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    November 3, 2014

    Julian Casablancas The Voidz at House of Blues, 10/31/14

    Julian Casablancas The Voidz, Team Spirit House of Blues October 31, 2014 Julian Casablancas is arguably one of the biggest rock stars of his generation. Though he's best known as the lead singer of the Strokes, there's something more to him that often gets glossed over and unappreciated. But ev ... More >>

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    October 29, 2012

    Saturday: Something Wicked Festival at Sam Houston Race Park

    Something Wicked Festival Sam Houston Race Park October 27, 2012 SLIDESHOW: Something Wicked Music Fest: Costumes and Crowd Shots Ultra Music Festival, Electric Daisy Carnival, Nocturnal Festival- from coast to coast and many points in between these big name EDM festivals have become a big deal. ... More >>

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    October 25, 2012

    Rocks Off's Something Wicked Mini-Guide: Shadow Field

    Cooler temperatures? Check. Loud music? Check. Crazy outfits? Check. If my scientific calculations are correct, those three things are a recipe for a great fall day. And while the pubs will be crawling and the houses will be haunted the best place to get all three of those this weekend is going to b ... More >>

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    October 19, 2012

    Top 10 Dirt Cheap Rock Star Halloween Costumes

    Yep, it's that time again. Almost Halloween, and you with no costume. There's no time left to execute some grand vision that might impress people you'd like to sleep with. (Unless you want to try these, from our sister blog Art Attack.) That leaves you with only a couple of options: Sit around alon ... More >>

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    July 9, 2012

    Friday Night: Jade Simmons at Jet Lounge

    Jade Simmons, Riverlin, Rett Lea Jet Lounge July 6, 2012 When concert pianist Jade Simmons first learned that her computer wouldn't latch onto Jet Lounge's sound system Friday night, thereby ruining her chance to introduce to the audience her experimentation in partnering classical songs with hip-h ... More >>

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    July 3, 2012

    Rap Round Table: Who Is the Greatest Movie Villain of All Time?

    Some rappers happen to be thoughtful, intelligent people. Each week, Rocks Off will have some of them here discussing issues relevant to their culture. This Week's Panel: E.S.G., Marcus Manchild, Renzo, Kyle Hubbard, Purple Bastard, Preemo, Mic Skills, Mac, more. Not Invited: Michael Myers, becau ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2011

    Cop Warmth: Out For Beer And Blood

    Each Wednesday (almost), Rocks Off arbitrarily appoints one lucky local performer or group "Artist of the Week," bestowing upon them all the fame and grandeur such a lofty title implies. Know a band or artist that isn't awful? Email their particulars to It has gotten dark. Th ... More >>

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    August 1, 2011

    Saturday Night: Roky Moon & BOLT! At Fitzgerald's

    Photos by Jim Bricker​Roky Moon & BOLT! CD release Fitzgerald's July 30, 2011 11:54 p.m.: Question: What the fuck good is a smartphone if it dies every 14 minutes? 11:54:15: Oh, sorry. Some info: We're here at the album release party for American Honey, the second album from Houston's brilli ... More >>

  • Music

    July 28, 2011


    Agora has regained its bohemian composure from last fall's devastating fire.

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    September 23, 2010

    Five Disturbing Films, Plus Five More For Good Measure

    ​I'm going to the unrated remake of I Spit On Your Grave next week. The original, I should point out, was rated "R", though I still doubt the new one will pack the same punch the first one did back in 1978 (Roger Ebert described sitting through it as "one of the most depressing experiences of ... More >>

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    July 29, 2010

    Remember Killa Cal-Wayne's About My Brother's Business?

    Houston's history is dotted with albums that, fairly or not, have been swept aside. We'll examine them here. Have an album that you think nobody knows about but should? Email Killa Cal-Wayne About My Brother's Business (mixtape, 2010) ​As a rapper, Killa Cal-Wayne is s ... More >>

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    May 28, 2010

    6 Songs You Never Want To Hear At Graduation

    ​It must be that time of year again. Seniors are suffering from GTFO Syndrome, and their loved ones are bracing themselves for several hours of obligatory, coma-inducing celebrations of learning known as "commencement." Yes, it's graduation season. Yet it could be worse. Surprisingly enough, there ... More >>

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    May 21, 2010

    Drake Gets Plenty Of Love From His Unofficial Hometown

    Photos by Marco Torres​ 8:11 p.m.: Aftermath ends up having to park three floors down in the underground Bayou Place parking lot. We elect to take the stairs up to the street. We do this in part because it seems really lazy to take an elevator up three floors, but mostly because underground ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2010

    Five Spot: Trae's Brother Jay'Ton's Got It by Tha Ton Mixtape

    Welcome back to Five Spot. Every Friday, we'll examine a recent bit of music news and, sometimes awkwardly, tie it to a bit of Houston rap. It's five videos and occasional cussing. Send tips to ​ Since just about the oblivions, Jay'Ton, little brother to Trae, has ... More >>

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    August 28, 2008
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    April 3, 2008

    American Psycho

    Before he was Batman, Bale was Bateman

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    December 27, 2007

    The Year In Film

    Judd Apatow's pretty good year and much more

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    December 20, 2007
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    October 31, 2007

    The Hills are Alive with the Sound of Horror

    Just another fishing show, until that music kicks in. A woman runs through a forest and trips on a fallen branch. Cue ominous music. She attempts to get up, but her shoe is entangled in a tree limb. As she tries to rip off her shoe, the pounding sound of violins begins to get louder. She finally bre ... More >>

  • Film

    June 14, 2007

    Get Inside. It's Summertime!

    Your guide to the season's hottest films (and the other ones, too)

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    February 8, 2007

    Message Bored

    Hollywood ho-hum horror keeps ripping off the best, turning out the worst

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    October 26, 2006


    They'll scare the crap out of you

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    August 17, 2006
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    July 27, 2006
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    March 2, 2006


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  • Film

    June 24, 2004

    Wrong Wayans

    Do the right thing: Avoid White Chicks in bad masks

  • Film

    April 25, 2002

    Jason Goes to Space

    You'll bust at the comic, cosmic carnage of Jason X

  • Film

    February 8, 2001

    Quid Pro Quo?

    More adversaries than partners, Silence and Hannibal actively work against each other

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    October 15, 1998
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    February 15, 1996

    State-of-the-Art Ghouls

    White Zombie holds its own with the metal-heads and the punks alike