"50 concerts, 50 states, one day" ... Just a couple of weeks ago, we here at Crossfade announced that Bud Light Music First tour would be coming to Miami. Other cities had already gotten their headliners, including Kendrick Lamar and The Hold Steady, for "Bud Light Music First's grand finale, 50/ ... More >>
It's time to start planning your road trip to Lollapalooza land 'cause King Perry Farrell just released his 125-name guestlist for this August's three-day Grant Park extravaganza. And if you don't wanna be left at the gate, crying and clawing the dirt like a pauper, you better buy a full-weekend ... More >>
Flogging Molly's Matthew Hensley.While often likened to other Stateside outfits, like Dropkick Murphys and Black 47, best known for blending an upstart attitude with Celtic tradition, Flogging Molly alone can claim a specific geographical bond with the old country. The band's founder and frontm ... More >>
WTF is Hare Krishna hardcore? Ask Shelter.When punk started brewing in the late '60s and exploded in the '70s, no one could have predicted the exponential permutations the genre would unleash. But as it turns out, the next 40 years were a total landslide of sub-subgenres and multigenerational s ... More >>
It's ironic that for bands like Black 47 and the Dropkick Murphys, the words Irish and insurgency have become practically synonymous, especially since these two outfits actually hail from New York and Boston respectively, cities that are separated by several thousand miles from the Emerald Isles. ... More >>
Weezer's Rivers Cuomo, after knocking out Chris Cornell in four roundsNow Crossfade isn't taking any steps to become Sunfade for the week, but there's going to be a lot of SunFest coverage. The lineup, which includes Weezer, the Flaming Lips, Nas, among many others, is strong to say the least. A ... More >>
311 performing at SunFest 2009West Palm Beach hasn't had this much musical excitement since Ozzy Osbourne rolled through town. An impressive crop of national acts are set to play the 28th installment of SunFest, which takes place April 28 - May 2 in downtown West Palm Beach along Florida's Intrac ... More >>
Scottish punk rawkers 4 Past Midnight deliver the kind of old-school punk anthems that used to play in rotation in your brain throughout the late '80s and early '90s. The first song on their MySpace playlist, "Fuck Them All," is a gritty criticism of those destroying the punk scene, while the second ... More >>
Some bands on the defunct festival's bill are still coming to town. Here's a guide to the makeup shows.
It's Tuesday, so clearly it's time to start looking forward to the weekend. Since Langerado's been canceled, people looking to get their fill of music will have to do a bit more planning and travelling. A few of the bigger bands that were to play Langerado, like the Pogues (March 7th at Pompano ... More >>
After much Internet gossip and rumor-mongering, the folks behind Langerado announced they would release the first phase of the festival's 2009 lineup yesterday morning. That didn't happen, with a delay as organizers "finalized last-minute details." Still, this morning they've come forward with a few ... More >>
Six essential Irish acts that would win St. Paddys approval.