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 >>
Anthony Bourdain and Nigella Lawson might be the hottest culinary duo since bacon met the frying pan. And yesterday, the Taste stars took the stage together at the SoBeWFF. Lounging on a couch, the two talked significant others, guilty pleasures and Christoper Walken. Oh, and drank beer. Seriously, ... More >>
Yesterday, Sen. Marco Rubio released his Spotify playlist on the world. It got us thinking about the musical tastes of other Florida politicians. We don't really expect Gov. Rick Scott to be dropping his mixtape anytime soon, so through the wonderful powers of satire, Riptide has imagined ... More >>
See also "Fashion Freakouts at Lollapalooza 2012." The first of three days of music in the hot cauldron of Grant Park in Chicago is now one for the history books. Black Sabbath (or at least three-quarters of them) got back together; M83 lit up the skies and our hearts; and the lines at the water ... More >>
Blink 182's Travis Barker defies death. Rock 'n' roll makes ordinary men and women immortal. Almost. They're regular people who were born unfamous and will someday die, just like us. But because they're awesome at playing the guitar or howling into a mike (you know, rocking), they become the ce ... More >>
This is Winston Churchill, not Dave Daniels. We should be hosting a parade in honor of Churchill's Pub owner Dave Daniels's birthday. Like, a bizarro, Little Haiti musical version of Mango Strut with Rat Bastard as the Grand Marshal and kegs of Strongbow lining the streets. But Mr. Daniels is a hu ... More >>
Via facebook.com/WhitneyHoustonWhitney wasn't smiling on her Delta Flight.We all know Whitney Houston likes to keep it, um, reckless, and her latest flare-up is the direct product of the R&B siren's disregard for safety and basic public decorum. The big to-do? Ms. Houston made a fuss on a D ... More >>
Junior Boys' Jeremy Greenspan: Not so young, still confused.The great dance clubs of contemporary Western Civilization were built for drugged-up 20-year-old kids who can party all night, sleep 45 minutes, wake up at 6 a.m., go to work, punch out, start drinking on an empty stomach in the early ev ... More >>
Hell yeah!!!Now is not the time to argue as to who did what better for Black Sabbath. Now is the time to acknowledge facts. Fact one: Ronnie James Dio revitalized a sagging Sabbath after Ozzy was fired with 1980's landmark album Heaven & Hell (which was recorded here in Miami at Criteria Recordi ... 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 >>
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