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Insane Clown Posse

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    July 25, 2014

    10 Big Changes at the 2014 Gathering of the Juggalos

    Note: this weekend our colleagues at St. Louis' Riverfront Times are risking life and limb to cover the 2014 Gathering of the Juggalos outside Thornville, Ohio. This article was written by Daniel Hill and Drew Ailes. After a seven-year stint at Cave-In-Rock, Illinois, the Gathering of the Juggalos ... More >>

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    July 24, 2014

    What the Cops Think of This Year's Gathering of the Juggalos

    Note: this weekend our colleagues at St. Louis' Riverfront Times are risking life and limb to cover the 2014 Gathering of the Juggalos outside Thornville, Ohio. This article was written by Daniel Hill and Drew Ailes. What's different about this year's Gathering of the Juggalos? Well, the cops, for ... More >>

  • Music

    May 22, 2014

    Second-Guessing Free Press Summer Fest

    The lineup is locked, but fans share their lineup slips.

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    May 21, 2014

    It's a Free Country: Fans Second-Guess Summer Fest Lineup

    The late Rick Nelson once sang, "You can't please everyone, so you've got to please yourself." For sure, there are better credos to live by, but this would be the one I'd hang onto were I tasked with booking talent for Free Press Summer Fest. A week and a half away from the event, the caterwaulin ... More >>

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    February 11, 2014

    The 10 Best Aqua Teen Hunger Force Musical Guests

    Aqua Teen Hunger Force, also known by its alternate titles Aqua Unit Patrol Squad 1, Aqua Something You Know Whatever, and Aqua TV Show Show, has been one of the most bizarre and ubiquitous shows in television history. As an 11-minute animated feature on Adult Swim, it's been enormously successful, ... More >>

  • Music

    December 19, 2013

    Run the World

    Beyoncé's second Toyota Center show of 2013 last week was a TKO.

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    December 11, 2013

    Insane Clown Posse Is the New Beavis and Butt-Head

    It turns out the murderous, crazed clowns from Insane Clown Posse have a side gig that we weren't aware of. Apparently, in addition to catching them holding court and downing Faygo at the yearly Gathering of the Juggalos, you can also catch them heckling the more "controversial" mainstream videos on ... More >>

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    August 12, 2013

    Some Things That Happen After 5 a.m. at the Gathering of the Juggalos

    Note: this past weekend, the folks at our sister paper Riverfront Times ventured into the breach that is the Gathering of the Juggalos in Hardin County, Illinois. Rocks Off is amazed they made it out in one piece, but apparently they did. Festivities here at the Gathering of the Juggalos run every ... More >>

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    August 10, 2013

    Death at Juggalo Gathering: "Four Dudes Had Been Sleeping With a Corpse"

    Note: The folks at our sister paper Riverfront Times have ventured into the breach that is the Gathering of the Juggalos in Hardin County, Illinois. Rocks Off will be following their exploits all weekend. More details about the fatal overdose that took place Friday afternoon at the fourteenth annua ... More >>

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    August 9, 2013

    The Gathering of the Juggalos: Misconceptions and First Impressions

    Note: Bless their souls, the folks at our sister paper Riverfront Times have ventured into the breach that is the Gathering of the Juggalos in Hardin County, Illinois. Rocks Off will be following their exploits all weekend, and praying for them. By its organizers' own assessment, the Gathering of t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2013

    The 10 Least Subtle Song Titles of All Time

    Now I was a singer in a band, and that band wrote a song called "You Cannot Kill David Arquette." We wrote a lot of other songs, too, and most of them had more esoteric and poetic titles. Still, that's the one I like the best because it's just as bald as you can be. Here's David Arquette, and you ca ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2013

    SXSW's 2013 Panels: EDM, Nashville, and Tony Bennett's Headphones

    Since 2010 or so, while I am at SXSW in Austin I have started to make the panels during the day a priority for my time at the conference. The trick is waking up by 10 a.m. most days. They are usually filled with industry celebs I can geek out on (like singer-songwriter Paul Williams) and almost al ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2013

