"I enjoy a little of everything." Usually that kind of statement can be interpreted to mean, "I'm self-indulgent and lazy." But for Niko Javan, that isn't true. He's not only a producer, DJ, video director, and musician. His resume boasts impressive accomplishments all across the creative spectrum. ... More >>
Even though 2006 inductees Johnny Rotten and the Sex Pistols might think the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is "a piss stain" that charges too much for dinner and a gala, there are plenty of "music industry people" (i.e. not gaping A-holes) who'd be happy to grab a decent dinner while basking in the glo ... More >>
Crack reporter Dan Rather rockin' out like a freakin' hurricane.One of the biggest drags about living in South Florida is the fact that we don't experience a change of season. Save one ... The dreaded hurricane season. It's bad enough we can't look forward to the leaves changing colors. Or bein ... More >>
If you're not a subscriber to our weekly Café Bites dining newsletter, here's a taste of what you're missing. Click here to subscribe.Party like an A-lister at The Betsy Hotel's B Bar, where on Thursday, the uber-swanky watering hole with its black vinyl ceiling and hand-cut Parisian crystal lam ... More >>
After three decades on the scene, Brit legend Pete Tong's got nothing to prove. He's been a critic, an A&R guy, a producer, a BBC jockey, and one of the most massive club DJs in the world. But still he's hitting the decks hard, night after night. It's almost like the guy's on a deranged missi ... More >>
Hell yeah!!!Now is not the time to argue as to who did what better for Black Sabbath. Now is the time to acknowledge facts. Fact one: Ronnie James Dio revitalized a sagging Sabbath after Ozzy was fired with 1980's landmark album Heaven & Hell (which was recorded here in Miami at Criteria Recordi ... More >>
photo by Amanda MiliusGraveyard first played in South Florida a few months ago, opening for Clutch and the Sword at Culture Room. A quick scan of the crowd showed I wasn't the only one floored by these Swedes' straight-up vintage-sounding, heavy psych onslaught. Well, maybe that crushing feeling was ... More >>
If you've seen Rock Star starring Mark Wahlberg, you know (at least Hollywood's version) the story of how Tim "Ripper" Owens came to be lead singer of the Rob Halford-less Judas Priest. Long story very short: Halford left the band to thrash solo. Meanwhile Ripper Owens was in a Judas Priest tribute ... More >>
The Sword and Clutch With Never Got Caught and Graveyard Friday, September 26 The Culture Room, Ft. Lauderdale Better Than: Not discovering the awesomeness that was Graveyard. The Washington, D.C.-area quartet Clutch have been around since about 1991, and have seemingly been on the road ever since ... More >>
The kids from the School of Rock were born to be wild.
Kid Rock The Fillmore Theater Miami Beach October 18, 2007 Better than: A Miracle Whip and Wonder Bread sandwich Love him or hate him, Kid Rock makes an impression. From the moment the house lights went down at Miami’s Fillmore Theater Thursday night, the air in the room was electrified with a ... More >>
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