I had a hernia operation in the early summer of 2006, and had nothing to do all day but hobble around with cool cane a borrowed from Grandpa Hlavaty and play on the Internets for two months or so.
I had developed the injury while working at Domino's, but it was cool because their insurance helped ... More >>
Photos by Neph BasedowWhile many of our fellow Rocks Off cohorts had already left for Austin's Fun Fun Fun Fest by Friday, we stuck around to catch Lawrence, Kansas pop-duo Mates of State, who were slated to perform at the fest later that weekend.
Though (sadly) there were no Ryan Gosling si ... More >>
Photo By Marc BrubakerBest Coast at Fun Fun Fun Fest 2010This weekend the Rocks Off team will cover their third Fun Fun Fun Fest in Austin, at the festival's new home Auditorium Shores. Each year this fest seems to get bigger and better, without losing it's grimy luster. Is it the Austin City ... More >>
Aaron Neville: Sun., Dec. 11. House of Blues.
Carbon Leaf, Alpha Rev: Wed., Oct. 26. Fitzgerald's.
Between The Buried And Me, Animals As Leaders: Thu., Nov. 17. House of Blues.
Gunslinger, Black Queen Speaks, Sheila Swift, Tyburn Jig, Tyranny Of Bella: VIP ROOM., Sat., Sept. 10. Verizon W ... More >>
Todd ColeWednesday night, noisy indie duo No Age (above) pulls into Fitzgerald's. The two-piece of guitarist Randy Randall and drummer Dean Allen Spunt, starting making waves in 2007 with their debut Weirdo Rippers. 2008's Nouns brought them even more acclaim, and along the way they gained fo ... More >>
Cactus Music is hosting a Beatles & John Lennon DJ session featuring DJ Black Slacks from 5-7 p.m. today in the Record Ranch, 2110 Portsmouth.
Today marks 30 years since humanity lost John Lennon. The man has haunted Craig's Hlist since he was very little, when the man broke out from being t ... More >>
Photo illustrations by John Seaborn GrayFans Upset Because They Won't Get to See Their Crappy Boy Band: We're not sure who to side with on this one. On the one hand, we despise scalpers and other scam artists of Jason Debney's type. Debney screwed a lot of people out of their money by selling ... More >>
Photos by Marc Brubaker / Click here for a slideshowFree EnergyMates of State, Free Energy
July 8, 2010
There's nothing like getting ripped from your lemon grass tofu because there's a magician opening a Mates of State show. Aftermath was sitting down like a real, live human b ... More >>
50 Cent: Sat., June 12. Arena Theatre.
Agent Orange: Wed., June 30. Rocbar.
Asleep At The Wheel: Fri., May 28. Cypress Saloon.
As I Lay Dying, Underoath, Between The Buried And Me, Blessthefall, Cancer Bats: Tue., July 27. Verizon Wireless Theater.
Aventura: Thu., July 1. Toyota Center.
Barringt ... More >>
Harley C. Pitts
Kevin and Dustin Welch, McGonigel's Mucky Duck, April 2: "Dustin (son of Kevin) Welch stunned the sparse crowd at the Duck last night from the first note of "One False Move," the brilliant opener to his new album, Whisky Priest. While the graying crowd had mostly come to hear the ... More >>
Photos courtesy of Jenna Harper
Sometimes in the middle of the afternoon I dream of being a baby turtle. That way people would be all like, "Aww, look at that baby turtle. So cute." Or something. A cupcake. Cupcakes are totally cute, all the way cute. Mates of State is a giant baby turtle gumming a ... More >>