Girls star and generational lighting rod Lena Dunham made her big debut in New York City politics yesterday by speaking at a fund-raiser for comptroller candidate Scott Stringer (her real-life BFF works for Stringer's campaign, natch). Apropos of nothing she decided to throw some major shade at Tamp ... More >>
If it ain't broken, don't fix it. Unless you're a millionaire musician with a megasuccessful career. And then fuck it, change your name completely. We're pretty sure that's how the old adage goes, and that's what you'd be led to believe by Crossfade's little list of moniker madness. When an artist ... More >>
Last week, Against Me! singer Tom Gabel announced that she is transgendered and beginning life as a woman. Coincidentally, his band played the Lollapalooza festival in 2010 and that festival's organizer, Perry Farrell, is bringing Jane's Addiction to the Fillmore Miami Beach this Friday. Farrell ... More >>
Wearing a low-cut dress and a matching black head wrap, Against Me! singer Tom Gabel looks remarkably feminine in the latest issue of Rolling Stone magazine. Soon, the 31-year-old punk rocker will begin taking hormones and undergo electrolysis procedures that'll help Tom become Laura. After ye ... More >>
We know that the rest of the country has been experiencing a lil thang called a "heat wave." But Crossfade has no sympathy. It's hot in Miami all freaking year. Maybe that's why Off With Their Heads, a pop-punk quartet on perennial pop-punk label Epitaph Records, spends so much time in the Magic Ci ... More >>
via XwomanizerxRecently, Perez Hilton reported that tickets for Britney Spears' Femme Fatale tour are selling for half off. Apparently, the original prices were extremely expensive, in the range of $96 to $346.50, before fees. But her boyfriend Jason Trawick is selling tickets on his site at a ... More >>
If a trek to Tennessee for Bonnaroo just wasn't in the cards this year, we have two ways for you to catch the Music and Arts fest from the comfort of your South Florida digs. First, the three-day arts and music festival is hosting a YouTube page with exclusive live webcasts from June 11 thr ... More >>
To the delight of local skinny-jeaned optometrists, Los Angeles alt-shoegaze rockers Silversun Pickups will bring "Lazy Eye," as well as more recent material off 2009's Swoon to the scenic Sunset Cove Amphitheater in Boca Raton June 16. See the whole tour itinerary here. Ticket sales are forthcom ... More >>
via againstme.netWhen Gainesville anarcho-punks Against Me! released their fourth album, 2007's New Wave, the band's hardcore fundamentalist fans immediately swung into crisis mode, organizing counseling and puke circles for heartbroken indie kids nationwide. Understand though, the mass freakout ... More >>
Some bands on the defunct festival's bill are still coming to town. Here's a guide to the makeup shows.
Rock stars share the songs they're thankful for.
It's all in the stars.
"Let us all tip our hats to one man's ability to question another's moral fiber."
What not to ask Tom Gabel of Against Me!