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 >>
Pop music doesn't have to be supersmart. It's for out-of-control bouts of shouting, makeout sessions, and screaming along with when traffic on 826 is moving in slow-mo.
But Miami DJ-producer Joseph Espinoza (AKA Jesp) thinks that pop should be both fun and intelligent. In fact, his dabbling in oste ... More >>
Ashley Jones, known as Treasure Fingers, is a man, not a lady. Like the Ashley in Gone With The Wind, Jones is also from Atlanta. But unlike the guy in the book with Scarlett O'Hara, he's a highly coveted disco house DJ and producer who spends much of his life on the road.
He was once part of th ... More >>
Fat Mike playing pool at his Vegas Punk House.Crossfade has experienced our share of punk houses. We've got stories about crossword puzzle face tattoos, a dumpster literally converted into a fridge, and losing an arm-wrestling match to a dog wearing an eyepatch and a Discharge butt-flap.
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That 12-track punk slab by Nobodys Hero.What are you doing tonight? Wanna go scream about stuff like anger, aggression, and fratricide? Well, ditto local punk crew Nobodys Hero.
So here's a tip: Drag your wild ass up I-95 to Fort Lauderdale's Revolution Live 'cause there's gonna be a pit party ... More >>
Photo by Kelli Hayden via myspace.com/theadolescentsMore than a decade before Weezer's "Blue Album" toasted undone sweaters, surf boards, and Happy Days, the Adolescents' highly influential debut was well known for its cerulean cover.
Springing up from the ashes of Agent Orange and Social Disto ... More >>
photo by Cindy FreyA cross between the melodic punk of Lawrence Arms and the churning hardcore of Rise Against, A Wilhelm Scream combines a high quotient of both heft and hooks. Original drummer Nicholas Pasquale Angelini is the beast's backbone, driving tempo like Jeff Gordon, and keying a thick ... More >>
The OffspringThe Offspring/Sum 41July 18, 2009Pompano Peach AmphitheatreBetter Than: Sha Na NaThe Review:When I was a wee, wee lad, there was a series on the boob tube called Sha Na Na. The show, which featured the singing and hijinks of the same-named group, was an exercise in rock and roll revival ... More >>
Grizzly Bear's newest made the top five at Sweat and Radio-Active.Moving Units is a new column on Crossfade tracking the best-selling music at South Florida independent record stores. Click here to see past top sellers. Top Sellers for the Week of June 1 - 5:Sweat Records, Miami
1. Veckatimest, Gr ... More >>