Pop stars. They're so rich it makes our brain hurt. The rest of us toil day in and day out for a yearly salary that these pretty-faced bastards would spend on shoes. Still, we all want to watch these guys live the lives that we never will, which in turn funds the whole spectacle. Oh well. Things ar ... More >>
Bienvenidos a Miami, San Antonio Spurs. You got a lot of splainin' to do. You see, the rest of America may buy your convenient "Oh, the A/C just happened to break right at tip-off of game one of the NBA Finals, so weird, whoops!" but not us in the Magic City. Nope, Miamians are trained to sniff out ... More >>
Peanut Butter Wolf, founder of the legendary Stones Throw Records, has presided over some of the most important releases and moments in modern hip-hop history. Recently, a Kickstarter-funded documentary, Our Vinyl Weighs a Ton, was released about his iconic mecca of underground hip-hop beats. It h ... More >>
When you're up against Peyton Manning and the (no longer?) best offensive team in NFL history, the odds might seem slim when it comes to winning the Super Bowl. But not for the Seattle Seahawks. With a final score of 43-8, not even Manning, with his all-time touchdown skills (55 end-zone passes thi ... More >>
Some people feel bad for the music industry, but we don't. There may be more illegal downloads than ever. But there are still plenty of super-rich musicians sitting on golden thrones, dining on the hopes and dreams of others and little sandwiches with no crust. OK, just because they're wealthy, t ... More >>
You know that cliché that goes, "You can't eat your cake and have it too"? It probably came from one of our broke friends up north who spend their weekends staring at the wall and watching reruns of Everybody Loves Raymond, because that's all there's to do since they don't live in Miami. Lucky fo ... More >>
It's a dark night in California and Fishbone bass player Norwood Fisher's forearms strain as he applies a vicious chokehold to the throat of childhood friend and bandmate Kendall Jones, whose eyes bulge from their sockets. He's nearly unconscious from the lack of oxygen to his brain. Still, Kendal ... More >>
It's 5 a.m., and an impromptu, collective chant to the tune of the White Stripes' "Seven Nation Army" fills the streets of Baltimore. The city's beloved Ravens were crowned Super Bowl XLVII champions roughly eight hours ago, but the team's diehard fans are still celebrating the victory with the squ ... More >>
Rihanna's under-boob tattoo has made a comeback. Earlier today, the singer surprised her fans by revealing both the release date and cover art for her forthcoming record. Appropriately titled Unapologetic, RiRi's seventh studio album will hit shelves on November 19, MTV reports. But even more exc ... More >>
See also "Fashion Freakouts at Lollapalooza 2012" and "Lollapalooza 2012, Day One: M83, Black Sabbath, Die Antwoord, Afghan Wigs, TEED." The 2012 installment of Lollapalooza has thus far brought the requisite extremes, in terms of performances and potent weather. A two-hour delay cut through the ... More >>
See also "Fashion Freakouts at Lollapalooza 2012" -- plus "Lollapalooza 2012, Day One: M83, Black Sabbath, Die Antwoord, Afghan Whigs, TEED." The second day of Lollapalooza could not have been more different than the first. A bunch of noted cancellations -- B.o.B, Alabama Shakes, etc. -- subtracte ... More >>
Otto Von Schirach seems to be big everywhere but America. In Europe, he tours extensively and plays at big festivals. Here, he's just one of Miami's many oddly awesome characters.That could change this year as he tours across America with Atari Teenage Riot, the '90s digital hardcore outfit that ... More >>
Photo by Marta Xochilt PerezGirl Talk (AKA Gregg Gillis) getting wild at the Fillmore.View photos from Girl Talk at the Fillmore Miami Beach here.Girl Talk With Max Tundra Fillmore Miami Beach Thursday, May 19, 2011 Better Than: An impromptu cock-rocking rave in a confetti supply store. Just pa ... More >>
Photo by phivephotography.comThough Fishbone's home turf -- South Central L.A. -- may not have been a typical rock and roll breeding ground, plenty else about the band's birth was fortuitous. The band's early musical brew, heavy on ska, reggae, and a liberal helping of rock, was largely created i ... More >>
via TherapyInk.comDead Johnny Cash"It's the story of your life, and the end of it's your death, and every word that's in between is just a waste of breath." - SubhumansTheir rotting, worm ridden flesh fills the air with the stench of death, but we just can't help cracking the casket on our favori ... More >>
Swingin' iguanas, a prince from Sudan, and tawdry tales at SoBe's top dive.
Dave Navarro & DJ Skribble December 22, 2007 Pawn Shop Lounge Better Than: A fistfight in front of a mirror. Contrary to unpopular opinion, kids still get riled about rock; when the rock comes dosed with bottom heavy rap, they get really riled. Make that: really, really riled. Witness Dave Navar ... More >>
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