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L.A. Guns

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    October 7, 2014

    Upcoming: Bam Margera, B.o.B., Common, Rev. Horton Heat, Wiz Khalifa, Wynonna, etc.

    Alan Haynes: Sat., October 25, 9 p.m., $5. The Big Easy Social and Pleasure Club, 5731 Kirby, Houston, 713-523-9999. American Authors: With the Mowgli's, Echosmith. Sat., October 18, 7 p.m., $18. Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston, 713-225-5483. Anna Nalick: Fri., October 10, 8:30 p.m., $24 ... More >>

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    April 29, 2014

    Upcoming: Beyonce & Jay Z, Mickey Gilley & Johnny Lee, Reel Big Fish, Vintage Trouble, etc.

    The 19th Annual H.I.M.4.H.I.M Kick-Off Party: Fri., May 30, 10 p.m., $10 to $20. Stereo Live, 6400 Richmond, Houston, 832-251-9600. Amy Atchley: Tue., May 6, 7:30 p.m., $15 to $310. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999. Andre Thierry & Zydeco Magic: Fri., May 2, 6 p.m., Free ... More >>

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    April 4, 2014

    Houston's Top 10 Rock Bars

    As our sister blog Eating...Our Words does, from time to time Rocks Off will be giving your our picks for the top taverns in various Houston-area neighborhoods. Of course, the lines can be porous, but here anything with a TABC license that cannot reasonably be considered either a restaurant, coffeeh ... More >>

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    December 13, 2013

    The Best Concerts In Houston This Weekend: NOFX, Hope For Haiyan, Blaggards, etc.

    NOFX House of Blues, December 13 It's pretty obvious that NOFX is legit when fellow oi! legends Rancid cover their songs, like they did on the BYO Split Series, Vol 3. But even without that validation, NOFX would still have some pretty unimpeachable street cred, given that 1994's Punk in Drublic is ... More >>

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    April 25, 2012

    Happy Malaria Day! A Feverish Playlist

    Tuesday night, as blooming flowers filled the Spring air with a heady fragrance, Rocks Off hung a wreath made of empty insect repellant cans on our door, and gently tucked our young daughter in with mosquito netting in order to ensure Santa Carrier wouldn't visit her with his magic bag of plague. ... More >>

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    November 16, 2011

    Upcoming: Dropkick Murphys, Glen Campbell, Il Divo, Red Fang, Dax Riggs

    "The 15th Annual Townes Van Zandt Wake": Sun., Jan. 1. Old Quarter Acoustic Cafe (413 20th St., Galveston), 413 20th St., Galveston, Galveston. Adrian Bourgeois, Street Violence, Art Institute: Tue., Dec. 13. Super Happy Fun Land, 3801 Polk, Houston. Band Of Skulls: Fri., March 16. Fitzgerald's, 2 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2011

    Mike Kelley Leaves Numbers

    Photo by Jef With One FPeter Murphy at Numbers, March 21, 2011​Eight months ago Rocks Off ran a profile of promoter Mike Kelley, whose OnStage Events company seemed to be bringing about a renaissance for Numbers night club that we could not contain our excitement over. Kelley was behind the lo ... More >>

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    February 23, 2010

    Distant Early Warning: The Blasters, Bobby Bare Jr., Chaka Khan, Dead Confederate, Jimmie Vaughan, Julian Casablancas, Etc.

    ​The Blasters: Sat., May 8. Fitzgerald's. Alexisonfire, Trash Talk, La Dispute, Therefore I Am: Mon., May 3. Warehouse Live. Billy Joe Shaver: Fri., April 9. The Firehouse Saloon. Bobby Bare Jr., David Vanderveld: Tue., March 16. Rudyard's. BT, Glint: Wed., March 17. House of Blues. Chaka Khan: F ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2009

    (Don't) Book 'Em, Dano: 42 Artists Who Have Absolutely No Business Touring Together

    ​ When Rocks Off received word last week that indie duo The Big Pink was embarking on a 2010 tour with NYC's A Place to Bury Strangers, our initial thought was, "Cool," followed closely by, "Ew." For once, there's a promo poster we really have no desire to see. But then our next thought was, "Coul ... More >>

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    April 2, 2009
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    December 18, 2008
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    August 29, 2008

    Rock the Bayou…Can You Handle It?

    I’ve got one word for you people: Dokken. Yeah, Dokken. I said it, and you heard me. I’m also saying Bret Michaels, Twisted Sister, RATT, L.A. Guns, Alice Cooper, and Skid Row. It’s Rock the Bayou time, yes indeedy. As a child of the late 80s, I was into my hair metal like I was into m ... More >>

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    July 10, 2008
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    February 15, 2008

    Weekend Music: Skyrocket!’s in Flight

    Promising “if Jack Black and Jimmy Fallon started a cover band, this would be it,” Austin’s Skyrocket! has been a sensation in the Capital City since forming in 2003 as K-Tel Hit Machine. Consisting of several seasoned Austin music veterans – Ben Hotchkiss, Kyle Crusham and Paul English of t ... More >>

  • Music

    July 12, 2007

    W.A.S.P., L.A. Guns

    W.A.S.P. and L.A. Guns perform Wednesday, July 18, at The Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay Blvd., Clear Lake, 281-335-0002.

  • Music

    October 12, 2000

    Dune, TX

    Rocking out with the bare essentials

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    June 22, 2000

    Born in the USO

    Created by the folks who provide "entertainment" to military bases, VQ Live hopes to keep the non-GI Joes happy

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    October 7, 1999

    Local Rotation

    Local Music Reviewed

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