    It'll Take More Than A Newsletter To Clean Up The Word Juggalo

    Juggalos have always had an image problem. Back in the day it wasn't so bad; sure you might get called a drug-addicted hillbilly with bad taste in music, but that's the kind of casual hatred an Insane Clown Posse fan learns to live with. Those days were annoying, but at least you had your Juggalo fa ... More >>

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    February 13, 2013

    10 Controversial Artists I Want to See on the New Arsenio

    Woof woof woof woof woof. Get used to that, 'cause Arsenio is back. Nearly two decades after The Arsenio Hall Show disappeared from TV's late-night landscape following a five-year run, the man himself is being recalled to duty by CBS's syndicated-programming wing. The new Arsenio debuts in the fall ... More >>

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    January 4, 2013

    The 5 Worst Tattoos In Rap

    Lil Wayne loves weed. He loves it so much that he got "baked" tattooed on his forehead.. Yes, I'm serious. It also apparently refers to Baker Skateboards as well because skating is the only thing Weezy loves as much as weed. This joins the litany of other stupid things tattooed on Lil Wayne's face w ... More >>

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    November 9, 2012

    Special Delivery: 5 Artists Who Could Be the Future Face of Pizza Boxes

    Recently my partner in crime and I decided to have a pizza night. This is pretty typical for us, but what wasn't typical was the question Papa John's asked me while I was ordering: would I like to add a copy of Taylor Swift's new album Red to my order for only $13? I said no -- who pays $13 for CDs ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2012

    A No-Holds-Barred Look at Insane Clown Posse's "Chris Benoit"

    Rewind: Insane Clown Posse Incites Spiritual Debate, Asks "Where's God?" Here's a Video of the Entire Geto Boys Show From Saturday's Juggalo Gathering It's been a pretty good week for both the Insane Clown Posse and Juggalos across the country. Aside from an argument that led to a Texas ninja gett ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 14, 2012

    Insane Clown Posse Incites Spiritual Debate, Asks "Where's God?"

    Here's a Video of the Entire Geto Boys Show From Saturday's Juggalo Gathering We've all asked the question, believers or non-believers alike: "Where's God?" In times of personal trial, family strife, financial disaster, or just sailing the choppy seas of relationships, when we need some sort of sup ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2012

    Fanning the Flames: The Top 10 Performances at Woodstock 99

    This week marks the 13th anniversary of Woodstock 1999, the iconic festival's much-maligned third iteration that kinda dissolved into rape and looting towards the end. As 200,000-strong anarchic gatherings go, everything went off rather pleasantly for much of the festival, but the bonfires, looting ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2012

    Gathering of the Juggalos Snags Geto Boys Reunion From Houston's Hands, Bitch

    I can't lie that it doesn't smart a bit that the Geto Boyz are reuniting for the Gathering of the Juggalos a few hundred miles away in the middle of an Illinois field instead in Houston, but that's the breaks. When the 2012 lineup for the Insane Clown Posse's annual festival was announced this week, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2012

    Curated Festivals and the Changing Face of Summer Entertainment

    While most Texans are spending their Friday counting down to ACL or speculating about the Fun Fun Fun Fest line up, I find myself thinking about a festival north of our fair state. We're halfway through June and that means that the 2012 Gathering of the Juggalos infomercial should be dropping any da ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2012

    Mudbug Music: The Perfect Soundtrack for Your Next Crawfish Boil

    Fat Pat's "Tops Drop" on the way to buy the crawfish in Kemah and UGK's "Wood Wheel" for the drive back. These are just two of the songs that Rocks Off's Nathan Smith recommends to start your day-long crawfish boiling festivities. If you think that zydeco music and only zydeco music is the right ac ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2012

    Rock Star Energy Drink Mayhem Festival Announces Houston Date: Includes Slipknot, Slayer, Anthrax And More

    This morning, the lineup for this summer's mega-metal fest, the Rock Star Energy Drink Mayhem Festival, was released. It includes re-activated act Slipknot, warhorses Slayer, Anthrax on the Jagermeister side stage, and a third act to be named on March 5. This roadshow hits Houston on July 11 at the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2011

