Monthly archives: August, 2005

Ozzfest – Woodlands Pavilion – Spring, TX

Written by Samuel Barker Aug 27, 2005 at 12:00 PM For the first time in 5 years, the Ozzfest was back in Houston. The premier tour for introducing up and coming metal acts and giving people a taste of what is out there. And believe me, it is only a taste.All the bands on the…


The Used w/ H2O – Verizon Wireless Theater – Houston, TX

Written by Samuel Barker Aug 26, 2005 at 08:00 PM Hard to believe it has already been close to a year since the last time The Used came through town. On that trek, they brought psuedo-metal act Atreyu with them, this time old school hardcore band gone soft H2O was on the bill. With this…


The Bottle Rockets w/ The Drams – Stubb’s – Austin, TX

Written by Samuel Barker Aug 20, 2005 at 08:00 PM After the Bottle Rockets played SXSW this year, former bassist Robert Kearnes stayed behind as he normally did in Austin since moving there and the rest of the guys headed back to St. Louis. Only this time, Kearnes would not be meeting up with them…


Avril Lavigne – Woodlands Pavilion – Spring, TX

Written by Eddie Ferranti Aug 16, 2005 at 08:00 PM For years now, Avril Lavigne has been wrestling with how she will make the jump from fashionable pop punk princess to serious performer. She’s lost the trademark tie, the raccoon-like eye makeup and decided to let her songs to the talking. Sure, they’re still in…


System of a Down w/ The Mars Volta – Woodlands Pavilion – Spring, TX

Written by Samuel Barker Aug 13, 2005 at 08:00 PM It seemed only fitting as System of a Down’s guitarist/vocalist Daron Malakian stood in a cool white spotlight and strummed out the opening chords and sang the opening lines of Neil Young’s My, My…Hey, Hey. With so many people declaring rock n’ roll dead or…


Go Ask Ogre: Letters for a Deathrock Cutter by Jolene Siana

Written by Samuel Barker Aug 01, 2005 at 12:00 PM Sanity and normality are two things people strive for over all other things. The ability to fit in and make sense of the world around you can push people over the edge or give them a way to excel in life. In Go Ask Ogre,…