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Rick Rubin

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    August 1, 2013

    Ten the Hard Way: Introducing the Houston Music Hall of Fame

    In honor of the 25th Annual Houston Press Music Awards, we present the Houston Music Hall of Fame.

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    July 25, 2013

    Out of the Past

    Houston's Top 25 closed music venues.

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    July 4, 2013

    Bushwick Bill's Five Most Unhinged Geto Boys Verses

    The Geto Boys' performance at this year's Free Press Summer Festival was fun and all, but there's no question something was missing. Namely, a sawed-off, fun-loving sociopath by the name of Bushwick Bill, the diminutive, one-eyed rapper and dancer who's been an indelible element of the group's off-k ... More >>

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    June 17, 2013

    Five Nine Inch Nails Remixes That Don't Suck

    2013 is going to be a big year for Nine Inch Nails and their fans. Already we've seen the giant awaken with the announcement of a new tour, a new touring line-up (which has been in and out of chaos ever since), a new album titled Hesitation Marks, and the release of a new single, "Came Back Haunted, ... More >>

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    February 20, 2013

    Happy Birthday Kurt Cobain: Where Would He Be Today?

    Last year on this date in honor of what would have been late Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain's 45th birthday, I wrote a blog supposing where the grunge icon would have been in 2012. It got a lot of traction and people loved and hated it. Imagining him as a dubstep DJ was really for grins and shock valu ... More >>

  • Film

    January 31, 2013

    Kings of the Stone Age

    Dave Grohl and other rockers toast L.A.'s Sound City.

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    January 8, 2013

    Happy E-Day: What If Elvis Had Lived?

    Note: Elvis Presley would be 78 years old today, if he had not (supposedly) died in Memphis in August 1977. This article originally appeared as part of Rocks Off's "Elvis Week" in January 2011, and still seems plausible two years later. Do you realize that Woody Allen, Julie Andrews, the dude who w ... More >>

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    January 3, 2013

    Inglorious Basterds

    12 things we learned about Houston rap in 2012.

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2012

    Last Night: Crosby Stills & Nash at The Woodlands

    Crosby Stills Nash Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion August 15, 2012 As a trio, duo, solo, in their previous bands, or with that Neil guy dropping in once in a while, there's no doubt that David Crosby, Stephen Stills, and Graham Nash have collectively baked a respectable slice of the Classic Rock P ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2012

    Darrell Scott: Loving Life Way Outside The Nashville Mainstream

    Since moving to Nashville in 1995, 52-year-old Darrell Scott has had a career most who take that Hillbilly Highway to Music City USA would envy. A triple-threat talent, Scott was for years a session warhorse, a guy who could play about anything with strings on it as well as possessing a fantastic ea ... More >>

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    March 9, 2012

    Last Night: ZZ Top At Reliant Stadium

    ZZ Top RodeoHouston, Reliant Stadium March 8, 2012 See more photos from Thursday, even some without beards, in our slideshow. I admit, I had almost given up on waiting for ZZ Top to show me something new. Not even something from their new album - which is finally completed but caught up in the mus ... More >>

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    February 20, 2012

    Kurt Cobain At 45: Where Would He Be In 2012?

    ​Had he not died in April 1994 by his own hand -- or sinister forces working for Courtney Love (insert maniacal laugh) -- Kurt Cobain would have turned 45 years old today. The rock icon killed himself at the age of 27, leaving behind not only a daughter to fend for herself against the wiles of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2011

    Future Elvis: What If The King Had Lived?

    ​Do you realize that Woody Allen, Julie Andrews, the dude who was in the Darth Vader suit, and Ron Paul are all the same age as Elvis Presley would be on Saturday? Look at Woody Allen next time you see him on TMZ and just think, he's as old as Elvis. In order to get in the frame of mind to t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2010

    John Lennon's Top 10 Solo Songs

    Cactus Music is hosting a Beatles & John Lennon DJ session featuring DJ Black Slacks from 5-7 p.m. today in the Record Ranch, 2110 Portsmouth. ​Today marks 30 years since humanity lost John Lennon. The man has haunted Craig's Hlist since he was very little, when the man broke out from being t ... More >>

  • Music

    July 16, 2009

    Tres Hombres

    Discovering why ZZ Top is "critic-proof"

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    June 25, 2009

    Pay for Play

    Superstar session drummer and Dadaist marketing genius Josh Freese (Devo, A Perfect Circle, the Vandals) sells himself, his famous friends and all-you-can-eat shrimp at Sizzler to promote his new album.

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2009

    Classic Rock Corner: Graham Nash Interviewed

    Joel BernsteinThere isn't much mystery to Graham Nash. Not that that's a bad thing at all. In fact, if you want to know how the British expat with the distinctive tenor vocals feels about anything - political and social issues, fellow musicians, his wife and children even religion - it's all ... More >>

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    October 9, 2008
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    September 25, 2008
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    July 24, 2008

    2008 Houston Press Music Awards Showcase

    A preview of the 60 bands and five DJs that are taking over downtown this weekend

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    March 9, 2006

    The Cult

    Saturday, March 11, Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, 713-629-3700

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    December 8, 2005

    They Did What?

    The top WTF moments of 2005

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    August 11, 2005

    Down Is Up

    System of a Down is rock's least likely success story

  • Music

    July 29, 2004

    Paradise Found

    Two years ago, the Velvet Teen took the road less traveled, and that has made all the difference

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    January 22, 2004

    Ride Like the Wind

    NASA scientists fear tepid response when aliens encounter Christopher Cross

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    December 4, 2003

    Spoken Like a Champion

    Saul Williams -- poetry's only rock star -- aims for the lizard brain

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    November 27, 2003

    Fade to Black

    Jay-Z previews his latest opus, The Black Album

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    May 7, 1998
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    February 22, 1996

    Stolen Moments

    Jonny Polonsky knows that a little larceny never hurt rock and roll

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    April 20, 1995
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    April 13, 1995

    Even the Normal (Get Lucky Sometime)

    Craftsman Tom Petty uses the right tool for the right job

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    December 8, 1994

    MC 900 Ft Jesus Brings the Noise

    A new label allows Dallas' Mark Griffin to expand his quirky vision

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    January 20, 1994

    Fat Chance

    Call it integrity or call it stubbornness, but the Joint Chiefs won't slim down their bursting-at-the-seams jazz/grunge/funk act

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