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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Photos by Mark C. AustinDavid GarzaSo, 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 >>
The remaking of "Beautiful Liar"
Chris Cester on Jet's new CD, Shine On
Flinging poo at the haters with the Arctic Monkeys
Gang of Four rematerializes to show the kiddies how it's done
How do these pretty boys stack up against some real dealers of death?
The Nightfly tries out an apprentice at Boys and Girls Club's new Montrose home
Dizzee Rascal brings grime music -- the British answer to crunk -- to the Dirty South
Bo knows good rock when he sees it. Do Houston radio programmers?
One man, one jambox and four walls. For 24 hours.
Barry Manilow whites the songs. Is that so wrong?
For the first time in Houston, Clear Channel makes a refreshing change