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Voltaire

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2012

    Rush Wrote a Novel, and It's Not Embarassingly Awful

    At a time when nearly all of its early-'70s hard-rock contemporaries are comfortably coasting on past glories, Rush continues to be propelled by a restless creativity. More than 40 years into the band's career, it seems that Canada's ultimate power trio still can't stop thinking big. This summer, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2012

    6 Houston Bands That Should Release Video Games

    Last week I told you about the Amphiletes and how they had released their new single "Where is the Light" as a basic video game. It wasn't anything groundbreaking, but lately I've been finding more and more people interested in using simple games to showcase their songs rather than music videos. Ja ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2012

    Anastasia: The Mystery Is Over, But the Songs Go On

    Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna of Russia was the youngest daughter of Russia's last Tsar, Nicholas II. During her father's reign, her life was rife with scandal due to the association between the royal family and Grigori Rasputin. By all accounts, the relationship that Rasputin had with the you ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2012

    Gothic Council Sings Your Kids to Sleep

    We hate you, Peter Murphy. Well, OK. Not really. Murphy is a good guy who is a joy to interview and who still puts out amazing music. That being said, we are getting thoroughly sick of his trademark voice. Our two-year-old daughter requests his song "The Line Between the Devil's Teeth (And That Wh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2012

    10 Evil Songs Now Warping Our Toddler's Mind

    Velia AlmazanPlaying drums is OK. Dating a drummer gets you grounded for a week.​When you have a kid, certain things are slow to change. For instance, in general you don't immediately throw away your death-metal albums and restock with Barney, because why would you? They don't know what they'r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2012

    Top Five Fantasy Lunch Mates

    Driving home from work the other day, I found myself making a mental list. I wondered: Who would I have lunch with if time, money and social standing got thrown out the window? Would I pick an actor, singer, artist, politician? I established a few rules: 1- It can be anyone in history (no fictio ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2011

    Five Unbelievable Anti-Drug Ads That We Doubt Ever Worked

    Television public-service announcements are to fighting drugs what abstinence-only education is to preventing teenage sex: In theory it should work, but the presentation often falls very, very short. That hasn't stopped people from trying, of course. Here are five of the classics. Decide for yourse ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2011

    Brain-Eating Bands and Songs for the Walking Dead

    ssgmusic.com​Zombies or vampires? It's a classic debate along the line of The Beatles vs. The Rolling Stones. We're not sure the Fab Four qualifies as either monster, but with The Glimmer Twins' propensity to remain upright and touring despite advanced age, decay, and a million other complicat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2011

    Forced to Listen to Rush Limbaugh: Five Reasons This Woman Should Be Thankful

    As first reported in the Houston Chronicle, Bridgett Nickerson Boyd is suing Harris County and a county sheriff's deputy for, among other things, forcing her to listen to Rush Limbaugh after an arrest. Now, among the "other things" is that she was arrested for driving on the shoulder of the road, c ... More >>

  • News

    October 28, 2010

    Let's Get Spooky

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

  • Calendar

    October 28, 2010
  • News

    October 21, 2010

    Let's Get Spooky

    Our guide to Houston's best Halloween haunts.

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2010

    Faith And The Muse Headline Goth Show Of The Year

    Faith and the Muse‚Äč 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 >>

  • Dining

    August 13, 2009

    The Scoop

    We all scream for Houston's best ice cream

  • Music

    January 1, 2009

    Through a Xerox Darkly

    The roots of today's blogs lie in funky photocopied zines

  • Calendar

    September 18, 2008

    Underworld’s Monthly Bash

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

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2006
  • Blogs

    October 6, 2006
  • Film

    December 22, 2005

    Beautiful Dreamer

    An adopted transvestite searches for Mom but runs into everything else

  • Calendar

    July 10, 2003

    Knock on Wood

    Jeff Dunham gets by with a little help from some dummies

  • Film

    July 25, 2002

    Coo Coo Ca-choo, Mrs. Robinson

    Aaron Stanford wants his stepmom in the digital video Tadpole

  • Film

    April 4, 2002

    Independents' Day

    WorldFest is back with the best films you've never heard of

  • Culture

    September 3, 1998

    Made in the USA

    Shaham shines in a salute to American Composers

  • Culture

    February 1, 1996
  • Film

    May 26, 1994
  • Film

    March 31, 1994

    Cultivating a Career

    River Oaks native Alex Georges crosses his fingers and hopes for a chance at the movies

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