Sure, craft beers and independent breweries may offer a better selection. Some would even argue a better product.
But when was the last time that a small beverage business managed to tap the likes of Kendrick Lamar and The Hold Steady for a "never-before-seen live music event" or gave away over 50 ... More >>
Everyone in the 305 is preparing themselves emotionally, physically, and financially for the insane uhntz-uhntz parade (AKA Ultra Music Festival) that's about to come crashing down.
But that doesn't mean the shreik of electric guitar and finger-freaked bass are gonna be totally drowned out in the ... More >>
Searching for the Afterman?
Well, take a break ... 'Cause everyone's favorite prog-rock supergeeks, Coheed and Cambria, have just announced a winter 2013 tour!
And while we could all continue puzzling oh-so-intensely over the latest installment -- Afterman: Ascension -- in C&C's sprawlingly co ... More >>
Steve Brooks has a South Florida sludge pedigree unlike any other.
As the chief songwriter for legendary late '90s and early 2000s doom-drone trio Floor, the guitarist and vocalist has definitely secured himself a spot in the Heavy Hall of Fame.
And while that band is experiencing a mighty second ... More >>
Yesterday, hip-hop pioneer Tone Loc plead not guilty to dual charges of domestic violence and unlicensed possession of an assault rifle.
The rapper and cartoon voice actor was arrested after a dispute with the mother of his children turned physical. Police found the Colt AR-15 Sporter when resp ... More >>
Earlier this week, Crossfade reported on Coheed and Cambria bassist, Mic Todd, being arrested in Massachussetts for stealing oxycontin from a Walgreens hours before his band's opening gig for Soundgarden.
Well, it's a good/weird week for rock star arrests as Nick Oliveri, ex-bassist for the Dwar ... More >>
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 >>
Mugshot of Coheed and Cambria's Mic Todd.Last night, TMZ reported that Coheed and Cambria bassist Mic Todd was arrested for robbing a Walgreen's pharmacy in Attleboro, Massachussetts.
Apparently, Todd wrote out a note on his cell phone demanding oxycontin and threatening the store employee with ... More >>
Torche is a band whose growing influence is not exactly measured in riches. Yes, the band has been hailed in discerning international circles as uh, torchbearers of a new sound that is heavy without being metal, per se, and still melodic. Still, the current threesome has had to keep it together, ... 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 PressFort 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.Iron Forge Press designer Ian Rowan sent over this shot of a Minus the Bear poster for T ... 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 >>