Rock is dead. Just ask Tenacious D.
"Started with blues, Belly of lead/Then there was Elvis, Nicky some red/Beatles arrive, started a trend/Axl Rose, give me some head/It's all over, rock 'n' roll is dead."
And that's exactly why Jabels & KG (otherwise known as Jack Black and Kyle Gass) are go ... More >>
Pop music celebrities are sex-drenched, weapon-obsessed, drug-addicted, angry, deranged, and sometimes criminal.
In short, they're unconventional, always-entertaining personalities who may or may not have politically valid opinions.
But let's face it, celebrity endorsements are cultural collatera ... More >>
Better Than: Dead Kennedys without Jello, The Misfits without Danzig, and the last 25 years of Bad Brains.
Last night, Downtown Miami dance hall Grand Central hosted yet another righteous punk show. In fact, this might've been the best rock concert that we've ever seen at the club.
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There's a famous dicho Cubano that our grandmother used to say. And it goes, Dime con quién andas y te diré quién eres. Roughly translated, it means you are the company you keep.
And evidently, Justin Bieber's relationship with Floyd "Money" Mayweather has transformed the innocent 18-year-old p ... More >>
The members of Guns 'N Roses' classic lineup dealt with Axl Rose's boycott of the 2012 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony by ... getting someone else to sing.
Why didn't they think of this sooner? We saw Axl and His Scabs a few months ago. And, uh, let's just say we'd prefer an ensemble ... More >>
UPDATE Originally scheduled for February 29, Guns 'N Roses has changed the date of its Miami concert to March 5.
Break out your sweatiest bandana and stankiest pair of ripped jeans ... It's time to get "intimate" with Guns N' Roses again.
Just three and half months ago, the Axl Rose Band, an ar ... More >>
Gene Simmons is a smarmy motherfucker.Maybe we were born too late. Or in the wrong part of the country. But quintessential '80s hair-metal extravaganza rockers KISS have always come off as kinda goofy.
Alice Cooper, The Stooges, Black Sabbath ... Now there's some blues-derived din that knew how ... More >>
Photo by Sayre BermanSee the full 31-photo Guns N' Roses at American Airlines Arena slideshow.
Guns N' Roses
American Airlines Arena
Saturday, October 29, 2011
Saturday night's Guns N' Roses concert at the American Airlines Arena was the biggest group S&M experience we've e ... More >>
In 2009, a teenaged Chris Brown was arrested for beating the crap out of his then-girlfriend, Rihanna. It was an ugly scene and everyone will always remember him as one of the most famous wife-beaters of all time.
Certainly, though, Brown is not the only male musician with anger management pr ... More >>
Edvill, FlickrThe Beastie Boys, Eric B. & Rakim, Donovan, and the Cure were among 15 artists nominated this morning by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame committee for the class of 2012.
Only five will make it, earning a sacred spot alongside some of the greats. Chances are, Guns N' Roses, will ... More >>
Photo by Sayre BermanMarc Anthony
American Airlines Arena
September 16, 2011
Better Than: Cafe con leche.
We're taking back anything bad we've ever said about Marc Anthony.
No disrespect, Marc, but the one text we sent out during the show last night from the American Airlines Arena said ... More >>
MTV Britney Madonna = BarfThe performances for the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards have been announced. And Crossfade is not impressed.
Last week, when we broke down why the upcoming VMAs is a steaming hot turd, we already knew Lil Wayne would be on board, and would likely be performing his wet ... More >>
Prior to serving 11 months on Riker's Island, the world knew (and loved) Lil Wayne for being a delightfully schizoid celeb, hypercompetitive workaholic, and the Best Rapper Alive. He dictated the game, ate candy by the pound, sold a gazillion albums, guzzled promethazine-and-codeine cocktails li ... More >>
Photo by John Gerritsen via cheaptrick.comCheap Trick's Rick Nielsen.Yesterday, Cheap Trick narrowly averted a very-public demise.
The classic '80s power-pop quartet pulled the plug on its set at the Ottawa Bluesfest when an approaching storm created serious gusts of wind that made the band a l ... More >>
Welcome to PrunkTV, a free online "webinar" for future rock stars.
Like the Ancient Iron Raven, WMC spread its Vulcan wings and soared above our majestic city this past weekend. If you watch today's episode of Prunk, you will feel so much better for the rest of your life, dear website participant. ... More >>
You don't need a half-wit music critic to tell you it's been a remarkable year for America, one historians will be discussing and researching for centuries to come. War, financial collapse, politics, technology: All have been dinner-table topics for many Americans. Racial barriers in 2008 were demo ... More >>
In a year worthy of your rage, metal delivered in spades. What with the economy circling the drain and Sarah Palin coming down from the tundra and then refusing to go back, 2008's been the kind of year that really makes you want to smash your head into walls or punch random strangers in the face. Go ... More >>