David Rolland is a freelance music writer for Miami New Times. His mornings are spent educating his toddler daughter on becoming a music snob. His spare time is spent dabbling in writing fiction and screenplays whose subjects are mostly music snobs.
5 days ago | Concerts
The Mowgli's, along with on-site activations that give fans a chance to interact with the newest Ford vehicles". Signing up for the show also gives you opportunities to win free travel and even, potentially, a new car.
6 days ago | Concerts
Started in Southern California in 1978 by a teenaged Mike Ness, Social Distortion was inspired by the Sex Pistols and the Rolling Stones. Listen to the band's catalog of seven albums, released sporadically over the past 34 years, and you'll hear t...
22 days ago | Concerts
The theory of alternate realities posits that right next to this reality are infinite universes, together comprising everything that exists. If that's true, somewhere out there is a reality where every rock star dresses like a superhero. This is a...
27 days ago | Concerts
Most bands playing '80s nights don't really know the '80s. They might have studied old Adam Ant MTV videos, seen Valley Girl a few hundred times, or binge-watched Glow, but they weren't there for the '80s. Erotic Exotic does not have that problem....
29 days ago | Interviews
When you hear that Raekwon, a founding member of the legendary rap group Wu-Tang Clan, is coming to Miami July 30, your first question will of course be "Where?" The city doesn't have an enormous number of live music venues, but you'd probably gue...
1 month ago | Interviews
The way Darryl "DMC" McDaniels tells it, hip-hop wouldn't exist without comic books. There sure as hell wouldn't be any Run DMC, McDaniels' legendary group that overcame numerous hurdles to bring rap into the mainstream. "I was a Catholic school k...