Ken Andrews

  • Blogs

    June 12, 2014

    Failure at House of Blues, 6/11/2014

    Failure House of Blues June 11, 2014 It's only been a few months since L.A.'s Failure last appeared in Houston, but it feels like much longer. For dedicated fans, the band's set opening for Tool at Toyota Center was little more than a tease: most of the crowd was still trying hard to find their sea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2014

    Failure's Unlikely Reunion: "It's Like a Whole New Audience"

    For 17 years, the story of Failure was thought to be written; finished. The L.A. alternative-rock band produced three albums' worth of carefully layered, atmospheric heaviness that was an uncomfortable fit for the grunge-dominated early '90s. After scoring a minor alt-rock hit with "Stuck On You" an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2014

    The Five Best Concerts In Houston This Week: Rusty Shackle, Black Joe Lewis, Failure, etc.

    DJ Sun The Flat, June 9 On last year's One Hundred -- amazingly, his first-ever full-length release -- DJ Sun pours his 20-plus-year career as one of Houston's most in-demand DJs into a seamless work that never lulls, never lags and maintains an unshakably mellow groove throughout. Its intricately ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 5, 2013

    Tenacious D Debut Album Getting Deluxe Reissue Treatment

    Tenacious D's self-titled 2001 effort, the album that soundtracked a million bong sessions and made Dio cool all over again, is getting the deluxe reissue treatment on vinyl on March 5. The comedy duo of Jack Black and Kyle Gass brought in a star-studded team for their first album, building on the ... More >>

  • Music

    October 14, 1999

    Bright Melodies

    Blinker The Star's new CD is brooding and beautiful