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Richard Butler

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2013

    The Best Concerts In Houston This Weekend: Psychedelic Furs, 30FootFALL, Gritsy, etc.

    Psychedelic Furs House of Blues, July 19 Thanks to albums like sensual eponymous 1980 debut and 1981's poppier Talk Talk Talk, Psychedelic Furs helped define alternative rock in MTV's early days even before John Hughes named his 1986 film Pretty In Pink for one of their best-known songs. Front man ... More >>

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    May 28, 2013

    Question: Who the Hell Is Even In Guns N' Roses Nowadays?

    Tonight, Guns N' Roses plays what's being billed as an "intimate" performance at House of Blues. From our perspective here at Rocks Off, that's a good thing. The opportunity to get close enough to W. Axl Rose to check carefully for plastic surgery scars is one many longtime fans never dared dream of ... More >>

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    April 25, 2011

    Saturday Night: Psychedelic Furs At Warehouse Live

    Photos by Groovehouse​Psychedelic Furs Warehouse Live April 23, 2010 The Psychedelic Furs are very much a throwback band, but not in the way you might be thinking. Thanks largely to John Hughes, the Butler brothers' UK crew will forever be remembered as one of the premier musical avatars of t ... More >>

  • Music

    April 21, 2011

    Beautiful Chaos

    Psychedelic Fur Richard Butler talks Talk Talk Talk redux.

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    February 9, 2011

    25 Famous Bands' Less Famous Previous Names

    ​As promised, here are the answers to Rocks Off's "Original Band Name" quiz from Tuesday. John St. Lee, if you'd care to email us, we'll see what we can do about getting you a prize. Do you like Devo? 1. Chicago: At about 25 or 6 to 4, the Windy City jazz-rockers realized The Big Thing sucked ... More >>

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    September 18, 2008
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    December 13, 2007
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    October 27, 2005

    Oddball Purgatorio

    Drums & Tuba's off-center groove isn't the only thing that's dislocated

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    August 12, 2004
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    April 24, 2003

    The Austin Curse

    The former Houstonians in Zykos hope to escape a life of slackerdom by aiming low

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    April 11, 2002

    Hidden Speaker

    The May Collection E.P. (Seventy-Seven/Robitussin)

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    July 15, 1999

    Rotation

    Ricky Martin, Jennifer Lopez, Jordan Knight, Juno

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    November 6, 1997
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    October 23, 1997
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    November 14, 1996
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    August 25, 1994

    Losing Track

    Juvenile Probation has gotten out-of-touch with the INS ... and some young criminals it's supposed to supervise

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