We know that the rest of the country has been experiencing a lil thang called a "heat wave." But Crossfade has no sympathy. It's hot in Miami all freaking year.
Maybe that's why Off With Their Heads, a pop-punk quartet on perennial pop-punk label Epitaph Records, spends so much time in the Magic Ci ... More >>
WTF is Hare Krishna hardcore? Ask Shelter.When punk started brewing in the late '60s and exploded in the '70s, no one could have predicted the exponential permutations the genre would unleash.
But as it turns out, the next 40 years were a total landslide of sub-subgenres and multigenerational s ... More >>
Look at these happy fellers!Shores is one of the newer additions to the ever-expanding catalogue over at No Idea Records. Comprised of Brian Przybylski on guitars, vocals and bass, alongside John Massel on drums, this duo's debut album, Coup de Grace, has been two years in the making and it ... More >>
Of Misery and Toil
(No Idea Records)
I believe that the great and sorely missed Thomas "Pig Champion" Roberts was the butt of the Poison Idea joke of record collectors being pretentious assholes. That much is true dear readers, but I'm not as much a pre ... More >>
Kristopher Huseby of Fireside Social fame is probably one of the better drummers we have down here, and it turns out he can pluck the bass and sing pretty well to boot. Enter Bulletproof Tiger, his latest, excellent project. The band just released its debut EP, Starving Hearts, which upholds t ... More >>
via thefestfl.comSimplicity rules. The Fest, an annual, well, fest in Gainesville, gets away with its bare-bones name because, well, it is THE fest in the Southeast. The yearly three-day shebang is the Sunshine State's ultimate, temporary mecca for all that is sludgy and dirty in metal, hardcore, ... More >>
Ahh... Epitaph Records, the house that Bad Religion built, the house that the Offspring financed, before the weirdness began. Label head Brett Gurewitz took his monies and "diversified," creating pettiness and confusion across the vast studded fields of punkdom. Whatever. Taking on acts from ... More >>
Fay Wray (No Idea Records)noidearecords.com
I think about Loni Anderson with frequence. Call it a childhood thing, call it a semi-sexual thing, call it a Burt Reynolds thing; whatever it is, I'm not alone on this. And yes, this all relates back to erstwhile local punk legends&nb ... More >>
Empty bars with sticky floors is a pretty good way of summing Fireside Social up as far as playing with gusto and passion is concerned. And while they are currently caught between Miami and St. Augustine, it is refreshing to find out they've committed to some studio time.
This track, " ... More >>
Photo by Betty MonteavaroFloor, sitting on the groundFloorChurchill's Pub, MiamiSaturday, March 27, 2010 As I live and breathe here in South Florida, I know a freaking thing or two: Floor is slow-thudding metal royalty. The kind that blue-blooded region rockers will sell their future babies ... More >>