Augustana, Greylag: Wed., April 11. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston.
Benjamin Wesley (Record Release), The Niceguys, Khruangbin: Fri., April 6. Fitzgerald's
Béla Fleck: Sat., Sept. 22. Dosey Doe Coffee Company, 25911 I-45 N., Spring.
The Boxer Rebellion, Canon Blue: Thu., April 12. Fitzger ... More >>
March is Women's History Month, and Rocks Off has been thinking a lot lately about the indelible contributions to popular music made by women over the last few decades. After all, where would Elvis Presley be if it weren't for Big Mama Thornton? Probably still dead, we guess, but you get the point.
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Gigantour: Megadeth, Volbeat, Lacuna Coil
Verizon Wireless Theater
March 2, 2012
Check out our slideshow of the Gigatour.
No, Motorhead didn't play in Houston Friday night at Verizon Wireless Theater, but the rest of the 2012 Gigantour bill of Megadeth, Volbeat and Lacuna Coil made it to the Bayou ... More >>
Conventional wisdom used to be that the hyper-masculine world of heavy metal would never fully embrace a female superstar, but that was before Lacuna Coil's Cristina Scabbia hit the scene. Armed with a soaring contralto and a humble attitude that belies her striking beauty, Scabbia has converted mor ... More >>
American Sharks: Sat., Feb. 25. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston.
The Black Belles, Black Tabs: Sun., March 18. Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston.
Bobby Bare Jr.: Wed., Feb. 1. Continental Club, 3700 Main, Houston.
Buxton, Marmalakes, Featherface: Sat., Feb. 4, 8 p.m., $8.00. Fitzgera ... More >>
And just like that, my normally non-soiled jeans were not. Yes, March 2 the traveling metal bonanza Gigantour is hitting Houston's Verizon Wireless Theater, with Megadeth, Motorhead, Lacuna Coil, and Volbeat in tow. Are we excited? A little. Kind of a fan of Motorhead fan and all.
Megadeth last ca ... More >>
dedica.laLife is filled with ups and downs, and music is no exception. Just as the rock and roll renaissance of the '60s and '70s gave way to the mindless era of disco, the depth and fury of the punk and grunge movements eventually degenerated into the watered-down genre commonly referred to ... More >>
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A little harder than you thought, wasn't it? If Sunday-morning hymns belong to the King of Kings, and heavy metal is the Prince of Darkness' domain, they sure seem to copy each other's notes a lot. If you haven't seen our little sacred-vs.-profane brain-teaser yet, go ah ... More >>
New Moon, the second movie in the Twilight series, hits theaters this week, and even though the trailers alone have us ready to put it on our "Worst of 2009" lists ("Jake! NOOOO!"), there's no denying the movie is going to make more money than an underaged prostitute at a Promise Keepers conventi ... More >>