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Fleetwood Mac

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    March 21, 2014

    Amazon's Funniest One-Star Classic Album Reviews

    As a music writer, it can be beneficial to seek out other music reviews to see what people are thinking, aficionados and trolls alike. Let's look at Amazon, a popular site where I admit I've spent a bit of money and time. You can find anything here, down to your most basic grocery-shopping needs. ... More >>

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    February 3, 2014

    Five Great Musical Duos-In-Waiting

    Last month at Starbucks, waiting on my Grande Pike, I spied on the sales counter a curious item. It was a CD featuring duets by the dude from Green Day and Norah Jones. "Weird combo," I thought, took my coffee and went on with my day. Then, maybe a week later, Phil Everly passed away and the boss ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2013

    Fleetwood Mac at Toyota Center, 6/5/2013

    Fleetwood Mac Toyota Center June 5, 2013 A few things occurred to me as a spectator at Wednesday Night's Fleetwood Mac show at Toyota Center: They are not in the touring game for a paycheck; This band has a ton of mutual respect for one another, and for good reason; and All of us could reall ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2013

    Five Couples Who Clicked Onstage After Breaking Up

    Divorce is a strange and difficult thing. Nobody goes into a marriage expecting to ever have to get divorced. But what do you do when things don't work out, you get divorced, and yet your primary source of income and your creative outlet is inextricably tied to your former partner/spouse? In the ca ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2013

    The Best Concerts In Houston This Week: Iceage, Fleetwood Mac, Chubby Carrier, etc.

    Iceage Mango's, June 3 Not even out of their teens, Denmark's Iceage caused quite a stir within the indie-punk world a couple of years ago with New Brigade, an album that was almost pure id. With one nihilistic fuzz-bomb after another, it caused some critics to suggest a latter-day Joy Division wit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2013

    Upcoming Events: Mac 'n Cheese Fit for a Rockstar

    Fleetwood Mac is coming to Houston next week and Quattro has your before and after meal plans already set. If you're still trying to figure out what to eat before and after the concert, have no fear, Quattro is here with its pre-concert menu offering. The pre-concert three-course menu is filled wit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2013

    5 Ways Bands Could Make Compilations Actually Interesting

    Recently my colleague Nathan Smith cobbled together the Destiny Child's compilation Beyonce doesn't want you to see and it gave me an idea. Compilations are both the most necessary and aggravating albums in an artist's catalogue. One the one hand, it's always nice to have a good, definitive greatest ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2013

    Songs I Didn't Want to Hear at a Casino While Losing Money

    Recently, I spent more than a little time at the Harrah's casino smack in the middle of downtown New Orleans, which was unfortunately the only place besides my hotel room floor where I could get some sort level of sanity away from football. If you have ever been to a casino, you know it is built l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2012

    Those Are People Who Died, Died: Musical Passings of 2012

    Rocks Off put it off as long as we could, because December has been a pretty rough month. It always is for music. (Hollywood, too.) But it's time to call the roll of people who played or sang their last note in 2012, plus a few who were just as instrumental offstage. Precious few corners of the mus ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2012

    Justin, Selena and Music's Top 10 Heartbreaking Split-Ups

    By now, we've all had a few days to digest the awful, shocking news that North America's sweethearts, Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez, have decided to buck destiny and call it quits. We're not entirely sure how this could have happened, but Obama was just reelected. Clearly, our worst fears are alrea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2012

    Last Night: Lindsey Buckingham at Fitzgerald's

    An Evening with Lindsey Buckingham Fitzgerald's August 20, 2012 It was a packed house Monday night at Fitzgerald's when Fleetwood Mac's Lindsey Buckingham took the stage, albeit this time with a very "small machine:" Himself. No bells or whistles, just him and mostly his guitar. Buckingham began t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2012

    The 5 Best Shows In Houston This Week: Lindsey Buckingham, Etc.

