Avril Lavigne

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2014

    Mugshots Friday: Hustle Too Hard

    Every Friday, Riptide brings you the most eye-catching mugshots taken the previous week (or thereabouts) in Miami-Dade County. Yes, there is some mockery of bad neck tattoos, but also adulation directed at perps who just plain look more badass than we ever will. This is the italicized intro to that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2014

    Mugshots Friday: Hipster Stache

    Every Friday, Riptide brings you the most eye-catching mugshots taken the previous week (or thereabouts) in Miami-Dade County. Yes, there is some mockery of bad neck tattoos, but also adulation directed at perps who just plain look more badass than we ever will. This is the italicized intro to that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2014

    Bright Light Social Hour on Infinite Cities and Writing a Song for Texas' Wendy Davis

    Even if Wendy Davis loses her bid to be governor of Texas, she can be proud that her political career inspired a great song. Just as the Beatles wrote "Come Together" in honor of Timothy Leary's campaign to be governor of California, the members of the Bright Light Social Hour wrote a song in the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2013

    Five Best Concerts in Miami This Week

    Ever been excited for Monday? Neither have we. But with good shows to look forward to this week including Dion Kerr's jazzy tunes, Curren$y's weed-y rap beats, and the Y100 Jingle Ball's pop star invasion, you might catch yourself a bit on the giddy side today all week. Check out the five best c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 24, 2012

    Pop Gossip: Ten Hottest Messes of 2012

    Pop gossip. Most of us want to believe that we're too intelligent and cultured to be fascinated with such gutter-trash information, but the reality is we all love to sniff the dirty underwear of the stars. Whether it's a child star blossoming into a full-fledged sex symbol, a battered woman who can ... More >>

  • Music

    December 6, 2012
  • Blogs

    October 30, 2012

    Top Ten Gross, Funny, and Slutty Celebrity Halloween Costumes of 2012

    All Hallows' Eve is the one time of year when you can wear almost anything. Some people like to be clever with their Halloween costumes. Others just try to be slutty. Some people dress up as celebrities. All this goes for your favorite musicians too. Let's take a look at some of this year's celebr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2012

    20 Worst Pop Hits of the Last 20 Years

    Happy Birthday, Nielson! The SoundScan system just turned 20. And although it's probably on its deathbed, Billboard is celebrating the watermark with a series of chart-topping lists. The latest release: The top 100 pop songs since the system's implementation, back in '92. Some Miami-bred musicians ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2012

    Avril Lavigne Promises "Badass" Wedding Dress, Forgets She Is Avril Lavigne and Marrying the Nickelback Guy

    See also "Avril Lavigne & Nickelback, Diarrhea-Flavored Mouthwash, Four Other Gross Marriages." OK, this Avril Lavigne and Chad Kroeger engagement thing has gone too far. At first, it seemed fun. Or at least, an efficient way for a vengeful Old Testament god to smite them both with a single bo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 22, 2012

    Avril Lavigne & Nickelback, Diarrhea-Flavored Mouthwash, Four Other Gross Marriages

    To quote Revelation 6:12, "I watched as he opened the sixth seal. There was a great earthquake. The sun turned black like sackcloth made of goat hair, the whole moon turned blood red." Because the end times just weren't coming soon enough, Avril Lavigne and Nickelback's Chad Kroeger have announced ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2012

    Seven Least Punk Rock Moments in Punk Rock History

    See also "Ten Raging Punks (And Other Rockers) Who Crashed the Daytime Talk Show Circuit." Punk rock is more than just a genre of music. It's an attitude, a lifestyle, a way of carrying oneself in the face of life's silly bullshit and tired assholes. But if we can define what punk is, then we can ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2012

    Nickelback's Chad Kroeger and Avril Lavigne! The Five Worst Pop Collaborations

    Did you guys just feel that rip in the space-time continuum? Literally the two shittiest musical artists of all time, Nickelback's Chad Kroeger and Avril Lavigne, are in the studio, making an album together. These two Canadian hacks are combining their talents as the world's most-hated musicians t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2011

