In Part 2 of Rocks Off's interview with the King's X leader, DUg Pinnicktalks about possibly creating grunge, using Drop D tuning, and his new album, entitled Naked.
Many Houstonians discovered King's X through their singles getting airplay on Rock 101.1 KLOL. They had a great track record of play ... More >>
We introduced you to Songza -- the service that acts as a "music concierge" -- a few weeks back. Using curated playlists sorted not only by genre and theme, but also by activity, Songza helps you pick the best songs for the occasion.
More importantly to me, the playlists are expertly curated, mean ... More >>
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 >>
Pretend you're a drug dealer, or if it's more appropriate pretend you're still a drug dealer. If our memory of the D.A.R.E program serves us well then the key to successful drug dealing in the acquisition of new clientele through free distribution of choice merchandise. Once they're hooked, then the ... More >>
Pretend you're a drug dealer, or if it's more appropriate pretend you're still a drug dealer. If our memory of the D.A.R.E program serves us well then the key to successful drug dealing in the acquisition of new clientele through free distribution of choice merchandise. Once they're hooked, t ... More >>
It goes without saying when you're talking to a music journalist, but music can be the greatest inspiration for a writer. Even if you're not writing about the music itself, it can still be an indispensible catalyst for the written word. More and more in modern literature, the afterwards featu ... More >>
Jermaine RogersIf Rocks Off learned anything at iFest these past two weekends, it's that we should have started our own bottled-water franchise. And that when you go to a music festival, it's a good idea to know who is playing and when. Running around willy-nilly is all well and good unless i ... More >>
Jermaine RogersFree Press Summer Fest has added four headliners to the two-day festival scheduled for June 4 and 5 in Eleanor Tinsley Park, organizers Free Press Houston and pegstar.net announced this morning.
Atlanta rapper Big Boi (still one-half of OutKast, we think), Balkan-tinged indie- ... More >>
Craig's Hlist stopped making New Year's Eve resolutions the older and more stubborn we got. We normally don't quit or change things forever unless we are forced to do so. ('Sup, ladies?) This makes it hard for us to keep any New Year's Eve resolutions. If anything, it's easier to change organ ... More >>
Photos by GroovehouseThe Cult, The Black Ryder
House of Blues
October 1, 2010
See photos from the Cult's leather-clad performance in our slideshow.
So it goes that as the years pass, a band's worth and status gets continuously reevaluated. For the past week, Aftermath had been pondering The ... More >>