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Shirley Manson

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2013

    10 Other Musicians Who Should Have Said "Blow Me"

    The line between rock star and cranky toddler can be a fine one; deny them their candy and you've got tears welling up and naughty words being shrieked at ear-bursting decibels. Every once in a blue moon, though, a rational thought will pipe up from said rock star, and it deserves a little bit of no ... More >>

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    October 10, 2012

    Last Night: Garbage at House of Blues

    Garbage October 9, 2012 House of Blues See Garbage and Houston's most devoted darklings in our slideshow. Shirley Manson pays her debts. Maybe it's that Scottish Calvinist ancestry, or the discipline honed by decades with the same group of bandmates. Maybe she's really a Lannister. Whatever the r ... More >>

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    October 8, 2012

    The 5 Best Shows In Houston This Week: Big Business, Garbage, The Shins, etc.

    Big Business Warehouse Live (Studio), Monday Since 2003, the twosome of drummer-yelper Coady Willis and bassist-howler Jared Warren (give or take a guitarist) has been making a perfect sludgy mess as Big Business. They ended up joining Melvins Buzz Osbourne and Dale Crover along the way, both live ... More >>

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    October 4, 2012
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    September 13, 2012
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    April 20, 2012

    #1 Crushes: Our Favorite '90s Rock Vixens

    Tonight House of Blues welcomes Garbage back to Houston after a seven-year hiatus. The group, lead by fearsome Scottish redhead Shirley Manson, has been sorely missed from the music scene. They are currently touring behind their upcoming album Not Your Kind of People, which hits stores May 14. Rock ... More >>

  • Music

    April 19, 2012

    Not Your Kind of People

    Reborn alt-rockers Garbage escape the major-label machinery.

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    October 5, 2011

    Top 007 James Bond Musical Title Sequences

    59 years ago today, United Artists released Dr. No, the first film adaptation of Ian Feming's James Bond novels. There have since been 21 more movies with another one on the way, and the series is the second-highest grossing film series ever after Harry Potter. One of the things that continue to d ... More >>

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    September 28, 2011

    Say My Name: Bands Named After Actual, Real People

    Punk Rock Elite​This Friday would have been Z.Z. Hill's 76th birthday, but the popular Texas bluesman passed away in 1984 from a heart attack. Most people only know who the late soul crooner is through his connection to ZZ Top. The moniker of that little ol' band from where we are sitting righ ... More >>

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    August 2, 2011

    Happy Birthday Butch Vig: A Quick Discography

    Butch Vig making the donuts.​Today is Butch Vig's 55th birthday. The acclaimed record producer and sometime musician has been at the helm of some of the best grunge and indie records of the past 25 years, and his production style has made him one of the most sought-after sound architects in t ... More >>

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    July 7, 2011

    Fush Yu Mang: Future Charity Stunts By '90s Has-Beens

    Smash Mouth: "Nobody can eat 50 eggs!"​Today, we learned that Smash Mouth lead singer Steve Harwell will eat 24 eggs, in any style he wants, for a $10,000 donation to St. Jude's Children's Hospital. That's a pretty sweet deal, because we like scrambled eggs with cheese and deviled eggs. And om ... More >>

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    March 1, 2011

    Who Was The Best Female Artist Of The '90s?

    The album that started the whole thing.​Rocks Off Sr. was straightening up our office a few days ago, something that happens like clockwork every time Middle Eastern governments start toppling like dominos. In one of the piles and piles of al fresco CDs, we ran across two of our favorite album ... More >>

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    February 10, 2011

    Love Songs For The Romantically Challenged

    ​The original idea for this hlist was going to be Craig's Hlist rattling off ten female artists with whom we want to be intimate (read: sleep with). Blah blah blah, tall hair and boobs, we get it. That all seemed like old hat and wholly expected, considering we all know that it would have to i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 23, 2010

    Iris: "Closer To Real" Is Nearer To Perfect

    Every day Rocks Off trolls the tubes of you in search of videos to share. If you have something that you think deserves to be video of the day, send a link to jef_rouner at yahoo dot com. ​Your Daily VJ is one of those people who didn't really become a real person until he stayed up until 2 a ... More >>

  • Music

    August 9, 2007

    Garbage

    Absolute Garbage (Deluxe Edition)

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    February 16, 2006

    Told You So

    Racket gets his gloat on

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    October 13, 2005

    If It's Not Scottish, It's Crap!

    Wack puts this whole Franz Ferdinand thing into context

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    August 25, 2005

    Coal Miner Mother of a Mess

    In which we call bullshit on J.T. LeRoy's "essay" in the Oxford American's music issue

  • Music

    October 30, 2003

    Kill Hannah

    Sunday, November 2

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    January 16, 2003

    Not So Complic8ted

    Our latest pop phenomenon, Avril Lavigne, deconstructed for your convenience

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    May 16, 2002

    Garbage

    Thursday, May 16

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    April 20, 2000

    Notes on Cool

    Elusive and ineffable, style itself cannot be sold, except perhaps at Buffalo Exchange

  • Music

    October 15, 1998
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    March 14, 1996
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    February 22, 1996

    A Girl and Her Garbage

    Shirley Manson supplies the fire to fuel some musical waste from Wisconsin

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