Black Flag With Good for You Grand Central, Miami Saturday, September 7, 2013 Better Than: Seeing Keith Morris sing Rollins-era Black Flag songs. To expect a performance by the 2013 incarnation of Black Flag to provide the same animalistic, confrontational assault of yore would be to live in a st ... More >>
Regardless of which incarnation of Black Flag currently touring you may prefer to see, or which former lineup is your favorite (and they are legion), or even where you stand on the questionable position in which Greg Ginn has recently placed the band's legacy with the lawsuit most Black Flag fans se ... More >>
Black Flag flies again. Originally formed in 1976 by guitarist and eventual SST Records boss Greg Ginn, this California hardcore punk crew played hard, fast, and loud for ten years. Then the band broke up for good. Or at least a few decades ... Because Ginn, along with late-'70s lead screamer Ron ... More >>
Legendary music photographer Bob Gruen has worked with most of rock music's biggest talents. (He shot the iconic image of John Lennon in his New York City tank top.) But that doesn't mean he isn't willing to play favorites. "Mainly the group I like, and it's hard to call them a new group now that t ... More >>
No one wrote "Kurt Smells Like Teen Spirit" on the wall. Still, the Olympia Theater at the Gusman Center for the Performing Arts reeked, ever-so-slightly and not-so-literally, of sweaty punk armpits, greasy faded flannel, and the sweet stink of grunge. Last night, KURT, "a multi-discipline exhibit ... More >>
Better Than: Dead Kennedys without Jello, The Misfits without Danzig, and the last 25 years of Bad Brains. Last night, Downtown Miami dance hall Grand Central hosted yet another righteous punk show. In fact, this might've been the best rock concert that we've ever seen at the club. See also: -OFF ... More >>
See also Crossfade's interviews with Speedfreak Presents, Merchandise, Torche, Noothgrush, and Dropdead. 305 Fest 2012, Day One With Torche, Jacuzzi Boys, Merchandise, Black Mayonaise, Fistula, Gorilla Pussy, No Qualms, No Childen, Sure Charm, Baker Acted, and others Churchill's Pub, Miami Friday, ... More >>
When punk rock sneeringly ejaculated onto the music scene in the 1970s, it was all about volume, attitude and, most importantly, the rebellious nihilism of young disillusionment. But in 2012, self-proclaimed punk rockers look like massage therapists at a Winnie the Pooh spa. Just take a look at The ... More >>
Photo by Ian WitlenTy Segall.See the full Bruise Cruise Kickoff Party slideshow. Bruise Cruise Kickoff Party With Black Lips, Quintron and Miss Pussycat, Vivian Girls, Thee Oh Sees, Strange Boys, Surfer Blood, Ty Segall, Turbo Fruits, and Jacuzzi Boys Grand Central Thursday, February 24, 2011 ... More >>
Your hardcore crash course instructor, Steven Blush.There are only five hours remaining till punk professor Steven Blush's hardcore master class convenes at Sweat Records. Word is, there might be a pop quiz. So ... Are you ready? Have you committed the entirety of the textbook -- American Har ... More >>
by Kevin Gilbert via myspace.com/gaelicstormRemember the movie Titanic? You know, the one which countless millions of people flocked to the theaters over and over again to see people who never let go? Aside from catapulting a few actors into superstardom and making millions of soccer moms secretl ... More >>
The season for spooking is here, and to help awaken your inner ghoul who's been lying dormant, here is a list of ten songs to celebrate the holiday. Some are obvious, some have loose, vague, or quirky affiliations with Halloween themes (you'll be hard-pressed to find some of these on other Ha ... More >>
Henry Rollins shouts his truth from the Revolution stage.
Wanna know why Y&T Records music maven Rich Ulloa is so charged up lately? Hint: It's something about Mary.
A retrospective of Werner Herzogs fervent films
Metallica returns with its fiercest record yet. A first look at the most anticipated metal album in ages.
Could it be that this year's crop of summer movies actually requires a brain cell or two?
Phantazmagorea "Beat Junkie Sound"
The New Guy offers the same ol' dopey crap for kids
Sixties duo Coyle and Sharp revisited
Artsy fartsy punks
The majestic South Beach theater, soon to reopen as a dance club, has been to ruin and back
June 25 - July 1, 1998
We've seen it in a crystal ball and the pictures aren't pretty
Fist-pumping, crowd-rousing, and annoying as hell, the rock soundtrack to sporting events is becoming a genre of its own
An indispensable guide for those attending the biggest rock and roll event since 1991!
He doesn't hit women. His band doesn't drown puppies. But the anger is real.