Monster Magnet, Royal Thunder, Anti-Mortem, Venomous Maximus Fitzgerald's December 3, 2013 Tuesday night rock shows are always a dicey proposition. Staying up late and partying on a work night sounds like a good idea in theory, but in practice, fans are often too hesitant to really cut loose when t ... More >>
Monster Magnet Fitzgerald's, December 3 They don't make too many rock bands like Monster Magnet anymore, but maybe they don't need to. Such clear descendents of Deep Purple you can almost see the smoke on the water -- though we bet "Highway Star" is more their speed -- Dave Wyndorf's New Jersey-bas ... More >>
Alex Cuba: Tue., September 17, 8 p.m., Free. Theater One, Houston Community College Central, 1300 Holman, Houston, 713-718-6570. Alkaline Trio: With New Found Glory. Thu., October 31, 7 p.m., $25. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837. And So I Watch You From Afar: With This Town Ne ... More >>
Back in the dark ages of Internet piracy, a Rhode Islander by the name of Joel Tenenbaum made the choice of illegally downloading/sharing music online and the mistake of getting caught. The record companies wanted to make an example out of him and nine years later, it looks like they're getting what ... More >>
Wham-O has long been a purveyor of the kinds of toys that look great on TV, or even not so great on TV, but end up even worse when you try them at home. They've had their successes, of course -- the Hula-Hoop, the Frisbee -- but TV back in the day used to be jammed with Wham-O ads for some unlikely ... More >>
Rocks Off Sr.'s choice for 1991's best album.1991 was one of the biggest years in modern music. It was when metal went pop, radio country ruled, grunge went mainstream, and rap began its climb to chart dominance, even if it was spearheaded by a white candy rapper from Dallas. There were man ... More >>
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