It's a well-known fact that most band names are essentially gobbledygook, but here at Rocks Off we're trying hard to find meaning in the oddest monikers.
The meme goes, "Some men just want to watch the world burn." I couldn't agree more, so when you name a song "Hail Destroyer" I am ready to listen ... More >>
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Twenty years after rave culture first entered the American mainstream, the success of a festival like Electric Daisy Carnival begs the question: Can electronic dance music retain its authenticity, warehouse roots and peace, love, unity ... More >>
You know the feeling: it's 11 p.m., you're lying half-conscious on your couch and thinking tonight -- tonight -- is the night you're finally going to go to bed before midnight and get a decent night's sleep. Maybe this will be start of a new chapter in your life, one in which you no longer cl ... More >>
michaeljacksonfuneral.orgNote: Not the actual million-dollar jacket.Have you ever worked in a souvenir store, memorabilia outlet or run an online auction? If so, odds are you have developed a venal, burning hatred for collectors.
Rocks Off isn't going to mince words: collectors are some of t ... More >>
Yep, it's the third week now that we have been listening to the new Foo Fighters album, Wasting Light. We even acquired it on vinyl this weekend, so we are doubly screwed. Now we just need it on cassette tape and one of those toothbrushes that play music in your skull like you are schizophren ... More >>
Houston's history is dotted with albums that, fairly or un, have been swept aside. We'll examine them here. Have an album that you think nobody knows about but should? Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hood Politics (Self-released, 2010)
Delo is a Missouri City rapper who, as proof that th ... More >>
Photo courtesy USGSThere's nothing like a release from the U.S. Geological Survey headlined "Report Documents the Risks of Giant Invasive Snakes in the U.S." to get your attention. (Unless it's "Osama bin Laden Determined to Strike in U.S." But we digress.)Bottom line: Look out Texas, we got gian ... More >>
As the NCAA Tournament builds to a climax, one can only speculate about the
kinds of speeches offered by the likes of Texas' Rick Barnes and OU's
Jeff Capel before their respective matches against Duke and North
Carolina. One thing seems certain, it probably wouldn't have hurt to
have one of these ... More >>