Welcome back to The Last VJ, music fans. Once again we've scoured the Internet in search of the newest and best music videos for you to vote on in order to see which one will high-five the hand of Apollo and which shall wrought naught but a spanking from Hades. Five bands enter, one band leaves. Enj ... More >>
Over the last couple of days, we've looked at some Houstonians' best concerts and experiences from Numbers over the course of its 35-year history. Its legacy as a center of the excellent local gothic-music scene, as well as a unique size and scope that attracts an impressive array of touring acts, h ... More >>
Seven popular myths and urban legends about Numbers.
Not long back I had the opportunity to explore the origin of the name of my favorite Houston club, Numbers. My source explained to me that the name originated from a late '70s slang term indicating a hot guy or girl during the club's original disco days. The upstairs area of the club also sported s ... More >>
As far as we know, no full concert films have ever been shot at Numbers. Oh, Asmodeus X and Provision did some music videos, and some awesome footage of a Revolting Cocks performance has made the rounds, but no full-on concert films. After seeing what Marc Moorash of Seraphemea did with Faith ... More >>
It's a well-known fact that most band names are essentially gobbledygook, but here at Rocks Off, we're trying hard to decode Houston's oddest monikers in order to find a little meaning. Jamie Adamson/myspace.com/twodoorcinemaclubTwo Door Cinema Club is one of those bands that when you spend ... More >>
Coca-Cola Hilltop Commercial Thirty years ago, Coca-Cola imagined itself as the arbiter of world peace. Let's just buy the world a Coke and everything will be hunky-dory. Today, America is often despised as a "Coca-Cola" culture, and Coke itself is blamed for the skyrocketing rates of obesity and ... More >>
One year later, Galveston residents like Marie Creasy have dug in for the long haul
If you heard what sounded like a sonic boom this morning, it was the thunderclap of Hair Balls's head exploding. And why would that be? Because one of the nation's biggest newspapers -- the daily for the fourth-largest city in the country -- allowed a columnist to print the bizarre evangelic ... More >>
Van Weldon ekes out a living by farming tiny plants
Labor pains flare in a worker's fight with Wal-Mart
Never mind the bollocks, here's Rudyard's punk karaoke night
The Slump XXXmas Show takes irreverence to a new (lower) level
Phil Arms once saved Ron Garner from a life of sin. Garner tried to return the favor when confronted with evidence of the preacher's drug use. But Arms viewed it as just a Judas kiss.
Fans still pine for Houston's dork-pop heroes