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Lindsey Buckingham

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    January 24, 2014

    10 Silly Predictions For Sunday's Grammy Awards

    This Sunday the music business will celebrate its equivalent of Oscar night when the 56th annual Grammy Awards are handed out at L.A.'s Staples Center. Basically it combines two high-school traditions, the prom and the talent show, but the Grammys are always worth watching -- if nothing else, the ou ... More >>

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    December 23, 2013

    Chris Gray's 10 Favorite Houston Records of 2013

    10. Born Liars, Show Some Couth Show Some Couth has yet to make its way to iTunes, no doubt because those Apple prudes are still trying to figure out what to do with its filthy cover. The garagers' first (and loudest) album since 2010's Fast Songs Is All We Know, Couth is rude, lewd and anything but ... More >>

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    September 19, 2013

    Fitz Tales: Great Moments From Club's "Grand Re-Opening"

    All this week and into next, Fitzgerald's is celebrating its "Grand Re-Opening," marking the third anniversary of the venerable Heights venue's much-discussed acquisition by the powers behind Free Press Summer Fest. We asked a few Fitz staff members to share a few of their favorite stories from thes ... More >>

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    June 6, 2013

    Fleetwood Mac at Toyota Center, 6/5/2013

    Fleetwood Mac Toyota Center June 5, 2013 A few things occurred to me as a spectator at Wednesday Night's Fleetwood Mac show at Toyota Center: They are not in the touring game for a paycheck; This band has a ton of mutual respect for one another, and for good reason; and All of us could reall ... More >>

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    June 4, 2013

    Five Couples Who Clicked Onstage After Breaking Up

    Divorce is a strange and difficult thing. Nobody goes into a marriage expecting to ever have to get divorced. But what do you do when things don't work out, you get divorced, and yet your primary source of income and your creative outlet is inextricably tied to your former partner/spouse? In the ca ... More >>

  • Film

    January 31, 2013

    Kings of the Stone Age

    Dave Grohl and other rockers toast L.A.'s Sound City.

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    December 19, 2012

    Houston Airports Have New Artwork and Ways to Help You Avoid Travel Woes

    I was driving out to Bush Intercontinental Airport one night last week and noticed those really odd lit displays that sit at the entrance to the area on JFK Boulevard and I wondered why exactly the lights were moving the way they were. Then I realized they were supposed to be simulating fireworks, w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2012

    Last Night: Lindsey Buckingham at Fitzgerald's

    An Evening with Lindsey Buckingham Fitzgerald's August 20, 2012 It was a packed house Monday night at Fitzgerald's when Fleetwood Mac's Lindsey Buckingham took the stage, albeit this time with a very "small machine:" Himself. No bells or whistles, just him and mostly his guitar. Buckingham began t ... More >>

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    August 20, 2012

    The 5 Best Shows In Houston This Week: Lindsey Buckingham, Etc.

    Recently Rocks Off noticed our VVM sister paper in Phoenix has been running a list of their picks for the upcoming week's best shows first thing Monday morning. We thought, "Hey, our readers speak the same language(s) as theirs do, so why not try it ourselves?" As far as Fleetwood Mac goes, Lindsey ... More >>

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    August 16, 2012
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    August 10, 2012

    Last Night: Rod Stewart & Stevie Nicks at Toyota Center

    Rod Stewart, Stevie Nicks Toyota Center August 9, 2012 I really wish that Rod Stewart is recording the past few years of tours he's had under his belt, because he's in essence setting the bar for how to grow old in rock and roll without looking like a granny doofus or a stuttering clown. At 67 year ... More >>

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    August 3, 2012

    The 10 Best Guest Appearances On Other People's Songs

    Have you ever had one of those moments when, you're listening to a song and hear something familiar, like maybe a familiar voice or wonder, "Okay, who is really playing this particular instrument?" Many times a band or an artist will guest star on a recording. Sometimes it's a well-known fact, such ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 4, 2012

    6 Non-Yank Bands Who Wrote American Anthems

    Some of the most definitive "all-American" rock anthems were written by bands who not originally from the United States. Think about it... what are some rock and roll staples that remind you of our beloved country, which gave us the freedom to rock? "The Boys Are Back In Town" "We Are The Champions ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2012

    The 10 Greatest Summer Concerts I Never Saw

    Well, kids, summer has arrived. If you have ever noticed, all the good concerts seem to come during the summer -- with May being more like a pre-show. My parents, when I was younger, took me to many concerts at some of these venues, mainly Contemporary Christian concerts. I myself had only been to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2012

    Upcoming: Fiona Apple, Jackson Browne, David Byrne, Chris Isaak, Etc.

