What's it like watching professional basketball players step completely out of their comfort zone? No one would know better than legendary basketball guru and Miami Heat president Pat Riley. "Tomorrow is probably going to be the funnest day of the year at practice," the 68-year-old Riley said at th ... More >>
See also "Gilby Clarke, Ex-Guns N' Roses Axe Man, Talks ShipRocked Cruise, Booze, and Getting Laid." Godsmack is so heavy metal that only a bodybuilder can pick up a copy of The Oracle. They've put out more hits than Mike Tyson, Muhammad Ali, and Chuck Liddell combined. They make music so brutal th ... More >>
There's a famous dicho Cubano that our grandmother used to say. And it goes, Dime con quién andas y te diré quién eres. Roughly translated, it means you are the company you keep. And evidently, Justin Bieber's relationship with Floyd "Money" Mayweather has transformed the innocent 18-year-old p ... More >>
The Roots Adrienne Arsht Center Saturday, March 31, 2012 Better Than: Just about anything else that was going on in Miami on Saturday night. It was certainly the finest tuba anywhere in Miami Saturday night. Aside from for Questlove's drums, Damon "Tuba Gooding Jr." Bryson's cheeks expanded to f ... More >>
Thanks to South Florida's various ports, the region has become the epicenter of the music cruise phenomenon. We've already battled through the Bruise Cruise, uhntz-uhntz-ed aboard Hard's Holy Ship!, and even done time (and drugs) on a boat loaded with hippie music fans. But a few of Crossfade' ... More >>
Miami's the Rockadictos don't play Latin rock. It's pure rock 'n' roll that happens to be in Spanish. Too bad about the name, though, because they're a much better band than their dumb little moniker might make you think. It's a cartoony one that conjures up the image of four crack-rock-addicte ... More >>
Rob Van Winkle is no Chuck D.All great imitation, even when it's parody, respects the original source. The covers that disappoint fail to do this. Notably missing from Crossfade's list are the pain-inducing covers that have been discussed to death. Examples: Celine Dion's cover of AC/DC's "You S ... More >>
Famous Arkansas groupie Sweet Connie Hamzy.The Grand Funk Railroad song "We're an American Band" opens with the lines: "Out on the road for forty days/Last night in Little Rock, put me in a haze/Sweet, sweet Connie was doin' her act/She had the whole show and that's a natural fact." A still-acti ... More >>
A recently reunited nation confronts the band's latest.
Gym Class Heroes, Estelle and the Roots Wednesday, October 8 Fillmore Miami Beach Better than: Reading Okayplayer.com for news on the Roots. Last Night, the Fillmore Miami Beach was alive and drenched in abstract hip-hop. Putting Gym Class Heroes, the Roots, and Estelle on one line-up guarantees ... More >>
Bret Michaels The Florida Marlins' Super Saturdays series at Dolphin Stadium, Miami Gardens April 5, 2008 Better Than: Watching Rock of Love's Daisy mangle the national anthem Saturday night, sometime during the seventh inning of the Florida Marlins -- Pittsburgh Pirates game, the Fish were up 7-3 ... More >>
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