Closing in on 60 years old has done nothing to slow Keith Morris down. Having founded Black Flag with Greg Ginn in 1976 and then the Circle Jerks when that relationship soured, Morris was behind two seminal outfits that will be synonymous with hardcore punk forever. And now four years into his late ... 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. See also: -OFF ... More >>
Solos are boring. Encores are predictable. And opening bands suck. Thankfully, Grand Central and Idle Hands Bookings have cooked up a wham-bam-thank-you-ma'am showcase that dumps a cinder block on the accelerator and let's that bad boy ride right off the edge of the circle pit. And did we mention ... More >>
The members of New Orleans sludge metal band Eyehategod don't worship Satan. They don't kill virgins, hang them upside down over a tub, and wash themselves in blood. They don't dance inside circles of fire during full moons at midnight. They don't castrate babies, put hamsters in blenders, or m ... More >>
http://www.flickr.com/photos/andreac84/ / CC BY 2.0Old man wearing Descendents "Everything Sucks" t shirt."It's been a few years now, we're going strong, we been through a lot of good and bad." - WarzoneThis list of the Top 20 classic hardcore punk songs is fuckin awesome cause it's full of good ... More >>
It was 1979 and punk was being born again in the glitter-flecked primordial muck of Los Angeles. Late-blooming skinheads and bands like Black Flag, the Circle Jerks, and the Germs were bashing the West Coast hardcore scene into shape, using little more than blunt force. For most fans of aggro tun ... More >>
To read past installments of South Florida According to Brooklyn, click here. I attended the local stop of the Warped Tour, on Saturday, July 25 at the Cruzan Amphitheatre in West Palm Beach, and was disappointed that no one really watched Bad Religion. I don't get it! These guys are pioneers of ... More >>
image via Miami New Times archives issue week July 13 - 19, 1988 According to Wikipedia, Debbie Gibson holds the record for "youngest female artist ever to write, produce, and perform on a Billboard # 1 single." That's for her song "Foolish Beat," which is a pretty shitty song.Thanks to a shared pro ... More >>
image via Miami New Times archives week of June 29 - July 5, 1988In the heat of the summer, better call out a plumber This week Archive Diver brings you an excerpt from an old New Times concert calendar from 1988. Look at this damn bill. California hardcore punk rock with Circle Jerks at the Button ... More >>
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.
Before heading off to see Wavves (for the third time in 36 hours, as it turned out) an No Age (for the second time in 24), one of the last shows I saw at last week's SXSW was Kid Sister at the Don't Mess with Texas fest. Flanked by DJ duo Flosstradamus, the trio admitted that their voices were on it ... More >>
The Mars Volta's ghoulish space race.
John Schmidt will save Danny. Come hell or a good high.
Local punks lose the horns, keep the logo
The majestic South Beach theater, soon to reopen as a dance club, has been to ruin and back
These devil's advocates give the hard rockers their due