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1 hr ago | Houston Press

The 10 Best Concerts In Houston This Week: Bottle Rockets, Rudz 36, Garfunkel & Oates, etc.

The pride of Festus, Mo., the Bottle Rockets would be the best band you've never heard of except, if you've ever subscribed to either No Depression magazine or the Bloodshot Records mailing list, you've absolutely heard of them and know exactly why they're so damn good.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Uncle Tupelo, Punk

Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Stranger

No, Henry Rollins, Fuck You and Your Stupid Ideas About Suicide

This morning Henry Rollins, the former Black Flag singer turned LA Weekly columnist, wrote a piece called " Fuck Suicide ."

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Related Topix: Punk, Family, Kids

The Oregonian

What Henry Rollins got wrong about Robin Williams and depression

On Thursday, former Black Flag frontman and tireless word-spouter Henry Rollins delivered the latest edition of his LA Weekly column, this time turning his keyboard to Robin Williams - namely, the actor's suicide.

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Related Topix: Depression, Health, Punk, University of Kentucky, Music, Entertainment

Spin

Henry Rollins Bashes the Suicidal, Shames Robin Williams

Henry Rollins and Gene Simmons make an unlikely pair, but the former just joined the KISS musician today in his harsh criticism of people who commit suicide.

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Related Topix: Kiss, Pop/Rock, Punk

Stanford

library unveils punk poster art collection

Posters in Stanford's collection of punk rock art, housed in Green Library, reflect the Bay Area's musical and cultural history of the 1970s and '80s.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Santa Clara County, CA, Stanford, CA, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Stanford University, Punk

VH1

1984 Vs. 2014: Which Year Ruled Harder For These Music Icons? 1984 Or 2014, Which Year Was Better?

A lot can change in 30 years. On the night of September 14th, 1984, sexy Material Girl Madonna took the stage for her career making performance of "Like A Virgin" at the MTV Video Music Awards .

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Dance, Madonna, Pop/Rock, Punk, _No Company, The History Channel, Slitherine, Video Games, Music, Entertainment

Fri Aug 15, 2014

RollingStone

Henry Rollins Traces the Racist Origins of Marijuana Prohibition

"If we legalize marijuana, then you're legalizing a 'brown person's drug,' Henry Rollins says with a sarcastic tone.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Family, Kids, Punk, Music, Entertainment

Creative Loafing Tampa

Tonight in live music: OFF!, Hail Dale Pale Ale Release Party & more

Thank god it's Friday. Here's some music that's happening all over Tampa Bay tonight.

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Related Topix: The Jerks, Punk, Circle Jerks, Rocket from the Crypt, St. Petersburg, FL

RollingStone

5 Seconds of Summer: Guitars, Good Looks and Screaming Girls

The australian pop-punk quartet 5 Seconds of Summer have come out of nowhere to score a Number One album, along with one of the year's best singles "She Looks So Perfect," with its irresistible chorus: "I made a mixtape straight out of '94/I got your ripped skinny jeans lying on the floor."

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Related Topix: Punk, Music, Entertainment

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Brooklynvegan

Ramones 40th Anniversary being celebrated in NYC this Sat; CJ Ramone...

This Saturday, August 16th , marks the 40th Anniversary of the day The Ramones took the stage at CBGB for their first performance ever.

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Related Topix: Punk, The Ramones

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Creative Loafing Atlanta

Off!: Still 'Wasted' after all these years

GET IN THE VAN: Off! is on the road with Keith Morris , Dimitri Coats, Steven McDonald, and Dale Crover.

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Related Topix: Punk, Pop/Rock, Henry Rollins, Circle Jerks

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Brooklynvegan

tix on sale: Parquet Courts, Sonny & the Sunsets, NY Comedy Fest,...

Tickets to Black Flag at Grand Victory go on sale at 8:55 AM. Tickets to the Shannon & the Clams show at Death by Audio are on sale now.

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Related Topix: Punk

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Brooklynvegan

Black Flag schedule small Brooklyn show

The current version of "Black Flag" treks on, playing increasingly smaller venues.

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Related Topix: Punk

Austin American Statesman

Austin Music Source: Saturday music picks: Off!, Wanda Jackson

Off! at the Mohawk outdoor. Keith Morris, frontman of genre-redefining punk bands Black Flag and Circle Jerks and now Off!, is pushing 60, but he's not slowing down anytime soon.

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Related Topix: Wanda Jackson, Rock-N-Roll, The Jerks, Punk, Circle Jerks, The Dwarves, Recreational Vehicle, Beaver

Mon Aug 04, 2014

Ultimate-guitar.com

Black Flag: In My Head [Reviews]

By 1985 Greg Ginn was ready to move on. He had finally used up the last of the backlogged tunes from the " 1982 Demo " days on " Loose Nut " and was ready to begin finally working on his debut solo album.

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Related Topix: Punk

Fri Aug 01, 2014

Denver Westword

Greg Ginn finally seems happy, and that's a good thing for Black Flag fans

There was no gobbing, no fighting, no obvious fascist skinheads ruining last night's Black Flag show for other people.

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Related Topix: Punk

Houston Press

The 10 Best Concerts In Houston This Weekend: Total Abuse, Lil Boosie, Ray LaMontagne, etc.

Modern hardcore a tad too cute for you? You certainly wouldn't be alone in that sentiment, but take care that you're ready for the alternative.

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Related Topix: Ray LaMontagne, Austin, TX, Punk, Houston, TX, Metal, Galactic Cowboys

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Austin Chronicle

Off

Early into Wasted Years ' 16 songs in 23 minutes, Keith Morris snarls, "Angry for the rest of your life/ There's no easy escape."

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Related Topix: Punk, Circle Jerks, The Jerks, Rocket from the Crypt, Music, Entertainment

Houston Press

Five Classic Bands Who Need New Names

As we often talk about here on Rocks Off, band names are important. They're a brand for your merry group of music-playing ladies and gentlemen, but problems can arise when the brand ends up superseding important things like quality.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Queen, Led Zeppelin, Punk

Colorado Springs Independent

House of T-Pain

Remember that I Am T-Pain iPhone app you bought five years ago? The one where you freestyled over a prerecorded beat, and it Auto-Tuned your vocals, and you passed it around at parties, and you all laughed until, a month later, it joined the 500 other phone apps you haven't opened since? More than 2 million downloads and a couple of Grammy Awards ... (more)

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Related Topix: iPhone, Best of 2007, Punk

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