Covenant, The Break Up
August 31, 2012
I couldn't believe that this was Covenant's first Houston show, and much thanks must go to Roberth Ehlinger of The New Beat and John Housman and David Spade of Past Present Productions for making it happen.
It cannot be overstated just how popular the ... More >>
The new season of the indescribably awesome Doctor Who returns this month, with another year of the Eleventh Doctor, the departure of Amy and Rory, the return of the Daleks, a new companion and dinosaurs. With the 50th anniversary of the show looming, rumors abound about surprises to come, including ... More >>
VNV Nation is coming, and even though we'll have to endure endless bitching about how VNV Nation isn't goth every single goth we know will be there. Ronan Harris and Mark Jackson put on fantastic shows, release brilliant albums, and just all-around enlighten and amaze audiences wherever they go.
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Kreepin DethMetallica recently announced that they would be releasing a film in 3D. Whether or not we're talking a concert film, something more along the lines of Some Kind of Monster, or a different approach entirely they haven't confirmed. Still, it seems most likely that they will follow i ... More >>
Being that there are no bad VNV Nation albums, it's very hard to say which one is the best. Or it was. It's not anymore because if you don't hold their new album Automatic up as one of the greatest albums ever released by anyone in any genre anywhere, then we're sorry to tell you that your capacity ... More >>
Photos by Erica O'BrienClan of Xymox, Provision
May 7, 2011
Rocks Off would like to thank Erica O'Brien for saving our tushies and providing these pics when ye old camera when kaput.
Is it really possible that we've been hanging around Numbers for almost a decade and somehow never s ... More >>
Zachary Byron Helm takes aim at rockabilly.Rocks Off readers will remember Zachary Byron Helm as the founder of SORP Films and the director and star of League of Extraordinary Retards, Part 1, a scathing parody of the industrial-music scene that show Helm on a quest to murder Ronan Harris of ... More >>
Left-right: League of Extraordinary Industrial Retards' Firetech, Bob Vengeance and DJ AnorexiaThe other night, Gothtopia and Wife With One F were hanging out with Caddy of My Bitch Tits, whose debut single about dating an XBox we are eagerly awaiting, when she asked us if we had heard about ... More >>
Hanging out backstage with Ronan Harris of VNV Nation last Sunday, his synth-excellency imparted a tale that Rocks Off hoped to the gods was not true, and led us down the path of myth and rumor to bring you a list of five of the most horrifying legends in pop-music lore.
The tale Ronan told is th ... More >>
Sketches by Bret and Rachel Harmeyer (this one is Rachel)When two skanks are grinding on each other in the front row, and the audience cares not at all because they can't take their eyes off the band on stage, that's a good show.
VNV Nation is an act that has been fermenting a strange and heady v ... More >>