    Santa Killas Are Coming: Our Annual Christmas Card From The Insane Clown Posse

    ​Out of some of the most proudest moments of my five-year tenure here at the Houston Press - interviewing Rob Halford, talking to an agitated Chuck Berry on a couch backstage after a gig, shaking hands with Charlie Sheen - one of the best days ever was finding a Christmas card in the mail from ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2011

    Last Night: Insane Clown Posse At Warehouse Live

    Photos by Marc Brubaker​Check out our greasepaint-heavy slideshow. Forty minutes or so into the Insane Clown Posse's show Tuesday night at Warehouse Live, Aftermath relapsed. Not with drugs or drinking, mind you, but with our love of the Posse, which we had all but forgotten. As one song tran ... More >>

  • Music

    October 6, 2011
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    October 4, 2011

    ICP's Violent J Talks Texas, Faygo & The Juggalo Family

    "Texas is my favorite state" Next Tuesday, Detroit's Insane Clown Posse invades Houston for the third time in as many years for another night of Faygo and Juggalo family fun at Warehouse Live. This will also be Rocks Off's third jump into that sticky, harrowing breach. The past two years have bee ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2011

    Swagometer: Brawling Strippers & Fat Tony's Filthy New Band Name

    Despite what you may have heard, swag isn't dead yet; at least not in Houston. Have any swagged-out projects or general ideas? E-mail alliswagoner@gmail.com. Ryan GrimesBest. Photo. Ever.​Aside from working every day at Girls Rock Camp Houston, this week provided Rocks Off with its usually co ... More >>

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    April 7, 2011
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    March 17, 2011

    SXSW Panel: "Juggalos To Phish-Heads"

    Craig Hlavaty​This is the first year we are attempting to forgo the day parties, full of free booze and music, to take in some of the informative panels offered by SXSW in the Austin Convention Center. It's not easy walking past day parties foisting beer and burritos on you, but we are doing i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2010

    Larry Sanders Joins Mike Terror; Stays In Kemo For Emo

    Mike Terror on MySpace​Last week saw a humongously satisfying show by ICP, the most hated band in the world. Opening for the clowns was Mike Terror, featuring Kemo For Emo vocalist Larry Sanders, who was asked to guest as rhythm guitarist for the gig. Apparently Sanders' inclusion has really g ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2010

    Last Night: Insane Clown Posse At Warehouse Live

    Photos by Marc Brubaker​For a Faygo-soaked slideshow of last night's concert, click here. Insane Clown Posse Warehouse Live December 6, 2010 Aftermath is covered in Faygo. The cell phone we hold is sticky with Faygo. Our favorite hoodie is sitting in one corner of our cubicle covered in Fayg ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2010

    Juggalos: A Look Inside "The Family"

    "It's in your heart." Photos by Matthew KeeverFester ups houstonjuggalos.com before Monday's ICP show. See lots more pictures from Warehouse Live in our slideshow.​What is a Juggalo? We've all seen how Insane Clown Posse's army of loyal fans has been portrayed in the media, typically somewhe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2010

    Ninja Tunes: A Year With ICP And Houston's Juggalos

    Photos by Marc BrubakerJuggalos welcome ICP to Warehouse Live, October 2009​Tonight's Insane Clown Posse show at Warehouse Live will be Rocks Off's second date with the duo and their Juggalo army in a little more than a year. It's a make-up date for ICP's October 16 gig, which was rescheduled ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2010

    Which Other Musicians Should Start Tea Parties?

    ​The continued persecution of Nelson, Willie for the smoking of weed in the name of being a laid-back national treasure has spawned the Teapot Party. Get it? Rocks Off got to wondering who else will harness Willie's lightning.

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    October 19, 2010

    ICP's "Echo Side": The Only Truly Spooky Rap Song Ever?