    Selena Gomez's Death Threat and the Ten Creepiest Pop Star Stalkers of All Time

    ​Barely legal teen pop queen (and Justin Bieber's girlfriend) Selena Gomez received a seriously threatening letter from a superfan-turned-stalker named Thomas Brodnicki and Crossfade can't help but wonder if those naked gold statues had anything to do with it. Regardless, it's ridiculous for a 46 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2010

    Ten Worst Cover Songs: From Vanilla Ice vs. Public Enemy to All Time Low on Rihanna

    Rob Van Winkle is no Chuck D.​All great imitation, even when it's parody, respects the original source. The covers that disappoint fail to do this. Notably missing from Crossfade's list are the pain-inducing covers that have been discussed to death. Examples: Celine Dion's cover of AC/DC's "You S ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2010

    Induce Named Kid Sister's Official DJ; Catch Both at Grand Central Saturday

    ​DJ Induce is no stranger to the local music scene ... in fact, he is the scene. Having started his burgeoning DJ career well over ten years ago, Induce (a.k.a. Ryan Smith) has DJed for anyone and everyone, in every night and day club, selecting records varied and vast, from EPMD to Metallica.Ind ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2009

    At Long Last, Your Morons of the Week

    Devout fans of this column, please forgive us for not presenting any morons last week. You see, a deluge of moronic behavior cascaded through our newsroom, jammed our fax machines, and overloaded our circuit boards. We've mopped it all up just in time to narrow a football squad-sized crowd of deserv ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 24, 2009

    Food News Roundup: Paula Deen Ham, Kardashian Bikini, Celebrities Eat, Sobe Wine & Food, Ricky Williams and BK

    Paula Deen hit in face with flying ham, "another bout of public humiliation after the Wine and Beach Festival at Miami, when her pants fell off in public." Yeah, we broke that story, but we can't find video of this one that's as good as that one. [ThaIndian] [HamVideo] [PantsFallDown]Kim Kardashian ... More >>

  • Music

    June 25, 2009

    Josh Freese: Workin' for the Fan

    Superstar drummer of Devo and A Perfect Circle sells himself, his famous friends, and all-you-can-eat shrimp dinners to promote his new album.

  • Home Entertainment

    February 7, 2008

    Auto Erotica

    Car lovers find a new flame in Burnout Paradise.

  • Music

    October 25, 2007
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    October 25, 2007
  • Home Entertainment

    September 6, 2007

    Getting Medieval

    Two Worlds sends next-gen RPGs back to the Dark Ages

  • Music

    July 12, 2007

    Various Artists

    Instant Karma: The Amnesty International Campaign to Save Darfur (Warner Bros.)

  • Music

    April 26, 2007

    Avril Lavigne

    The Best Damn Thing (RCA)

  • Film

    January 4, 2007
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    August 31, 2006
  • Film

    May 18, 2006

    Over the Hedge

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  • Music

    February 17, 2005


    Wilco makes alt-country go pop and lives to tell the tale

  • Year End

    December 23, 2004

    Marrying the Mainstream

    White men learned to dance, and the emoting was as thick as the eyeliner on the year's best pop-rock records.

  • Music

    November 25, 2004

    Too Sexy for Their Rock

    Fashionable retro rock has jumped the shark. Here's why

  • Music

    June 17, 2004

    Stars are Born

    Fate may make MSM and JD Natasha the new voices of Latin pop, but they couldn't look or sound more different

  • Bars and Clubs

    May 13, 2004


    The Sandbar Lounge

  • Music

    May 1, 2003

    Frog's Legs

    Schneider TM cooks up pop delicacies for your ears

  • Culture

    April 10, 2003

    Made With Love

    Rosanne Cash is the friend who will say, or sing, what you can't

  • Music

    October 24, 2002

    Yo Quiero Mi MTV

    To reach Latin American kids, MTV first has to invent Latin America