When word first started to spread about Torche, shortly before their first show at The Fest 3 in Gainesville, many were excited to hear the latest from Steve Brooks, guitarist and vocalist for legendary sludge band Floor. Miami's high school-aged punk scene was particularly excited over Brooks ... More >>
Worship with Cee Lo at SunFest.Read Crossfade's print feature on Taking Back Sunday at SunFest 2011. Throughout history, humans have worshipped the sun in strange ways, often involving mass orgy and human sacrifice. Our ancestors really knew how to party, huh? Well, yes ... But it's now the 2 ... More >>
Photo by Ian WiltenDeftones lead singer Chino Moreno performing at the Fillmore Miami Beach.Click here to view photos from Deftones at Fillmore Miami Beach.DeftonesWith BaronessThe Fillmore Miami BeachWednesday, August 25, 2010Better Than: Watching any other rock band with a DJ in its lineup.The ... More >>
Photo from tenthousandislands.blogspot.comIt seems another Miami band has gotten its gear stolen. New Times reported yesterday that Torche, currently on tour with Circa Survive and Coheed and Cambria, had a slew of equipment jacked in Chicago on Friday, including a guitar, bass, pedals, iP ... More >>
via myspace.com/torcheGear theft is a sad reality of the touring life, but despite its many, many months on the road, Miami-birthed Torche had been lucky enough to avoid a major incident -- until this past Friday. The band is currently on tour with Circa Survive and Coheed and Cambria, a package ... More >>
Poster created by Iron Forge PressThis Coheed and Cambria poster is pretty flyFort Lauderdale-based Iron Forge Press creates some of the most eye-popping rock posters we've ever seen. Whenever possible, we'll share their designs right here on Crossfade.Just last week, we got a retro eyeful courte ... More >>
via myspace.com/coheedandcambriaCoheed and CambriaFor this concert review, Sammy Gonzalez, bassist of Miami's Jacobs Ladder, weighs in on a show this past Sunday by some of his favorite bands. Local musicians, if you'd like to contribute a review of a show by some of your favorites or influe ... More >>
From GWAR to Torche, the acts that rocked the Magic City.
The instrumental rock quartet Pelican has markedly evolved in recent years. Perhaps it was a result of moving from the band’s original hometown of Chicago, for the sunnier climes of Los Angeles. For where the earliest Pelican material skated around the borders of metal, as time has passed there’ ... More >>
Just confirmed today: Chicago instrumental almost-metal quartet (and friends of Miami's Torche) Pelican will play its biggest headlining show to date in South Florida on November 15. As the band has grown in popularity, it's played in these parts a couple times over the last few years years. Once wa ... More >>
Anthony Green Wednesday, September 3, 2008 Culture Room, Fort Lauderdale Better Than: Those love poems you wrote in eighth grade about Julie, er, or was it Sarah? One thing is clear: Anthony Green has found love. Well, that’s not just because he really did recently marry his longtime on-again, ... More >>
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Pelican, Circa Survive, and Thrice Revolution, Ft. Lauderdale Tuesday, April 29, 2008 Better Than: Considering just Thrice’s set – better than the band’s last appearance in South Florida, last December at the Fillmore Miami Beach. The Review: Alright, I start this review very irritated that ... More >>
Long Island emo-prog-rockers Envy On the Coast are trying hard to stand out in a world of Saves the Day and Brand New wannabes. It’s no easy task, and on the band’s 2007 debut full-length Lucy Gray, this quintet reminds us just how hard it can be. With melodic choruses, often answered by vulnera ... More >>
Vans Warped Tour July 21st, 2007 Bicentennial Park 11:00 a.m. Warped Tour is celebrating its 13th birthday this year. The main stages have been appropriately renamed to “Lucky” and “13” for the occasion. South Florida did hit some bad luck, though, with bands such as Alkaline Trio, Mxpx ... More >>
Our suggestions for navigating the 13th installment of the Vans Warped Tour