A lot has changed in the almost ten years since Goodie Mob released an album. Their funky, forward-thinking approach in the studio helped put Southern hip-hop on the map, and in their absence, the South has continued to dominate -- but not quite in the same way they originally envisioned. Hip-hop h ... More >>
Can you smell it? That hot, sugary corn-flavor smell? Well, that's what we'd imagine the MTV Video Music Awards smell like. There's almost nothing as poppy, shiny or over-the-top commercialized at the VMAs, and its coming back Sunday, Aug. 25, to rear its star-studded head like the hydra of the Bi ... More >>
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. As the Sabbath says (via Twitter), ... More >>
In the beginning, God created the heavens and the Earth. But did you know it was Satan who buried "67-million-year-old giant fossilized lizard bones" all over this spinning rock, just to trick gullible humans into believing that our planet isn't 6,000 years old and Our Father is a sham? Yes, certa ... More >>
Photo by Ian Witlen Lust was in the air last night at Grand Central.See the full 35-photo Sleigh Bells and Diplo at Grand Central slideshow. Diplo, Sleigh Bells, and Liturgy Grand Central Miami Tuesday, February 14, 2012 Better Than: A Valentine's Day spent home alone, dancing with yourself to ... More >>
German car giant Mercedes-Benz and its comically mustachioed CEO Dieter Zetsche are getting railroaded on the Interwebs today after advertising a new car sharing program under Che Guevara's face and the slogan: Viva la revolucion!Nein! Cuban activists including Felix Rodriguez -- one of the guys who ... More >>
New Yorkers still think they run hip hop. Canadians say, "It ain't dead. It lives in the North." L.A. radio plays more Pitbull than we do. Houston is still leaning off a never-ending cup of codeine. NOLA's doing it in the dark. Philly, Detroit, and Chi-Town are mad because it's winter. In Miami ... More >>
Immortal Technique (AKA Felipe Andres Coronel), the politically outspoken Peruvian-American hip-hop artist, gave Occupy Miami a shout out at his Grand Central show on Tuesday night. He announced that he'd be making an afternoon visit the next day to the campsite where protesters have been living ... More >>
What exactly was grunge? We know the early-'90s trend was some kind of rock 'n' roll. But were its adherents just the latest batch of unwashed punks or hippies? They kind of looked like both. And the music kind of sounded like both too.Grunge -- both the dirge-y guitar tunes and the flannel-clad sla ... More >>
The BET Awards were held this past Sunday and some really confusing, awkward shit went down in the middle of granting the Viewer's Choice Award. Some fans were invited onstage to announce this year's winner, which at first was Chris Brown. But only a few seconds after Brown received the award f ... More >>
Air hockey is totally a contact sportEver since Run-D.M.C. threw down rap verses on top of Joe Perry's guitar riffs on its 1986 remake of Aerosmith's "Walk This Way," many bands have endeavored to mesh hip-hop lyricism with rock wallop. While that formula has proven fruitful in some instances -- ... More >>
Jacobs Ladder is almost at the end of their national tour. Click here and here to read past installments of the band's tour diary -- and to hear their music, check out their MySpace page. These installments were penned by the band's bassist, Sammy Gonzalez.Wednesday, September 2: General Thoughts ... More >>
It's been three long years for Green Day fans, but the long wait is over. Billie Joe Armstrong and crew have announced their latest tour, which will be promoting their upcoming album, 21st Century Breakdown. It's been five years since Green Day released their last album, American Idiot, and they've ... More >>
Michelle SolomonA-Trak spinning at Bacardi B-Live.If you were one of the 300 "regular" folks, or the 150 or so "press" types who got invited to the Bacardi B-Live Press Pool Party on Tuesday night, say a hefty thank-you prayer to the God of Groove.Inside the basement Japanese restaurant, Fountainble ... More >>
Artists we'd like to see run for office.
Screw South Beach; were checkin out Blue Man Group.
V is for Vagina (Puscifer Entertainment/RED)
You wanted the best — you got the best: Guitar Hero III
Opposition is a commodity in Sundance docs
Don't fret. Guitar Hero II kills the opening act.
Devils & Dust Columbia
Con Todo Respeto Universal Latino
Headstrong rocks soft, hard, now
This land is pa'ti, pa'mi
Gil Bitton (Endo)
Is the Clash still the only band that matters?
September 24 - 30, 1998
The X Generation takes culture by the throat