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King's X

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    August 1, 2014

    The 10 Best Concerts In Houston This Weekend: Total Abuse, Lil Boosie, Ray LaMontagne, etc.

    Total Abuse, Rusted Shut Mango's, August 1 Modern hardcore a tad too cute for you? You certainly wouldn't be alone in that sentiment, but take care that you're ready for the alternative. From the all-too-safe environs of Austin, punk terrorists Total Abuse have been savagely battering audiences wit ... More >>

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    June 25, 2014

    Get to Know PuraPharm, Space City Space-Rockers

    PuraPharm is a Houston-based, five-piece psychedelic/space-rock group based whose musical stylings, according to various pundits, range from "ultra mellow space grooves" to "in-your-face psychedelic rock and roll with sax/clarinet, programmed beats and synths added to the overall wall of sound." Fo ... More >>

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    May 6, 2014

    The Rocks Off 200: Tony Vega, the Big Easy's Barnburner

    Welcome to The Rocks Off 200, our portrait gallery of the most compelling profiles and personalities in the far-flung Houston music community -- a lot more than just musicians, but of course they're in there too. See previous entries in the Rocks Off 100 at this link. A guitar-playing older brother ... More >>

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    October 17, 2013

    Do Gig-Finder Web Sites Really Work? Local Musicians Sound Off

    If you've been lucky enough to catch Rhonda Roberts in concert, you heard a confident voice singing original, Beatles-inspired indie-pop. She spices things up with a little Tin Pan Alley while masterfully plucking away at ukulele. And, if you have seen her in concert, there's a chance you saw her b ... More >>

  • Music

    October 3, 2013

    The New Sasha Fierce

    Houston is "Crazy In Love" with drag performer Tyoncé Moore.

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    September 26, 2013

    Houston's Best Internet Radio Stations

    Much like newspapers, radio has been irrevocably changed by the rise of the Internet. With broadband broadly available, there are fewer and fewer reasons to flip on the dial, so even giants like Clear Channel have added Web-based platforms like IHeartRadio to replace lost terrestrial listeners, offe ... More >>

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    July 29, 2013

    Living Colour at Warehouse Live, 7/28/13

    Living Colour Warehouse Live July 28, 2013 You could see the looks of shock on the faces of the audience when, for just the second song of the night, guitarist Vernon Reid ripped into the recognizable intro for "Cult of Personality," Living Colour's most recognizable and arguably most powerful trac ... More >>

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    July 25, 2013

    More From Living Colour: "You All Are Very LOUD In Houston"

    While Living Colour's current tour celebrates the 25th anniversary of their debut -- and most popular -- record, Vivid, the band has also put out four other worthy studio discs - Time's Up (1990), Stain (1993), Collideøscope (2003), and their most recent, 2009's The Chair In the Doorway. "The newe ... More >>

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    March 26, 2013

    Upcoming: Har Mar Superstar, Rodriguez, Andy Bell, The Dwarves, Todd Rundgren, etc.

    Ace Hood & Twista: Sun., April 7, 6 p.m., $45-$100. Stereo Live, 6400 Richmond, Houston. Air Supply: Thu., May 9, 8:30 p.m., $158-$218. Dosey Doe, 25911 I-45 N., Spring. All the Dead Pilots: With Fault, A Traitor at Heart., $10. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay Blvd., Houston. Allah-Las: With Infinite ... More >>

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    February 20, 2013

    Pop Quiz: The Original Names of Some of Houston's Best Bands

    Here at the Houston Press, we make it a point to delve deep into the meanings behind band names on a regular basis. Today we wanted to see how closely you've been paying attention over the years. Ten great past and current bands that made splashes in the Houston music scene have at times used other ... More >>

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    February 13, 2013

    Upcoming: The Lumineers, Andrew W.K., Fall Out Boy, Solange, Twin Shadow, etc.

    Adam Bricks: With Benjamin Wesley, Ancient Cat Society., Sat., April 13, 9 p.m., $10. Continental Club, 3700 Main, Houston. Andrew W.K.: With Lisa's Sons, Square & Compass, DJ Dan Castillo., Mon., March 11. Sun., March 10, 8 p.m., $10/$15. Boondocks, 1417 Westheimer, Houston. The Association: Wed. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2012

    The Biggest Surprises From the Texas 30 Ballots

    Perusing the final ballots for the Texas 30 with a few highlighters this past week was a blessed odyssey into the past three decades of all things Texas music. For as many no-brainers as there were, there were plenty of head-scratchin' exclusions. Rewind: The 30 Best Texas Albums (cover story) Sl ... More >>

