Max Bemis

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    June 16, 2014

    Say Anything & the So So Glos at Warehouse Live, 6/15/14

    Say Anything, You Blew It!, the So So Glos, The Front Bottoms Warehouse Live June 15, 2014 Sunday night my DeLorean took me straight back to 2006, and drove 88 miles per hour to Warehouse Live's four-band showcase starring Say Anything. Despite never having been a particularly rabid fan of the head ... More >>

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    December 20, 2013

    Houston's Best Concerts This Weekend: Dwight Yoakam, Max Bemis, Eightball & MJG, etc.

    Dwight Yoakam Arena Theatre, December 20 Throughout his career in the public eye, Dwight Yoakam has successully negotiated the perils of country stardom without ever once coming close to being labeled a sellout. The looming 30-year anniversary of his 1986 debut Hillbilly Deluxe is a big one -- alon ... More >>

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    November 20, 2013

    Five Great Acoustic Punk Tracks

    Last month noted garage punks The Men released their latest effort, an EP of acoustic tracks called Campfire Songs. The 2013 Free Press Summer Festival MVPs may play some pretty hyped-up punk rock, but they're no strangers to softer styles, with latest album Open Your Heart more closely resembling N ... More >>

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    September 24, 2013

    Upcoming: Cher, Zedd, Flamin' Hellcats, Rickie Lee Jones, The Pharcyde, Zoe, etc.

    Amon Amarth: Wed., January 22, 7 p.m., $25. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837. Andre Williams: With Renaldo Domino., Sat., October 5, 8 p.m., $15. Continental Club, 3700 Main, Houston, 713-529-9899. Austin Lucas: With Lee Bains III, The Glory Fires., Fri., October 25, 10 p.m., $ ... More >>

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    September 5, 2013

    More and More Rock Stars Are Turning Into Comic-Book Creators

    The idea of rock stars being featured in comics is nothing new. One of the many, many urban legends about KISS is that they used their blood in the red ink of a run featuring the band as part of the Marvel Comics Super Special series that had also done books starring The Beatles. That legend is true ... More >>

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    May 3, 2013

    Five Punk Goes... Songs That Don't Suck

    Last time in our "things that don't suck" series, we looked at some educational songs ( ) that our children could learn from without being bored to death. This week, we're looking at the Punk Goes... series, and some of the worthwhile tracks to grab from the series. Punk Goes... has long been the ... More >>

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    June 25, 2012

    Anne Frank: A Playlist for a Young Girl

    It was on this day in 1947 that the world first saw the publication of one of the most influential books in history, the Diary of Anne Frank. Frank and her Jewish family hid for two years in the attic of a family friend's house during the Nazi regime before being discovered in 1944 and sent to the B ... More >>

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    April 30, 2012

    Friday Night: Say Anything At Warehouse Live

    Say Anything Warehouse Live April 27, 2012 Friday night, emo/pop punk heroes Say Anything arrived in Houston at Warehouse Live, the latest in a long string of dates this tour for their new album Anarchy, My Dear. It was a special show for the fans as well as the band, as frontman Max Bemis, a resid ... More >>

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    April 25, 2012

    Say Anything's Max Bemis: "We're Lucky We Continue to Grow"

    Since their breakout album Is a Real Boy came out in 2004, emo/pop-punk band Say Anything has been the soundtrack to many a teenager's life. For this blogger, Is a Real Boy skirted the clich├ęs of many emo albums of the times by being more personal and honest. Front man and principal songwriter Max ... More >>

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    December 8, 2011
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    October 4, 2011

    Upcoming: Aretha Franklin, Prince Rama, The Game, Tinariwen, Etc.

    Aretha Franklin: Thu., Nov. 17. Arena Theatre. Big Sean, Shawn Christopher: Sun., Dec. 4. Warehouse Live. "Big Star Bar 3rd Anniversary" With Born Again Virgins, Lower Life Form: Sat., Oct. 8. Big Star Bar. Girl In A Coma: Sat., Nov. 5, 5:30 p.m. Cactus Music & Video.

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    November 22, 2010

    Saturday Night: Say Anything And Motion City Soundtrack At Warehouse

    Photos by Kendra BerglundAlive With the Glory of Love: Say Anything's Max Bemis​Say Anything, Motion City Soundtrack Warehouse Live November 20, 2010 It's not easy task fighting the pains of growing up, and it's even harder to fight Nazis, but Say Anything managed to do both Saturday night at ... More >>

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    April 3, 2008
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    December 13, 2007

    In Defense of The Genre

    Say Anything's two-disc album is indefensible

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    March 16, 2006

    Say Anything, with Vedera, Anathalio and Machine Elvis

    Friday, March 17, Walter's on Washington, 4215 Washington Avenue, 713-864-2727