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Underworld (Band)

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    July 4, 2014

    The 10 Best Concerts In Houston This Weekend: Freedom Over Texas, Tony! Toni! Tone!, etc.

    Freedom Over Texas Eleanor Tinsley Park & Sam Houston Park, July 4 Now in its 28th year as the City of Houston's official star-spangled salute to the good ol' U.S. of A., Freedom Over Texas is speaking with a noticeable country twang this year. Featuring four stages and numerous other "zones" sprea ... More >>

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    June 5, 2014
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    May 29, 2014

    Hank Williams Jr. Keeps Up the Family Tradition

    The Country Boy talks football and metal-detecting.

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    May 21, 2014

    The 8 Best Soundtrack Exclusive Tracks

    Soundtracks were a huge deal in the '90s. It was a chance for us to get all our favorite bands together in one place, like a high class, far more expensive mixtape. They were such an affair that bands would release their best songs and greatest hits on these records, oftentimes sending a soundtrack ... More >>

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    April 4, 2014

    Houston's Top 10 Rock Bars

    As our sister blog Eating...Our Words does, from time to time Rocks Off will be giving your our picks for the top taverns in various Houston-area neighborhoods. Of course, the lines can be porous, but here anything with a TABC license that cannot reasonably be considered either a restaurant, coffeeh ... More >>

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    October 25, 2013

    The Best Concerts In Houston This Weekend: Patty Griffin, Something Wicked, Maxwell, etc.

    Patty Griffin Warehouse Live, October 25 Patty Griffin's voice has a tendency to bring on a churchlike hush over any room the she's singing in -- Texas Monthly recently dubbed it the "Patty Griffin effect" -- which could make for an interesting evening Friday, when the Austinite goes up against a b ... More >>

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    September 25, 2013

    35 Years of Numbers Memories: The Titans of Local Goth

    The week, Numbers turns an impressive 35 years-old, making it one of the oldest clubs in Houston to stay at the same location. It's an institution; there can be no argument about that. To celebrate, we're bringing you three solid days of memories related to the old girl, who continues to move forwar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 28, 2013

    50 States of Song Part 2: Hawaii to Maryland

    When I was in third grade I learned all 50 states in alphabetical order thanks to a catchy tune. Now I'm hoping to stick that bit of trivia just in time for the new school year by celebrating each state with an appropriate song all this week. A Classic Education, "We Can Always Run to Hawaii" I ... More >>

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    August 26, 2013

    Underworld Gets a Cyber Sister Night at Numbers

    For a guy that makes his living covering the local music and art scene here in Houston I don't go out much. The wife is in school, and night time is when she studies while I bribe our child into dinner and bed. This last week was a rare night off between semesters, so we decided to check out Cyber W ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2013

    Houston's Top 10 Dance Clubs

    10. CLUB TROPICANA If the word alone makes you thirsty, you can quench that parched palate at Tropicana every weekend. Now's your chance to try out those dance moves you learned in Zumba class, or coax your quiet friend into shaking her "bum bum." Tropicana is known for its great Latin music, and Sa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2012

    Last Night: Black Dahlia Murder & Nile At Warehouse Live

    Recent weeknight metal shows at Warehouse Live have been a tad hit-or-miss as far as attendance goes--mostly miss. Whether it's been the hassle of driving downtown on a school night or simply fans cooling a bit on the genre as a whole, heavy touring acts have done well to fill the venue's lounge are ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2012

    6 Cool & Cheap Things To Do This Weekend

    The "Reggae Riddim Revival" rides into Last Concert Cafe Friday with D.R.U.M., Bigga Staar, Zin and DJ Meshak, plus live painting and dancers. Before 9:30 p.m., cover is only $5 if you bring a hand drum. In case you were wondering, there will be a drum circle. In one of the oddest bookings we've s ... More >>

  • Music

    March 29, 2012

    Angry Birds

    The Big Red Cock offers a funny name but serious bar business.

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    February 13, 2012

    Other "Coachella" Festivals We'd Like To See

    So, Coachella tickets sold out a few weeks ago. Evidently, the lineup is killer, accommodating to most tastes. Last year, the festival sold out in a week. This year, even with two weekends available, tickets sold out within a couple of hours. Don't have tickets to the show? Don't fret! What if ... More >>

  • Music

    November 10, 2011

    Numbers Game

    Of hell spawns, dinner theater and a venue actually old enough to have traditions.

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    August 3, 2011

    Gothic Council Remembers Their First Dance

    ​Gothtopia has spent the better part of our free weekends over the last decade hanging out at Numbers whenever DJ Mina hosts Underworld. It remains the hub of all things goth in Houston, and Mina's dedication to the institution doesn't earn her nearly the praise it deserves. We'd like to take ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2011

    Turn It On, Leave It On: MTV's 10 Best Music Series

    "Henry Rollins asks Kevin Shields how much he can bench on the next 120 Minutes..."​This week marks the 30th anniversary of the beginning of MTV, that loud, hyper-colored behemoth that changed pop culture and the music industry forever, endlessly providing viewers with visual and mental stimul ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2011

    New Music Releases April 5: Leon Russell, Robbie Robertson, The Ravonettes, The Kills, Etc.

