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Kid Rock

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    July 22, 2013

    Kid Rock at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, 7/19/2013

    Kid Rock, Jamey Johnson Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion July 19, 2013 I really never did think that I'd ever find myself at a Kid Rock show. I still am not sure what I got myself into Friday night -- aurally, visually or emotionally. What I do know is that somewhere among all of the craziness, Ki ... More >>

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    July 19, 2013

    The Best Concerts In Houston This Weekend: Psychedelic Furs, 30FootFALL, Gritsy, etc.

    Psychedelic Furs House of Blues, July 19 Thanks to albums like sensual eponymous 1980 debut and 1981's poppier Talk Talk Talk, Psychedelic Furs helped define alternative rock in MTV's early days even before John Hughes named his 1986 film Pretty In Pink for one of their best-known songs. Front man ... More >>

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    July 17, 2013

    "Hick-Hop" Is Garbage. Jesus. It's Utter Garbage.

    I'm blaming you for this blog, Kid Rock. You and that damned "Cowboy" song. It's all your fault. Let's talk about "hick-hop," shall we? So I was under the foolish impression that hick-hop was shit like Limp Bizkit and Bubba Sparxxx. You know, that mashed-up, metal-ish/hip-hop-ish/country garbage th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2013

    Don't Call Blackberry Smoke Outlaws, But They'll Get Out of Hand

    If you haven't smelled Blackberry Smoke in a while, they might have been at sea. The Atlanta Southern rock/outlaw country (whatever) band has been on so many cruises it's a little surprising the quintet's long hair isn't braided and beaded. When Rocks Off caught up with lead singer/guitarist Charli ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2013

    The Five Worst Musical Guests In Simpsons History

    24 seasons and over 500 episodes in, the Simpsons has established itself in the domain of pop culture for good, regardless of where and when you believe the show began a downward trend in quality. One thing that has kept it alive this long is that in lieu of writing stories focused on the central Si ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2013

    Today's 10 Most Predictable Acts to See In Concert

    There's nothing quite as soul-crushing as a disappointing concert. We've all been there; shit rolls downhill the minute the dude behind you dumps his beer on your girl's shoes, or the security bro doesn't find your umpteenth "Freebird" request to be quite as funny as you did. It'll ruin the night wi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2012

    Switcharoo: 10 Artists Who Tried Other Genres

    Have you ever bought an album of an artist you were familiar with and thought, "wow... that's different?" In fact, many artists try out other genres than the one where they originally became popular as a way for them to grow as artists. But a big question remains: Will the audience grow with them a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2012

    Sail To The Bahamas With Anthrax & Hatebreed On The Mayhem Cruise

    What do younger people have against cruises? You can (sometimes) gamble, drink, eat all you want, and there is always tons of grim people watching to do. You don't have to drive anywhere, and if you want you can just hole yourself up in your cabin and not do a damned thing. Rocks Off has detailed ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2012

    Last Night: Kid Rock At Reliant Stadium

    Kid Rock RodeoHouston, Reliant Stadium February 29, 2012 Kid Rock is now ensconced as this generation's rap-soul-blues-rock-pimp for the next 40 years: Equal parts Rock N Roll Jesus, Bob Seger, Bocephus, and maybe all in that order. Whether he's attacking a pair of turntables with a glass of Jim Be ... More >>

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    February 29, 2012

    Rocks Off's Ultra-Hip Rodeo Concert Guide: Kid Rock

    Date: February 29 Name: Kid Rock AKA: "Bob Ritchie" Genre: Mullet rap

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2012

    With a Rebel Yell: 10 Rockers Gone Country

    Photo by Matthew KeeverAaron Lewis at the Verizon Wireless Theater in 2010.​When Staind singer Aaron Lewis rolls into Verizon Wireless Theater tomorrow night, odds are he'll leave his mudshuvel back at the hotel. As modern rock radio turns to the next generation of angst, the former Fred Durs ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2012

