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Hells Angels Motorcycle Club

  • Film

    June 6, 2013
  • Blogs

    May 16, 2012

    Houston Scores Big-Time In Latest Edition Of Encyclopedia Of Country Music: Part 6

    Mickey Newbury paved the road from Houston to Nashville for a Hells Angels-ish, hard-drinking, hard-drugging gaggle of songwriters who, like Newbury, would go on to make a serious mark on Music City. Ornery, belligerent, cocky, literary, opinionated, and super-talented, this group of Houston transp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2012

    Janis Joplin And Her "Big Brothers" Come Back Live And Raw

    A boon for classic-rock fans in recent years has been an increased activity in vault-mining, as record labels are discovering, polishing up, and releasing a lot of unearthed "new" material from favorite bands in the form of live shows, as well as outtakes, demos, new songs and alternate versions oft ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2011

    Gimme Some Truth: What Happens When Rabid Fans & Bands Meet

    ​We have all been there. You may have had a few drinks, you are at your favorite band's show, and you come to find yourself in the vicinity of one of your heroes. Word vomit. Torrential word vomit. But you mean well. "I really think youse guys is great and your albums really means a lots to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2011

    Blake Broadway: Fear And Loathing in Lufkin Vegas

    Blake Broadway probably doesn't look like Johnny Depp, either​"The trunk of the car looked like a mobile police narcotics lab," wrote Hunter S. Thompson in Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas. "We had two bags of grass, seventy-five pellets of mescaline, five sheets of high-powered blotter acid, a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2011

    Photobombs Through the Ages

    The pinnacle of modern-day photobombing​Photobombing might have reached its peak at the Golden Globes when Michael Douglas PB'd his way into a picture with his wife Catherine Zeta-Jones and Angelina Jolie. The phenomenon has become popular on the internet, of course, and as with everything el ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 12, 2011

    Top 10 Musician Movie Cameos

    Rocks Off has no idea why Mick Jagger might prefer Performance to Ned Kelly.​Over recent years, Rocks Off has been repeatedly surprised by the quality performances of musicians in films. Naturally, there are some duds in the mix; even Mick Jagger himself, who starred in 1970's Ned Kelly, disow ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2010

    Top Eight Notorious Concert Disasters

    Daniel R. Davidson via WikipediaThe Station fire in West Warwick, R.I., 40 seconds in​Recently, indie-rock juggernauts Arcade Fire were prevented from playing a gig in Portugal by NATO, which is having a summit on the same date. Arcade Fire offered to play a day ahead of time, but NATO decided ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2010

    Going Platinum: Artists We'd Pay $10,000 To See - And When

    ​It started one night on the patio of Big Star Bar in the Heights; over Lone Star and cigarettes, a handful of Houston music wags debated the shows they would pay top dollar to see from lartists, iving or dead. We argued the aspects of an At the Drive-In reformation, seeing Sam Cooke in 1963, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2010

    Mods Vs. Rockers: Five Mock Battles

    ​Fresh off our trip to AmeriVespa 2010, Rocks Off has come to this conclusion: we are neither a Mod nor a Rocker. We're a Mocker. When you drive around a town as large and car-centric as Houston on a small scooter you get a lot of comments from people, mostly in allusion to Quadrophenia, which ... More >>

  • Music

    June 11, 2009
  • Blogs

    June 10, 2009

    Remembering 1969, Part 1: Altamont, Rosemary's Baby, Santana at Woodstock and More

    1968 might have been - at least politically - one of the most turbulent years of the '60s. Students rioted left - specifically, the Left Bank in Paris - and right against the war in Vietnam, while back home racial tensions escalated, especially after the murder of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The po ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 21, 2008

    Aftermath: Metallica at Toyota Center

    Photos by Craig Hlavaty / Click here for more Fandom is a funny thing. It can make the stodgiest businessman a KISS makeup wearing teenager from 1975. It can turn your Mom into a wannabe groupie when she gets a little too close to Steven Tyler. You yourself may wake up one tragic morn and grasp tha ... More >>

  • Film

    July 3, 2008

    Beyond Gonzo

    Call hell-raiser Hunter S. Thompson's style what you will — a new doc succeeds when saluting his substance

  • Film

    April 3, 2008

    Some Country for Old Men: Shine a Light

    Seniors Scorsese and the Stones together again

  • Film

    October 27, 2005

    Foiled Again

    Maybe it's time for this blade to stop swinging

  • News

    October 20, 2005

    Speed Racers

    Every kid wants an ultra-fast sport bike -- until the day he dies

  • Culture

    February 19, 2004

    Fab Film

    Forty years ago, Al Maysles met the Beatles

  • Music

    January 29, 2004

    Scoring the Super Bowl

    NFL Films' music may be stirring, but these songs tell the real story of the big games

  • Dining

    January 31, 2002

    Home of the Squealer

    A bacon-packed burger that arteries loathe and taste buds love

  • Calendar

    November 23, 2000

    Left Stone Cold

    Gimme Shelter

  • Film

    November 26, 1998

    Fantastic Antics

    A Bug's Life brings out the best of Pixar's new breed

  • Calendar

    October 15, 1998
  • Music

    April 24, 1997

    Fixed Up

    Shawn Colvin's made A Few Small Repairs, and she's ready to show them off

  • Film

    February 27, 1997

    A Sharp Right

    In When We Were Kings, Ali delivers the performance of a lifetime

  • News

    December 26, 1996
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