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Hoobastank

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2013

    The 10 Suckiest Bands of the '00s

    Okay, guys. Enough with the nostalgia shows already. We know you've noticed it, the sudden influx of '90s nostalgia bands that have made their way back on tour. Up until this point, it was fine to dig up a few musical memories while listening to an aging band play their radio hits, because the '90 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2013

    The Rocks Off 100: Justice Tirapelli-Jamail, The Manichean's "Quiet One"

    Welcome to the Rocks Off 100, our portrait gallery of the most compelling profiles and personalities in the far-flung Houston music community -- a lot more than just musicians, but of course they're in there too. See the entire Rocks Off 100 at this link. Who? The Manichean? Easily one of the top b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2013

    10 Bands That Were Almost Named Something Really Stupid

    Take it from me, it's tough naming a band. During the one time I had my own band, it was called "Post-Hardcore Boy Band." Really great name, right? I think we can all agree that a lot of bands who have become famous have really horrible names too. Like Hoobastank, for instance. But even some bands ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2013

    Upcoming: Chvrches, Gary Clark Jr., Randy Travis, Misfits, Colt Ford, etc.

    Cayucas and Brazos: Fri., July 12, 8 p.m., $5 to $15. Mango's, 403 Westheimer, Houston, 713-522-8903. Chvrches: Sun., Nov. 24, 8 p.m., $20. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837. Cocktails & Covers feat. Mysterious Ways: Fri., Aug. 2, 8 p.m., $10 to $15. House of Blues -- Bronze Pea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2012

    Saturday: 94.5 The Buzz "Weenie Roast" at The Woodlands

    Saturday: 94.5 The Buzz "Weenie Roast" Feat. AWOLnation, Chevelle, Trapt & Hoobastank Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion July 28, 2012 Summer is here, folks. And it's in full effect. The very people who have been complaining about the amount of rain we've been getting will be grumbling and whining, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 5, 2012

    Upcoming: Swans, Charles Bradley, Bonnie Raitt, Dwight Yoakam, Joe Ely, Etc.

    "93Q's Day In The Country" With Dierks Bentley, Ronnie Dunn, Chris Cagle, Wade Bowen, Jana Kramer, Thomas Rhett, The Lost Trailers, Lunabelles: Sat., June 16, 7 p.m., $16.00-$99.50. Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, 2005 Lake Robbins Drive, Spring. Adam Hood: Fri., July 27, 9 p.m., $12. The Firehous ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2012

    Saturday Night: Luke Bryan At Reliant Stadium

    Luke Bryan RodeoHouston, Reliant Stadium March 3, 2012 Luke Bryan is the Ernest Hemingway of country music, in the same way that Hemingway is Subway's Cold Cut Trio of literature. Sure, it's a little simple - almost too simple, really - but it's got everything you need for a satisfying song, novel ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2011

    Movin' Out: Songs That Will Scare Off Bad Roommates

    ​Often times in our young adult lives, we come across a roommate who initially seems like a good match. They're capable of paying their rent on time and seem nice enough, so the possibility of your living arrangements blossoming into a sitcom looks fair. Then in a month's time, the Friends r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2011

    The Rock & Roll Fantasy Camp From Hell

    Rocks Off recently got invited to cover something known as Rock & Roll Fantasy Camp, which works a lot like baseball fantasy camp, except none of the participants can field a line-drive grounder. Among the idols rock campers will meet include 3 Doors Down, Mark Farner, the drummer from the Hooters a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2010

    Meridian: A Retrospective Of Better Days

    Mark C. AustinKings of Leon at Meridian, 2006​The Meridian Saga seems to have ended, after close to a year of weirdness and shady business dealings. In the past twelve months it went through overhauls, new management, lockouts, changes in image, mild scandals, and even a name change. Remember ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2010

    The 5 Scariest Things About Denny's

    boost ventilatorBasically an entire goddamn Grand Slam Breakfast between two slices of bread.​In the recent kerfluffle regarding Denny's new sandwich, the Fried Cheese Melt, we seem to have forgotten that it's far from the only reason to be afraid of the 24-hour restaurant chain. Allow us to r ... More >>

  • Music

    July 23, 2009

    52 Pick-Up

    Your guide to the 2009 Houston Press Music Awards showcase

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2008

    Gazing Ahead into 2009, Part 1

    Can 50 Cent come back? Find out in February... As another year closes, our thoughts turn to the next 12 months and the musical treasures they stand to offer. Who knows if a small band from Cleveland playing a gig in the back of a pool hall tonight will be selling out Warehouse Live this ti ... More >>

  • Music

    December 25, 2008

    Santa Baby

    What a few musicians want under their trees this year

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2008

    Aftermath: Madonna Pre-Party at Meridian

    Photo by Craig Hlavaty / Click here for more. On Saturday night, 104.1 KRBE held a Madonna Pre-Party for those people either unlucky enough to have tickets or those who just wanted a chance to gloat and be catty. There was a look-alike contest, with a blonde-wigged ‘80s Material Girl taking the t ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 2, 2007

    Blue October

    Mood rockers are racking up the hits

  • Music

    April 19, 2007

    Houston International Fest 2007

    The Bayou City's biggest festival continues making strides toward total recovery

  • Calendar

    June 15, 2006
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    April 20, 2006
  • Music

    February 2, 2006

    Between the Cracks

    Profiling local bands

  • 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

  • News

    May 12, 2005
  • Music

    April 21, 2005

    The Sick Old Man of the Festival Circuit

    An open letter to the organizers and music bookers of the Houston International Festival

  • Music

    March 17, 2005

    The Music, with Morningwood

    Friday, March 18, at the Meridian, 1503 Chartres, 713-225-1717.

  • Music

    January 20, 2005

    Souchin' into Bethlehem

    Greg Wood's latest health scare costs him a few pounds of flesh and almost takes his arm

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