When one contemplates about all that's great in heavy metal, High on Fire should be one of the first bands that comes to mind. The group initially emerged from the ashes of post-Sabbath stoner metal luminaries Sleep. But faster, louder, and meaner than its forebear, High on Fire's always managed t ... More >>
Don't call it a comeback. Because the Deftones never left. And avoid using the term "rap metal." Because this band detests musical subgenres. Instead, celebrate the fact that this crew is still tearing the tits off music venues, like the Fillmore Miami Beach, with the same Adrenaline levels as 25 ... More >>
In one of the last week's less predictable music developments, Lil Wayne announced that Cash Money Records had signed Fred Durst-led late '90s relics Limp Bizkit. Does this mean we could be in store for a late '90s nu-metal revival? The four year period right before the end of the millennium wa ... More >>
Via facebook.com/ToolMusicHigh atop the list of shit that South Florida doesn't need is another tool. The Tri-County Area is littered with them. But come early February, four more will make a pitstop in west Broward. Though Maynard James Keenan and his cronies haven't released an album in o ... More >>
Topping the list of artists we'd never expect to see at the Fillmore Miami Beach, Korn just announced a November 9 engagement at the house Jackie Gleason Live Nation built. Thirteen years ago, Jonathan Davis and company released its big breakthrough album, Follow the Leader. It debuted atop the ... More >>
Dance music's gonna blow up! That's the kind of ecstatic chatter that's been endlessly parroted by pop commentators in 2011. However, this perception that electronic tuneage has been waiting idly on the sidelines just isn't true. Dance music crossed over a long time ago. In case you hadn't not ... More >>
via Flickr user Chad DavisNo matter how hard the members of Chevelle try, they won't be able to run away from certain parts of their past or comparisons to other bands. Face it, when you sign with a Christian Rock label and have your first album distributed through Christian book stores, you're g ... More >>
photo by Sayre BermanTo view a full slideshow of photos from this show, click here.MetallicaWith Gojira and Lamb of GodBankAtlantic Center, SunriseThursday, October 1Better Than: Pretty much every other big metal show I've seen this year including, possibly, Iron Maiden at the same venue. (Heresy, m ... More >>
This mashup king runs the genre gamut.
The South Florida band is a long way from Kendall.
Within a span of months, the kiddies of Black Tide have shot from totally unheard-of to total buzz band for lovers of heavy music, appearing in the like of Spin and Revolver. And they are, in fact kiddies – the oldest members of the quartet are 19, and the frontman, Gabriel Garcia, is 15. Which ma ... More >>
It's sweltering outside, but there's still music worth hearing
I'm Not Dead/Out Here All Night (LaFace/Island)
In a scandal-ridden election year, the year's top ten music stories were all about winning the popular vote.
This year, blood-soaked extreme metal took its rightful place in the world of heavy music.
The Cure kicked off its Curiosa tour with a mixed bag of delights
Penance Soiree (V2/Buddyhead)
With its forthcoming album, South Florida hard rock quartet Endo grows out of the tried-and-tired
The first father of shock rock buries teen pop; Miami's little grrrls grow up and growl
This land is pa'ti, pa'mi
Nonpoint studies metal hard