Do Denmark's very-hyped, babyfaced post-punks Iceage represent The Shape of Punk to Come?
That slogan was coined by Refused -- another set of Scandinavian agitators, this time from hardcore-obsessed Sweden -- as the title for a 1998 opus-collage of the various rock music microhistories.
Of course, ... More >>
You read about the Great Twinkie Extinction here on Short Order (and everywhere else) and maybe you applauded, or more than likely, felt as if yet another piece of your childhood was being torn away from you by The Man.Well, there may be a reason to rejoice, put your footie pajamas on, and couch pot ... More >>
For three consecutive autumns, local musician and promoter Ricardo Guerrero's annual end-of-summer local showcase -- Death to the Sun -- has ranked among South Florida's best festivals for contemporary and/or experimental rock music.
Just shy of reaching half a decade (and more than a couple months ... More >>
When it comes to our favorite brands, it seems we're more likely to remember the epic successes (Doritos Locos Tacos anyone?) than the equally epic failures. But failures, there are aplenty.
Dangerous, disgusting, or just plain absurd, these gastronomic gaffes may be fun to laugh at now, but it wo ... More >>
We can't write our best Churchill's Pub stories on the Internet because we don't wanna get the place shut down.
However, in anticipation of Miami's only true rock 'n' roll dive celebrating its 33rd anniversary, we here at Crossfade will gladly share some family-friendly tales. Like that time in th ... More >>
See also "Employees say Zeke's Roadhouse Closing for Good."In what may be the quickest transition since Superman's change in the phone booth, Zeke's Roadhouse has been replaced. And with its own "New Coke" of sorts.
Rio Station is a family-owned, five-branch food & drink biz that swooped in to ... More >>
See also "305 Fest's Completely Insane, 47-Band Lineup: Bastard Noise, Noothgrush, and So Many More."
"The thing I like most about festivals," says Roger Forbes, half of live-music promotion powerhouse, Speedfreak Presents, "is that there's always going to be some bands you don't know."
In fact, ... More >>
Local promotion outfit Speedfreek Presents has been on a serious mean streak lately, delivering a steady stream of otherwise unbooked concerts featuring all manner of brutality from the national hardcore, metal, and extreme music scenes.
The agency was founded in 2011 when Torche drummer and lon ... More >>
On StubHub, Ultra tickets are going for $800 and Masquerade Motel passes cost $400.
Beat freaks have seemingly lost their minds, clearly forgetting that the national average for a gallon of regular gas is nearly $4. Who in their right mind would drop half-a-stack on house music?
Not Crossfade ... More >>
Fueling the obesity epidemic and enabling the Young Money Maniac's sizzurp addiction, PepsiCo's toxic green nectar, Mountain Dew, has a new spokesperson and his name is Lil Wayne.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Dwayne Michael Carter Jr. and Mountain Dew have come together to form DEWeezy, ... More >>
As another testament to the power of social media, Coca-Cola has abandoned the holiday save-the-polar-bear white Coke cans after a number of tweets and Facebook posts from confused consumers.Complaints were posted to the company's official blog, Facebook, and Twitter over how the white can resemb ... More >>