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Vic Chesnutt

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    May 5, 2011

    Blessed

    Anderson Fair alumna Lucinda Williams returns to Houston.

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    December 31, 2010

    Last Night: Soul Asylum At House Of Blues

    Photos by Jason Wolter​Soul Asylum House of Blues December 30, 2010 '90s alt-rock mainstays Soul Asylum took the House of Blues stage Thursday night, 18 years after their breakthrough release Grave Dancers Union. Front man Dave Pirner is conceivably regarded as one of the era's most colorful ... More >>

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    November 2, 2010

    Day Of The Dead: Music In Memoriam 2009-10

    itscactus.com​Rocks Off doesn't mean to be morbid, but today is the Day of the Dead, the Mexican holiday and festival honoring those who have gone before. So instead of waiting until the end of the year, the more traditional time for such things, we wanted to compile a list of the notable name ... More >>

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    June 10, 2010

    To Live Is to Fly

    Canada's Cowboy Junkies ­enter their 25th year louder and ­angrier than ever.

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    December 28, 2009

    Lonesome Onry and Mean: R.I.P. Vic Chesnutt

    The saddest musical news from the Christmas holiday is the overdose suicide of Athens, Ga. singer-songwriter Vic Chesnutt. Rumors circulated on the Internet Christmas Eve that Chesnutt had died overnight but, according to a spokesperson from his record label, he remained alive but in a coma. The la ... More >>

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    December 15, 2009

    The AP's Year-End Album List Proves What We Already Knew: Rock Critics Are Assholes

    ​Rocks Off has previously lamented the dearth of critically popular acts that truly rock many times. We just can't get over the fact that adding distortion to your guitar is a virtual guarantee you won't get scads of rock critics jizzing all over you with steamy loads of orgasmic praise (unless yo ... More >>

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    December 3, 2009

    He Said She Said: Our Favorite Fictional Performers, Part 2

    ​Why is that sometimes the fictional bands in movie and television are cooler than real bands? Sadly, some of He Said's favorite bands don't even have albums or videos to speak of, because they don't even exist. The fun part is imagining how awesome their full-length records and tours would be. Th ... More >>

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    September 7, 2006

    Sparklehorse, with Danny & the Nightmares

    Wednesday, September 13, at The Proletariat, 903 Richmond, 713-523-1199

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    February 23, 2006

    Misery Loves Company

    Four great songwriters join forces to ratchet up the emotional torque

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    December 8, 2005

    Overlooked in '05

    Ten great discs that were underserved by the media but are more than worthy

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    January 13, 2005
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    May 6, 2004
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    July 31, 2003
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    June 19, 2003

    Cheating the Reaper

    Vic Chesnutt died 20 years ago. Catch him live this week.

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    November 20, 1997
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    January 2, 1997
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    October 17, 1996

    Unpromised Land

    Jolene strives to make sense of life's punches -- and make a living

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