Paint your claws. Dye your hair. Eat a dove alive.
Because (formerly?) beastly heavy metal monolith Black Sabbath just announced its full 2013 North American tour. And the (formerly?) gut-rumbling triumvirate is coming to South Florida for a midsummer doomfest.
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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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We suppose you could grab the usual stale lunch from the sandwich lady that comes around each day, or you could head out today for a little mid-afternoon meal that involves food trucks, drag queens, and the world's largest air guitar jam session. So which is it, pookie?Today, September 7, from 11:30 ... More >>
See also "Fashion Freakouts at Lollapalooza 2012" -- plus "Day One: M83, Black Sabbath, Die Antwoord, Afghan Wigs, TEED," "Day Two: Frank Ocean, The Weeknd, Twin Shadow, and Others," and "Day Three: Jack White, Sigur Ros, Florence The Machine, and Others."
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Can we all stop hating on Gisele Bundchen? The lady has had a pretty stressful week. First she had to watch her husband, Tom Brady, completely choke in his starring role on the most-watched TV show of all time. Then she had to pretend she thought he did a really excellent job. Cameras captured he ... More >>
Gene Simmons is a smarmy motherfucker.Maybe we were born too late. Or in the wrong part of the country. But quintessential '80s hair-metal extravaganza rockers KISS have always come off as kinda goofy.
Alice Cooper, The Stooges, Black Sabbath ... Now there's some blues-derived din that knew how ... More >>
Kelly Osbourne, a person who continues to remain relatively famous for reasons we're not entirely sure of, cracked her head open in Miami this weekend and was sent to Mercy Hospital. The woman who helped pioneer the genre of "Hey, lets watch rich, famous families do inane things" television shows ... More >>
Heeeere's Johnny!Halloween is almost here and you have a dilemma. There's a pumpkin on your doorstep ready to be carved, but what do you do? Sure you can do the standard Jack O' Lantern, but how boring is that? Why not turn that giant orange gourd into a work of art? It's actually easy sinc ... More >>
Does the Godfather of Heavy Metal get crunk? You bet he does. It seems like enough time has passed since the sweaty-armpit era of mainstream rock (otherwise known as the Nu-Metal Dark Ages) that we can finally, maybe, approach the subject of fusing hip-hop with rock and roll.
It wasn't always Fr ... More >>
Now in darkness world stops turning! Ashes where the bodies burning! -- "War Pigs," Black Sabbath
When your predictions for the future of Planet Earth and the general good of all mankind are just as murky and doom-filled as the fourth and final verse of "War Pigs," there's probably no better ... More >>
Trick Daddy is partly to blame for Prunk TV's ESPN addiction.The weekend before last, I went to the NASCAR Ford 400 at the Homestead-Miami Speedway and it was amazing.
I used my press pass to get right up on the track and it felt like my teeth were gonna explode. Kind of like the way they felt a ... More >>
Rob Van Winkle is no Chuck D.All great imitation, even when it's parody, respects the original source. The covers that disappoint fail to do this.
Notably missing from Crossfade's list are the pain-inducing covers that have been discussed to death. Examples: Celine Dion's cover of AC/DC's "You S ... More >>
311 performing at SunFest 2009West Palm Beach hasn't had this much musical excitement since Ozzy Osbourne rolled through town. An impressive crop of national acts are set to play the 28th installment of SunFest, which takes place April 28 - May 2 in downtown West Palm Beach along Florida's Intrac ... More >>
What would the world be like if Ozzy had never put that "vocalist seeks band" flyer in the record store, which caused soon to be guitar-god Tony Iommi to call him up? Ozzy joined Earth, which later became Black Sabbath, and the rest is Heavy Metal history. Do you feel me? I am talking about fate a ... More >>
via kevindooley's FlickrWith the recession and all, the days of music writers' snail mail boxes getting stuffed daily with press kits is pretty much over. Most labels and publicists send private download links these days, which is actually an excellent idea. Promo CDs are just going to get ... More >>
image via Miami New Times Archives week of August 3 - 9, 1988According to Hart Baur from SKUM, Grove Cinema "was the only theatre in Miami that had a liquor license," which means that if you were old enough to have a drink in 1988 you could have done so while watching The Decline of Western Civil ... More >>