Monthly archives: November, 2003

Cheap Trick – Verizon Wireless Theater – Houston, TX

Written by Eddie Ferranti Nov 14, 2003 at 08:00 PM Cheap Trick was one of the best pop rock bands to ever touch a stage. They wrote songs that defined a period, yet are still relevant today. Guitarist Rick Nielsen and vocalist Robin Zander are rock music icons, but on this night, they were just…


Slayer – Verizon Wireless Theater – Houston, TX

Written by Samuel Barker Nov 11, 2003 at 08:00 PM Somebody must have forgotten to tell Slayer fans rock rule #1: When attending a rock show, don’t be the guy wearing the shirt of the band you’re doing to see, we all know you love them, you’re here. Nearly 60% of the people in attendance…


Mono – Rubbergloves – Denton, TX

Written by martin de leon II Nov 09, 2003 at 08:00 PM And with slinky-hair, four Japanese instrumentalists reshaped sound into an extraordinary emotional experience. The new school of moody wordless rock musicians by way of the Sonic Youth/Mogwai/Bardo Pond family tree are not from merry o\’ England or even the painted black corners of…


The Strokes w/ Kings of Leon – Verizon Wireless Theater – Houston, TX

Written by Samuel Barker Nov 07, 2003 at 08:00 PM When the Strokes came to town nearly two years ago, they were on their maiden voyage across the United States. For the first time they were stepping out on their NYC stomping grounds and bringing their music to fans abroad.This inexperience showed in ways that…


A Perfect Circle w/ The Icarus Line – Reliant Arena – Houston, TX

Written by Samuel Barker Nov 01, 2003 at 08:00 PM Originally, A Perfect Circle was a side project between two components of Tool, Maynard James Keenan and guitar tech Billy Howerdale, but somewhere it all went horribly wrong. The band became another in the line of current “supergroups.” How much of this was planned is…