    Recently Rocks Off noticed our VVM sister paper in Phoenix has been running a list of their picks for the upcoming week's best shows first thing Monday morning. We thought, "Hey, our readers speak the same language(s) as theirs do, so why not try it ourselves?" As far as Fleetwood Mac goes, Lindsey ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2012

    Last Night: Rod Stewart & Stevie Nicks at Toyota Center

    Rod Stewart, Stevie Nicks Toyota Center August 9, 2012 I really wish that Rod Stewart is recording the past few years of tours he's had under his belt, because he's in essence setting the bar for how to grow old in rock and roll without looking like a granny doofus or a stuttering clown. At 67 year ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2012

    The 10 Best Guest Appearances On Other People's Songs

    Have you ever had one of those moments when, you're listening to a song and hear something familiar, like maybe a familiar voice or wonder, "Okay, who is really playing this particular instrument?" Many times a band or an artist will guest star on a recording. Sometimes it's a well-known fact, such ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2012

    The 10 Greatest Summer Concerts I Never Saw

    Well, kids, summer has arrived. If you have ever noticed, all the good concerts seem to come during the summer -- with May being more like a pre-show. My parents, when I was younger, took me to many concerts at some of these venues, mainly Contemporary Christian concerts. I myself had only been to ... More >>

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    June 14, 2012
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    June 11, 2012

    Remembering Bob Welch: Fleetwood Mac's Secret Weapon

    This past Thursday, former Fleetwood Mac guitarist Bob Welch committed suicide in his home outside Nashville at age 66. It was a tragic loss that stunned the Fleetwood Mac family, both past and present. Mac's Stevie Nicks called Welch's death "devastating" in London's The Daily Telegraph: "I had ma ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 9, 2012

    Bartender Chat: Rex of Boondocks

    Sometimes, when you have a rough week that just so happens to fall between pay periods, you need a really cheap drink.That's when happy hour at Boondocks comes to the rescue. The vibe was pretty laid-back recently at 5 p.m., which was a major contrast with some of the rowdier nights I've spent at ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2012

    Blue Letter: The 10 Best Fleetwood Mac Deep Tracks

    Fleetwood Mac is perhaps the most distinct and musically diverse bands around. What started out as a British blues band headed by drummer Mick Fleetwood and lead singer/guitarist Peter Green became a pop/rock powerhouse with the addition of guitar virtuoso Lindsey Buckingham and his then-girlfriend, ... More >>

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    October 6, 2011
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    September 28, 2011

    Say My Name: Bands Named After Actual, Real People

    Punk Rock Elite​This Friday would have been Z.Z. Hill's 76th birthday, but the popular Texas bluesman passed away in 1984 from a heart attack. Most people only know who the late soul crooner is through his connection to ZZ Top. The moniker of that little ol' band from where we are sitting righ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2011

    Fifteen Of Our Favorite Cheating Songs

    zazzle.com​Songwriters find inspiration many of life's varied realms: Joy, grief, sex, drugs, anger and, evidently, two-timing. Some are sad, some cheeky, some violent and revengeful, but we've collected a sad-sack grab-bag of cheating-related songs. Here is our Top 15, along with their lyric ... 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

    February 4, 2011

    10 Uncool Artists Primed For Hipster Rediscovery

    Tumblr"Aw, dammit, I grabbed Dad's iPod by mistake. Paul Simon... is that one guy, or two Beatles?" ​Remember emo kids? Only a few short years ago, the nation's venues of the nation were filled with kids in all black, wearing ultra-skinny jeans, eyeliner, white belts, and identical chopped-mea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2011

    Idol Beat: Viva Nash Vegas

    ​I was randomly scrolling back through past Idol Beats last night, doing my best to ignore mentally unbalanced dental hygienist Christine McCaffrey's butchering of "I Hope You Dance," when I realized something. The American Idol beat for Rocks Off is basically the Defense Against the Dark Arts ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2010

    Five Songs Classic Rock Radio Should Kill NOW

    ​Rocks Off is a prisoner of the airwaves. At home we can listen to just about anything we want thanks to the comforts of 24-7 satellite radio. Actually, we rarely tune in anything besides Outlaw Country, but that's another story. We can't bring the satellite receiver to work, where we spend th ... More >>

  • Music

    February 18, 2010

    Get Behind the Mule

    Gov't Mule main man Warren Haynes swears he takes time off, but we don't really believe him.

