.38 Special: With Kansas, Blue Oyster Cult., Fri., May 31, 8 p.m., TBA. Arena Theatre, 7326 SW Freeway, Houston.
Attack Attack!: With The Plot In You, Get Scared, Dangerkids, Closer to Closure., Thu., May 16, 6 p.m., $13.50/$17.00. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston.
Bret Michaels: Sat., June 2 ... More >>
Twenty years ago this week, a slick R&B ballad appeared at the top of the charts and simply refused to go away.
One of the most successful songs of the '90s, Boyz II Men's "End of the Road" ruled the Billboard Hot 100 for 13 weeks, setting a new record. The soundtrack single was a major triumph not ... More >>
"Summer Music Fest"
feat. Frankie Beverly & Maze, Patti LaBelle, the O'Jays, Babyface & Tank
August 4, 2012
Like a good neighbor, we can always count on soul/funk band Maze and its front man, the eternally white-clad Frankie Beverly, to be here each summer. Cognizant of the fact that ... More >>
So far the musical comeback of the year has been Lionel Richie, hands down. Last week the Alabama-born crooner's new album in three years, Tuskegee, debuted at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 with sales of almost 200,000 copies. According to The Hollywood Reporter, if about 185,000 copies of Madonna's MD ... More >>
Marco TorresWhen Rocks Off ran into the production duo Beanz N Kornbread at SXSW back in March, we were advised to stay tuned for a big project set to drop sometime this summer. Well the summer is here, and that project is the impressive Good Weather Muzik. We caught up with the team to inqui ... More >>
The movie Horrible Bosses comes out today, and while the heinous supervisors in question all work in areas unrelated to entertainment, this shouldn't be taken to mean the music industry is free of bad managers and executives. Rocks Off knows if anything, the music biz has had more than its fa ... More >>
Coming to a county fair near you...I'm going to hate tonight. For unlike these other liars on Idol who - to a one - claimed to have grown up in a Motown household, I really did grow up on Carole King. I have great fondness for Tapestry, which was in regular rotation when I was a kid, and have ... More >>
Rocks Off can't rightfully remember the last time the whole Wu-Tang Clan was ever in Houston, if they ever have been. For some reason, we keep wanting to think they came once with Rage Against The Machine around 1997. In 2007, they came to Dallas on the Rock The Bells summer tour with Nas, Ta ... More >>
â€‹Andrew Karnavas: Fri., July 16. McGonigel's Mucky Duck.
Babyface: Fri., Aug. 13. Arena Theatre.
Bob Log III: Sun., July 11. Rudyard's.
Cornbreadd, Fat Tony, B L A C K I E: Fri., May 28. Dean's Credit Clothing.
Disturbed, Avenged Sevenfold, Stone Sour, HaleStorm, Hellyeah: Sun., Sept. 12. Cynthia ... More >>
As sports fans, I think we probably let single events define players and
coaches more than we should. In this era where we want to evaluate things
quickly and neatly, it's always easier (and oftentimes, lazier) to just let
one play on a big stage define somebody. It's clear, it's concise, it's
also ... More >>
There Are No Answers
Open letter to the Warped Tour: If you don't include Something Fierce on your 2009 80-something band docket, you deserve to have Andy Macdonald or Kyle Loza do one of their extreme-sports stunts right into your figurat ... More >>