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The Lemonheads

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2014

    Psychedelic Furs & the Lemonheads at House of Blues, 11/2/2014

    Psychedelic Furs, the Lemonheads, Night Drive House of Blues November 2nd, 2014 Each month, countless bands tour the United States on the nostalgia ticket. What these shows generally present is a fond recollection of a time when both the band and the audience were fresher and tighter; the concert e ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2014

    The 10 Best Concerts In Houston This Weekend: Discoween, Hogleg, Bleachers, Lemonheads, etc.

    Discoween Continental Club, October 31 Halloween falls on a Friday this year, and I have the perfect costume: I'm going as Sia, so look for me wearing a platinum-blonde wig and standing in a corner with my back to everyone at the Continental Club, where Disco Expressions and the Allen Oldies Band a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2014

    Special Early Halloween Weekend Concert Guide

    So you say you don't have anything to do on Halloween. Maybe all your plans have fallen apart, or you just don't feel like going to a party or a bar's cheesy costume contest this year. That's okay, because Houston has you covered. This year Halloween falls on a Friday, which means that you have a w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2014

    '90s Survivors the Gin Blossoms: "There Won't Be Too Many Left Turns"

    When Rocks Off reached Gin Blossoms guitarist Jesse Valenzuela recently, he was a man on a mission. But it had nothing to do with either creating or playing music. "I'm taking a walk through my neighborhood and going to the store to get taco ingredients. I'm making them for my boy tonight," he says ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2014

    The Rocks Off 200: Renée Jonard, Princess of Noise Pollution

    Welcome to The Rocks Off 200, our portrait gallery of the most compelling profiles and personalities in the far-flung Houston music community -- a lot more than just musicians, but of course they're in there too. See previous entries in the Rocks Off 100 at this link. Who? Houston native Renée Jon ... More >>

  • Music

    November 7, 2013

    Gunfights and Ragtime

    A look at the Houston "music scene" of the early 20th century.

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2013

    Covering Townes Van Zandt Can Be a Tricky Proposition

    Not all that long ago, Rocks Off saw some comment on a Facebook thread where a guy claiming to be a poet said he didn't think Townes van Zandt was the great poet/lyricist so many seem to think. His complaint: he felt like in every Townes song there was some flaw, some line that shouldn't have been a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2012

    Friday Night: The Lemonheads At Fitzgerald's

    The Lemonheads Fitzgerald's February 10, 2012 The Fitzgerald's air was heavy with '90s nostalgia Friday night, as fans flocked to see The Lemonheads. The band is currently on tour performing their lauded 1992 release, It's a Shame About Ray, in its entirety. Despite the fact that front man Evan ... More >>

  • Music

    February 9, 2012

    Paid to Smile

    Vagabond '90s-rock heartthrob Evan Dando goes where the wind blows.

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2012

    You Bettah Work: 10 Rock/Pop Musicians Who Could Take Up Modeling

    Lucky for Lana Del Rey -- whose awkward-at-best Saturday Night Live performance last weekend left indie critics second-guessing her skill -- she has a backup career on which to fall, if needed. Last week, days before becoming a poor bundle of nerves on SNL, the up-and-(maybe)-coming songstress signe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2011

    14 Notable Female Rock Drummers

    girlscantwhat.com​Last week, we rounded up a list of our favorite female rock bassists. We'd like to continue the trend of honoring rock's finest females, by next recognizing 14 notable female rock drummers. As usual, we will focus on the live-performing, touring drummers over time, rather tha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2011

    The 11 Best Female Rock Bassists of All Time

    seanyseult.com​While there are and have been so many notable women in rock-and-roll, and we'd like to honor them all, we've chosen the specific starting point of recognizing rock's best female bassists. As a bassist, I looked up to nearly each and every one of these women as I learned the bass ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2011

    Upcoming: Big & Rich, Kinky Friedman, Lemonheads, Young Jeezy, Etc.

    ​The '71s, Otenki, El Bodo: Sun., Nov. 13. Scout Bar Clear Lake. The Adicts: Fri., Feb. 3. House of Blues. Big & Rich, Gretchen Wilson: Thu., Dec. 8. Nutty Jerry's (Winnie).

  • Film

    August 25, 2011

    Our Idiot Brother

    Long-haired dreamer has predictably profound effect on his siblings.

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2011

    Last Night: Foals At Fitzgerald's

    Photos by Jim Bricker​Foals Fitzgerald's April 19, 2011 Just minutes after Fitzgerald's opened its doors for last night's Foals show, tickets were gone. The sold-out venue was packed before second opener Freelance Whales even hit the stage, and it's no wonder - Oxford quintet Foals, fresh off ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2011

    Idol Beat: Paul McDonald Got Voted Off, E-I-E-I-O

    Idol's beard levels have now dropped by 50 percent.​I realized last night I've been writing about this damn show for nigh on three months now without making the obligatory comment about the size of Jennifer Lopez's ass. So here it is: During the introductions to this week's elimination show, I ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2010

    Rocks Off's Favorite Shows Of 2010

    Marco Torres​Editor's Picks: Mary J. Blige, Reliant Stadium (RodeoHouston), March: Exquisite. Beach House, Walter's on Washington, April: Can't hate on this one either. Magical. Wu-Tang Clan, Numbers, December: Against all odds, they brought the motherfuckin' ruckus.

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2010

    Exes On Tour: White Stripes, ABBA, Lindsey & Stevie...

    ​We're all familiar with the credo against intra-office dating, often crudely expressed as "Don't shit where you eat." Most of us subscribe to it, knowing the potential drama it could ensue. "How will this affect my work," we wonder. "What happens if we break up?" But all's fair in love and ... 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

    March 22, 2010

    SXSW Aftermath: The Texas Garage-Rock Torch Passes At The Continental Club

    Photos by Brittanie SheyChristopher Gerniottis of Zakary Thaks (left) joins Austin's Ugly Beats​ In February, Magnolia City Mixtape mentioned a piece in Texas Monthly about the storied history of garage rock in Texas written by Aftermath nerd-crush Michael Hall. (His reporting has gotten men on de ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2010

    Still Not Sold On SXSW? How About Smokey Robinson, High On Fire, She & Him, Band Of Horses, Drive-By Truckers, Deer Tick, Anya Marina, Black Angels, Major Lazer...

    Today the organizers of the SXSW Music Festival announced their showcase schedule for the music portion of the industry fest starting on March 17. This is the news Rocks Off has been looking for, so let's get it on. We are now one month away from Sixth Street and one of the world's biggest conglome ... More >>

  • Music

    September 10, 2009

    Ghosts of Washington Avenue

    Noise goes whistling through the scenester artery's music venue graveyard.

  • Music

    July 16, 2009

    Pump Up the Volume

    St. Louis post-punks So Many Dynamos are ready for battle with The Loud Wars.

  • Blogs

    May 16, 2008

    If Music Be the Food of Love, Play On

    Touring bands, especially those that haven't graduated to bus level, have a special relationship with Denny's. The roadside restaraunt chain is always open, providing a perfect post-gig spot to sober up on free coffee refills or just get to know the townies a little better. Its locations are often l ... More >>

  • Music

    June 12, 1997

    Mr. Popular

    He looks the part, he acts the part. So why isn't Evan Dando a superstar?

  • Music

    January 16, 1997

    Louvin It Up

    The high, lonesome hardships of country's best duo are getting easier to hear

  • Music

    October 17, 1996
  • Music

    December 16, 1993

    Too Damn Happy

    Redd Kross should know that grins don't sell in rock and roll. Plus: The truly agonizing Life of whatever.

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