Monthly archives: October, 2004

Brian Wilson – Verizon Wireless Theater – Houston, TX

Written by Samuel Barker Oct 23, 2004 at 08:00 PM After releasing his album Imagination in 1998, Brian Wilson hit the road to promote it. It was during the shows that people began hearing some of the songs from the “lost” Beach Boys album, Smile. It was this which gave Wilson the desire to finish…


Green Day – Reliant Arena – Houston, TX

Written by Samuel Barker Oct 20, 2004 at 08:00 PM Ladies and Gentlemen, it is official. Green Day has completed their transformation from snot nosed pop punk band tearing up the tiny stage at Gilman Street to Arena Rock Gods. While I missed the appeal American Idiot after hearing it on album, seeing them in…


Dio w/ Fireball Ministry – Verizon Wireless Theater – Houston, TX

Written by Paul Schwartz Oct 19, 2004 at 08:00 PM As the lights dimmed, the sense of anticipation could be felt, as the Crowd began to chant like Gregorian monks, “Dio,Dio,Dio…” but alas it was not the deemed time for the aging guru of fantasy metal to unveil himself.Instead the Ministers of Fireballs…er… the Fireball…


Queensryche – Verizon Wireless Theater – Houston, TX

Written by Samuel Barker Oct 18, 2004 at 08:00 PM It has been over 12 years since Queensryche last performed Operation: Mindcrime on tour. It’s been 16 years since the album was released. Should we be afraid that the same names and themes are reoccurring in our society today that led Geoff Tate and the…


The Used w/ Atreyu – Verizon Wireless Theater – Houston, TX

Written by Samuel Barker Oct 09, 2004 at 08:00 PM I’ve seen The Used five times now, always they were one of the openers on a large festival: Warped Tour, Buzzfest or Projekt Revolution. I was a bit shocked to the see the band try to pull off a headlining role at the Verizon Wireless…


Against Me! w/ True North – Fitzgerald’s – Houston, TX

Written by Waqar Jamil Oct 01, 2004 at 08:00 PM Never before in Houston have I seen such a kick ass crowd!!! Against Me! brought the punk rock energy and kids of all ages came prepared to scream the night away at the old Houston venue, Fitzgerald’s. With sing alongs, crowd surfing, and circle pits…