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Zack de la Rocha

  • Blogs

    May 15, 2014

    A Fond Look Back at 1998's Godzilla: The Album

    The latest installment in the long-running Godzilla series, and the second American-produced version of the monster movie, comes out on Friday. Though I personally don't trust this one to go any better than the one in 1998 went, and the Japanese fanbase is already making fun of our "fat, American" G ... More >>

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    February 4, 2014

    Six Beloved Bands That Are Shameless Knockoffs

    Originality is scary sometimes,especially in entertainment. After all, it can be really off-putting to see something you don't understand, even if it is new and innovative. We like comfort food entertainment. Hence Hollywood's obsession with sequels and remakes and all those band reunions we complai ... More >>

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    January 8, 2014

    January: Houston's Month of Tribute Bands

    I spend a lot of time working out my concert calendar. Even if I don't make it out to all the shows I want to go to, I still like to know when all my favorite bands are going to be in town. So besides the Houston Press' own concert calendar, I spend a lot of time on the great Web site Space City Roc ... More >>

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    May 24, 2013

    The 10 Worst Rock Singers of the '90s

    In about 12 hours or so, the editor of Rocks Off expects to be a very happy man. One of our favorite bands of all time, and one that we haven't seen live in almost 17 years, is playing tonight at Bayou Music Center: Soundgarden. Certainly Soundgarden has a lot to recommend them. Guitarist Kim Thayi ... More >>

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    July 30, 2012

    Ashes of the Wake: A Playlist for Baghdad

    On this day in 762 A.D., caliph Al-Mansur founded the city of Baghdad in what is modern-day Iraq. The area was and remains one of the commercial and intellectual centers of the Arab world, though it's obviously had a few problems since the U.S. invaded in 2003 and toppled Saddam Hussein's regime. No ... More >>

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    December 2, 2011

    Rocks Off Lists Our Favorite Downloads of 2011

    It's getting to be that time of year, when the temperature drops and the lists start rolling in. Read any blog, magazine or newspaper and you're bound to run across at least a handfull of year-end lists, particularly when it comes to music. We all like to talk about the stuff we like. It's just what ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2011

    Delo's Hood Politics Vol. 2 Best Local Mixtape Of 2011

    ​On his first tape, Hood Politics Vol. 1, Missouri City product Delo did one great thing ("Ghetto Boy"), one excessively beautiful thing ("Ain't My Style"), six good things ("Dream On," "Tell Me Mamma," "16 David," "Can I Live," "Hold On," "Money & Blood"), two bad things ("I Got Wings," "Hwy ... More >>

  • Culture

    September 23, 2010
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    January 7, 2010
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    May 7, 2009
  • Home Entertainment

    November 15, 2007

    Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock

    You wanted the best — you got the best: Guitar Hero III

  • Music

    May 17, 2007
  • Home Entertainment

    November 23, 2006

    Encore Performance

    Don't fret. Guitar Hero II kills the opening act

  • Culture

    August 10, 2006
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    September 23, 2004

    A Thin Line...

    Introducing the most hated men in rock (besides Sting)

  • Music

    August 14, 2003

    Rage Against Shawn Pander

    Well, not any more, as former bandmates Slop Jar Junior admit

  • Music

    January 30, 2003

    New Bands from Old

    Or "How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Ignore Audioslave"

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    December 26, 2002

    Black Gold

    A gusher lay beneath the surface, but you had to drill deep

  • Music

    December 30, 1999

    Where Will They Be?

    A look at the rock scene in 2020

  • Music

    December 9, 1999

    Metal Manifesto

    Rage Against the Machine preaches anticapitalism, sells millions of records

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    May 9, 1996
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