30FootFALL: Wed., December 25, 7 p.m., $12. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston, 713-862-3838. '80s New Years Eve featuring Christopher Anton: With DJ Hans 242, Debora Gaynor., Tue., December 31, 8:30 p.m., $15 to $35. Concert Pub (North), 2470 F.M. 1960, Houston, 281-583-8111. Bastille: Wed., A ... More >>
This past week, international superstars and hard rock musical auteurs Smash Mouth announced that they were bestowing down upon us a cookbook from the heavens, which would give us some All Star recipes. You may have your doubts, but these recipes will have you Walkin' on the Sun and saying "I'm a Be ... More >>
Phil Anselmo, former lead singer of the mighty Pantera, currently of Down, is a busy man. But he always has time to talk about his beloved New Orleans Saints, who are going through a trying offseason, to put it mildly. "I can talk Saints all day. I think we have a great season coming up and I thin ... More >>
Are corporate-sponsored free records a good move?
Houston's Venomous Maximus have made their first music video, directed and edited by Bryan Forrester, for their song "The Mission" from last year's EP of the same name. The video, a spooky black-and-white affair featuring strobe shots, raven witches, and the band playing in the woods, is Forrester's ... More >>
Acid Baby Jesus, Night Beats, Paint Fumes: Thu., April 26. Walter's, 1120 Naylor St., Houston. "Praia Urbana" With ATFC, DJ Spen: Sat., March 10, 2 p.m. Last Concert Cafe, 1403 Nance St., Houston. Belanova: Tue., April 24. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston. Bowling For Soup, Patten Pending, ... More >>
Photo By Marc BrubakerBest Coast at Fun Fun Fun Fest 2010This weekend the Rocks Off team will cover their third Fun Fun Fun Fest in Austin, at the festival's new home Auditorium Shores. Each year this fest seems to get bigger and better, without losing it's grimy luster. Is it the Austin City ... More >>
Pardon the geographical pun, but besides Texas, our neighbor to the east may be the most musical state in these United States. And in terms of per capita, Louisiana, which ranks 25th in population to Texas' second, is probably second to none. Outside Nashville's Grand Ole Opry, the program m ... More >>
Daniel Johnston fuels up.For the record, Rocks Off is well aware there is more to GhoulsFest than Black Congress not playing the ten-hour festival at Tom Bass Park tomorrow. A lot more. We also wish BC nothing but the best opening for New Orleans Sabbathites Eyehategod at Walter's tonight and ... More >>
Let's drop the royal we. It's just Jef here, guys, and I'd like to talk to you for a moment. Much attention, and much more debate, has been given over to Black Congress's public withdrawal from this weekend's GhoulsFest, and also to my own just as public condemnation of the manner in which t ... More >>
GroovehouseMGMT at House of Blues in JuneThe official lineup for this year's Fun Fun Fun Fest, set for November 5-7 at Waterloo Park in the heart of downtown Austin, was released moments ago. In terms of firepower, this year's Fun Fun Fun roster arguably brings the festival within striking di ... More >>
My my, we're busy today. Rocks Off this sent this into the Twitterverse earlier, but for all you non-tweeters, Gorillaz, the UK hip-hop/electronica/rock band composed of Murdoc Niccals, 2D, Noodle and Russel Hobbs - the cartoon avatars of Blur's Damon Albarn and his pal Jamie Hewlett - are pencile ... More >>
Thursday, March 17, at Walter's on Washington, 4215 Washington Avenue, 713-864-2727.
Saturday, June 29
Justice plans to "reinvest" in the community with a sampler of local bands
Plus: Shimmying with Mary Jane on the Washington Avenue shuttle