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Napalm Death

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    November 11, 2014

    Upcoming: Bette Midler, Bob Seger, Lauryn Hill, Napalm Death, Reckless Kelly, Seether, etc.

    13th Sky: With the Freakouts. Fri., December 5, 9 p.m., $7 to $10. Mango's, 403 Westheimer, Houston, 713-522-8903. 2014: A Backspace Odyssey: Sat., December 6, 7 p.m., $20 to $25. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston, 713-862-3838. After 7: With Lyfe Jennings, Troop. Fri., November 21, 8 p.m., $3 ... More >>

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    February 12, 2014

    Six Truly Great Death Metal Covers

    Death metal has a genre has a history of doing covers songs, but they're mostly all novelty songs. It's become a played-out gimmick to take any pop song, speed it up, play it on highly distorted guitars, and gutturally scream the lyrics. That's been done. What's less common is a great death metal c ... More >>

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    December 17, 2013

    The Top 20 Houston Concerts of 2013

    Black Flag Walters, August 26 Not a heck of a lot of complimentary things have been said about Black Flag's 2013 "reunion," and when fans arrived at Walters in August to discover stage barricades and signs warning against stage-diving and photography, odds weren't looking terrific. But when the hy ... More >>

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    July 17, 2013

    10 Bands Who Have No Original Members

    Photo by Mark BritainHeart at House of Blues in 2010Just about every famous band has featured a lineup switch at some point. Even Rush, whose lineup has been static for 39 years, had a different drummer for their first album. But every now and then we see a band whose lineup gradually erodes. The sw ... More >>

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    July 9, 2013

    Five More Musicians Who Broke Guinness World Records

    A little while ago, everyone's favorite party guru Andrew WK finally completed his lifelong dream of breaking the world record for Longest Drum Session in a Retail Store. It's an ultra-specific kind of world record, and currently unconfirmed by officiators Guinness, but I know in my heart of hearts ... More >>

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    May 13, 2013

    Cannibal Corpse and Napalm Death at Fitzgerald's, 5/10/2013

    Cannibal Corpse, Napalm Death, Immolation Fitzgerald's May 10, 2013 By the time the clock struck 9 p.m. at Fitzgerald's on Friday night, it didn't appear possible to cram another black T-shirt into the place. Longhairs were already stacked up past the rafters inside the old club on White Oak, even ... More >>

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    May 10, 2013

    The Best Concerts In Houston This Weekend: Lost Bayou Ramblers, Daft Punk Tribute, etc.

    Will Downing Bayou Music Center, May 10 Known for his rich baritone vocals and an unabashed devotion to romantic ballads, Will Downing may be the quintessential ladies man, so keep a close eye on your woman as he croons a blend of contemporary jazz and R&B that would make even Luther blush. With a ... More >>

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    May 10, 2013

    Napalm Death's Barney Greenway on Thatcher, Nostalgia and the Pursuit of Happiness

    Most of the people who pass Mark "Barney" Greenway in the street every day almost certainly have no idea what the man does for a living. His sensible haircut, unassuming demeanor and soft-spoken Birmingham accent betray nothing of his status as one of the most ferocious and accomplished voices in th ... More >>

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    January 29, 2013

    Upcoming: The Zombies, Jewel, Knife Party, King Khan, Paramore, Son Volt, etc.

    The Airborne Toxic Event: Mon., April 29, 8 p.m., $18/$25. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston. The Black Angels: With Hanni El-Khatib, Wall of Death., Fri., May 24, 8 p.m., TBA. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston. Blowfly: Sun., Feb. 10, 8 p.m., $10. Walter's, 1120 Naylor St., Houston. Blu ... More >>

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    January 22, 2013

    The Rocks Off 100: Beau Beasley, Organist For the End of Time

    Who? For this edition of the Rocks Off 100, we reached out to Beau Beasley, of Houston grind legends Insect Warfare, The Homopolice, NO TALK, Born Liars, Reason Of Insanity, Knuckle Scraper, Machine Gun Romantics, Race Against Time, KG Beasley And the Leather Violence, and a host of other bands that ... More >>

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    September 5, 2012

    Fun Fun Fun Fest Releases Daily Schedule

    This morning Fun Fun Fun Fest organizers released the daily schedule for November's three-day orgy of booze, denim, and loudness in the middle of Austin's Auditorium Shores. The color-coded stages -- black, yellow, orange, and blue -- are set up according to genre and size of the act. Last year th ... More >>

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    August 30, 2012

    Happy Birthday, John Peel: Our 10 Favorite Sessions

    Today would have been the 73rd birthday of John Peel, one of the planet's most legendary, eclectic and flat-out best radio disc jockeys of all time. He died in 2004, but the nearly 40 years of outrageously good music that he helped bring to the masses at BBC Radio 1 beginning in 1967 form a pretty d ... More >>

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    July 12, 2012

    Fun Fun Fun Fest 2012: A$AP Rocky, De La Soul, PiL, Santigold, X, Turbonegro, Etc.

