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The Brian Jonestown Massacre

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2013

    Last Night: The Zombies at Fitzgerald's

    The Zombies, Elephant Stone Fitzgerald's March 17, 2013 There's something about The Zombies that has always set them off from the other bands of the British Invasion. Maybe it's the orchestral, minor chords, or the ethereal breathiness of singer Colin Blunstone's delivery, or the impeccable timing ... More >>

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    December 21, 2012

    Rolling Stones Let Psych Flag Fly On '67's Their Satanic Majesties Request

    The Rolling Stones' 1967 album, Their Satanic Majesties Request, turns 45 today. The album's subject matter and oddity make it a strange holiday release, but hey it was the '60s. Best-known for the saccharine "She's a Rainbow" and oft-covered "2000 Man," the album gets lost in the Stones' greater l ... More >>

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    July 16, 2012

    True Blood: Of Wolf and Anton Newcombe

    Alan Ball was known for his masterful use of music in Six Feet Under. He's lost none of his touch when it comes to his current HBO series, True Blood -- which happens to be set in the Louisiana swamps, not terribly far from Houston. This is going to be a brief look into True Blood, because I frankl ... More >>

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    April 30, 2012

    Saturday Night: Brian Jonestown Massacre at Fitzgerald's

    Brian Jonestown Massacre Fitzgerald's April 28, 2012 Brian Jonestown Massacre is a band that packs a dramatic and oftentimes dysfunctional psych-rock punch. With probable thanks to the 2004 documentary Dig!, which shed light on the band's antics, fans old and new were instantly reeled into the BJM ... More >>

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    April 26, 2012
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    April 26, 2012
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    April 17, 2012

    Readers Poll: The Most Underrated Rock Albums Of The '90s

    For this week's readers poll, I asked our Facebook and Twitter chums their choices for the most underrated and unsung albums of the '90s. We all agree on things like Nevermind, Harvest Moon, Mezzanine, The Soft Bulletin, Odelay and OK Computer, but what about albums that fall through the cracks of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2012

    Your 33 Black Angels Pick 10 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die

    ​Sunday night, Notsuoh plays host to Your 33 Black Angels, a manic garage-psych group from Brooklyn, N. Y. The band sometimes boasts eight members, and reminds us of a less-pretentious Brian Jonestown Massacre or trance-driven Black Lips. And there's the "96 Tears" organ that chimes in here a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2012

    Five - Wait, Six - Great Moments In Lead-Singer Douchery

    ​A few weeks ago, when I saw What Made Milwaukee Famous at the Main Street Block Party, I wanted to like the band's performance, but I just couldn't ignore that the lead singer was texting during his set. Sure, I thought that What Made Milwaukee Famous' cover of Wings' "Let 'Em In" was great and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2012

    Distant Early Warning: Andrew W.K., Stryper, Brian Jonestown Massacre, Wicked Poseur, Say Anything

    Photo By Katharine ShilcuttParty. Hard. ​Andrew W.K.: Sun., March 18. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston. The Boxer Rebellion, Canon Blue: Thu., April 12. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston. Brian Jonestown Massacre: Sat., April 28. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston. Cas Haley: Fr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2011

    Screeching Weasel & Other Notable Onstage Flameouts

    Marc BrubakerScreeching Weasel in happier times: Warehouse Live, August 2010​In the wake of lead singer Ben Weasel's bust-up with some female fans at Screeching Weasel's SXSW showcase last week at Austin's Scoot Inn, the other members of the band have agreed to go their separate ways, splinter ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 12, 2011

    The 31 Best Music Documentaries Of All Time

    ​Hands down, above all of these following music documentaries, Craig's Hlist's two favorite of all-time are The Decline of Western Civilization Part 2: The Metal Years, and The Beatles Anthology. We can watch both on repeat for days and not complain. That will probably all change once we see ... More >>

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    November 18, 2010

    Top Five Musician Twitter Feuds So Far

    ​The times they are a-changin'. Gone are the days of musicians airing bad blood toward one another behind a lyrical veil a la Neil Young vs. Lynyrd Skynyrd, Dandy Warhols vs. Brian Jonestown Massacre, Ice Cube vs. N.W.A. In our brave new world, Rocks Off has succumbed to the instant-gratific ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2010

