweaty, funky, hilarious and altogether like nothing we had ever seen in our lives. The w ... More >>
Apocalyptica: Wed., Dec. 15. House of Blues.
Betty Wright, Bobby "Blue" Bland: CHANGED Fri., Oct. 15. Arena Theatre.
Die Antwoord: Mon., Nov. 1. Stereo Live.
"Girls Gone Wild" With Dev Electric, Chrome 44: Sat., Dec. 11. Scout Bar Clear Lake.
In This Moment, Taking Dawn, One Eyed Doll: W ... More >>
Wednesday, Rocks Off came across the full length video for Die Antwoord's new song, "Evil Boy," which makes Lady Gaga seem like Celine Dion. The South African hip-hop trio is poised to break big, if not majorly weird, over the next few months with their album 5.
Rapping in part English and ... More >>
This morning C3 Concerts, the folks behind the Austin City Limits Music Festival, announced the schedule for the pre- and after-show gigs surrounding the festival. As with this past March's SXSW, those without official credentials aren't totally being shut out of the fun.
Starting Wednesday ... More >>