Dan Gorostiaga

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2014

    Miami's 20 Best Punk Bands of All Time

    The 305 did not invent punk rock, nor was it instrumental in the development of its subculture. As a matter of fact, South Florida was plagued by so-called "album-oriented rock" clubs, insufferable cover bands with Eagles aspirations, and misguided disco heads who were ignoring the better stuff put ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2011

    Four Fantasy Cover Requests for Dade County Sludge Metal Gods Cavity

    Dade County guys​The time for subterfuge and obfuscation has come to an end. I will no longer employ cloak-and-dagger tricks in order to make a Cavity reunion happen. No. It is time for action! I have already covered a hefty span of their catalogue via my Blast From the Past column, e-mails have ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2011

    Cavity's Wounded EP Is a Monument to Feedback, Distortion, and Savagery

    ​Cavity Wounded EP (No! Records) I remember Dan Gorostiaga tracking me down amid the many thoroughfares of Florida International University back in 1998 and giving me a copy of this seven-inch. Like all Cavity releases, it featured great cover art and even better music ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2011

    Cavity's Goin' Ann Arbor/Sometime Sweet Susan 7"

    ​CavityGoin' Ann Arbor/Sometime Sweet Susan 7"(Rhetoric Records) What can I say? It doesn't always work out. Case in point: My mother tried so hard to make me an upright citizen, a contributor, an eventual CEO, MBA candidate, whatever-the-fuck. She never imagined in her wildest dreams that I'd ... More >>

  • Music

    December 4, 1997