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Seal (Musician)

  • Blogs

    September 18, 2013

    A Brief Musical History of Batman

    It's that ever-fascinating time again: the interstitial period between two eras of Batmen. As Christian Bale takes his leave and we welcome Ben Affleck to the cowl, it's a strange time for the Dark Knight. We've seen the way Bale and director Christopher Nolan portrayed him so darkly, and it's tough ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2013

    The Chronic: 10 Musicians With Ongoing Illnesses

    When they hit the stage and do what they do, it's easy to forget that our musical heroes are basically just talented, driven and very lucky human beings. They're flesh, blood, bone and the right type of grey matter, all formed into a singular unit designed to delight us all with their extraordinary ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2013

    Seal Turning 50 Gives Us An Excuse To Use This Picture On A Blog

    Today British singer Seal turns 50 years old, which is a perfect excuse for me to finally use the above picture and for you all to bask in its glory. Look at it. It's Seal's head on an actual seals head! I mean when I first saw it years ago I thought, "Internet, just when I think you can't get any b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2012

    5 Songs For International Children's Literature Day

    Founded in 1967 and meant to coincide with the April 2 birthday of Hans Christian Andersen, the legendary Danish author of classic children's tales like The Little Mermaid, Thumbelina, and the Ugly Duckling, International Children's Literature Day is a celebration of books meant to encourage young p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2012

    '90s Soundtrack Battle: Angus & Batman Forever Duke It Out

    ​The movies couldn't be any more different. One is about an obese, kindly high school guy with a heart of gold. The other is about an crime-fighting millionaire orphan inside a cartoonish world full of super-villains, cringe-worthy puns, and Jim Carrey at his muggiest. Obvious Angus is a bette ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2012

    Forever Young: Musicians Who Refuse To Age

    The other day, looking around on YouTube for Pantera stuff -- did you know that this month Vulgar Display Of Power turns 20? -- I found a relatively recent clip of lead singer Phil Anselmo VH1 Classic's That Metal Show from late 2010. The current Down crooner and mouth from the south was guesting on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2012

    Heidi Klum and Seal Videos That Will Make You Even More Sad About the Break-up

    Since the news of Heidi Klum and Seal breaking up after seven years of marriage hit the Internet, you've probably been listening to this song a lot. Seal built Heidi an igloo when he proposed on a ski vacation, for God's sake, and the couple renewed their vows more times than most of us have been ma ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2011

    A Nomenclature Battle: What's in an Abyss?

    It's a well-known fact that most band names are essentially gobbledygook, but here at Rocks Off we're working hard to find meaning in the oddest monikers. That says, "Seal the Abyss" in case you can't read ancient runic metal.​Rocks Off was looking at the weekly concert listings when we notic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2011

    KMAG, These Are Our Favorite Four-Letter Bands

    AC/DC: The Only Four-Letter Band That Matters​The other day while we were tooling around with a collection of music we had inherited from some family members that had passed away, we realized that of all the compact discs that we had in the box, the Miles Davis, the Ravi Shankar box set, the T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2010

    Keyboardist Seeks Arabic Players To Explore Local Scene

    ​Rocks Off combs through Craigslist's postings hoping to find the genesis of some great musical endeavor. So when we saw a posting looking for Arabic singers, we were intrigued. After all, this is a time of mosque burnings and our upstairs neighbors passing anti-Sharia laws. It must take a he ... More >>

  • News

    May 14, 2009

    Mind Games

    Meet Ron White, the Texas-born memory champ you'll never forget.

  • Music

    April 23, 2009
  • Blogs

    March 2, 2009

    Turning the Screw: OG Ron C, Bun B, "5000" Watts, DMX, The Kanye, Rihanna/Chris Brown, Big HAWK and More

    Welcome back to Turning the Screw, Rocks Off's weekly rap post. It probably won't rhyme, at least most of the time. E-mail tips to introducingliston@gmail.com. Thanks, homies. Single of the Week: "Killa Joe," Michele Thibeaux Wire To Wire Houston's OG Ron C, head honcho of the GO DJ Coali ... More >>

  • Music

    November 13, 2008

    Celebrity Wedding Present

    Who has the upper hand in various musician-celebrity marriages?

  • Calendar

    November 10, 2005
  • Calendar

    May 6, 2004

    Strange Heights

    Bobbindoctrin offers up a lighthearted look at tyranny

  • Music

    March 29, 2001

    Montrose's Boulevard

    The Dallas soul man is as eclectic as the neighborhood that bears his name

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    December 24, 1998
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    November 26, 1998
  • Film

    August 21, 1997

    Butch-ered

    G.I. Jane traps a testosterone-poisoned lunkhead in Demi Moore's body

  • Music

    February 27, 1997
  • Film

    June 13, 1996

    Big Bang Theory

    The Rock tests the hypothesis that moviegoers like 'em fast, splashy and loud

  • Music

    July 27, 1995
  • Music

    March 2, 1995
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    December 2, 1993

    Hendrix: Dead, Live and Unearthed

    A spate of tributes and reissues that hit and miss

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