Michale Graves got his big break after nailing an audition for the role of Not Glenn Danzig in Jerry Only's 1995 re-boot of campy pop-punk rock crew the Misfits. And ever since, his musical career has been on a singular and vertiginous path that makes his story one of the most idiosyncratic in the h ... More >>
With No Fraud, Powerhouse, To Be Hated, Out of Sorts, and FWA
Presented by Idle Hands
Churchill's Pub, Miami
Saturday, December 22, 2012
Better Than: An Xmas weekend spent with anything besides loud abrasive music and old friends, reminiscing about those who are no longer here, in a sea of col ... More >>
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 >>
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...
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When Bobb Bruno and Bethany Cosentino bring their band Best Coast to Grand Central on Tuesday night, it's entirely possible that Downtown Miami will break out into a riot. And if it does happen, count on Bobb to keep a level head; he's go ... More >>
The members of New Orleans sludge metal band Eyehategod don't worship Satan.
They don't kill virgins, hang them upside down over a tub, and wash themselves in blood. They don't dance inside circles of fire during full moons at midnight. They don't castrate babies, put hamsters in blenders, or m ... More >>
By playing a completely straightforward amalgamation of various strains of rock, pop, and punk, Ted Leo and The Pharmacists have carved out a niche entirely unto themselves.
Their anthems inspire an appropriate amount of big-grin pogoing, their lyrics are audible for maximum singing along, an ... More >>
Charlie Manson was a rock 'n' roller too.After sex and drugs, rock 'n' roll is often paired with scary.
Ever since the darkly psychedelic burnout at the end of the '60s (epitomized by Iggy Pop's amphetamine-inspired caterwauling and Lou Reed's doom-y bad trip bummer jamming), there have b ... More >>
Jem is excitement!For any kid who grew up in the '80s, it wasn't about the content of character. It was about the size of Transformer.
After school and Saturday mornings, masses of children spent hour after hour parked in front of turn-knob television screens, adjusting rabbit ears, dying to he ... More >>
The six dudes of Davila 666. Davila 666
With Love Handles, Snakehole, Heartstrings, and Ticks
Tuesday, March 1, 2011
Better Than: Christian Bale's Masshole accent.The (and we mean the) Puerto Ricans who rock 'n' roll, Davila 666, performed at Churchill's Pub for the second time ... More >>
Photo by Ian WitlenView photos from No Age's performance at Grand Central here.No Age
With Beings and Rene Hell
Tuesday, January 18, 2011
Better Than: The outcome of the Heat game a couple blocks away.
No Age shows in Miami, by now, seem to attract two distinct but related groups. ... More >>
Your hardcore crash course instructor, Steven Blush.There are only five hours remaining till punk professor Steven Blush's hardcore master class convenes at Sweat Records.
Word is, there might be a pop quiz. So ... Are you ready? Have you committed the entirety of the textbook -- American Har ... More >>
Photos by Christine BorgesThe DrumsThe DrumsWith The Young Friends and Surfer BloodAt Grand Central, MiamiSaturday, September 18, 2010Better than: Goin' surfin'.The Review:People who eternally run late to everything, take note: When Grand Central says the show starts at 7pm, they mean it. The lin ... More >>
via Flickr user Dark BotxyPlenty to hear in Broward and Palm Beach this weekend, no matter what you're into. If you're in the mood to see an iconic punk band, The Misfits are playing Culture Room tonight. Sure they're minus Danzig, but Jerry Only is still around to blast out the horror punk. If y ... More >>
There is no better Halloween song than The Misfits - Halloween. The Fiend Club will be out in force when the band, featuring Danzig's brother Jerry Only, and Dez Cadena, and Robo from Black Flag, hits Culture Room on December 4th. Here are the lyrics to The Misfits - Halloween.Bonfires burning bri ... More >>
The season for spooking is here, and to help awaken your inner ghoul who's been lying dormant, here is a list of ten songs to celebrate the holiday. Some are obvious, some have loose, vague, or quirky affiliations with Halloween themes (you'll be hard-pressed to find some of these on other Ha ... More >>
You've got to hand it to Jerry Only and the Misfits. Despite losing Danzig, one of the most iconic lead singers in punk rock history, being sued by said lead singer, losing legions of fans, and suffering resoundingly negative album reviews, The Misfits soldier on. The originators of horror-punk a ... More >>
MumpsyThe Orlando InvasionMumpsy, with Surfer Blood and XOXO Saturday, June 14, 2009Propaganda, Lake Worth Better Than: Drinking freshly squeezed OJ with Japanese Tourists. The Review: O-town is famed for being the primary residence of the world's most renowned mouse, and for spewing out annoyingly ... More >>