Modest Mouse Bayou Music Center, November 7 Nearly capsizing after 2007's We Were Dead Before the Ship Even Sank baffled most of the latecomer fans who arrived with 2004's unlikely Top 40 single "Float On," idiosyncratic Washington State indie-rockers Modest Mouse have stayed on the road and out of ... More >>
King Diamond House of Blues, November 5 Go ahead and start comparing prices on quality earplugs, because King Diamond, the top-hatted, face-painted ghoul with the cochlea-shattering falsetto, is returning to Houston at long last in November. The Danish metal icon isn't skimping on the productio ... More >>
Jeez, is it Friday already? Seems to be, according to the calendar. Before Rocks Off runs down the rest of the weekend, we're going to put in one last giant plug for Sunday's Houston Press Music Awards showcase, with more than 50 of this year's nominees spread out over 8 venues and 10 stages a ... More >>
Forgive me, but I'm currently mentally and physically unable to write anything longer than a photo caption. So today I headed south of the river to a couple of parties far from the SXSW madding crowd... Welcome to South Austin, y'all. Your entertainment for this afternoon. And entertaining it wa ... More >>
Saturday, June 17, at Rudyard's, 2010 Waugh Drive, 713-521-0521
Curt Kirkwood, now living in Austin, is still a Meat Puppet. His brother Cris is a missing-in-action junkie.