For alcoholics and professional party people, New Years Eve is most certainly amateur night. Which is to say, all the squares, from here to there, are hitting the bottle hard, and think they're Elvis Presley. Well, Halloween is the same way, especially if you're a vampire, mummy, zombie, demon, de ... More >>
Halloween is that time of the year when it's acceptable to wallow in the creepy, the crawly, the dark, and the macabre. Sounds like the themes of heavy metal, year-round! Here then, are those most spine-tingliest metal album covers, for your All Hallow's Eve viewing pleasure. Step inside... See als ... More >>
Will Lady Gaga wear a turkey dress?Lady Gaga just announced her new holiday special, A Very Gaga Thanksgiving. The show will air on ABC on Thanksgiving day, November 24, and will feature Tony Bennett and Katie Couric. If that's not bizarre enough, Gaga is set to perform "White Christmas" and chef ... More >>
If you happen to see Dwyane Wade's bare feet, don't make the same mistake LeBron James made and assume D-Wade has some sort of nasty toenail infection. He just likes to paint his toenails black.MV3 discusses his preference for noir foot digits and his other fashion habits in the latest issue of G ... More >>
Judge Judy bitches at an unseen punk. Guess who?Punks are the ideal guests for the raunchy world of daytime talk television. They dress outlandishly. They say crazy shit. And they're totally unapologetic. Furthermore, mosh pits lend themselves very well to quick-cuts when you're trying to make a ... More >>
With a new album, the thrash titan reclaims the metal world's throne.
Today's Live Nation deal is another all-In event. For $29.99, you get a lawn ticket, parking, all fees, a hot dog, and soda. This offer is good all day today, until 11:59 pm, and is valid on all shows currently on sale for Pompano Beach, Bayfront, and Cruzan Amphitheaters. This deal is available onl ... More >>
It's the beginning of the month, and you've just been paid. Hopefully. Sounds like it's time to spend some of that hard earned cash on live music, and Live Nation is letting you do that without any of the service fees. Better yet, they're discounting four and six packs of tickets to almost all upcom ... More >>
It seems like this is going to be a habit: This Wednesday, Live Nation is offering another special deal for a whole bunch of upcoming shows at the Cruzan Amphitheatre. Exactly $24.99 will buy you lawn tickets for the list of shows after the jump. That means no user fees, convenience fees, or web-fee ... More >>
It seems as if the last time they did this it went well so on Wednesday, Live Nation is again dropping all the service fees for shows at Live Nation-sponsored venues. That means, any shows at The Cruzan, Mizner, Pompano Beach, or Bayfront Park Amphitheaters will be a few dollars cheaper. This of ... More >>
Er, so last night we were suppose to go see Diplo at LIV, but our disco nap turned into a deep slumber. Oh well, no worries, Diplo will be back for WMC, and we are excited about Mad Decent's party at O.H.W.O.W. during the week.Anyway, we suppose we've got some catching up to do, so here's what you a ... More >>
Riptide cares about celebrities in the same way most celebrities care about Art Fairs: We will use them for shallow reasons. Celebrities need publicity and free drinks and, most of all, attention. Riptide needs things of local relevance to blog about. So with out further ado, here is your Art Basel ... More >>
A Jumping Jack Flash quiz
Around the Storm
You like this CD? So, uh, do you actually like it or do you just sorta -- oh, never mind.
A Perfect Circle is built from Tool's parts
They no longer take flying dives into the mosh pit, but for Chuck Loose, Sam Fogarino, and Rob Coe the music is still the thing
The Guitar Man (Heyday Records)
July 16 - 22, 1998
The shattered dreams and blurred memories of Washington Square
You've heard about all this hot alternative music. Alternative to what?
Buy the other guy lunch. I'll have a beer.
What? No category for most supportive local-music article in a weekly newspaper?