Some of the most rabid revelry in metal fandom can be found in Latin America, where the devil horns fly hard by the hundreds of thousands. Mosh pits the size of soccer stadiums are the norm, and music about fighting oppressive and corrupt regimes hurtle the masses into cathartic euphoria. Metal su ... More >>
Up until just a couple years ago, the international electronic dance music radar wasn't picking up much more than crickets across the border in Mexico. But now our neighbors to the south are all over the dance music charts and global party circuit. Sensational newcomers like Balcazar & Sordo, Mi ... More >>
The women came in high heels and skin-tight dresses. The men wore expensive suits with glittering cufflinks. And the lamb chops were encrusted with pistachio. It was, in other words, a sumptuous show befitting the La Liga -- or "the greatest soccer league in the universe," as a video confidently ann ... More >>
When talking house music, Mexico is not the first place that comes to mind. But Guadalajara's Balcazar & Sordo might be single-handedly changing that perception. Or at the very least, they're at the top of a rapidly growing new wave of Mexican producers. The DJ-production duo has exploded pract ... More >>
We were part of the raucous record crowd of 70,080 that was in attendance at last night's Herbalife World Football Challenge soccer match between FC Barcelona and Chivas Guadalajara at Sun Life Stadium. And holy assballs was the place one gargantuan soccer party complete with trumpets, fireworks, ... More >>
Photo by Omar CruzManá drummer Alex González.No Latin band has tugged as many heartstrings, quite as hard as the Mexican rock band Maná. In a 20-year reign, the Grammy Award-winning group has traveled all over the world, flooding arenas and selling out shows from Guadalajara to Berlin. ... More >>
Rick Scott failed this year on his campaign promise to bring Arizona-style immigration laws to Florida, but if he tries to push the controversial reforms next year, he could make himself a very powerful enemy: Lady Gaga. Never one to shy away from GLBT issues, the Fame Monster has now expanded he ... More >>
The last year has been pretty goddamn huge for Ricky Martin. He released his autobiography in both English and Spanish (titled Me and Yo, respectively) in November of 2010, giving the world a very candid look at the notoriously private superstar's life for the first time. Then, just a few short ... More >>
When you think Puerto Rico, reggae may not be the first thing to spring to mind. More likely it'd be rum, hot girls, and salsa. But if that's the case, then you'd be overlooking one particular reggae band that's managed to sow some deep roots -- Cultura Profética.A decade and a half since t ... More >>
Cuba's crawl toward the 20th Century took a few major steps this week when the Communist regime -- which has struck oil offshore -- announced it would ease up on free-market restrictions and build an undersea cable to hook up with Chávez in Venezuela.The cable -- which will run 3,125 miles linking ... More >>
A voyage into the art of darkness in an economy gone mad.
Online and in person, Jorge Rojas delivers something different.
Miami is one of seven cities that submitted a bid for a Major League Soccer expansion team. Though, Sports Illustrated finds some curiosities in the latest announcement. For one, they were surprised that neither New York or Las Vegas was amongst the city's bidding. They also find the language used i ... More >>
Guadalajara's favorite sons make a triumphant return to Miami haters be damned
Homestead births another fine Mexican restaurant
A protester with a history does his business at the Eighth Street monument
Exciting new restaurants are transforming the taste trip north of Miami-Dade.
La Valentina takes on the Big Cheese in the Aventura Mall -- and holds its own
How Maná won the war for its reputation -- without really trying
Plenty of enchilada for the buck
Boxing is the quintessential individual sport. Unless you're a Cuban champ who has defected to turn pro in Miami, in which case it's a team effort.
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