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  • Blogs

    June 14, 2013

    Louder Than Hell: Feast Upon The Heaviest Metal Book In Recorded History

    Louder Than Hell: The Definitive Oral History of Heavy Metal By Jon Wiederhorn and Katherine Turman It Books, 736 pp., $32.50 Damn, this book is big. But then again, everything about heavy metal -- from its beginnings with the Stooges and Blue Cheer, through Black Sabbath to Exodus to Motley Crue ... More >>

  • Music

    December 13, 2012

    Clockwork Angels

    Veteran rockers Rush brought their steampunk-themed concept album to Toyota Center December 2.

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2012

    10 Odd Musical Gift Ideas for the Last Christmas on Earth

    Back in the day, Christmas shopping for music lovers couldn't have been simpler: just head on down to the record store, pick up the latest hot release or a rare collector's item, wrap it up with a Warehouse Music gift certificate and you were golden. Now that the music business has evolved into a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2012

    Last Night: Rush at Toyota Center

    Rush Toyota Center December 2, 2012 I can't stop thinking big. I can't stop thinking big. Most bands could never manage to come up with a concept album, let alone more than one. And, certainly, any band that did have the chutzpah to make a concept album for their nineteenth release wouldn't think ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2012

    Last Night: Dysrhythmia at Walters

    Dysrhythmia, Cavernous, Ssserpentsss Walters Houston November 6, 2012 While much of the city huddled around their television sets Tuesday night to watch democracy unfold, a dedicated few Houstonians chose instead to ignore the pundits and the pageantry in favor of drowning out the nation's politica ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2012

    Rush Wrote a Novel, and It's Not Embarassingly Awful

    At a time when nearly all of its early-'70s hard-rock contemporaries are comfortably coasting on past glories, Rush continues to be propelled by a restless creativity. More than 40 years into the band's career, it seems that Canada's ultimate power trio still can't stop thinking big. This summer, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 21, 2012

    Heat Index: The 10 Summer Album Releases We're Sweatin' the Most

    Most places in the world, summertime is easy living: No school, no snow and no real responsibilities beyond mowing the lawn every couple of weeks. Here in Houston, summer is a little more intense. Triple-digit temperatures, hurricane warnings and Astros baseball present an annual threat to our city' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2012

    RIP Ray Bradbury: 5 Musicians Who Love the Sci-Fi Author

    Sci-fi fans across the world were saddened when prolific author Ray Bradbury died Tuesday, Wired magazine reported. The typewriter-loving Bradbury was 91 and lived in Los Angeles. Bradbury was best known for writing that set the standard for post-WWII science fiction such as Fahrenheit 451, The Mar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2012

    Sweet Feet: Dave Lombardo And Double Bass-Drum Domination

    Slayer's Dave Lombardo is destroying a couple of bass drums just out of frame.​Forty-seven years ago today, drummer Dave Lombardo was born in Havana, Cuba. Never heard of Dave? That's okay. If you've listened to any heavy metal in the past 25 years, you've definitely heard his influence. Roun ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2012

    Rocks Off Picks The GOP Theme Songs

    ​Now that the Iowa Caucus has narrowed down the field a bit, we would like to take this opportunity to offer some advice to the remaining candidates for the Republican nomination to vie with president Obama in the November election. What you guys need is some catchy theme songs, and we have so ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2011

    And, Uh, Um, OOPS: The Third Members Of Great Musical Trios You Probably Can't Name

    ​Last night we all watched as Governor Rick Perry blanked on the third department he would do away with if he was elected president. It was one of those moments - a la Scanners - when we all tensely waited for his head to explode, figuratively. Of course we love the guy and he's too precious t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2011

    Six Things The White Stripes Leave In Their Wake

    ​In the wake of the White Stripes' official breakup last week, the music world reeled with the loss of one of the defining bands of the past decade. Some applauded the end of a band they saw as too simplistic, buoyed by a sub-par drummer and warbling attention-addict. Different strokes, y'all. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2010

    How Much Does Houston Like Rush? A Lot.

    Photos by Groovehouse/ Click link for a slideshowRush's Geddy Lee: "Hmmm... looks like a sellout to me."​Rush's "Time Machine" tour was well-named in more ways than one. Not only did the Canadian trio perform 1981's Moving Pictures in its entirety, but the tour transported the concert industry ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 27, 2010

    Saturday Night: Rush At The Woodlands

    Photos by Groovehouse​Rush Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion September 25, 2010 For more images from Saturday's show, see our slideshow here. The veteran Canadian nerd-rockers brought their Time Machine tour to The Woodlands Saturday night, with all that the name implies. The stage theme was a ... More >>

  • Music

    September 23, 2010
  • Blogs

    July 23, 2010

    Paul Wall Shows His Skillz On Heart of a Champion

    OG PR​Paul Wall is the subject of this week's music feature. Read that right now. Two weeks ago, he released his fifth studio LP, Heart of a Champion. Buy that right now. Go on. We'll wait. ... ... Now, in that feature that you just read, it notes that the central theme driving the creative ... More >>

  • Film

    May 21, 2009

    Save Yourself!

    From McG's Terminator, that is. What a drag.

  • Music

    May 4, 2006

    The Abattoir

    Goring another of music's sacred cows

  • Music

    March 17, 2005

    String Theory

    Twinemen get the ball rolling again after the untimely demise of Morphine

  • Music

    February 10, 2005

    Radio Daze

    One man, one jambox and four walls. For 24 hours.

  • Music

    June 24, 2004

    Companions Unobtrusive

    Rush -- quite possibly the whitest band on earth -- has a surprising number of black fans

  • Music

    August 15, 2002

    Rush

    Friday, August 16

  • Music

    December 30, 1999

    Amplified

    Eliminated

  • Music

    January 7, 1999
  • Music

    December 26, 1996

    Heavy, Man

    An endless drum solo for... the ten worst concept albums of all time

  • Music

    December 5, 1996

    Rush to Judgment

    Critical darlings? No. Fan favorites? Yes. Stubborn survivors? As all Rush Rangers know, absolutely.

  • Music

    February 15, 1996
  • Calendar

    January 20, 1994
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