Guadalcanal Province

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2011

    Five Songs For Congo's Independence Day

    ​Rocks Off remains fascinated with obscure holidays like World Rabies Day. Usually we focus on either lesser-known American holidays, or international holidays endorsed by the United Nations. Today though, we decided to branch out to other countries and wish a happy Independence Day to the cit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2011

    Literary Greats Cool Houston Down With Black Blizzard

    The Literary Greats on Facebook​We're not going to sit here and try to define the Literary Greats. Instead, we'll tell you why we just had to have their new album Black Blizzard. For three years now your humble narrator has been tracking the music that features on HBO's True Blood. Each episod ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2011

    The Worst Concert Rip-Offs We've Ever Seen​On this day in 1978, the rapidly disintegrating Sex Pistols finally fell apart for good. Conveniently enough, they did it onstage at San Francisco's Winterland Ballroom, on the final night of the ill-fated U.S. tour that also lurched its way through San Antoni ... More >>

  • News

    January 13, 2011

    Still Standing

    South Park has gone from a sheltered suburb to a crime-ridden war zone to a near wasteland. And Burger Park has managed to survive it all.

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2010

    $5 Awesome: Murry Attaway's In Thrall

    Rocks Off has picked up some CDs over the years at prices so low we think that it would've been less insulting to the artists if we had stolen them. Some of these have become our favorite albums, and in this column we'll tell you what they are and why! ​Back in the days when Rocks Off's main ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2010

    Give Me No Man's Land: 5 Songs For The Fallen

    ​Today is Memorial Day, and Rocks Off would like to honor our brave and beloved dead as we honor everything - through music. At no time in American history have there not been men and women in life-threatening danger trying to protect us, whether it was a declared war or not. This is a sacrifice w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 19, 2008

    Local Rotation: Evangeline's We're Alright Down Here

    You just never know when or where you're going to stumble upon a great piece of work. You know? Guadalcanal Diary singer Murray Attaway's solo album In Thrall has been one of my top 10 albums for almost a decade, and I found it at the bottom of a dollar bin at Walmart at 3 a.m. Proof positiv ... More >>

  • Music

    August 4, 2005

    Young Gun

    Collin Herring hits somewhere between Merle Haggard and Hüsker Dü -- and that's a good place to be

  • Music

    June 16, 2005

    The Return of the Last DJ

    Former Lunar Rotation host David Sadof could be back regularly on the FM dial after a seven-year hiatus

  • Film

    August 5, 2004

    Banzai Beat

    Takeshi Kitano masterfully revives the legend of Zatôichi

  • Music

    November 20, 2003

    Georgia Firecrackers

    Don't worry about tomorrow -- lose control with the Woggles

  • News

    August 21, 2003
  • News

    July 24, 2003

    Holy Father

    When it comes to the Catholic hierarchy, Mel Gibson’s dad is one Mad Max

  • Culture

    November 22, 2001

    War on War Books

    Donald Miller has (re)written one of the best books on World War II, but will anyone care?

  • Film

    January 14, 1999

    Unconventional Conflict

    War films get redefined by the complex Thin Red Line