• Blogs

    November 11, 2014

    Neon Hitch at House of Blues, 11/10/2014

    Neon Hitch House of Blues November 10, 2014 Where to start with Neon Hitch? Let's start with her name. Neon Hitch is her government name. It's true; she showed me her passport. She is a gypsy raised on a bus after her home burned down May 25, 1986. Her dream at that young age was to have her name i ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 27, 2014
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    November 11, 2011

    11 Albums with 11 in the Title at 11:11:11 on 11/11/11

    ​Personally, we're all pretty sick of the whole 11/11/11 thing. We know that "it goes to 11!" (thanks, Nigel) and it's funny how numbers work, but internet nerds seem to love it. So, in honor of all you nerds, we give you 11 albums with 11 in the title. Just for you, we even posted this at 11 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2010

    Spinal Tap's Nigel Tufnel's 11 Loudest Quotes

    ​Today, 11/11/10, we honor a man willing to lay down his life for rock and roll, master of the saddest of all keys, Spinal Tap lead guitarist Nigel Tufnel. (It seems like today is also some sort of other holiday/observance. Right?) Much more than just a six-string genius, Tufnel is also a hum ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2009

    Five Possible Replacements for Steven Tyler In Aerosmith, Including Morrissey​The remaining members of Aerosmith yesterday confirmed the news that singer Steven Tyler has left the band, and that they are currently looking for a replacement while Steven pursues glory with "Brand Tyler," whatever the hell that is. Thought Rocks Off has a hard time imagining ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 18, 2009

    The Dong Show

    Here at Rocks Off, we do a lot of research for our wildly popular and intellectually enlightening album cover slideshows. As part of that research, we've found many of those albums to be highly concentrated on the male goinrular area. So at long last, and just in time for the weekend, we've compiled ... More >>

  • Music

    January 1, 2009
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    July 24, 2007

    We’re Getting the Band Back Together! Or Should We?

    The Yardbirds: Re-feathering the nest? The Yardbirds weren’t one of the more popular British Invasion acts on these shores, but they were at the forefront of the Limey Blues Boom of the mid-‘60s, paving the way for later acts like Cream, the Who and Led Zeppelin. More importantly, three faces o ... More >>

  • Music

    August 24, 2006

    Starry Lullabye

    Ailing Houston-area native David Schnaufer has taken the Appalachian dulcimer to the mountaintop

  • Film

    June 23, 2005


    Bewitched delivers just what you'd expect: absolutely nothing

  • Music

    March 11, 2004

    Quiet Riot Grrl

    Thea Gilmore plots a folk-rock revolution on the cheap with great songs and $60 videos

  • Film

    July 25, 2002

    Fight the Powers

    In Goldmember, Mike Myers's mojo is running low

  • News

    December 20, 2001

    All That Glitters...

    Prison's in the past. Joe Champion's chasing after alchemy again.

  • Film

    April 19, 2001

    Crazy from the Heat

    Boorman and Le Carré lose touch with their thrill-seeking personae in Panama

  • Calendar

    October 12, 2000

    The Artist Formerly Known as Nigel

    More Johnny Rotten than Jascha Heifetz

  • Film

    May 5, 1994

    Polanski's Passion

    Roman returns with a sexy, stylish thriller