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    February 5, 2014

    10 Bands So Bad You Forgot About Them

    There are two kinds of reactions to a long-forgotten song. First, and most optimal, are the obscure bands whose music hits your iPod and brings on the euphoria of resurrected-music magic. But then there are the ones that play over the loudspeaker in the dusty aisles of your local discount store as ... More >>

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    August 9, 2013

    The 10 Suckiest Bands of the '00s

    Okay, guys. Enough with the nostalgia shows already. We know you've noticed it, the sudden influx of '90s nostalgia bands that have made their way back on tour. Up until this point, it was fine to dig up a few musical memories while listening to an aging band play their radio hits, because the '90 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2013

    Friday Night: Sum 41 at Warehouse Live

    Sum 41 Warehouse Live February 1, 2013 At 10:45, the crowd at Warehouse Live began to grow restless. Sum 41 had yet to take the stage, and the audience clamored for their emergence from behind the proverbial curtain. Twenty-five minutes later, as half the crowd sang and shouted along to AC/DC's "T ... More >>

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    February 1, 2013

    The Best Concerts In Houston This Weekend

    North Mississippi Allstars Last Concert Cafe, February 1 Sons of the late Jim Dickinson, the legendary Memphis producer and sometime Rolling Stones sideman, Luther and Cody Dickinson grew up on punk but couldn't help absorbing the abundant rootsy sounds around them. Logically, their band North Miss ... More >>

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    January 31, 2013

    30 Seconds With IAmDynamite

    Chris Martin and Chris Phillips as IAmDynamite is one of the great modern duo-bands that manages to make two guys sound like an army, easily putting them up there with acts like Chromeo and our own Morgue City. Do yourself a favor and pick up a copy of Supermegafantastic f or the infectious rock an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2012

    Upcoming: Fleetwood Mac, Alt-J, Lucinda Williams, Eels, Lindsey Stirling, Etc.

    Alt-J: Sun., March 10, 8 p.m., $15/$17. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston. thelastplaceyoulook: With Another Run, Recovery Room., Fri., Dec. 21, 8 p.m., $5. Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston. Big Gigantic: Fri., March 1, 8 p.m., $20/$22. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston. Billy Jo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 22, 2012

    So Chad Kroeger and Avril Lavigne Are Engaged: How Should You Feel?

    So the lead singer of Nickelback and a punk-lite pop-star from the early '00s walk into a bar... Stop me if you have heard this one before. You won't, because you haven't, because no one expected that Chad Kroeger and Avril Lavigne would ever get married in a million years. Nevermind it's 2012, and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2012

    We Tell You Who Will Win Grammys So You Don't Have To Watch Them

    SPOILER ALERT​The best thing about the annual Grammy nominations and awards shows is the clamor of anger that rises up when the mere mention of the event even comes up. Immediately people begin calling it a travesty, trotting out all the people who have been snubbed -- Jethro Tull beats Metall ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 8, 2012

    And Here's Glass The Sky, Indie-Rock Group/Clarinet Enthusiasts

    Each Wednesday, Rocks Off arbitrarily appoints one lucky local performer or group "Artist of the Week," bestowing upon them all the fame and grandeur such a lofty title implies. Know a band or artist that isn't awful? Email their particulars to sheaserrano@gmail.com. ​This is Glass The Sky. T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2011

    Five Curiosities from the Grammy Nominations List

    The Grammy nominations were officially presented last night. Not surprisingly, Adele, who is considered a front runner in nearly every category she is nominated in, cleaned up with six nominations for her album 21, but was beaten out by Kanye West who had seven, though curiously not among them a nod ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2011

    Full Collapse: The Best Pop-Punk & Emo Albums Of 2002

    ​Monday, Taking Back Sunday will be at House of Blues with Thursday, making that evening an orgasm of 2002 nostalgia for a few hundred older indie folks here in Houston who were weaned on TBS' Tell All Your Friends and Thursday's Full Collapse. We were a part of the latter group, but we got in ... More >>

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    July 5, 2010

    Friday: The (Very Wet) Vans Warped Tour At Sam Houston Race Park

    Photos by Marc BrubakerTyson Ritter of the All-American Rejects​Vans Warped Tour Sam Houston Race Park July 2, 2010 As they always have, teenagers get a bad rap these days. In our minds, any kid who was willing to brave the dirty side of Hurricane Alex on Friday afternoon to see their favorit ... More >>

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    June 24, 2009

    Artist of the Week: BetterLuck

    Each Wednesday, Rocks Off arbitrarily appoints one lucky local performer or group "Artist of the Week," bestowing upon them all the fame and grandeur such a lofty title implies. Know a band or artist that isn't awful? Email their particulars to introducingliston@gmail.com.For some reason, back in 20 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2008

    Five Spot: Axl Rose is Not Impressed by Dr Pepper's Fun and Games

    Welcome back to Five Spot. Every week, we'll examine a recent bit of music news and list five reasons why it's either brilliant or dumb-assed. Send tips to introducingliston@gmail.com.   Back in March, Dr Pepper (easily one of our favorite doctors, right behind J., Scholls and Dre) set forth a ... More >>

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    May 17, 2007
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    April 12, 2007
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    September 14, 2006

    Pop Quiz

    A quick check of your pop-princess savvy

  • Music

    August 17, 2006

    Buzz Killer

    It's 1995 all over again...and again

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    August 11, 2005

    Avril Lavigne, with Gavin DeGraw and Butch Walker

    Tuesday, August 16, at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, 2025 Lake Robbins Drive, The Woodlands, 281-363-3300.

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    October 21, 2004

    Chiba Pets

    Ska-punkers Change Up may be the next Japanese sensation

  • Music

    August 26, 2004

    Rock and Roll Dream Team

    Forget the office-football draft, dude. Here's a far cooler way to waste your time and your employer's money.

  • Music

    May 6, 2004

    Various Artists

    Rock Against Bush, Vol. 1 (Fat Wreck Chords)

  • Music

    February 5, 2004

    Pop-Punk Penance

    A cool kid seeks heavenly redemption

  • Music

    July 17, 2003

    The Fire Next Time

    Nobody knows what AFI's next album will sound like, least of all the band members

  • Music

    May 15, 2003

    Punk of the Month Club

    Good Charlotte knows it's more than a passing fancy. But does America?

  • Music

    October 31, 2002

    Sum 41

    Friday, November 1

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    August 1, 2002

    The Last Picture Show

    Now playing At the Drive-In: The Rise of Sparta

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