Monthly archives: June, 2003

Queensryche & Dream Theater – Verizon Wireless Theater – Houston, TX

Written by Eddie Ferranti Jun 23, 2003 at 08:00 PM Some will see a poster for Queensryche and immediately think to their early 90’s hits, Jet City Woman and Silent Lucidity (which they played on this night), but that’s only for the casual fan, as I was about to find out on this night. Along…


Mojo Nixon and the Toadliquors – Continental Club – Houston, TX

Written by Samuel Barker Jun 20, 2003 at 08:00 PM Gotta Be Free, that was the final song Mojo Nixon and the Toadliquors played on this night. Sure, it’s a tale of getting your penis enlarged to make your life better, but it took on a new meaning on this night, as Nixon hinted, well,…


Third Eye Blind – Verizon Wireless Theater – Houston, TX

Written by Samuel Barker Jun 13, 2003 at 08:00 PM The year was 1997 and the every other song seemed to be a single from Third Eye Blind. Their blend of pop-laden rock grasped on to a lot of kids who had grown tired of the downer rock created by the grunge scene. They were…


Peter Gabriel – Woodlands Pavilion – Spring, TX

Written by Rick Guererro Jun 12, 2003 at 08:00 PM There were “face cams”, a song performed inside of a bouncing plastic ball and even a song performed upon Segways. But in the end Peter Gabriel and band provided all that was necessary to capture the Houston crowds attention during his two hour performance at…


Rooney, AM Radio, Feeder – Engine Room – Houston, TX

Written by Samuel Barker Jun 11, 2003 at 08:00 PM The influx of lo-fi rock bands like The Strokes and The Hives have led to a lot of imitators. You had to look no further than this night to catch a couple of them. Rooney, despite not contain the infamous ‘The’ in their name, were…


Staind w/ Cold – Bricktown Events Center – Oklahoma City, OK

Written by Chad Hodges Jun 10, 2003 at 08:00 PM With the recent success of Staind’s newest album “14 Shades of Gray” expectations were set highly in the Sooner state. Despite the rain and the darkening sky the fans continued to poor into the Events Center to see one of today’s most significant contemporary bands.In…


Supersuckers w/ Throw Rag, Vatos Locos – Engine Room – Houston, TX

Written by Samuel Barker Jun 06, 2003 at 08:00 PM With the release of The Evil Powers of Rock n’ Roll, the Supersuckers had created a masterpiece rock album and drew a stronger audience than they had previously. Now, with the release of Motherfuckers Be Trippin’, the Supersuckers have met the expectations of the media…


Ipecac Geek Show feat. Tomahawk, Melvins and Dälek – Fitzgerald’s – Houston, TX

Written by Samuel Barker Jun 01, 2003 at 08:00 PM Leave it to the man behind some of the most innovative music of the past decade, Mike Patton, to start a record label where one can actually tell the bands apart. Patton, with co-owner/creator Greg Werckman, have made a label that embraces diversity and gives…