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Say Anything (Band)

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2014

    Say Anything & the So So Glos at Warehouse Live, 6/15/14

    Say Anything, You Blew It!, the So So Glos, The Front Bottoms Warehouse Live June 15, 2014 Sunday night my DeLorean took me straight back to 2006, and drove 88 miles per hour to Warehouse Live's four-band showcase starring Say Anything. Despite never having been a particularly rabid fan of the head ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 20, 2013

    Houston's Best Concerts This Weekend: Dwight Yoakam, Max Bemis, Eightball & MJG, etc.

    Dwight Yoakam Arena Theatre, December 20 Throughout his career in the public eye, Dwight Yoakam has successully negotiated the perils of country stardom without ever once coming close to being labeled a sellout. The looming 30-year anniversary of his 1986 debut Hillbilly Deluxe is a big one -- alon ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 20, 2013

    Five Great Acoustic Punk Tracks

    Last month noted garage punks The Men released their latest effort, an EP of acoustic tracks called Campfire Songs. The 2013 Free Press Summer Festival MVPs may play some pretty hyped-up punk rock, but they're no strangers to softer styles, with latest album Open Your Heart more closely resembling N ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 5, 2013

    More and More Rock Stars Are Turning Into Comic-Book Creators

    The idea of rock stars being featured in comics is nothing new. One of the many, many urban legends about KISS is that they used their blood in the red ink of a run featuring the band as part of the Marvel Comics Super Special series that had also done books starring The Beatles. That legend is true ... More >>

  • Film

    February 21, 2013

    Birds Do It; Witches Don't

    Beautiful Creatures, the ravishing chastity fantasy.

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    October 16, 2012

    Where Are They Now?: Emo's 10-Year High School Reunion

    Mainstream emo in the early 2000s was a harsh mistress to keep. For those of us into the true underground form of it, it was an offensive burden to deal with, but at least some good bands were getting some mainstream success. Others? Well, we'd just have to deal with them. Of course, all that's ove ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2012

    Friday Night: Say Anything At Warehouse Live

    Say Anything Warehouse Live April 27, 2012 Friday night, emo/pop punk heroes Say Anything arrived in Houston at Warehouse Live, the latest in a long string of dates this tour for their new album Anarchy, My Dear. It was a special show for the fans as well as the band, as frontman Max Bemis, a resid ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2012

    Say Anything's Max Bemis: "We're Lucky We Continue to Grow"

    Since their breakout album Is a Real Boy came out in 2004, emo/pop-punk band Say Anything has been the soundtrack to many a teenager's life. For this blogger, Is a Real Boy skirted the clichés of many emo albums of the times by being more personal and honest. Front man and principal songwriter Max ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2012

    10 Movie Songs We Can't Hear Without Thinking Of Sex

    While we at Rocks Off boast many obsessions and vices (we'll call them "hobbies"), a few choice ones unashamedly top our list. If you perverted pop-culture junkies agree that sex, music, and movies are among life's simplest and most necessary pleasures, then keep reading. If you still blush during s ... More >>

  • Film

    December 22, 2011

    Animal House

    Oh, don't be such a cynic. Matt Damon needs your love in We Bought a Zoo.

  • Music

    December 8, 2011
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    October 11, 2011

    The 12 Best Songs in '80s Movies

    ​For many of us Generation X and Y-ers, much of our adolescence can be directly linked back to '80s cinema. Thanks to writers and directors like John Hughes, '80s teen movies were accurate depictions of suburban (non) happenings. Furthermore, the '80s were a special time in film history thanks ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2011

    To Quote: The Scientist: Ask a Stupid Question, Get a Band Name

    It's a well-known fact that most band names are essentially gobbledygook, but here at Rocks Off were working hard t find meaning in the oddest monikers. ​Your humble narrator does a lot of writing for the Houston Press, the editors of which are very keen to publish our work in return for us k ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2011

    Save Ferris: Pop-Culture Origins Of 16 Famous Band Names

    Groovehouse​This one's for the pop-culture junkies. For those who, like us, are tickled by all forms of pop media, whether it be literature, film or music... this list encompasses them all. A surprisingly high quantity of bands have named themselves after books, songs, and films; some are obvi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2011

    Last Night: Foals At Fitzgerald's

    Photos by Jim Bricker​Foals Fitzgerald's April 19, 2011 Just minutes after Fitzgerald's opened its doors for last night's Foals show, tickets were gone. The sold-out venue was packed before second opener Freelance Whales even hit the stage, and it's no wonder - Oxford quintet Foals, fresh off ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 22, 2010

    Saturday Night: Say Anything And Motion City Soundtrack At Warehouse

    Photos by Kendra BerglundAlive With the Glory of Love: Say Anything's Max Bemis​Say Anything, Motion City Soundtrack Warehouse Live November 20, 2010 It's not easy task fighting the pains of growing up, and it's even harder to fight Nazis, but Say Anything managed to do both Saturday night at ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2010

    Top 5 Daniel Lanois Productions

    ​This past Saturday in Los Angeles, legendary producer Daniel Lanois, known for his trademark echo-heavy sound and work with the likes of U2 and Bob Dylan, was involved in a near-fatal motorcycle accident. Lanois was slated to soon begin work on Brandon Flowers of the Killers' solo debut and the u ... More >>

  • Film

    May 20, 2010

    A Decade Makes a Comeback

    Paying homage to the '80s, from Hot Tub Time Machine to MacGruber.

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2010

    Distant Early Warning: Cannibal Corpse, Coheed & Cambria, Jana Hunter, Jimmy Buffett, Phoenix, Shooter Jennings, etc.

    ​Angels & Airwaves, Say Anything: Tue., May 18. House of Blues. Best Fwends, Balls Deep, Fat Tony: Sat., March 13. Mango's. Black Congress, Young Mammals, Weird Party: Thu., March 25. Walter's on Washington. Bleeding Through, Born of Osiris, Sleeping Giant, Oceano: Fri., May 7. Wired Live. Cannib ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2009

    Pop Rocks: Dear John...Cusack

    ​You used to be cool, John Cusack.We first noticed it in the 1980s, when "cool" didn't have a lot of meaning. People used the word in connection with Jan Hammer, the Go-Bots, and Kirk Cameron, which should give you an idea how lost we really were. But somehow you dodged the pitfalls of The Bre ... More >>

  • Music

    October 1, 2009
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    September 10, 2009

    Ghosts of Washington Avenue

    Noise goes whistling through the scenester artery's music venue graveyard.

  • Music

    December 13, 2007

    In Defense of The Genre

    Say Anything's two-disc album is indefensible

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2007

    Your Weekend, Planned

    Monotonix: "Oh! So that's where our missing effects pedal went..." If you need a way to kill time before tonight’s big Ghostland Observatory (Warehouse Live) and Say Anything / Hellogoodbye (Verizon) shows, you’re in luck. At 6 p.m., DiverseWorks is hosting an opening reception for its exhibit o ... More >>

  • Film

    December 12, 1996
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