Two guitars. No vocals. They grew up in Mexico City. They busked on the streets of Dublin. They played the White House for President Barack Obama. They recorded with a 13-piece Cuban orchestra in Havana. And now they're coming to the Fillmore Miami Beach. Rodrigo Sanchez and Gabriela Quintero are ... More >>
When it comes to reckless, speedin', boozin', fightin' Boston hardcore, Gang Green's Chris Doherty and crew are the kings. Their songs, like "Alcohol" (covered by Metallica), "Skate to Hell," and "Another Wasted Night," are fireballs of poetic aggression. And the album cover for their 1984 seven-i ... More >>
Where will you be this evening at approximately 8:15 p.m.? Well, if you've got a ticket (and even if you don't), make plans to go stand at the foot of Ultra Music Festival's Live Stage. It's definitely where you'll find Crossfade, because synth-y Norwegian duo Röyksopp will be prepping its set ... More >>
In this week's issue of the Miami New Times, for my Suicide Blonde column I spoke with JWL B and Shunda K of the Tampa-based electro-rap group Yo Majesty. Click here to read my explanation of why they're one of the most punk rock things out there right now. But of course, the interviews ran longer ... More >>
Welsh quartet Bullet for My Valentine screams, aims, and fires.
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 >>
John Schmidt will save Danny. Come hell or a good high.
Glenn Danzig brings a double-album's worth of lost material back from the dead
Wilco makes alt-country go pop and lives to tell the tale
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a3 promises good clean fun on cable
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DJ Dave Ralph has a new sound and a new address
State officials are spending millions of your tax dollars to stop citrus canker. And they're making a mess of it.
Is merengue's next standout an Anglo?
Kid Rock flips 1999's dismal script in his favor
Making the machines come alive
A Miami heavy-metal band goes for the show-biz brass ring
These devil's advocates give the hard rockers their due