    Top 10 Recent TV-Show Soundtracks

    ​A few choice adjectives come to mind when musing on bawdy Eastbound & Down character Kenny Powers. "Inspiring" is not one of them. However, as Rocks Off watched this week's season finale of the side-splitting HBO series, we were pleasantly surprised as we heard indie troubadour Kurt Vile's a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2010

    The Black Ryder Growing A Cult Of Its Own

    The Black Ryder on Facebook​Hayden Scott, whom we met recently when he was drumming for Gram Rabbit at Last Concert Café in August, emailed Lonesome Onry and Mean to say that he's playing drums with The Black Ryder, the Sydney, Australia rockers who are opening The Cult's current tour. Accord ... More >>

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    September 22, 2010

    Scott Weiland: Five Great Onstage Meltdowns Before His

    Marc Brubaker​ For more images from Sunday's ill-fated show, see our slideshow here. As most of the continental U.S. knows by now, Stone Temple Pilots lead singer Scott Weiland (above) had some... issues... at the band's Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion show Sunday. Arriving late and opening ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2010

    Fights! Musicians Mixing It Up

    Earlier this month, Craig's Hlist witnessed no fewer than four fights during Limp Bizkit's Buzzfest set while covering the day-long festival of titties and beer. Funnily enough, those are the two (three?) things on Earth that are most likely to start fights. You drink too much of one and ... More >>

  • Music

    March 18, 2010

    Long Way Down

    Black Rebel Motorcycle Club's Beat the Devil's Tattoo is the reverb-heavy rockers' most cohesive LP yet.

  • Blogs

    August 14, 2009

    MP3 of the Day: Passengers' Leather-Scented Death Dirges

    ​Somewhere down our dark and booze-addled alley lies the sound of Passengers. Rising from the pieces of mod-punks Teenage Kicks, comes copious amounts of grimy leather-scented organ-infused Krautrock. This is the kind of music that the Brian Jonestown Massacre was making in the mid-'90s before Ant ... More >>

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    May 21, 2008

    Reverberations: Free EPs from Something Fierce and The Early Days

    Both of these EPs can currently be downloaded for free at the given links. Go get them. When they see official release, buy them. It feels good to spend money on music. Records don’t give you hangovers. The really good ones might, but that’s a whole other matter . . . Something Fierce ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2008

    Reverberations: Garage Rock Downloads on MySpace

    For whatever reason, I seemed to forget that MySpace offers the opportunity for actual downloads, in addition to streaming music. This revelation was thrilling, despite its embarrassing belatedness, and I’ve decided to make the MySpace Mixtape a regular practice on Reverberations. The rules ar ... More >>

  • Music

    October 6, 2005

    The Warlocks, with the Gris Gris and Architects

    Saturday, October 8, at Walter's on Washington, 4215 Washington Avenue, 713-864-2727.

  • Music

    August 25, 2005

    Endangered Songbirds

    The Wrens survived a near-decade of depression, debacle and disaster

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    August 11, 2005

    Brian Jonestown Massacre

    Thursday, August 11, at Walter's on Washington, 4215 Washington Avenue, 713-869-2727.

  • Music

    August 11, 2005

    The Hipster's Guide to Rock and Roll Vendettas

    And you thought rappers were the only ones who had beefs

  • Film

    December 23, 2004

    Fahrenheit 2004

    Remembering the movies that heated up cinemas this year

  • Film

    October 28, 2004

    The Anton Newcombe Massacre

    An underground band self-destructs in the hands of its damaged leader

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    April 29, 2004
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    April 15, 2004
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    July 24, 2003

    Rock You like a Hurricane

    The Press Music Awards Showcase brings a category-five storm of tunes

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    May 22, 2003

    Keep Your Eye on the Sparrow

    Southern soul gets the AC/DC treatment in the John Sparrow's cage

  • Music

    May 2, 2002

    Golden Gate Garage

    Reliving the seamy underbelly of the 1970s with the young Richmond Sluts

  • Music

    February 28, 2002

    Three-Chord Garage

    Looking back through the sands of time with Dune*TX

  • Music

    February 7, 2002

    Brian Jonestown Massacre

    Friday, February 8

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    May 27, 1999

    Hi Del-Fi

    New sounds from famed label

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    May 27, 1999
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    July 23, 1998
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