Arena Theatre, May 17
A self-proclaimed hustler on the mike, the Atlanta rapper known as Young Jeezy has grown up quite a bit since his 2001 debut album dropped under the name Lil J. Rising through the ranks via his several independently released Dirty South mixtapes, he's now sittin' pretty ... More >>
Baauer: With Danny Brown., Tue., April 9, 8 p.m., $20/$22. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston.
Bad Company: With Lynyrd Skynyrd, Black Stone Cherry., Thu., July 11, 7 p.m., $21.00-$100.50. Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, 2005 Lake Robbins Drive, Spring.
Benoit Pioulard: With IDYL, Marshall Wal ... More >>
Who? Cliff Dotterer is the co-owner and operating manager of Black Dog Records, which just moved to its new Bellaire location last week. The shop's inventory of records and collectibles includes a who's who of rock legends and current artists, as well as rarities, imports, T-shirts, record player ne ... More >>
Def Leppard is one of the quintessential rock bands of the '80s. With such hits as "Foolin'," "Hysteria," and the ever-popular "Pour Some Sugar On Me" and countless others.
Despite the numerous tragedies that have befallen the band, including the death of guitarist Steve Clark and a car wreck that ... More >>
If you haven't been paying attention, a very tiny little war has been brewing over access to the ears of people who like to listen to radio online or on their smart phones. I say it's a tiny war because, at the moment, it is. While many of us who love music and like to listen to it a lot will do wha ... More >>
Rocks Off just finished reading Ian Christe's 2007 Van Halen biography, Everybody Wants Some, which chronicles the band's history from the Van Halen boys' entry into the U.S., the upbringing of David Lee Roth, and devastating, fatal 1985 crash into Mount Sammy Hagar. Sad stuff if you're a Rot ... More >>
Jeff Swensen/ Bob Schneider on FacebookIt's been said that if you have lived in Texas for at least a decade and you haven't at least been in the vicinity of a Bob Schneider show, you are probably lying. Our introduction to Schneider was kind of heartbreaking, but that's another story for anot ... More >>
Don Kirshner, the music-business impresario responsible for hits by the Monkees and the Archies, as well as introducing scores of pre-MTV American youth to rock via his late-night network program Don Kirshner's Rock Concert, died Monday.
Kirshner, a songwriter, producer and publisher, was 76 and ... More >>
Corb Lund: Tue., Feb. 8. McGonigel's Mucky Duck.
Come See My Dead Person, Hilary Sloan, Sara Van Buskirk: Fri., Jan. 14. Warehouse Live.
The Cutters, The Mahas, Something Fierce: Thu., Feb. 17. The Mink.
Davila 666: Mon., March 14. Rudyard's.
Hayes Carll: Tue., March 1. McGonigel's Mucky ... More >>
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One thing was quickly apparent as Skyrocket! tore through spot-on covers of Michael Jackson's "Billie Jean," Joan Jett and the Blackhearts' "I Love Rock & Roll" and the Steve Miller Band's "Jet Airliner" at Discovery Green Thursday night: This was Mom Rock. ... More >>