    ​Frequent visitors here will note that Rocks Off is not much of a rap guy... and Halloween is one of the reasons why. See, we grew up as rap and hip-hop grew did, and consequently we got to watch the genre go through an adolescent phase just as awkward and embarrassing as anybody else's. One o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2010

    Hopefully This Will Tide All You Juggalos Over For Now

    Photos by Craig Hlavaty and Marc BrubakerRemember the good times...​Here at Rocks Off, we're all heartbroken that Insane Clown Posse has postponed the Warehouse Live date of their "Old Sh*t" tour from Saturday to December 6. We're not sure why; a fictional ICP spokesman would only say "Whoop W ... More >>

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    October 14, 2010

    Famous Juggalos Throughout Music History

    Photo illustrations by Monica FuentesBig Money Hustla, My World 2.0​This weekend Rocks Off and photographer Marc Brubaker head once more into the Juggalo breach, to bathe in Faygo at the Insane Clown Posse concert Saturday night at Warehouse Live. It's somewhat become our beat, what with las ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2010

    Juggalos On Washington Avenue: What's the Worst That Could...Oh, Right. (NSFW)

    What hath God wrought?​To say that a Juggalo Gathering would go smoothly or as planned is a massive understatement. Saturday night's Juggalo Gathering at Walter's showed everything that is right with the Insane Clown Posse apostles' movement, and also everything that could possibly go wrong. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2010

    Juggalos Never Cease To Be Entertaining

    Marc Brubaker Two Juggalos at ICP's most recent Houston show, October 2009 at Warehouse Live.​ Tomorrow night, Houston-area fans of Insane Clown Posse will descend on Walter's on Washington for one of the periodic "Gathering of the Juggalos." We'll have a full report on the Faygo-doused eve ... More >>

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    April 19, 2010

    The Week In TV: NBC Comedies Are Finally Back

    We've missed you.​My parking lot's flooded, I had my first crawfish on Friday, and I feel like funkin' it up. This was the week in TV Land: • Ah, the joys and frustrations of the endless news cycle: Not a couple hours after last week's round-up column went live -- in which I ruminated on C ... More >>

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    April 19, 2010

    Chef Tats: In Their Own Words

    ​This week's feature, Chef Tats, focuses on a new breed of chefs in the restaurant industry: those who are vibrantly and stunningly decorated with ink. No more starched white chef's jackets -- these chefs are young, brash and have a story to tell, both with their food and with their bodies. W ... More >>

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    April 15, 2010

    Pop Rocks: Send In the Clowns

    ​The insane clowns, that is. And their...posse. Long an in-joke among connoisseurs of bad music and trailer park culture, even as they've enjoyed extensive significant success without the benefit of radio or MTV airplay, Insane Clown Posse are enjoying unexpected popularity thanks to a couple ... More >>

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    April 9, 2010

    Fails Of The Week: Insane Clown Posse Hates Science, No Dylan In China, Rihanna & Ke$ha's Auto-Tour

    If you're reading this, you're either on the Internet, or else you've mastered multi-dimensional thought-projection processes that would make Michio Kaku cry like a little girl. We'll assume the former, and just in case you don't already know, the Internet has decided that the word "failure" is too ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2009

    Have You Seen Craig Hlavaty?

    Marc Brubaker​ Our faithful Rocks Off lieutenant was last seen in the company of these people (and many, many more like them) at Wednesday's Insane Clown Posse show at Warehouse Live. We haven't heard from him since late, late last night, and are starting to get a little worried.

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    October 8, 2009

    "Just Us Ninjas Getting Shitfaced": ICP and Juggalo Nation Invade Warehouse Live

    [Ed. Note: We are happy to report that Craig Hlavaty is safe and sound, if a little under the weather. Here is his report from Wednesday's ICP show.] Photos by Marc Brubaker/ Click here for a slideshow​ "Hey man, you look lonely. How's it going?" asks a big jolly Juggalo, face painted in a ... More >>

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    October 7, 2009

    Stalking the Elusive Urban Juggalo (Gulf Coast Subspecies)

    Tonight, Rocks Off will valiantly fend off the sleep fairies and attempt to hit up his first-ever Insane Clown Posse show. We don't know what to expect, but from what the Interwebs and close friends have been saying, nay pleading, to us we should be frightened and gird ourselves with smelling salts ... More >>

  • Music

    August 30, 2007

    I'm Just a Juggalo

    Getting down with the clown at Walter's on Washington

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    February 15, 2001

    Insane Clown Posse

    Bizaar and Bizzar (Island)

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    September 25, 1997
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