Five Houston Concerts You Should Avoid This Fall
Friday Rocks Off brought you 15 of our choices for shows you shouldn't miss this fall. Now the worm has turned.
I can't be the only person who feels a little overwhelmed by Imagine Dragons' extreme overnight success, can I? I mean, I guess some of their songs are okay. Sometimes they pop up on my iHeart [radio] and I think, "Meh!"
But I just can't hear "Radioactive" one more time, let alone fathom paying to hear it. This band is like, fine. Or whatever. I personally prefer something a bit more unique and discernable, especially if I have to drive to The Woodlands to hear it. SELENA DIERINGER
I'm just going to put it out there and say that I went through an ill-advised Mickey Avalon phase, but I would like to blame some of it on my penchant for vodka. When Avalon dropped his first album with the help of Simon Rex in '06, his self-deprecating lyrics and honesty about his history of substance abuse and prostitution made him interesting and different from where music was at the time. Dudes didn't normally rap about that stuff.
But he wasn't that interesting, really. He was kinda brotastic, and his schtick became really boring. Details are kinda hazy (again, the vodka), but I remember him slithering across the stage in a trucker hat and skinny jeans, and I was thoroughly unimpressed. Listening to Avalon's self-titled album now, and taking into account my previous concert experience, I wouldn't be caught dead at this one. ANGELICA LEICHT
Two Fall Out Boy concerts? Really? Weren't they just here? Does Houston really need two Fall Out Boy concerts in barely three months? The band disappeared off of the face of the music-earth, but now they've resurrected their emo-pop-punk garbage in full force, and they're trying to take over the world. Please make it stop. The world doesn't need more 18-word song titles floating around out there, not to mention that silly hair. ANGELICA LEICHT
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