    The 71's, Black Queen Speaks, Roomsounds: Sat., Aug. 18, 8 p.m., $10/$14. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston. Al Staehely: Fri., June 29, 8 p.m., $20. Old Quarter Acoustic Cafe (413 20th St., Galveston), 413 20th St., Galveston, Galveston. Bob Schneider: Sat., Aug. 4, 8 p.m., $22/$50. House of ... More >>

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    June 11, 2012

    Remembering Bob Welch: Fleetwood Mac's Secret Weapon

    This past Thursday, former Fleetwood Mac guitarist Bob Welch committed suicide in his home outside Nashville at age 66. It was a tragic loss that stunned the Fleetwood Mac family, both past and present. Mac's Stevie Nicks called Welch's death "devastating" in London's The Daily Telegraph: "I had ma ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 28, 2012

    Happy Memorial Day: 10 Songs To Honor Our Veterans

    Memorial Day, the last Monday of May is a federal holiday originated to commemorate our country's fallen soldiers. Yes, some view it as a work holiday and a good time to barbecue, but our veterans would have to disagree. To honor our vets, we put together a playlist this day in remembrance of those ... More >>

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    May 15, 2012

    Burn! Music's 12 Best Insults & Jabs

    One of the not-so-fun things in the world is to get insulted or, in the words of Kelso from That 70's Show, get "burned." Now, let's imagine what it would be like to be insulted by some musician on one of their albums -- that "burn" I can only imagine was magnified by a million. Nevertheless, som ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 10, 2012

    Top 10 Most Outrageous Onstage Incidents, Antics & Meltdowns

    Everyone has their meltdown moments, no doubt about it. We make mistakes and, most of the time, we try to correct them. We have them because we are all human. Unfortunately, though, when you are in the spotlight, your hurts, tantrums, mistakes and meltdowns are all magnified for all the world to se ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2012

    Blue Letter: The 10 Best Fleetwood Mac Deep Tracks

    Fleetwood Mac is perhaps the most distinct and musically diverse bands around. What started out as a British blues band headed by drummer Mick Fleetwood and lead singer/guitarist Peter Green became a pop/rock powerhouse with the addition of guitar virtuoso Lindsey Buckingham and his then-girlfriend, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2011

    The 12 Best Songs in '80s Movies

    ​For many of us Generation X and Y-ers, much of our adolescence can be directly linked back to '80s cinema. Thanks to writers and directors like John Hughes, '80s teen movies were accurate depictions of suburban (non) happenings. Furthermore, the '80s were a special time in film history thanks ... More >>

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    June 20, 2011

    Happy Birthday Brian Wilson: His Modern Indie-Rock Offspring

    Brian Wilson in watery repose​Today, ace pop-music architect and Beach Boys talisman Brian Wilson turns 69. In his nearly 50-year (!) wake of music he has helped give rise to generations of shameless copycats and other reverent rockers who find inspiration in his musical style. Obviously, th ... More >>

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    June 16, 2011

    Stevie Nicks Enchanting The Woodlands August 13

    ​Yep, just over the wire. That racket you hear is Rocks Off's staff brawling over who gets to review the show. Tickets go on sale 10 a.m. next Friday, June 24, at ticketmaster.com, livenation.com and all the usual brick-and-mortar outlets. This helps a lot, but while we've got you on the hook ... More >>

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    May 5, 2011

    Stevie Nicks, Forever The Gypsy

    ​Tuesday, Stevie Nicks released her first solo album in a decade, In Your Dreams. After looking at promos for the album, Rocks Off is convinced that as often as she's denied "rumours" of witchcraft, the singer may actually be a witch. She has to be - she doesn't look like she's aged since 1989 ... More >>

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    May 3, 2011

    Smashing Pumpkins Debut Song On Rocks Off Sister Blog

    GroovehouseBilly Corgan at Verizon Wireless Theater, December 2010​California, look what you've done. This morning, the Billy Corgan Experience Smashing Pumpkins, who managed to visit Houston twice in less than three months last year, debuted the track "Owata" on West Coast Sound, the music b ... More >>

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    May 3, 2011

    Out Today: Beasties Bite Back, Stevie Nicks Gets Witchier

    ​What's the best way to celebrate the elimination of Osama Bin Laden? Listening to the Foo Fighters' latest album Wasting Light for the fourth week straight, of course. Send help, or at least the announcement of a late-summer or early fall tour date. Come on, man, just one hit. This week's n ... More >>

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    December 15, 2010

    The Ladies Strike Back, Actually

    Rocks Off is following our sister Houston Press blogs into the choppy waters of "Comment of the Day," choosing a comment or a handful of comments from the previous day we find especially enlightening, infuriating or just plain hilarious. We're glad our readers have opinions, whatever they are, about ... More >>

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    November 19, 2010

    Exes On Tour: White Stripes, ABBA, Lindsey & Stevie...

