After a few months spent dabbling in bottom-heavy sludge and tension-and-release death metal, South Florida extreme music promotion powerhouse Speedfreek is living up to its name like never before. Six days before the alleged Mayan Apocalypse ends the world as we know it, Richmond, Virginia grind f ... More >>
METALLICA @ OUTSIDE LANDS FESTIVAL | 8/11/12 The following is a dispatch from Outside Lands Festival in San Francisco, from our sister paper, SF Weekly. Metallica, headlining Saturday night of the Outside Lands festival in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park, proved just about as huge and satisfying ... More >>
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For Crossfade, Holiday spirit consists of little more than a pair of reindeer boxer shorts and a couple of gag gifts. Decorating? That's an upper-middle class game, the type of shit you find in gated communities 'round suburbia. It's for people with way too much free time on their hands and a h ... More >>
Photo by Ian WitlenPharrell dropped by Basel Castle to hang with The Overthrow.See the full 38-photo Basel Castle 2011 at Overthrow Castle slideshow. Basel Castle With Pharrell Williams, Yelawolf, Penguin Prison, Caligula, Heroes x Villains, Tamara Sky, and a million others The Castle Saturday, ... 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 >>
Shep the Selector doing work.If he wasn't a graphically ingenious (albeit conceptually vacant) international art star, would anyone give a shit about Shepard Fairey's DJ sets? Nope. Not unless they were drunk and dying for a dose of radio-ready epicness. But he's the dude who invented OBEY and O ... More >>
Photo by Michael MarkosJohnny Ramone wilds out in '77.Today we celebrate the birthday of two Ramones: Johnny and CJ Ramone. Yes, CJ (who turns 45 today) is viewed as a ringer or a hired gun. He isn't anyone's favorite Ramone, but he did a fine job filling Dee Dee's Chucks and leather jacket John ... More >>
Photo by Michael McElroyChef Jeff McInnis in Gigi's exposed kitchen.Bloggers Paula Nino and Riki Altman disagree about the merits of exposed kitchens. What follows are their disparate views:Paula's P.O.V.:There's something exciting about watching a chef and his team working behind the line to cre ... 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 >>
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 >>
photo by Sayre BermanTo view a full slideshow of photos from this show, click here.MetallicaWith Gojira and Lamb of GodBankAtlantic Center, SunriseThursday, October 1Better Than: Pretty much every other big metal show I've seen this year including, possibly, Iron Maiden at the same venue. (Heresy, m ... More >>
At first glance, a band called Hit The Lights would probably be considered a Metallica cover band. After all, it's the name of one of the best songs on Kill 'Em All. But in an interview for the Warped Tour, HTL let it fly that their name came from the greatest skateboarding movie of all time: Gle ... More >>
From New Times Archives Issue Week June 1 - 7, 1988 Texas might have "Remember the Alamo!" But Dade will always remember the Orange Bowl. Just think, this week in 1988, the Monsters Of Rock tour put NW 3rd street on smash. Wouldn't it be cool if Metallica rocked Little Havana nowadays? Yes, yes it w ... More >>
The band which for some reason still calls itself Metallica has just announced a stop at the BankAtlantic Center on October 1st. They'll be on their "World Magnetic" tour, playing both their songs and the songs from the band they replaced after the Black Album. Clearly, the current incarnation ... More >>
In a year worthy of your rage, metal delivered in spades.
In a year worthy of your rage, metal delivered in spades. What with the economy circling the drain and Sarah Palin coming down from the tundra and then refusing to go back, 2008's been the kind of year that really makes you want to smash your head into walls or punch random strangers in the face. Go ... More >>
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