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    December 6, 2012

    The 10 Worst Holiday Cover Songs Ever

    It's the thought that counts, right? Because they had the common decency to make original garbage, this list pardons holiday atrocities like New Kids on the Block's "Funky Funky Christmas" and "Last Christmas" by Wham! The ten "artists" on this list couldn't even be bothered to wrap their own turds ... More >>

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    June 4, 2012

    Friday Night: Collective Soul At House Of Blues

    Collective Soul House of Blues June 1, 2012 What does a Collective Soul concert look like in 2012? That was the question I found myself seeking an answer to on Friday night when the '90s radio hitmakers rolled into House of Blues. Anyone who's listened to 97.5 The Buzz in the past 20 years can sing ... More >>

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    January 25, 2012

    The Boys are Back...and Sometimes in Town

    You may think you've traveled a long way to get to a show, but it's unlikely you gone the distance that Stephen O'Brien has. In 2003 the Dublin, Ireland-based musician flew to Austin, primarily to catch a gig by King's X and, as an added bonus, maybe soak up the city. He must have like it because he ... More >>

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    December 13, 2011

    Distant Early Warning: Cults, VNV Nation, Childish Gambino, King's X, Village People, Etc.

    ​30 Foot Fall: Sun., Dec. 25. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston. Amplified Heat, Dixie Witch: Sat., Jan. 7. Continental Club, 3700 Main, Houston. Bang Bangz, Hello Chief, New York City Queens: Sat., Feb. 4. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston. Band Of Heathens: Wed., Feb. 1. Main Stre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2010

    Last Night: Accept And King's X At House Of Blues

    Photos by Mark Britain​Accept, Kings X House of Blues October 13, 2010 While modern heavy metal is split into so many categories and subsets that you practically need a field guild to tell your headbangers apart, things weren't so complicated back in the early '80s when Germany's Accept had t ... More >>

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    October 13, 2010

    Last Night: Blitzen Trapper At House Of Blues

    Photos by Jason Wolter​Blitzen Trapper House of Blues October 12, 2010 Because Aftermath only found out former KLOL morning DJ Mark Stevens had died a few hours before Blitzen Trapper went onstage at House of Blues Tuesday night, we couldn't help thinking about that while the Portland six-pie ... More >>

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    September 24, 2010

    Anthrax's Charlie Benante Shouts Out King's X And The Refused

    ​Of the three bands on the bill at Sunday's Jagermeister Tour Houston stop, Anthrax is perhaps the one with the most varied reach. Sure, everyone loves Slayer, and Megadeth has a dedicated following of Mustaine-iacs, but it was Anthrax who touched the most upon hip-hop and hardcore punk. The ... More >>

  • Music

    September 10, 2009

    Ghosts of Washington Avenue

    Noise goes whistling through the scenester artery's music venue graveyard.

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    July 2, 2009
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    April 23, 2009

    Hello, Houston!

    Noise breaks down the months of live music ahead

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    December 18, 2008
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    July 24, 2008

    2008 Houston Press Music Awards Showcase

    A preview of the 60 bands and five DJs that are taking over downtown this weekend

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    December 1, 2005
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    December 25, 2003

    Always Darkest Before the Dawn

    Trotting out the clichés for a year-ender piece

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    April 24, 2003

    Jay Hooks

    Red Line (Provogue Records)

  • Music

    October 31, 2002

    Rhythm Room Boom

    Chicks who rock and Tourbaby take the Washington Avenue stage

  • Music

    September 5, 2002

    Identity Crisis

    Mary Cutrufello's leaving makes us wonder: Is your band a Krogers, Randalls or a Fiesta?

  • Music

    November 22, 2001

    Dallas Domination

    The Metroplex schools Houston when it comes to the indie scene

  • Music

    November 22, 2001

    Moke

    Saturday, November 24

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    February 15, 2001

    Smokin'!

    The Fondue Monks may find their path to success paved with Lucky Strikes

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    March 9, 2000
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    October 15, 1998
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    February 26, 1998
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    June 5, 1997
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    February 27, 1997

    Back to Earth

    Former Galactic Cowboy Dane Sonnier is having fun again -- with and without his spatula

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    December 26, 1996
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    August 8, 1996

    Sounds Like a Winner!

    1996 Houston Press Music Awards

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    March 7, 1996
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    August 10, 1995
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    July 6, 1995

    Houston's Great Pop Hope?

    The Jinkies don't care if they are or they aren't. They just want to rock.

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    February 9, 1995
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    May 5, 1994

    Big Band Bayou?

    Blue thoughts for BCT, and the Karankawas are hungry again

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    March 17, 1994
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