Millennials, you still do all the drugs and have all the sex, but I have to break it to you -- #realtalk -- you do not know how to party. And it's bringing me down. Heading over to what's supposed to be the "jam," hosted by 24-year-old "scenesters," I always hope that there won't be finger foods b ... More >>
"Have you ever dreamed of being a star?" Who's asking? Flo Rida! He wants to make your dreams come true, and he's not going to do it with the exciting new BeamzByFlo, "the future of interactive music." What is it? Probably the cheapest piece of plastic crap turned musical instrument since Guitar H ... More >>
Justin Timberlake and Jay Z Legends of the Summer Tour Sun Life Stadium, Miami Friday, August 16, 2013 For a second-rate basketball team, there were a disproportionate number of Brooklyn Nets jerseys at Sun Life Stadium last night. Well, until you remember that Jay Z, the co-headliner of the evenin ... More >>
Kings of Leon ... Not worth it, dude.Coachella announced its 2011 lineup a couple days ago. And while there's plenty of great bands listed in fine print (the Morning Benders, Tallest Man on Earth, Thao and the Get Down Stay Down) on the festival's e-flier, the headliners listed in bold read mor ... More >>
Local food truck aficionados by now are likely well aware of the Sugar Rush truck, now a happy aqua-blue fixture at pretty much every local street food court. So far, it's the only all-dessert truck on the road (unless you count Dolci Peccati or Feverish, who specialize in frozen treats only).The ... More >>
The Jameses play with a fan on tambourine.Guy HarveyWith the JamesesAugust 13, 2010The Vagabond, MiamiBetter Than: Having to schlep all the way to Lake Worth for a show. Seriously, how often do Miami kids do that?The Review:I'll start this review with the following disclaimer: I've never been to ... More >>
Today, amnesty is a dirty word. So what happened to the immigrants given a fresh start by Reagan in 1986?
So much for the Guitar Hero Champions being able to rock out in front of a huge audience at BankAtlantic Center. Oh and Aerosmith has canceled the rest of their tour at the BankAtlantic Center due to injuries sustained by Steven Tyler. Unfortunately, this means the show they already missed (due t ... More >>
photo by Ben ThackerClick here to view a full slideshow of photos from the show.Mayhem Fest main stageBullet For My Valentine, Killswitch Engage, Slayer, and Marilyn MansonCruzan Amphitheatre, West Palm BeachWednesday, August 12, 2009Better Than: Sitting at an office desk!The Review:Mayhem Fest i ... More >>
So aside from seeing South Florida's finest Guitar Hero players in South Florida open for Aerosmith at the BankAtlantic Center on July 13, fans have a very special treat in store. Just a couple shows into their current tour, Aerosmith has announced that every stop throughout their summer run will in ... More >>
Now this is an interesting promotion. As regular Crossfade readers know by now, ZZ Top and Aerosmith are playing the BankAtlantic center on Monday July 13. Aerosmith is doing a big promotional push on their newest video game: Guitar Hero: Aerosmith, and part of that promotion involves you. Before ea ... More >>
The Scholl exhibit at FIU's art museum is something even kids love.
Although the place isn't set yet, the date and the bands are. On July 13th, Aerosmith and ZZ Top will be playing somewhere in South Florida in support of their retirement funds. Aerosmith isn't releasing a new album (although they do have a new-ish video game on the market: Guitar Hero Aersomi ... More >>
Forget TV commercials (not that there's anything wrong with them); for that matter forget TV shows too (ditto; sometimes). I mean, they're all so 20th century. And you may as well also forget movie soundtracks. Because despite their potential enormity, few truly do go huge, let alone get big enough ... More >>
But youll be in good company at Romance in a Can
Finding Your Cure got what we need
But youll be in good company at Romance in a Can
After the Burial, Born of Osiris, and Shai HuludBackbone Music, Delray BeachTuesday, December 2, 2008Better Than: Feeling old in a place with no live music....The Review: Backbone Music, in the heart of downtown Delray, got the Broward-Palm Beach New Times' Best Record Store nod in 2007. But because ... More >>
Once upon a time – the mid- to late Eighties, to be precise – heavy metal ruled the rock landscape. On the pop side, of course, there were the infamous hair bands. But on another, more underground but no less popular side, were a number of faster genre offshoots, presided over by a pantheon of g ... More >>
Gamers try to get out the vote in Miami.
Lukas Ligeti at the Harold Golen Gallery.
Players gotta play at Sunset Tavern.
Players gotta play Tuesday nights at Sunset Tavern.
Rebecca Smeyne The Village Voice documents the last party at the infamous McCarren Pool with Yo La Tengo. Houston Press' Rocks Off blogger Chris Gray loses his Guitar Hero cherry. SF Weekly does its best to capture the odd fashion choices at Outside Lands. Warning: it ain't pretty. Check out the ... More >>
Alexandra Lipsitz Talk about creepy: Village Voice's Sound of the City posts up a promo picture for the movie Soul Men, which features the late Isaac Hayes and the late Bernie Mac. Quick, someone get Samuel L. Jackson to a panic room! LA Weekly gives us a glimpse of the world where anime and musi ... More >>
The South Florida band is a long way from Kendall.
Here's the latest variation in the ever-popular Guitar Hero competition circuit: a Hard-Rock-Cafe-sponsored bonanza focusing specifically on the game's all-Aerosmith edition. The Guitar Hero: Aerosmith Rocks the Hard Rock national tour takes place in 15 different cities; next Monday, July 21 marks t ... More >>
Pearl Jam Wednesday, June 11 Cruzan Ampitheatre, West Palm Beach Better Than: Waiting another five years for the guys to come to town. Flashing lights, smuggled cameras, and lots of hoopla inside of the Cruzan Amphitheatre signaled that something big was going on. Last night, Pearl Jam opened up ... More >>
Some of the world's best dancers hang out at Costco, then perform Swan Lake.
Guinness writes the book on gaming, but doesn't shatter any records.
It's never been easier to start your own (fake) band.
You wanted the best — you got the best: Guitar Hero III
The Hawaii-born trio Pepper is based in Southern California, played this year’s Warped Tour, and mix in Jamaican rhythms with a little punk rock ‘tude. But don’t call ‘em any variation of s-k-a. Rather, they look a little further later in the history of Caribbean beats, mixing in a classic S ... More >>
Okay, so the Sex Pistols stopped being relevant the first time they reunited (whenever that was -- 1996? 1997?) and cheapened their own legacy. But this might take the cake. From a press release: Activision, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) announced today that Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees The Sex ... More >>
Don't fret. Guitar Hero II kills the opening act.
LocoRoco is the perfect one-night stand
This DJ simulator is nothing to rave about