"Power supply is no big deal," says Rat Bastard, hunched over a row of disemboweled computer hard drives resting on his kitchen countertop. "I'll put one of these over there and pull one of the power supplies out. Then I'll be fuckin' with five computers."
It's a Monday night at 11 p.m. and this Cr ... More >>
Plan B From Outerspace
With Holly Hunt, Crucial Taunt, and Andrew W.K. 2
Churchill's Pub, Miami
Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Better Than: Throwing a party on a Native American burial ground, moshing with mummies, and Trick-or-Treating at Britney Spears' house.
Miami has a tendency to turn every hol ... More >>
Churchill's Pub, Miami
Saturday, October 27, 2012
Better Than: Getting hit in the head with a beer bottle by Josh Homme.
At one point in time, a Dwarves performance came with the caveat that you were guaranteed to either witness or take part in fistfights, public nudity, illicit drug u ... More >>
According to every wave of punk rock, the genre has been dying since it was born.
Crossfade disagrees. We firmly believe that, despite decades of embarrassment and confusion, only now is punk rock truly reaching peak appropriation within popular culture.
Case in point: CBS has announced a new sitc ... More >>
Punk rock is a big tent.
What other genre manages to link seemingly disparate entities like British rude boy skinheads with screamo-haircuit mall goth in Nebraska?
And the best part: All these highly segregated factions bicker, sometimes to the point of physical violence, over whose interpretation ... More >>
Sometimes you gotta blog about poop.
Certain people (e.g. coprophobics, squares, the devoutly religious, the squeamish) will gasp at the mere mention of doo-doo.
But Crossfade will not stand for the repressive constraints of a hegemonic power structure that demand we deny the relationship feces ha ... More >>
Much like phony-baloney award shows or boring-as-shit overpriced music festivals, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is -- generally speaking -- a big bunch of bullshit. Or as the Sex Pistols would say, "a piss stain."
Look, we're totally stoked that Kraftwerk, N.W.A., and Public Enemy might finally go ... More >>
See also "Steven Tyler Passes Out in the Shower! His Five Most Embarrassing Moments."
Every few months, Steven Tyler emerges from his cavern of unearthly delights to reveal a new phase in his gradual transition from rock 'n' roll sex symbol to an extraterrestrial grandmother with the grossest toes ... More >>
Among the most politically polarizing figures in modern times, Venezuelan "president" Hugo Chávez has had the rare distinction of sharing the worldwide stage with other high-energy luminaries like Muammar Gaddafi (d. 2011), Kim Jong-il (d. 2011), Evo Morales, Fidel and Raul Castro, Daniel Ortega ... More >>
Judge Judy bitches at an unseen punk. Guess who?Punks are the ideal guests for the raunchy world of daytime talk television. They dress outlandishly. They say crazy shit. And they're totally unapologetic. Furthermore, mosh pits lend themselves very well to quick-cuts when you're trying to make a ... More >>
Ahol's awesome tattoo portrait of GG Allin.I love and miss GG Allin. He died exactly 18 years ago today at age 36. This one is for you GG! There has never been a self-appointed Rock 'n' Roll Messiah like him, and there never will be.
But I digress ... Last night, after spending about ten minute ... More >>
Seth Putnam (1968-2011)Seth Putnam, the 43-year-old founder of long-running shock-rock grindcore band Anal Cunt, died yesterday of a heart attack.
Kim Kelly, Anal Cunt's PR rep, released a statement via Tumblr, that eulogized the notorious vocalist and preemptively defended the often instigativ ... More >>