Vincent Price

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2014

    The Last VJ's Five Best Videos of the Week

    Welcome back to The Last VJ, music fans. We're keeping things funny this week, including a music video from the one and only Monty Python. On top of that you can expect metal to provide us some hilarity, both intentionally and unintentionally, and I even brought you some steampunk rap. Because you ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2013

    Friday Night: Peter Murphy at Numbers

    Peter Murphy Numbers April 25, 2013 Maybe Peter Murphy should get arrested more often. That may be a horrible thing to say, but if you had seen him at Numbers, you'd understand. This tour had been previously announced, but whether his March arrest in California for DUI and alleged drug possession ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 4, 2012

    Contessa Andrea Von Schmidt, Dwayne Gator Liggins: It's the Quarterly Strange (Accused) Criminal Name Report

    As we head into what passes for fall down here, it's high time we came up with another list of the strangest, funniest and most awesome names to pass through the Harris County Criminal Justice Center over the last few months. (Or years. We stumbled on some older ones.) As always, some of these peop ... More >>

  • Film

    July 19, 2012

    Why So Serious?

    Self-important and overstuffed, The Dark Knight Rises feels like Batman forever.

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2012

    Digital Chaos: 8 Experiments In Wub Machine Remixing

    Contrary to what they want you to think, Diddy his crew at Bad Boy did not invent the remix. If you really wanted to meet the people who first made dance remixes you'd have to go back a bit further in music history, to the land of the mid-'70s. In sweaty discos across the land people were looping so ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2011

    Thriller Turns 29: Five Reasons It Rocked

    Yesterday marked the twenty-nine-year anniversary of the release of Thriller, which broke basically every record in the book. It remains the best selling album of all time with over 10 million in total sales. It not only solidified Michael Jackson as one of the biggest pop stars of all time, it deli ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 23, 2011

    Happy Biebermas: 2011's Bumper Crop Of Holiday Albums

    Wishing You An Adorkable Christmas...​The Christmas season started back in the late summer for Rocks Off when we began getting PR e-mails about so and so's new Christmas album, and then in October they started showing up in our stacks of snail mail. This year the biggest complaint amongst ev ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2011

    The 25 Most Influential Music Videos Of All Time

    ​It's hard to fathom a time before music videos, and it's even sadder to remember when channels like MTV and VH1 were wall-to-wall music videos. In between there was a golden age, when with every clip that you watched could spark a revolution in you, or at least change your fashion sense. It's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2011

    Gothic Council Debates How To Rule Our New Planet

    ​After years of searching, scientists have finally discovered a planet that may be able to support human life. Gliese 581d, as it is known is 20 light years from Earth, and though it's just a bit on the cool side for comfortable human habitation, it looks like a pretty good bet that he planet ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2010

    Hyperbubble Heat Up Hot Fuzz On "Chop Shop Cop"​Sooooooo... Hyperbubble. We've mentioned them a couple of times in the past referencing the fact that they are pretty much the best electronic act in Texas that doesn't involve those bondage pants and stompy boots that Korg sends bands like CTRL when they buy keyboards. ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 12, 2010

    The Haunted Palace

    Vincent Price and director Roger Corman were masters of the macabre

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2010

    Messer Chups' Important Lessons From The Vincent Price Bible

    Every day Rocks Off trolls the tubes of you in search of videos to share. If you have something that you think deserves to be video of the day, send a link to jef_rouner at yahoo dot com. ​The perfect man, the man all other men should aspire to be, is Gomez Adams. Rich, passionate, kind, athl ... More >>

  • Film

    October 22, 2009

    One Vampire Movie That Really Sucks

    Cirque du Freak tries to get in on the trend. Fails.

  • Blogs

    September 1, 2009

    True Blood, Episode 10: Screamin' Jay Hawkins' "Frenzy" and a Naked Crazy Town In Peril

    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. Though we're picking up midway through Season 2, from here on out as ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2009

    Celebrity Death Is The Death Of Us All

    A friend of mine wrote a witty Facebook status update that referenced the passing of Farrah Fawcett and Michael Jackson on the same day.  "First the 70s died. Then the 80s. Better watch your back, Spice Girls."I chuckled at the same time that I realized that in a matter of seconds, dozens of my ... More >>

  • Film

    March 26, 2009

    DreamWorks, In Your Face: Monsters vs. Aliens

    In this latest round of effects vs. storytelling, effects win. Big.

  • Home Entertainment

    December 27, 2007

    The Best DVDs of 2007

    They made old movies feel new again

  • Film

    December 13, 2007

    I Am Legend

    That old "last man on earth" setup? It really works

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2007

    Drenched in Blog: Happy 25th, Thriller

    If you didn’t already have enough reasons to feel old, tomorrow is the 25th anniversary of Michael Jackson’s Thriller, released December 1, 1982. Thriller still holds or shares several of the music business’s most prestigious records: It’s the best-selling album of all time at more than 104 ... More >>

  • Music

    October 25, 2007

    Creepshow: Halloween Party Music

    Music to keep your soiree from sucking like Dracula

  • Home Entertainment

    August 16, 2007
  • Music

    September 14, 2006

    Architecture in Helsinki

    Wednesday, September 20, at Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, 713-225-5483

  • Film

    August 17, 2006

    The Illusionist

    Eerie melodrama explores the dark arts in turn-of-the-century Vienna

  • Music

    December 8, 2005

    Heady Metal

    In 2005, longhairs got more progressive than ever

  • Film

    December 16, 2004

    Sour Lemony

    Jim Carrey is in fine form, but the rest of Snicket is less fortunate

  • Music

    September 2, 2004

    Maya Bond

    Pink Drums, Purple Lights (Business Deal Entertainment)

  • Music

    December 25, 2003

    The Class of '03

    Grab your gift certificates and trade in your white elephants -- here's what you really wanted for Christmas

  • Music

    July 17, 2003

    The Evolution Control Committee

    Plagiarythm Nation (Creations/Seeland)

  • Music

    December 12, 2002

    Nightmare Before Christmas

    The Voodoo Organist brings his Beelzebub blues to town

  • Music

    September 5, 2002

    Hide and Seek

    The pAper chAse isn't a weird band. You're just not paying close enough attention.

  • Music

    October 28, 1999


    Coming This Week

  • Music

    May 6, 1999

    Burning for Faust

    HGO's Mefistofele brings Hades to light

  • News

    March 4, 1999

    Megascreen Cinemas March In

    Big complexes threaten end to neighborhood era

  • Film

    December 10, 1998

    Sound Evidence

    A documentary delves into theera of electronic music

  • Calendar

    January 30, 1997
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    June 29, 1995
  • Film

    December 2, 1993


    Dinosaurs Run Amuck Again, This Time B-Movie Style