Grammy-tastic! Last night, amid goofy, sexually tense intergenerational banter between co-hosts LL Cool J and Taylor Swift, the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences of the United States announced the nominees for its 54th Grammy Awards, airing Sunday, February 10, on CBS. Genre-bending ... More >>
Man, oh man! We had the weirdest dream last night. Well, to start things off, Sebadoh was there. Y'know, the weepy and weird side-project-turned-anti-band started by Lou Barlow when his mid-'90s feuding with fellow Dinosaur Jr. bandmate, guitarist and singer J. Mascis, forced his exit. But, lik ... More >>
Photo by Chris BeugThese are Wolves in the Throne Room.Slashpine Travelogue Wolves in the Throne Room The Chop Shop, St. Petersburg, Florida Friday, September 23, 2011 It's hard to reckon the episode we experienced in Florida's backwater over the weekend. It was was meant to be a quick detour on ... More >>
Mick and Keith might look chummy. But they ain't.Yesterday, Crossfade reported on Steve Albini's recent beef with Odd Future. Here's the gist: After getting stuck on an airport shuttle with the rambunctious hip-hop collective, the notoriously cranky producer and musician wrote a post on his r ... 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 >>
Anthrax's Scott Ian rocks the goat beard.Thrash kings Anthrax, anchored by famously outspoken guitarist Scott Ian, land in Miami this Sunday as special guests on a tour with Slayer and Megadeth. Or at least, that's the plan. If we learned anything from this week's Miami New Times print music feat ... 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 >>
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 >>
We all breathed really heavy sighs when we heard that Metallica was going to release a DVD along with Anthrax, Megadeth, and Slayer, but realized they won't be joining them for their October 3 South Florida show. After all, what's real metal fan doesn't have a little Metallica stashed away in the ... More >>
via their MySpace pageUnfortunately Metallica won't be joining Anthrax, Megadeth, and Slayer for their October 3 performance at Bayfront Park. But they're still a band that always comes to mind when thinking of classic metal. And what's more "metal" than a band putting together an EP filled with ... More >>
Photo by Ben ThackerTom Araya of Slayer last played South Florida at the Mayhem Festival in 2009. The band returns in October, this time to Miami's Bayfront Park Amphitheater.Last year was especially good for classic metal in South Florida, as all of the big four -- Judas Priest, Iron Maiden, Meg ... More >>
Welcome to PrunkTV, a free online "webinar" for future rock stars. Like the Ancient Iron Raven, WMC spread its Vulcan wings and soared above our majestic city this past weekend. If you watch today's episode of Prunk, you will feel so much better for the rest of your life, dear website participant. ... More >>
One of the most tragicomic moments in the 2004 Metallica documentary Some Kind of Monster features not the band itself, but rather Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine. In an touchy-feely, on-camera counseling session, Mustaine reveals some seemingly major inferiority issues to Metallica's drummer Lar ... More >>
via flick user NRK P3Do you think David Ellefson might miss playing for Megadeth? He left the band in 2002, and declined to rejoin the band when Dave Mustaine tried to get them back together in 2004. In fairness, every other original member of Megadeth declined to rejoin Mustain, save guitarist C ... More >>
Emo/Alternative rockers Dashboard Confessional are slated to release their sixth album "After the Ending" on November 10 and will be playing Pompano Beach Amphitheater a couple weeks later. If you're in the mood for heart wrenching Chris Carrabba penned songs, and New Found Glory, Never Shout Nev ... More >>
Judas Priest is so influential, so part of the original heavy music, that the band was already rocking when the term "heavy metal" was invented. Formed by guitarist K.K. Downing and bassist Ian Hill, the band originally came together in 1969 over a shared love of bands like Cream. Their hometown ... More >>
With a new album, the thrash titan reclaims the metal world's throne.
photo by Mark SeligerFor all his band's purported fascinations with life's uglier aspects, Slayer frontman Tom Araya sure is a cheerful guy. Calling from a moving bus in rural Washington state, Araya laughs seemingly every couple of minutes. Surely, though, it's this laissez-faire sense of humor ... More >>
image via Miami New Times Archives week of August 3 - 9, 1988According to Hart Baur from SKUM, Grove Cinema "was the only theatre in Miami that had a liquor license," which means that if you were old enough to have a drink in 1988 you could have done so while watching The Decline of Western Civil ... More >>
This mashup king runs the genre gamut.
The South Florida band is a long way from Kendall.
Dillinger Escape Plan are sort of like a band of vikings, blazing through a town in a maelstrom of chaos that leave the feeble shivering in a puddle of their own secretions. Think noise, destruction, flames -- literally, frontman Greg Puciato has been known to shoot fireballs from the stage between ... More >>
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Letters from the Issue of July 21, 2005
This year, blood-soaked extreme metal took its rightful place in the world of heavy music.
Maria, Lo-Fi, and Rhett and the Pawn Shop Drunks want to crash the VMA party
Between hard rock and a safe place, Metallica finds itself
With its forthcoming album, South Florida hard rock quartet Endo grows out of the tried-and-tired
The majestic South Beach theater, soon to reopen as a dance club, has been to ruin and back
The music biz mixes and matches to line its coffers