Ledisi Bayou Music Center, May 16 Though a true breakthough into the mainstream pop world has thus far eluded her, New Orleans native Ledisi (born Ledisi Young) has clandestinely become a star among fans who love little else than to dim the lights and turn up the grown-folks music. (She also has a ... More >>
Marc BrubakerLimp Bizkit flexes their "Gold Cobra" at Buzzfeest XXIV, May 2010Mark your calendars, fellow music lovers. June 28 will be a sales matchup that'll make 50 Cent and Kanye's 2007 album release square-off look like a playground brawl. The contenders are Limp Bizkit and Taking Back S ... More >>
Who needs Classmates.com when we have Facebook?Social networking today is a foregone conclusion. Many of us wake up and check Twitter on our smart phones or pull up Facebook on our laptops. We surf YouTube videos in our spare time, find dates on Match.com and spend hours reading music, politi ... More >>
We're getting closer to a midterm election that, more and more, is coming to resemble two dachshunds we had as a kid who would lose their little doggy minds over a chew toy and attack each other in a weiner-dog whirlwind of until separated by a garden hose. The attack ads are a-flying, and e ... More >>
More than just cyberspace, the tweet life inspires people to make friends and adopt causes in person. It has a few problems, too.
Photos by Eggs/ breakfastontour.com For a great segment of Generation Y, Alkaline Trio is the sound of break-ups, make-ups and will forever be the torchbearers of the romantic fuck-up. Few recent bands have been better able to intimate the fury of a messy youthful separation. It's simple and to t ... More >>
2009 wasn't a great year for albums, but songs were a different story.
"Looks like there's gonna be an engagement party for you after all!" "There is? Not that Nate or I know of." "Was it supposed to be a surprise?" "I have no idea. I don't know what you're talking about." "Well, I got a Facebook invite from Cynthia, your co-worker." "I honestly don't kno ... More >>
Yesterday, August 6th, 2009 - a date which will live in infamy - the social web was suddenly and deliberately attacked by a Distributed Denial of Service (DDOS) of the Online Empire of Cyxymu.In a word? Thursday SUCKED.A spam campaign by a pro-Georgian (the country, not the state, ahem ... More >>
Adding folks to your posse of Facebook friends is far from an automated algorithm. Facebook often serves as the Internet's Final Frontier - you're either down with the innermost of highly personal circles, or you're merely relegated to the comparative impersonality of being a Twitter follower or Fl ... More >>
Thanks to Idolator, Rocks Off nearly had a stroke when he saw Mattel's new "Goth Punk Barbie," available exclusively at the Hard Rock Cafe's online Rock Shop for the not-so-low, low price of $70. Bitchin' lemon-yellow guitar sold separately, though this bad-girl Barbie does come with her own st ... More >>
The Second Ward hardcore venue got a little too punk last month
Against Me!The Meridian (main room)August 10, 2007 Click here for a slideshow. Better Than: Watching the Astros’ season circle the drain at Minute Maid Park. Download: For context, something from the band’s first two albums, Reinventing Axl Rose and As the Eternal Cowboy. As important as it ... More >>
Get ready, all you KLOL listeners of yore: David Lee Roth and two generations of Van Halens will be in Houston soon. Monday, Van Halen will hold a press conference to announce tour dates. We can all make a safe bet that Diamond Dave will make at least two tired cracks about Viagra, cocaine and snort ... More >>
This fan has her own Dashboard Confessional to give
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