    This morning Austin's Fun Fun Fun Fest, the best music festival in Texas that isn't Free Press Summer Fest, announced their full 2012 lineup after months of teasing us and leaking a handful of names at a time -- and then hip-hop legends Run-D.M.C Tuesday morning. Scheduled for November 2-4 at Audit ... More >>

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    July 2, 2012

    Friday Night: Black Breath, Martyrdöd & More at Walter's

    Black Breath, Martyrdöd, Burning Love, Enabler Walter's on Naylor June 29, 2012 All of six months has gone by since Walter's on Washington reopened in its new location on Naylor St., and last week I realized I'd yet to take in a show at the new place. The old joint had a fairly long reign as the t ... More >>

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    May 9, 2012

    Jane's Addiction & Other Big 1987 Debut Albums

    Tonight Jane's Addiction comes to the Bayou Music Center, touring behind last year's The Great Escape Artist, only their fourth studio album in their nearly 27 years as a band. A few weeks back Rocks Off talked to lead singer and Lollapalooza honcho Perry Farrell about the band's future and what cou ... More >>

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    November 23, 2011

    Mosh Potatoes: Thanksgiving Recipes From Metal Musicians

    If there is one thing virtually all of us agree on when it comes to Thanksgiving, it is that we like to eat and we often do more of it on that particular day than we should. Apparently, heavy metal musicians are no different. In between blood-soaked shows filled with music that will melt your face, ... More >>

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    November 23, 2011

    Thankgiving Recipes from Metal Musicians Courtesy of Mosh Potatoes

    We all love to eat at Thanksgiving and, apparently, that includes some of the loudest and angriest sounding bands on the planet. If Mosh Potatoes: Recipes, Anecdotes and Mayhem from the Heavyweights of Heavy Metal is any indication, there are a bunch of culinary experts in the world of metal. The ... More >>

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    August 17, 2011

    35 Bands You Should Never, Ever Search On Google Images

    dedica.laOnce unprintable in "family" newspapers, today the Butthole Surfers barely even rate on our list. You'll see why.​Here at Rocks Off, we take our blog ideas where we can get them - even from mistakes. Allow us to explain. About a month ago, we went to Rihanna at Toyota Center, and aft ... More >>

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    July 29, 2011

    MTV's Early VJs: Where Are They Now?

    vegastripping.comMTV's original VJ crew (l-r): J.J. Jackson, Nina Blackwood, Mark Goodman, Martha Quinn and Alan Hunter​When it comes to the attention spans of teenagers, entertainers are on borrowed time. Which might explain the turnover rate of MTV's Video Jockeys, or VJs for short. Currentl ... More >>

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    April 2, 2010

    Brujeria: Dammit, We Should Have Paid More Attention In Spanish Class

    www.myspace.com/brujeriaA rare piece of Brujeria artwork that does not involve a severed head.​ Have you ever noticed how extreme music with vocals in another language sound way more menacing than they do in boring old English? The English version of Rammstein's single "Du Hast" pales compared to ... More >>

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    December 4, 2009

    Listology: War Master's Dream Metal Festival

    ​This weekend, Houston becomes the grindcore and death-metal capitol of the country for two days with Houston Noisefest 2009, starting tonight at the Atomic Café and concluding tomorrow night at the White Swan. Bands from California, Ohio and as far as Washington State are heading down here to r ... More >>

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    October 22, 2009

    Oregon Trail

    Art Brut taps ex-Pixie Black Francis for the down-and-dirty Art Brut vs. Satan.

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    September 24, 2009

    Exterminated

    Houston's grindcore provocateurs (and HPMA nemises) Insect Warfare reunite for a brief U.K. tour.

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    April 23, 2009

    Hello, Houston!

    Noise breaks down the months of live music ahead

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    January 30, 2009

    10 Records for the Thinking Hardcore Fan

    The 2008 release The Chemistry of Common Life, by the shadowy experimental punk band Fucked Up, took the indie rock world by storm, prompting some critics to call it a breath of fresh air from the moribund depths of hardcore. This Friday, Super Unison brings Fucked Up to Houston, and in celebration ... More >>

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    June 19, 2008
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    March 13, 2008

    Random pics from the streets of SXSW

    "I missed Motorhead and all I got was this lousy weird-ass iron claw." This guy came up to me and asked me when Napalm Death played. Do I look like I like Napalm Death? (Sorta):

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    March 7, 2008

    Weekend Music: Help Save the Houston Music Scene

    With a record number of Houston artists accepted into SXSW this year, sold-out crowds at shows like Hootenanny at the Mink and Bun B at Warehouse Live, and everyone from Fatal Flying Guilloteens and Karina Nistal to Hearts of Animals and Indian Jewelry raising eyebrows well beyond the Harris County ... More >>

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    October 12, 2007

    Last Night: Jesu at Walter’s

    Jesu, Wolves in the Throne Room, AWAKE October 11, 2007 Walter's on Washington Better Than: Metal Church; also, regular church Download: "Old Year," from Jesu’s 2007 album Conqueror Justin Broadrick of Jesu (usually pronounced YAY-zu) is quite possibly the most important man in underground met ... More >>

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    September 13, 2007

    Insect Warfare

    World Extermination

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    July 5, 2007

    Another Bump

    Ten of the best coke anthems, plus a shortlist for the Cocaine Hall of Fame

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    August 3, 2006

    Brujeria

    Sunday, August 6, at the Meridian, 1503 Chartres, 713-225-1717

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    June 29, 2006

    Scott Faingold Listens to Everything

    The man continues to randomly listen to every promo CD sent his way, regardless

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    March 3, 2005

    Sole Sister

    The Alley Theatre's Bad Dates is a shoe-in

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    June 13, 1996
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