Yesterday, we here at Crossfade went bangin' on the beach with Miami Bass Warriors and even enjoyed some bathroom fellatio with Rat Bastard's Scraping Teeth. But that was just the beginning of our weird and wild ten-day trip through the MIA's long and varied musical history. For today's edition ... More >>
Caution: If you're an old lady looking for a relaxing weekend of easy listening on an ocean liner, you may as well kill yourself. The Mayhem Cruise 2012 is pure brutality. This inaugural Atlantic-bound metal fest will crush, punish, destroy, and burn down every other music cruise's lineup. And when ... More >>
Christmas came early indeed. According to a press release sent moments ago to Crossfade, Lenny Kravitz "is pleased to announce dates for his first American tour in five years!" Best of all, dude's got a gig in the Big Mango. The "nearly 20-city tour" kicks off at New York City's Radio City Mu ... More >>
Originally from Buffalo, New York, in the late Eighties, Malevolent Creation flew south and quickly became ensconced in the Sunshine State's hugely unlikely but now-legendary death metal scene. It quickly scored a coveted deal with Roadrunner Records, then the ultimate home for death metal, early gr ... More >>
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 >>
The South Florida band is a long way from Kendall.
Here’s one from the vaults that all but the most dedicated heavy music geeks in South Florida have probably forgotten about. And those guys were possibly all at that recent Opeth show at the Fillmore. (I’m not going to pretend I knew about them this whole time; thanks Juan from Torche for tippin ... More >>
David Johansen dresses up the New York Dolls one more time.
Only Human (Whateverman Records)
If you don't think heavy metal can go any further, you're not Cynic-al enough
Music industry flacks bombard dizzy critics. Now it's your turn.