  • Music

    November 12, 2009

    The Boys Are Back

    Kansas City's Get Up Kids have Something to Write Home About all over again.

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2009

    Aftermath: Fleetwood Mac at Toyota Center

    Every night the band goes onstage, Fleetwood Mac faces a concert onus only a handful of other groups need worry about: Are its songs too iconic? Is the rush of watching Stevie Nicks twirl out "Landslide" or "Rhiannon" live any match for the lifetime (or decades, anyway) of memories, associations and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2009

    Get Lit: Storms: My Life With Lindsey Buckingham and Fleetwood Mac by Carol Ann Harris

    Barely out of her teens, Carol Ann Harris met Lindsey Buckingham in 1977 while working at the studio where the singer/guitarist was putting the finishing touches on what would be the band's huge international hit album, Rumours. As his live-in girlfriend for the next seven years, she'd accompany him ... More >>

  • Music

    January 22, 2009

    Oz the Great and Terrible

    Happy Australia Day, everybody

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2009

    Fleetwood Mac to Unleash at Toyota Center

    "Go Your Own Way," live in L.A. on 1982's Mirage tour Live Nation announced this morning that soft-rock supergroup Fleetwood Mac - who put the "fun" in dysfunction while going on to sell more than 10 million copies of 1977's Rumors, scheduled to be re-released this year in expanded CD/DVD form ... More >>

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    October 2, 2008
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    September 20, 2007

    This Just In: Midlake Moved to Walter's

    Tonight's show by Dallas Fleetwood Mac descendants and recent ACL Fest alumni Midlake has been moved from Numbers to Walter's on Washington. All tickets for the Numbers show will be honored - Chris Gray

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2007
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    January 25, 2007

    Lindsey Buckingham

    Lindsey Buckingham will perform Friday, January 26, at the Verizon Wireless Theater, 520 Texas, 713-230-1600.

  • Music

    August 31, 2006

    Hawg Stop Blues Fest

    Sunday, September 3, 11335 Sheldon, 281-456-7867

  • Music

    July 27, 2006

    The Submarines

    Declare a New State

  • Music

    May 25, 2006

    Fly Like an Eagle

    Jesse Hughes proves too sexy for his band, too sexy for his band

  • Music

    August 4, 2005

    The Gourds, with the Sidehill Gougers

    Thursday, August 4, at Heritage Place Amphitheatre, 500 Collins Street in Conroe, 936-525-4782. Free.

  • Music

    July 14, 2005

    Cruiserweight, with the Letters Organize, My Epiphany and Blackout Pact

    Sunday, July 17, at Walter's on Washington, 4215 Washington Avenue, 713-863-1875.

  • Music

    July 22, 2004

    The Meat Purveyors

    Pain By Numbers (Bloodshot)

  • Music

    June 10, 2004

    Pop Quiz

    Think you know local music? Take the Bayou City Music Mindbender and find out.

  • Music

    October 16, 2003

    Hype This

    Fleetwood Mac opens the Toyota Center, the Chron hyperventilates, and a city grumbles

  • Calendar

    October 2, 2003

    Time Warp

    Four bands bring the '70s back to town

  • Music

    April 10, 2003
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    August 2, 2001

    Minibill

    Stevie Nicks

  • Music

    May 24, 2001

    Party On, Dude

    The Me Generation hasn't stopped believin' in its own soundtrack

  • News

    November 18, 1999

    Mix Master

    Who do we have to thank for Rod Stewart every hour on the hour? This guy, Guy Zapoleon.

  • Music

    October 30, 1997

    Is the Mac Truly Back?

    Rumours of Fleetwood Mac's demise are exaggerated -- for the time being

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