    2012 RodeoHouston Lineup Features ZZ Top, Train, Kid Rock, John Legend, Enrique Iglesias

    The Houston Livestock And Rodeo continues it's march it's non-country waters with today's musical announcement, with Houston's own ZZ Top (March 8), Train (March 16), Kid Rock (February 29), John Legend (March 2), and Enrique Iglesias (March 6) topping the pop and rock segment of this year's bill. ... More >>

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    September 1, 2011
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    September 1, 2011
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    March 15, 2011

    Last Night: Kid Rock At RodeoHouston

    Photos by Marco Torres​Kid Rock Reliant Stadium March 14, 2011 First things first: Yes, Aftermath got to Reliant Stadium with plenty of time to spare Monday. One embarrassing screw-up per Rodeo season is more than enough, thank you very much. Besides, no way were we gonna miss Kid Rock's Rod ... More >>

  • Music

    March 10, 2011
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    March 10, 2011

    A Rock in a Hard Place

    The sweet smell of secession​In five years, we will mark the 150th anniversary of the end of the bloodiest war in U.S. history, and yet a stupefying number of people still don't comprehend how flying a flag associated with treason and -- more to the point -- racism might not be the best idea: ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2011

    Top 10 Super Bowl Halftime Shows

    idontlikeyouinthatway.com​This Sunday, Rocks Off will be live-blogging and tweeting this year's Super Bowl halftime show, which will feature noted scholars The Black Eyed Peas. We are diligently studying the entire BEP canon and that of all of their solo members, like the dedicated pop histori ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2011

    KISS, Kid Rock, Janet Jackson Head 2011 Rodeo Lineup

    ​KISS, Janet Jackson and Kid Rock head the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo's 2011 concert schedule, which the rodeo announced earlier Monday morning. Among the other 13 entertainers rounding out this year's lineup are recent rodeo stalwarts Alan Jackson, Keith Urban, Tim McGraw and Lady Antebe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2010

    Miranda Lambert Added To Rodeo's 2011 Lineup

    Trace Adkins, Martina McBride, Hideout schedule also announced ​Miranda Lambert, the Lindale native currently nominated for five Grammys, including four for her album Revolution, will return to the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo March 16 at Reliant Stadium, the rodeo announced this morning. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2010

    The Ten Worst Songs About Cowboys

    ​Sunday at noon, the Dallas Cowboys and our own Houston Texans face off at Reliant Stadium. The Texans are 2-0 and the Cowboys have not won one game at all this year. The Texans have won two games, and the Cowboys do not have any wins. At all. Understandably, spirits are high this week on bo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2010

    Hip Hop Honors Doesn't Totally Embarrass The South

    VH1 honored the Dirty South for the 2010 edition of Hip-Hop Honors. We flew out there and sat in on the taping this past weekend. Or we Tivo'd it while we put our kids to bed and then watched it afterwards. One of those is true. Willie D​ 8:00 p.m.: Oh, good. Darrell from The Office is hosting to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 25, 2010

    Dave Mustaine, Johnny Ramone, ZZ Top And A Few Other Right-Wing Rockers

    ​ Most people wouldn't associate right-wing conservative politics with dirty rock and rollers, but you would be surprised. Not all rock cats are card-carrying communists and lily-livered liberals trying to save the sacred animal of the week and converting their buses to biodiesel. In fact, many ol ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2009

    He Said She Said: Songs Guaranteed to Offend the Opposite Sex, Part 2

    It's been 25 years since Tipper Gore and the ladies of the PMRC (Parents Music Resource Center) self-righteously rode the the rescue of delicate ears across America, claiming that rock music was "infecting the youth of the world with messages they cannot handle." It was the 1950s all over again. Th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2009

    Aftermath: Lynyrd Skynyrd and Kid Rock at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion

    Photos by Kim Douglass What is this place? Where it's OK to wear tank tops that cut off mid-abdomen with a pair of Daisy Dukes and a straw cowboy hat? And is that Bret Michaels eating nachos? A place like this could make any outsider feel like Alice only instead of a wonderland, they may be at a NAS ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2009

