Roky Erickson and Will Sheff of Okkervil River at Toy Joy, Austin TX from Roky Erickson w/ Okkervil River on Vimeo. Roky Erickson plays tomorrow night at the Continental Club for the second time in about six months. The Texas Psychedelic Rock blog posted a video last week of Erickson and Okkervil R ... More >>
‚Äč The Catholic church has released a slightly tongue-in-cheek list of its favorite albums of all time, via the Holy See's official newspaper L' Osservatore Romano. When first you hear about it, you might think it would be filled with Christian rock (Hey. Petra. Right?) but no, for whatever re ... More >>
Welcome back to Turning the Screw, Rocks Off's weekly rap post. It probably won't rhyme, at least most of the time. E-mail tips to firstname.lastname@example.org. Thanks, homies. Single of the Week: "H-Town State of Mind," Killa Kyleon Killa is so, so, so good at flipping at other people's songs. Wire ... More >>
Noise goes whistling through the scenester artery's music venue graveyard.
Another treat for whacked-out male conspiracy theorists
Today marks the fifteenth anniversary of a Seattle electrician discovering the dead body of Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain in a small room above the musician's garage. The man who busted indie and punk out of their respective undergrounds had killed himself days prior, with a shotgun that Earth fr ... More >>
Photos by Liz Countryman If you could squeeze music from the udders of a cow, pour it a cup, mix in equal parts chocolate sauce and broken up pieces of stained glass stolen from the Vatican, drink it while on the down-slope of a roller-coaster, go home and sit on the back-porch and listen to your gr ... More >>
The movie is shorter and truer to the novel than the TV mini-series
With its secret boys club and bloody good fun, this one has all of the fight with none of the guilt
Just in time for SXSW, the Pearland New Wavers brush off the mothballs
You just might learn something at Late Nite Catechism
Why so many Houston music groups self-destruct right on the brink of having it made
Remembering the movies that heated up cinemas this year
In keeping with the Halloween spirit, we bring you the tale of George Russell, who buries people in cardboard on his property. Welcome to his neighborhood.
The local Catholic diocese gets accused of covering up a '96 sex abuse case
Van Helsing explodes movie legends with hip upgrades
Recollections of Nirvana's three Houston shows
When it comes to the Catholic hierarchy, Mel Gibsonís dad is one Mad Max
If Chronicle coverage is any indication, Texans owner Bob McNair is 2002's VIP
What's the statute of limitations for rip-n-read violations?
The perpetually self-doubting Todd Lewis stands tall on the Toadies' long-overdue second album
Rocky Carroll crafts footwear for presidents and popes -- but not the Houston Rodeo
The statue doesn't look like a traditional Our Lady of Guadalupe. But its appearance is just the start of the
Tasca, serious about its food and service, delivers excellence
Peddling smut is this young man's version of the American Dream
Sad Pygmy just wants to make more noise
The 5th Annual Houston Press Music Awards
The Reverend Horton Heat is only the baddest-ass live band coming your way
Harvey's Club Deluxe has risen from the ashes of its predecessors. Those ashes just may be some prime real estate.
This is the way the year ends, this is the way the year ends, this is the way the year ends, not with a bang but a ... year-end roundup
Astral Dejection The Shonen Knife/Breeders/Nirvana tour blows through Houston's hall of shame