The sweet smell of liquor filled the smoky room as a Blondie doppelganger rocked on to AC/DCs "Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap." It was karaoke night at Seven Seas, and just like the crowd you would expect to find at one of Miami's best dive bars, former self-proclaimed rock stars with hair past their ... More >>
The members of New Orleans sludge metal band Eyehategod don't worship Satan. They don't kill virgins, hang them upside down over a tub, and wash themselves in blood. They don't dance inside circles of fire during full moons at midnight. They don't castrate babies, put hamsters in blenders, or m ... More >>
Dimebag Darrell, a good dude.Over the past couple of years, tribute shows have kind of become a staple of Churchill's programming. And I'll admit that at first I thought of them as a kitschy attempt to fill slots. But more and more, the whole tribute show thing seems to be a better and better ide ... More >>
Aside from checking out how Nonpoint's packaging for new album Miracle unfolds, fans and foes of the band should read Nicholas L. Hall's feature about the Fort Lauderdale act that appears in the print edition of New Times Broward-Palm Beach. Below is Hall's assessment of Miracle. Miracle s ... More >>
April Ashford-ForsytheGet ready.Tonight, at the crossroads of Krome Avenue and the Tamiami Trail, Dimebag Darrell will play a special one night only acoustic set.Fan and promoter Sam Hamovich says, "Dude, if you've never heard Bag's acoustic shit you're fucking missing out. He's like the Kenny G ... More >>
via Flickr user t_a_i_sPlenty of things to hear in Broward and Palm Beach this weekend, one of them will even make you feel good about yourself! Tonight, the Help Mend A Heart Benefit Show is happening at The Talent Farm. The $10 cover charge goes to the Maureen Waters Medical Fund (read all abou ... More >>
Hopefully, you were going to find out about this show tonight, when you head out to The Talent Farm for the Mend A Heart Benefit Show. But just in case your heart is made of stone and bile, here's your heads up on an ultra heavy show happening at the same venue 24 hours later.Pantera was one of the ... More >>
Dimebag Darrell lives!Every last tiny speck of brain matter splatted against the Columbus, Ohio stage he was riffing on when he was killed by a crazed gunman may have already been sold on Ebay, but the legend of Dimebag lives on through recorded documentation of his music.The video above features ... More >>
Many famous musicians have spent a day or three in jail for driving drunk, holding drugs, or something really stupid. But only the select few have spent a serious stretch of time in prison, which brings us to David Allan Coe. The original country outlaw performs Friday at the Culture Room in Fort La ... More >>
Days of the New is a hard band to classify nowadays. 10 or 15 years ago, it'd have easily sat in the same group as Alice in Chains and Soundgarden. But now that 'alternative/grunge' doesn't seem to be a genre anymore, Days of the New seems, well new. Lead singer Travis Meeks has a powerful an ... More >>
The man about town sounds off on new projects.
What we're going to talk about this week is Ecco Lounge, the brand-new restaurant/lounge put together by Aramis Lorie and Brian Basti (of Poplife and PS14, respectively). It's on the corner of SE Second Avenue and SE First Street, and it's opening in early March.This project is something they' ... More >>
Peculiar delights await at the Groves oldest bar.
Known for dark melodies laden with churning guitars, chunky riffs, and lead singer Lajon Witherspoon's haunting timbre, Sevendust carved its niche in the alt-rock/nu-metal landscape some years back. The release of the band's third record, Animosity, in 2001 is largely regarded as the quintet's break ... More >>
Anything involving preying mantises and Madonna can't be boring.
Bad Boys of Boxing get down at the Hard Rock.
For such a relatively short existence, few bands have excited such extreme reactions in the heavy music world as the Orlando-based quartet Trivium. Formed in the earlier part of this decade while the members were still teenagers, the band’s 2003 full-length debut, Ember to Inferno, messed with the ... More >>
Theyre ready to rumble at the Hard Rock Hollywood!
Dillinger Escape Plan are sort of like a band of vikings, blazing through a town in a maelstrom of chaos that leave the feeble shivering in a puddle of their own secretions. Think noise, destruction, flames -- literally, frontman Greg Puciato has been known to shoot fireballs from the stage between ... More >>
Boxing harks back to the glory days.
Edison Miranda looks to scramble Porras
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With its forthcoming album, South Florida hard rock quartet Endo grows out of the tried-and-tired
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Gil Bitton (Endo)
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For Yehudis Levitin, painting was the path to freedom from the strict Hasidic world
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Lucy Brown soars. So what's with the hair?