Stewart Copeland

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2014

    Don't Stand So Close to Her: Kristine Mills Does Sting

    On the list of post-punk and New Wave bands that borrowed from jazz, the Police are right at the very top. Their songs are full of unconventional time signatures, complex chord arrangements and plenty of improvisational moments. Instrumentally, Gordon Sumner (aka Sting), Andy Summers and Stewart Cop ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2011

    And, Uh, Um, OOPS: The Third Members Of Great Musical Trios You Probably Can't Name

    ​Last night we all watched as Governor Rick Perry blanked on the third department he would do away with if he was elected president. It was one of those moments - a la Scanners - when we all tensely waited for his head to explode, figuratively. Of course we love the guy and he's too precious t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2009

    (Don't) Book 'Em, Dano: 42 Artists Who Have Absolutely No Business Touring Together

    ​ When Rocks Off received word last week that indie duo The Big Pink was embarking on a 2010 tour with NYC's A Place to Bury Strangers, our initial thought was, "Cool," followed closely by, "Ew." For once, there's a promo poster we really have no desire to see. But then our next thought was, "Coul ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 24, 2009

    Boy, Do We Feel Old: "Hot for Teacher" and Other Back-To-School Songs

    Today is the first day of school for almost all the public school districts in the area. Children and teens from Alvin to Alief are trudging into polished halls and sterile classrooms for yet another year of romantic intrigue and bitter class struggle, and impromptu dance routines in the cafeteria, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2008

    Last Night: Elvis Costello and The Police in the Woodlands

    Check out our slideshow of Elvis Costello and The Police in the Woodlands... Elvis Costello / The Police May 20, 2008 Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion Better Than: Not seeing Elvis Costello with The Police. (See: Personal Bias.) Download: Costello’s latest, Momofuku – especially “Go Away ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2007

    Live Shots: The Police

    Daniel Kramer At a little after 8:40, Andy Summers walks onto a darkened stage with Stewart Copeland climbing into his drum kit. Copeland bangs a gong hanging behind him and Summers starts on the guitar. Then from the darkness of stage right, Sting appears and The Police are suddenly rocking T ... More >>

  • Music

    June 28, 2007

    The Police

    The Police perform Friday, June 29, at the Toyota Center, 1510 Polk St., 713-627-9622. Fiction Plane also performs.

  • Music

    May 24, 2007

    Night School

    DVD review

  • Film

    December 2, 2004

    Boy Meets Whirl

    A lost lad longs for life

  • Music

    November 4, 2004
  • Music

    May 15, 1997