Today, Sonny Moore turns 25.
It's been 25 years of dreaming, hard living, rule breaking, game changing, love, laughter, angry lyrics, highs and lows -- and of course, lots and lots of bass dropping.
Moore, famously known the world over as American dubstepper Skrillex, has always had a fanatic lo ... More >>
Now that we're firmly entrenched in another playoff season without the Miami Dolphins and the pain of Stephen Ross's absurd season-ending press conference on Monday has faded, it's the perfect time for a cold, hard, slightly inebriated look back at the 2012 season.Ultimately, it was yet another disa ... More >>
Every Friday, Riptide brings you the most eye-catching mugshots taken the previous week (or thereabouts) in Miami-Dade County. Yes, there is some mockery of bad neck tattoos, but also adulation directed at perps who just plain look more badass than we ever will. This is the italicized intro to that ... More >>
See also "Korn and Six Other Bands Join ShipRocked 2012" -- plus "Godsmack's Robbie Merrill Talks ShipRocked Cruise, Tequila, Gambling, and Sushi."
God forbid the ship sinks ...
But if the big, bad, heavy music behemoth known as ShipRocked happens to go down during P.O.D.'s set, maybe the band's p ... More >>
See also "Fashion Freakouts at Lollapalooza 2012" -- plus "Day One: M83, Black Sabbath, Die Antwoord, Afghan Wigs, TEED," "Day Two: Frank Ocean, The Weeknd, Twin Shadow, and Others," and "Day Three: Jack White, Sigur Ros, Florence The Machine, and Others."
With every year that passes, it feels li ... More >>
ShipRocked 2012, the world's heaviest heavy music cruise, just got even heavier. 'Cause Korn and six other brutally rocking bands have been added to the already massive lineup.
"I did a cruise last year DJing as J Devil," Korn's Jonathan Davis says, "and it was a fucking blast -- such a great time. ... More >>
Once upon a time, like back in 2008, that was a word almost no one in the United States knew existed. Now it's superdivisive and no can escape it.
Whether you love dubstep or hate it, claim to only listen to "real" dubstep, or are a total brostep fanboy, the genre has become a monster tha ... More >>
Rusko is the man.
This English-born, Los Angeles-based DJ-producer is a veteran of the dubstep sound. He basically invented the upbeat wobble known as brostep. But that doesn't mean he's a fan. In a world full of bangers, Rusko just wants to bring the funk and the fairy wings.
Recently, we learne ... More >>
Did you guys just feel that rip in the space-time continuum?
Literally the two shittiest musical artists of all time, Nickelback's Chad Kroeger and Avril Lavigne, are in the studio, making an album together. These two Canadian hacks are combining their talents as the world's most-hated musicians t ... More >>
Caution: If you're an old lady looking for a relaxing weekend of easy listening on an ocean liner, you may as well kill yourself. The Mayhem Cruise 2012 is pure brutality.
This inaugural Atlantic-bound metal fest will crush, punish, destroy, and burn down every other music cruise's lineup. And when ... More >>
Photo by Bruno PostigoDavid Guetta might have changed the entire sound of commercial pop and Deadmau5 may have gotten legions of clubbers to don faux rodent heads. But there's no question that over the past year, the hottest name in electronic dance music is Skrillex, born Sonny Moore.
The pol ... More >>
For all the hype still surrounding it, dubstep won't be popular forever.
From collaborations with Korn to Christmas carol remixes, signs of its imminent demise are springing up all over the place. But will 2012 be the year that dubstep finally dies? Or will it desperately cling to life and linge ... More >>
According to doomsday fearmonger Zecharia Sitchin, the "12th Planet" (or Nibiru) is a hypothetical planet hidden in the outskirts of the solar system that will collide with Earth and destroy all life as soon as 2012.
In a way, Nibiru is like dubstep. It came flying out of obscurity like a meteor, c ... More >>
Music Television is seemingly jumping onto the electro dance train, recognizing that beat freaks love making it rain web hits by reading about their favorite DJs on the internet -- a practice Crossfade's all too familiar with, Ultra.
About an hour ago, MTV News posted its incomplete list of Bes ... More >>
Topping the list of artists we'd never expect to see at the Fillmore Miami Beach, Korn just announced a November 9 engagement at the house Jackie Gleason Live Nation built.
Thirteen years ago, Jonathan Davis and company released its big breakthrough album, Follow the Leader. It debuted atop the ... More >>
In our day, you had to walk 15 goddamn miles in the snow to name your band. We'd say kids these don't know how to name their bands properly, but kids (and, really, we mean grown men, sometimes zillionaires) have been coming up with crappy band names for quite some time now.
And it's only going t ... More >>
The Fillmore Miami Beach has been absolutely slaying with its indie-type bookings lately, but here's a new announcement from the venue to make a thinking-man's metal fan weep tears of joy. Sacramento legends Deftones will headline the venue on August 25, the band's first show in South Florida in a ... More >>
As I type this, Lilith Fair's official site is crashing like any web coverage devoted to Tiger Woods' return to professional golf at this year's Masters. And for good reason. The all-female touring festival featuring the likes of Loretta Lynn, Kelly Clarkson, Mary J. Blige, Erykah Badu, Tegan and ... More >>
photo by Matt MillerConverge, with Jacob Bannon second from rightTo the uninitiated, the Massachusetts quartet Converge can be downright terrifying. And it's not because they appear clad in face paint or leather and chains -- this underground punk-bred foursome would never waste time on costume-l ... More >>