Ronan Harris

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2014

    The Best Concerts In Houston This Week: Cher, Ellie Goulding, Schoolboy Q, Tool, etc.

    Cher Toyota Center, March 24 Cher's six-decade career is all the proof we need that she can do just about anything she sets her mind to. She's a musician, an actress and an all-out badass from feathered head to stiletto-ed toe, and has been ever since the moment she hit the screen singing "I Got Yo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2012

    Friday Night: Covenant at Numbers

    Covenant, The Break Up Numbers 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 >>

  • Blogs

    August 7, 2012

    Top 5 Musical Tributes to Doctor Who on YouTube

    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 >>

  • Music

    February 23, 2012

    Victory, Not Vengeance

    VNV Nation, the greatest electronic band in the world, keeps getting better.

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2012

    Gothic Council: I See A Symphony And I Want To Paint it Black

    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. K ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2012

    10 Bands We'd Rather See in 3D Than Metallica

    Kreepin Deth​Metallica 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 >>

  • Blogs

    September 28, 2011

    Automatic: The Passion Of VNV Nation

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2011

    Saturday Night: Clan Of Xymox At Numbers

    Photos by Erica O'Brien​Clan of Xymox, Provision Numbers 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 >>

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2010

    Rockabilly Cereal: A Cliche In Every Bowl!

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2010

    League Of Extraordinary Industrial Retards: Funniest Goths Ever!

    Left-right: League of Extraordinary Industrial Retards' Firetech, Bob Vengeance and DJ Anorexia​The 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 >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2010

    The AIDS-Spreading German Popstar And Four Other Horrifying Rock Legends

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2010

    Aftermath: VNV Nation Cry Victory, Not Vengeance, At Wired Live

    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 >>

  • Music

    April 1, 2010