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Eurythmics

  • Calendar

    February 13, 2014
  • Blogs

    July 15, 2013

    Ten Bands We Wish Had Their Own Beer

    Sigh no more, my friends. You, too, can drink like a rock star. Or a banjo player. Mumford and Sons announced Sunday that they're creating their own ale to be served when they stop over in Lewes, England on their Gentlemen of the Road tour later this year. The bandmates put their heads together, n ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2013

    Fitz and the Tantrums at Fitzgerald's, 7/11/13

    Fitz and the Tantrums, Saints of Valory, Ivy Levan Fitzgerald's July 11, 2013 Tough to say if the temperature was hotter inside or outside Fitzgerald's on Thursday night. While it was a typically steamy July evening out on White Oak Boulevard, it was just as humid indoors, where a sellout crowd pa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2013

    The Five Weirdest TV Show Tie-In Albums

    It's no secret that we're being sold a product constantly. Even the TV shows we enjoy are nothing more than someone else's attempt to make some money at their heart. They live and die by how much revenue they generate, not typically their artistic value. Like it or not, they're a product and, oftent ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2013

    Last Night: Styx at Reliant Stadium

    Styx Reliant Stadium March 4, 2013 When Styx made the decision to open with "Blue Collar Man" last night at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, I couldn't decide at first if the band was pandering to its anticipated crowd at something as common as a rodeo or being clever. I vacillated when Lawren ... More >>

  • Music

    November 8, 2012
  • Blogs

    October 31, 2012

    Last Night: Rob Zombie & Marilyn Manson at Reliant Arena

    Rob Zombie, Marilyn Manson Reliant Arena October 30, 2012 The men of the "Twins of Evil" tour made two important statements at Reliant Arena Tuesday evening. Marilyn Manson's was that people are zombies. Rob Zombie's was that fire is awesome. Which one do you think was more fun? Manson must have ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2012

    Friday Night: Collective Soul At House Of Blues

    Collective Soul House of Blues June 1, 2012 What does a Collective Soul concert look like in 2012? That was the question I found myself seeking an answer to on Friday night when the '90s radio hitmakers rolled into House of Blues. Anyone who's listened to 97.5 The Buzz in the past 20 years can sing ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2012

    Connor's Corner: Texans LB Barwin Goes To Free Press Summer Fest

    Recently I began work with Houston Texans linebacker Connor Barwin on an upcoming print feature. Anyone who follows him on Twitter knows that he is a huge fan of live music in Houston and can be seen at gigs all over town. I asked him if he wanted to write a few words about one of his Summer Fest ex ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2012

    Yahoo Answers Chooses The Best Valentine's Day Songs

    Photo by Cheryl ReedOne of the top Yahoo! Answer contributors​We just read today that the most famous song for Valentine's Day is "Let's Get It On" by Barry White. It literally read, "Prally barry white lets get it on. it was voted the most romantic song of the last century." Yahoo Answers is ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 25, 2011

    Rocks Off's Annual Descent Into Sunny 99.1's Christmas Music K-Hole

    Since 2008, I have spent an hour listening to Sunny 99.1 FM's Christmas music for the Rocks Off blog. Right after Thanksgiving, it's the first thing on my checklist, right next to finding new, weird holiday music for you and trying not to gain 20 pounds in merriment by January. Most of the time on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 25, 2011

    Looking Back at A Very Special Christmas Track by Track

    In the late 1980's, music empresario Jimmy Iovine cobbled together quite a collection of pop and rock artists to record songs for a Christmas album benefitting the Special Olympics. In 1987, A Very Special Christmas was released and rapidly became an instant holiday classic thanks to the star powere ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2011

    The X Factor: Learning To Let Go

    Photo by FOX​Wednesday night The X Factor extended its two-hour format to two and a half hours, allowing us to see each team - Boys, Girls, Over 30s, and Groups - perform, as well as the judges' elimination decisions. While 2.5 hours is quite long, the fact that the show didn't get crazy and m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 4, 2011

    1986: Best Musical Year Ever?