    Win a Pair of Kid Rock/Lynyrd Skynyrd Tickets

    As part of Live Nation's all-day $24.99 lawn-ticket sale for shows at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, they've kindly offered us a pair of lawn tickets to the June 30 Kid Rock/Lynyrd Skynyrd shred-off to give away. But of course, we're not just going to give them to you. If you want them, just a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2009

    Bawitda-Brew

    If there's one thing that comes to mind when I'm craving a cold beer, it's a greasy, stringy, overrated singer from Detroit with a penchant for wifebeaters, sloppy seconds and further denegrating popular music. The Michigan Brewing Company apparently feels the same way, as they've just inv ... More >>

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    February 20, 2009

    WTF Island: Jackson Five, Kid Rock, Glenn Danzig, Rock Camp and Assteroids

    Even as our economy continued to go up in flames like the Toyota Center, the carnival of WTF kept trolling along this week. It seemed that every day we saw something so asinine and foolish that we couldn't keep up. Jackson Family slavery museums, rock and roll fantasy camps, Kid Rock's new beer, "As ... More >>

  • News

    September 11, 2008

    Bacliff Wiggers

    The other kind of white gang

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2008

    Over the Weekend: Kid Rock, Lynyrd Skynyrd and Houston Astros

    Y'all see the opening ceremony in Beijing? That drum thing was kind of cool... Kid Rock and Lynryd Skynyrd in the Woodlands Skynyrd and the Kid rocked the Woodlands Pavilion. We should have a full review later on Rocks Off, but for now here are some photos from Mark C. Austin. Houston Astros v ... More >>

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    August 11, 2008

    Aftermath: Kid Rock and Lynyrd Skynyrd at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion

    The "Rock N Roll Jesus" himself/photos by Mark C. Austin Maybe the Texas heat and August humidity has finally sent me around the bend for good, but "All Summer Long," as Kid Rock would say, I've been in the throes of the biggest case of classic-rock fever I've ever had. I thought it would finally b ... More >>

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    August 10, 2008
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    August 7, 2008
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    March 13, 2008
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    January 10, 2008

    Rock Star Resolutions

    Who vows to stay off the sauce this year?

  • Music

    November 8, 2007
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    October 22, 2007

    Drenched In Blog: Kid Rock Waffle House Fight

    Few things in life are tantamount to getting into a fist fight at a Waffle House. Maybe crapping your pants at a dollar store, or going to a porn shop with Dad. There’s just an inherent level of class to these situations. Late Saturday night, Kid Rock, the late ‘90s answer to David Lee Roth, g ... More >>

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    June 6, 2007
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    June 16, 2005

    Cowboy Troy

    Loco Motive

  • Music

    September 16, 2004

    Some Kind of Slugger

    The rock and roll life of Jeff Bagwell

  • Music

    July 8, 2004

    Cruel Summer

    Are we hearing the death rattle of the sheds?

  • News

    March 18, 2004
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    February 19, 2004

    Somebody's Gonna Feel This

    Kid Rock leaves our scribe waiting and worried by the phone

  • Music

    June 27, 2002

    Popsy

    Thursday, June 27 and Sunday, June 30

  • Film

    August 9, 2001

    Cavity Search

    Osmosis Jones ails from more than the virus that overtakes Bill Murray's body

  • News

    March 1, 2001

    Letters

    Debra the Driven, Remember the Main, Inspirational Tune

  • Music

    February 8, 2001

    Kid Stuff

    He's just a bad boy from the burbs who never learned to play well with others

  • Film

    July 13, 2000

    Heigh Ho, It's Off to Work They Go

    Hughes brothers make pimpin' seem as benign as the cartoonish caricature of the profession

  • Music

    June 29, 2000

    Da Bombing

    The postering of West Gray

  • Music

    December 30, 1999

    Sophomore Flops

    Record companies to artists: "What have you done for me lately?"

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