Over the course of the week Rocks Off will be looking at the biggest years for goth music and exactly what they meant for the genre. 1994 was a good year for a new kind of goth. Previously, for the most part the men had been sensitive artists, and even the ones who could be pretty brutal -- such as ... More >>
Today is the 53rd birthday of Mark Romanek. Though he's a perfectly legit Hollywood director of great films like One Hour Photo and Never Let Me Go, he is also responsible for some of the greatest music videos of all time. For 20 years he has worked with top-level performers, and today we celebrate ... More >>
Dwight Frye, aka Fritz, in James Whale's Frankenstein (1931)Today is George Washington's birthday, so there's that. However, February 22 is also the birthday of some truly bizarre figures in American history, and those figures have been the inspiration to a great many musicians. For inst ... More >>
Children sentenced to a certain fate in Never Let Me Go.
Reissues dominated, but an international crop of films yielded a good harvest
From our innermost insecurities to the wildest flights of fantasy, 2002 stimulated both heart and head
Mark Romanek makes a great bad man of Robin
Robin Williams returns to his comic-anarchic roots