    ​For almost two weeks now, Rocks Off has been obsessed with the year exactly 25 flips of the calendar backward from this one. It started when Steve Earle did one of his "Time Machine" shows, where the singer-songwriter who plays House of Blues Wednesday spotlights a dozen or so of his favorite ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2011

    Last Night: Kylie Minogue At Verizon Wireless Theater

    Photos by Marc Brubaker​Kylie Minogue Verizon Wireless Theater May 10, 2011 Kylie Minogue is a wholly heavenly creature among comparably haggard savages in the female pop world. The strangest thing about Minogue's show Tuesday at Verizon Wireless Theater wasn't the intricate Greek-myth produc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2011

    Stevie Nicks, Forever The Gypsy

    ​Tuesday, Stevie Nicks released her first solo album in a decade, In Your Dreams. After looking at promos for the album, Rocks Off is convinced that as often as she's denied "rumours" of witchcraft, the singer may actually be a witch. She has to be - she doesn't look like she's aged since 1989 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2011

    Last Night: Fitz & The Tantrums At House Of Blues

    Photos by Jason Wolter​Fitz & the Tantrums House of Blues Bronze Peacock Room April 18, 2011 Soul music is about power, yoking that gospel id to the pursuit of more worldly affairs, but it's also about subtlety. Grunt all you want, but smooth and steady wins the race (and wins over the ladies ... More >>

  • Film

    December 16, 2010

    It's Coming from Inside the Computer

    Blissing out on the 3-D, CGI'd, totally incomprehensible head trip of Tron: Legacy.

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2010

    Beethoven Enters Year 241 Of Total Awesomeness

    ​Today is Ludwig Van Beethoven's 240th birthday. It's hard to adequately sum up the man's contribution to music because frankly no modern figure comes anywhere close. In honor of the undisputed master of all that is classical music, Rocks Off thought we'd put together some interesting tidbits ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2010

    In Dreams: 15 Songs For Mr. Sandman

    Rocks Off Sr. is curious why Rocks Off Jr. chose a picture of Christina Hendricks for an article about dreams.​For some reason, Craig's Hlist has been sleeping way too much lately. Blame the booze, fear of the sun, or just plain lack of giving a rat's ass about the daylight. With sleep comes d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2009

    Inquiring Minds: Crown of Thorns' and the Plasmatics' Jean Beauvoir

    ​ With his distinctive blonde mohawk, Jean Beauvoir struck not just a memorable visual presence in the '80s, as his hard-charging singing and playing shone first as a member of notorious punks the Plasmatics, then Little Steven & the Disciples of Soul and finally a solo effort, 1986's Drums Al ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 31, 2009

    He Said She Said: A Stripper Soundtrack, Part 2

    You can leave your hat on...but get the rest of that kit off fast. The ladies don't mess around when it comes to superficially hot, oiled-up dudes (of questionable sexuality, but does that really matter?) getting naked on the stage at La Bare. But because the musical content at places like Chippend ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2009

    Five Ways to Improve 107.5 the Eagle

    Paging the Purple One... the Eagle Needs You!For Houston music commentators, picking on the sorry state of the city's commercial airwaves is even more fun than sportswriters must have making fun of the Astros. But on the rare occasion a new format does come along - even if it's hardly "new" - it sti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2009

    RIP Gary Kurfirst

    Stop Making Sense Music-business legend Gary Kurfirst passed away from undisclosed causes while on vacation in Nassau, the Bahamas, January 13. A venue owner, talent manager, film producer and label founder, Kurfirst opened New York City's Village Theater, later known as the Fillmore East, in 1967. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2007

    Seething in the Rain

    Houston is as wet as a Desperate Housewife sitting courtside at an L.A. Lakers game. Each day we wake up and are yet again inundated with this cursed rain. It’s summer, dammit! Where are the blistering heat waves, with old people croaking over and kids breaking into neighbors’ pools? Do we live ... More >>

  • Music

    March 1, 2007

    The Gospel According to Gnarls

    Cee-Lo breaks down the genius behind St. Elsewhere

  • Music

    November 23, 2006

    When Mixtapes Attack!

    What if the sound track to your life sucks?

  • Music

    September 15, 2005

    Zevolution

    There's more to Z-Trip than the mash-up phenomenon he helped make famous

  • Calendar

    May 5, 2005
  • Calendar

    March 4, 2004

    Nashville Star

    The voice that wooed George Clooney comes to town

  • Calendar

    January 1, 2004

    Hot-Rodding with the Top Down

    The DragStrippers show why girls 'n' cars go so well together

  • Calendar

    January 16, 2003

    Slanguage Arts

    It's not your father's English class

  • Music

    March 1, 2001

    Tow Down

    By Prescription Only (D.I.M.E.)

  • News

    January 11, 2001

    Spin Control

    Rice University's slow, systematic makeover of KTRU is just the latest example of a college determined to pattern itself after corporate America

  • Music

    February 17, 2000

    Local Rotation

    Liquid i Waves of Rain

  • Music

    April 13, 1995

    Even the Normal (Get Lucky Sometime)

    Craftsman Tom Petty uses the right tool for the right job

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