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Franz Ferdinand

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    June 18, 2013

    Upcoming: Atlas Genius, Brian Setzer Orchestra, Franz Ferdinand, Rancid, etc.

    ADLER: Featuring Steven Adler of Guns N' Roses., Wed., July 24, 7 p.m., $15. House of Blues-- Bronze Peacock Room, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837. Andrew Stockdale: Sun., July 28, 7 p.m., $17. House of Blues-- Bronze Peacock Room, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837. Atlas Genius: Tue., Oct ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2012

    Music World Stands Up for Embattled Russian Punks Pussy Riot

    Above: A burka-clad Madonna talks about Pussy Riot to her Moscow audience Rewind: Vladimir Putin: No Pussy Riot on His Watch Free speech is a valued thing in this country. It's why journalists, writers, musicians and artists exist and are able to do what they do. However, in Russia, it seems to be ... More >>

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    May 8, 2012

    ACL 2012 Rumors: 10 Bands That Could Make the Cut (No, Not Radiohead)

    Before we begin, Radiohead is in Europe for the duration of this year's Austin City Limits Music Festival. They will not fly 12 hours to play a field in Austin. Ah, it just wouldn't be May without ACL rumors running rampant. Rocks Off is guilty every year of stoking the fire, sometimes just one day ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2012

    Top 5 Mullet-Rock Bands You Might Not Expect

    Last Sunday, HBO aired the Season 3 finale of Eastbound & Down, the series about down-on-his-luck minor-league relief pitcher and morally bankrupt human being Kenny Powers. Besides a certain unvarnished wisdom ("death is for pussies") and a peculiar way with the ladies, Powers has one of the most sp ... More >>

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    June 30, 2011

    Brew Blog: Left Hand Good JuJu

    Sorry, Shiner Ruby Redbird; you've been out-Whataburgered.​I love the Pandora effect. You know what I'm talking about; you set up a Pandora station around a particular band, and the intuitive wonder that is the Music Genome Project recommends other music you might like, based on the characteri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2009

    ACL 2009 Day Three: Aftermath

    Photos by Mark C. AustinDavid Garza​So, what happens to freshly laid grass in a public park after a day full of rain and thousands of people walking back and forth across it at the same time? Well, as anyone who was present for Day Three of Austin City Limits Festival 2009 (ACL) could tell you ... More >>

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    June 4, 2009
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    March 26, 2009
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    May 31, 2007

    On set with Weird Al Yankovic

    The remaking of "Beautiful Liar"

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    September 21, 2006

    Jet Stream

    Chris Cester on Jet's new CD, Shine On

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    June 8, 2006

    Bring On the Backlash!

    Flinging poo at the haters with the Arctic Monkeys

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    October 6, 2005

    Oh No! I Left It in My Other Suit!

    Gang of Four rematerializes to show the kiddies how it's done

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    August 18, 2005

    The Killers vs. the Killers

    How do these pretty boys stack up against some real dealers of death?

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    June 9, 2005

    You're Fired

    The Nightfly tries out an apprentice at Boys and Girls Club's new Montrose home

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    April 14, 2005

    Straight Outta London

    Dizzee Rascal brings grime music -- the British answer to crunk -- to the Dirty South

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    February 10, 2005

    Rock Radio (and Rock Romano) Redux

    Bo knows good rock when he sees it. Do Houston radio programmers?

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    February 10, 2005

    Radio Daze

    One man, one jambox and four walls. For 24 hours.

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    December 2, 2004

    Get Back, Honky Cat

    Barry Manilow whites the songs. Is that so wrong?

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    November 18, 2004

    Adios, KLOL

    For the first time in Houston, Clear Channel makes a refreshing change

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    September 30, 2004
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    September 16, 2004
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    September 2, 2004
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