Over the weekend American Idol, struggling to remain relevant in the face of the televised singing-competition series it spawned like The Voice and X Factor, announced its final judges' panel for the upcoming 12th season that begins in January. According to Entertainment Weekly, joining the previous ... More >>
So you're a hipster. Not you specifically. I would never accuse the great Rocks Off readers of being hipsters. But hypothetically, say you're a hipster. How do you choose your favorite bands? Well, you stroll on over to any indie-rock blog and check out all the latest buzz bands obviously. The probl ... More >>
How Transformers led to underground MC Mic Skills's rap career.
For the first time in a long time, Rocks Off is sitting here at HQ not listening to classic rock. (Ramon, let that sink in for a second.) Because I happened to have it with me on the way back from my parentsâ€™ house, I set up the trusty XM Satellite Radio unit in my office this morning, tuned to co ... More >>
Next month, Houston gets to be a cool kid. But only for a week.
Who will be the band of 2006, and why you shouldn’t care
Ten albums that make it easy to avoid fretting about your old-fashioned, Rockist ways
You already know all about this year's crop of wolf bands. We examine the tiger, bear, shark and lion bands, and offer up a rock zodiac.