It's been nine days since a six-person jury found George Zimmerman not guilty in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin. Yet despite President Obama's unscripted personal address to the nation and the possibility of a civil case against Zimmerman, many Americans' anger over the acquittal hasn't dimm ... More >>
House rose from the cracks of Chicago's warehouse disco scene to be a global force in music. But just because billions of ears dig this stuff and it changed pop history ... Sometimes, it still sucks. As proof, we here at Crossfade dug up some examples of how stupid it's all gonna look in retrospec ... More >>
Face it ... We're a society obsessed with celebrity wealth. Whether it's the 20 Richest Rappers, Ten Richest DJs, Eight Richest Musicians in their Teens and 20s, or the Five Richest Celebs in the Music Business, you can count on Crossfade to narrow down the ridiculously long, arbitrary lists publi ... More >>
There was a time when Elton John dressed (and acted) like the teenage lovechild of Liberace and Vegas-era Elvis on a helium bender. Bedazzled in silver jumpsuits with his face behind massive sunglasses and his feet stuffed into patent-leather platform moon boots, the fabulously balding Captain ... 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 >>
England's favorite frumpy, never-been-kissed, feel-good-story of 2009 has a new album, Someone to Watch Over Me, dropping November 1. And it's generating mad buzz with the 55-to-70-year-old demographic. Susan Boyle's new record will feature a sweet blend of slow jams ranging from Joni Mitchell' ... More >>
Boomers, halt! There's no need to spend the next 29 hours swaddling yourself in a million chiffon scarves or feathering, highlighting, mousseing, and teasing your hair in deference to Witchy Stevie and ol' Rod the Bod. Tomorrow night's Heart and Soul Tour nostalgia session starring Stevie Nicks ... More >>
Get your non-ironic '90s fix with Salt-N-Pepa and the TBD crew.See the cut for a free download of A Totally Non-Ironic TBD Party Mix. When you shake ass to Salt-N-Pepa's superfun 1986 sex song "Push It" while guzzling a gallon's worth of rubyfruit jungle juice shots, you better really, really, ... More >>
This week, we cheated a little. In amongst the free yoga, free art and free parties is one event we actually think you should shell out dough to attend. Intrigued? Read on. Monday: Show off the resilience of your liver by going out on a Monday night. The party Duchess at the Mondrian Hotel's Sunset ... More >>
Looking for a way to save a few bucks on concert tickets? Live Nation has announced they will be waiving the service fees for lawn tickets to a slew of their summer shows starting at 12:01 am on Wednesday. This promotion only lasts for 24 hours, so you'll have to purchase tickets quickly. Hit the ju ... More >>
Beer Girls from MiamiNewTimes.com on Vimeo.There are many facets of the food service industry that stretch beyond the boundaries of culinary endeavours. For example, working the beer concession at a Motley Crue concert. Let us take you into that world for a minute. Find out about Rod Stewart, Denni ... More >>
Here I Stand (LaFace/Sony BMG)
Usher Here I Stand (LaFace/Sony BMG) You really can’t fault entertainers claiming “player for life” status. At least they’re being honest; everyone from Rod Stewart to Karrine “Superhead” Steffans knows that the promiscuous can’t be reformed and that once you get the taste of the eas ... More >>
What not to put on that Valentine's Day CD.
Rod Stewart Hard Rock Live February 1, 2008 Longtime fans who bemoaned Rod Stewart’s recent four-album cycle of standards will be relieved to know that Roddy’s stripped his current tour of replays of the great American songbook and returned to singing the kind of songs that earned him his rock ... More >>
I truly love Rod Stewart.
I don’t care about his feathered hair. I don’t care about his unfortunate fascination, in the Seventies and Eighties, with puff sleeves. Or his continuing fascination with white suits. Or the fact that, with some teenage parenting, he could technically be old enough to be my grandfather. I love ... More >>
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Todd Smith (Def Jam/Island)
"Tears in Heaven" (RIAA)
From high-minded to hype-crazed, book fairs have a rich tradition of coaxing out reclusive authors. New Times was fortunate to get a rare audience with the person redefining writing, M.M. Pascal-Paul.
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