Oktoberfest in Germany began on September 21 and if you haven't been celebrating yet, then you have some catching up to do. So get to it. If you still have vacation days at work, then spend them prancing around in stereotypical German garb while tipping back several steins of brau. Whether it's mi ... More >>
In a market flooded with synthetic, sweet vodkas in flavors like Swedish fish, Fruit Loops, and yes, glazed doughnuts -- a pure, natural one is a breath of fresh air. Hence the appeal of American Harvest, a new organic spirit by the makers of Grey Goose. The new vodka is popping up in bars, restaur ... More >>
If last night was any indication, SoBeWFF proud papa Lee Schrager might have to rename the festival the South Beach Wine, Food & Reggae Festival, because Ziggy Marley rocked the tents with a full-length concert that appealed to everyone of every age and degree of sobriety during Guy Fieri's ... More >>
If you're over 21 and without offspring, Epcot is the ideal Disney destination. After all, their 11 international pavilions feature alcoholic treats from the countries of origin. From Jagermeister to champagne, you can get your buzz on all over the world. Read also: - Disney Treats Make You Fat, Sa ... More >>
Ascolta is Italian for listen, and that's exactly what local punk crew Askultura want you to do. "Listen to the culture," says the band's founder Andrew, a Lakota Nation warrior poet. He and his nine cohorts -- two chicks, six dudes, and a beast named Captain on the washboard -- are releasing a ne ... More >>
Oktoberfest in Germany this year wraps up on Tuesday, but the rage officially hit the East Coast Miami style, shattering the autumn apathy with two simultaneous festivals occurring in Brickell this past weekend. The Brickell Sam Adams Octoberfest, originally slated for Friday and Saturday only, was ... More >>
Every year we say we're not going to celebrate Valentine's Day. After all, it makes singles feel bad for being single and couples feel worse for not being over-the-top romantics. Then we break down and buy candy hearts and make reservations for overpriced champagne dinners.Since you're probably l ... More >>
Using a highly scientific formula that considers factors including WNBA teams, nude yoga sessions, and local Mr. Leather semifinalists (uh, no, really), the Advocate magazine has crunched out its annual list of the "Gayest Cities in America." The Sunshine State was well represented -- by Fort Lau ... More >>
This is what happens at an Alukard show.Just because Miami doesn't have any alternative music on the radio, it doesn't mean the city isn't producing radio-worthy rock. Alukard has been making the 305 headbang since forming in 2003. And now with its freshly digitized (iTunes, Amazon, CD Baby) se ... More >>
The end of the world is near - time to drink!We've all seen the billboards - the end of the world is this Saturday (well, according to Harold Camping, a radio evangelist crazy person who's counting down the days until the end of time (watch the countdown here). We were sure Camping was ano ... More >>
via Flickr _gee_One of these things is not like the other...Our friend, the Cocktail Mia has done yet another public service. Apart from teaching us new and clever ways to imbibe, she has compiled a list of digestifs to help us deal with our bulbous T-Day bellies. These friendly beverages help tu ... More >>
Marta Xochilt Perez Anthrax's Joey Belladonna salutes Satan.See the full Anthrax, Megadeth, and Slayer slideshow. The Jagermeister Music Tour With Anthrax, Megadeth, and Slayer Sunday, October 3, 2010 Bayfront Park Amphitheater, Miami Better Than: Watching the admittedly great current Su ... More >>
Hang with Slayer this Sunday!Are you a massive fan of extreme brutality? And what, you don't even have paid passes to the Jägermeister Music Tour, AKA Black Sunday, AKA the Slayer-Anthrax-Megadeth triple bill at Bayfront? Dude, that's wrong. You obviously aren't living by the code of thrash. No ... More >>
Tasting Panel Magazine and Harlem Kruiden Liqueur gathered a dozen mixologists at Philippe Chow last week, and challenged them to create a "mini" 2oz. cocktail using the herby Harlem Liqueur from Holland with any ingredients of their choosing. Harlem, incidentally, is the "ice cold shot drink" from ... More >>
photo by Andy BuchananAnthrax's current lineup, with Scott Ian second from leftThis past May, thrash metal's "Big Four" -- Anthrax, Slayer, Megadeth, and Metallica -- appeared together onstage for the first time in years. For whatever scheduling reasons, the show took place in the semi-unlikely l ... More >>
Alena Astreika is a voluptuous blonde from Eastern Europe. She flips around bottles at Segafredo and makes Brickell's ballers cough up their hard-earned dollars. Maybe it's her jewel-toned eyes that keep her customers coming back. Or perhaps it's her strong, intriguing accent. Short Order is also pr ... More >>
Four things you must have to be a Miami Dolphins fan:A total lack of surprise when they lose to a 3-7 team.An understanding that when they're presented with a golden opportunity scenario they, more often than not, blow said opportunity.An expectation that things can and eventually will implode.Bo ... More >>
Culture Room is hosting the Jagermeister sponsored Hed to Head Tour on September 9 featuring Hed Pe, Mushroomhead, and Straight Line Stitch. Headliners Hed Pe have been kicking out the rap-rock tunes since the early '90s, incorporating reggae, a little punk rock, and plenty of distortion driven n ... More >>
For Sam Hamovitch, the year was 1986, and you were about to witness the birth of a historical moment in rock and roll history. It was called "Hair Metal," and it was pioneered by Mötley Crüe. Your bedroom walls were festooned with pin-ups of Crüe band members Vince, Nikki, Tommy, and Mick ... More >>
Last year marked the inauguration of the Rockstar Mayhem Festival tour, a summer package from the creators of Warped Tour that featured heavier acts. There were some pretty surprising bands on the bill: besides Miami's Black Tide, performers included Mastodon, Underoath, and Of course, if you're a S ... More >>
Even in 2008, Tommy Lee embraces the road warrior lifestyle with an energy that would make rockers half his age collapse, panting. About a year ago, he hit the road with DJ Aero to spread the word of their electro-sleaze DJ/production project. They criss-crossed the country, hit the Winter Music Con ... More >>
Because youll be on your ass at The Bar.
The South Florida band is a long way from Kendall.
They came, they drank, they spelled.
Within a span of months, the kiddies of Black Tide have shot from totally unheard-of to total buzz band for lovers of heavy music, appearing in the like of Spin and Revolver. And they are, in fact kiddies – the oldest members of the quartet are 19, and the frontman, Gabriel Garcia, is 15. Which ma ... More >>
Events for everyone from the rug rats to the barflies
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Loud rock music, sleight of hand, and life in a trailer. What a combo!
Have a swill time with Dave Attell
Crown Wine and Spirits
A telltale trip through beer-soaked small talk
Lovers, fighters, and seafarers drop anchor at Lost Weekend
To keep X-craved Miami Beach raving, Hasidic teenagers smuggled in pills by the hundreds of thousands