    ​Last week brought new releases from Britney Spears, Radiohead, and a few Pearl Jam re-issues hitting store shelves amid reports that the industry was finally starting to see some improvement. Spears' Femme Fatale is currently projected to enter the top spot of the Billboard 200 chart with sal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2011

    How Much Damage Has Twilight Done To Goth?

    evilpoppy.org.uk​In our last meeting, Gothic Council member Paul Fredric of Asmodeus X said the following... As a gothic union or lobby we'd definitely have a large stake in all things vampiric. How about a class-action lawsuit again the Twilight movies and novels for trying to misrepresent v ... More >>

  • Music

    March 17, 2011

    The Cold One

    Godfather of goth Peter Murphy helps Underworld celebrate 12 years.

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    February 14, 2011

    Dead Bang DJs Take The Party Off The Dance Floor

    ​Rocks Off has spent more time at Numbers than is probably wise to admit, and through those hazy, vodka-clouded years we have always thoroughly enjoyed the main dance floor DJ sets of DJ Mina, DJ Nick Night, and all the other darkwave masters of spin who ensure the pale gyrations at the monthl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2011

    Gothic Council Debates Peter Murphy's March 19 Show

    Chris GrayPeter Murphy at Meridian, July 2008 - we have waited a long time to get a better picture.​It was announced recently that the Godfather of Goth himself, Peter Murphy, will be making a special trip down to Houston. The former Bauhaus front man and composer of super-hits like "Cuts You ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2011

    The Seven Ages Of Goth

    ​This is not meant as a complete history of goth, as that would be a huge book. Instead, we're aiming to give a simple overview of the musicians, songs and albums that have most defined the genre. Many deserving artists have been left out, and some that we're sure some people feel are not wor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2010

    Skeleton Dick: 3-D And Dinosaurs For Christmas

    ​Rocks Off is convinced we're going out on Christmas Day to do some of that rock and rolling thing that seems to be so popular with the kids. But where shall we go? The goth in us is leaning towards dropping by Numbers for Underworld's Christmas Party. Then again, there's always the ERASEtheVI ... More >>

  • News

    October 28, 2010

    Let's Get Spooky

    Here's our guide to what's happening this Halloween.

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    October 21, 2010

    Let's Get Spooky

    Our guide to Houston's best Halloween haunts.

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2010

    Etro Turns Over A New Beat At Popular Synth-Pop Night

    Chris McKay/Nocturnal UtopiaRobert Ehlinger​One of the great local promoter success stories this year was the incredible turnout for Anything Box at Numbers in April. The project was the brainchild of Robert Ehlinger, who has parlayed his potent mix of synth-pop and goth into an ever more succ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2010

    Your Band Would Be A Lot Cooler With A Pole Dancer

    ​Back when Rocks Off was in high school, the ska movement was in full... swing. Every weekend somewhere in Houston would be at least one skank-worthy show. The best thing about ska music is that no band is complete without a guy whose job is just to lead the dancing. Well, that guy has now b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2010

    Faith And The Muse Headline Goth Show Of The Year

    Faith and the Muse​ The night that is shaping up to be THE Goth event of the year is Saturday at Numbers, when Faith and the Muse and Voltaire take the stage. Formed in 1993 in the Washington D.C. area, Faith and the Muse is a gothic mainstay. Previously, vocalist Monica Richards had been a part o ... More >>

  • Music

    January 28, 2010

    Houston 2020: The Future Is Unwritten

    But hey, that's not stopping Noise.

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    November 19, 2009

    Pop Rocks: Sell Me On New Moon

    ​I'm going to step away from the sarcasm for a minute and present you with an honest overture that will hopefully foster understanding and goodwill between yours truly and certain segments of the Hair Balls readership. To wit: can somebody -- anybody -- tell me what tell me what the big deal is a ... More >>

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    May 28, 2009
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    May 21, 2009

    The 2009 Houston Press Music Award Nominees

    Here they are, folks. You nominated 'em, we mulled 'em over and sorted out the stuffers, and now the 2009 Houston Press Music Awards ballot is set. Normally Rocks Off would say something cute like read 'em and weep, but since we've been listening to almost nothing but '80s hard rock and new bands th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2009

    Houston Press Music Awards: And The Nominees Are...

    Here they are, folks. You nominated 'em, we mulled 'em over and sorted out the stuffers, and now the 2009 Houston Press Music Awards ballot is set. Normally Rocks Off would say something cute like read 'em and weep, but since we've been listening to almost nothing but '80s hard rock and new bands t ... More >>

  • Culture

    February 19, 2009

    Follow the Ruhl in Eurydice

    A talented playwright focuses on an oft-overlooked figure

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    December 29, 2008

    Top Ten Pop Songs of 2008

    Pop music often gets a bad rap for being disposable or vapid, and in many cases that's true. (Katy Perry, Danity Kane and the Pussycat Dolls, step right up!) But every year, a few irresistible bits of innovative ear candy rocket up the charts and seep into our subconscious. The following ten singles ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2008

    Aftermath: Asmodeus X at Numbers

    Photos by Jef With One F Though billed as a Halloween spectacular, there were precious few costumes on display at Numbers’ Underworld, the monthly Goth night that hosts some of Houston’s most entertaining performers and audience members. For a group of people whose chosen dress tends to be view ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 18, 2008

    Underworld’s Monthly Bash

    Seraphemera Books brings a goth writer and musician together for a multimedia night

  • Music

    July 10, 2008
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    July 19, 2007

    Black Orpheus

    A Greek tragedy set to the samba

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    March 12, 1998
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    January 29, 1998
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