    ​We're all familiar with the credo against intra-office dating, often crudely expressed as "Don't shit where you eat." Most of us subscribe to it, knowing the potential drama it could ensue. "How will this affect my work," we wonder. "What happens if we break up?" But all's fair in love and ... More >>

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    November 19, 2010

    Top 10 Double Albums That Should Have Stayed Single

    ​Not all double albums should have been double albums, just as some albums had to be double albums in order for their point to be made. Each case is different with each band or artist. The Who's Tommy and Quadrophenia had to be double albums to tell their stories of teenage wastelands and po ... More >>

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    October 29, 2009

    Twelve Musical Fuck Yous Better Than Gov. Ah-nuld's Coded Message

    ​Photo illustration by John Seaborn Gray​We admit, we never thought he had it in him, but apparently the Governator is capable of human cleverness - just like all non-cybernetic organisms. That is, if we accept that the acrostic in this veto message here isn't just a coincidence (read the first ... More >>

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    August 25, 2009

    MP3 of the Day: The Music of Back to the Future

    [Note: The scene at 00:47 is a scream.] ​Tonight The Mink's weekly Movie Nite brings us back to 1985, when Michael J. Fox was still known as that smug neocon bastard on Family Ties and Crispin Glover wasn't the batshit auteur he is these days. A screening of Back to the Future starts around 9 p.m. ... More >>

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    May 26, 2009

    Can't Get It Out of My Head: "Stop Draggin' My Heart Around"

    Jay Lee Rocks Off would wholeheartedly like to wish Ms. Stevie Nicks a very happy birthday today; since she's the epitome of a rock and roll lady, we'll refrain from revealing her actual age. At Fleetwood Mac's Toyota Center concert earlier this month, Nicks seemed to be walking with a limp, and he ... More >>

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    May 4, 2009

    Aftermath: Fleetwood Mac at Toyota Center

    Every night the band goes onstage, Fleetwood Mac faces a concert onus only a handful of other groups need worry about: Are its songs too iconic? Is the rush of watching Stevie Nicks twirl out "Landslide" or "Rhiannon" live any match for the lifetime (or decades, anyway) of memories, associations and ... More >>

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    May 1, 2009

    Get Lit: Storms: My Life With Lindsey Buckingham and Fleetwood Mac by Carol Ann Harris

    Barely out of her teens, Carol Ann Harris met Lindsey Buckingham in 1977 while working at the studio where the singer/guitarist was putting the finishing touches on what would be the band's huge international hit album, Rumours. As his live-in girlfriend for the next seven years, she'd accompany him ... More >>

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    October 2, 2008
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    July 18, 2008

    Aftermath: Five Times August at Mojo Rising

    Only suckers try to get their songs on the radio anymore. The truly savvy musicians know the real action is in TV/movie placement, somewhere Five Times August - the nom de stage of Dallas native/resident Brad Skistimas - has excelled of late. The singer-songwriter landed "Save It for Later" on MTV's ... More >>

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    May 1, 2008
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    December 27, 2007

    Our Favorite Albums of 2007

    Panning for gold in an avalanche of 2007 releases

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    October 2, 2007
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    July 24, 2007

    We’re Getting the Band Back Together! Or Should We?

    The Yardbirds: Re-feathering the nest? The Yardbirds weren’t one of the more popular British Invasion acts on these shores, but they were at the forefront of the Limey Blues Boom of the mid-‘60s, paving the way for later acts like Cream, the Who and Led Zeppelin. More importantly, three faces o ... More >>

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    April 17, 2007
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    January 29, 2007

    Live Shots: Lindsey Buckingham

    Bob Israel Lindsey Buckingham Showcasing his new solo album Under the Skin, Lindsey Buckingham also gave an appreciative crowd its mandatory shot of mainline Fleetwood Mac hits at Verizon Wireless Theater last night. A consummate showman, brilliant singer-songwriter, and virtuoso guitarist and ar ... More >>

  • Music

    January 25, 2007

    Lindsey Buckingham

    Lindsey Buckingham will perform Friday, January 26, at the Verizon Wireless Theater, 520 Texas, 713-230-1600.

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    July 20, 2006
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    October 16, 2003

    Hype This

    Fleetwood Mac opens the Toyota Center, the Chron hyperventilates, and a city grumbles

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    November 13, 1997
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    October 30, 1997

    Is the Mac Truly Back?

    Rumours of Fleetwood Mac's demise are exaggerated -- for the time being

  • Music

    August 28, 1997

    Wanted Man

    Johnny Cash may just be a legend, but he's never sounded better

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    December 12, 1996
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    October 31, 1996

    Splendid Isolation

    For Warren Zevon, it's all about how he looks in the hat

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