Freddy Madball = New York City hardcore. But did you know he came up in Miramar on salsa duro, Grandmaster Flash, and Miami bass? From singing with Agnostic Front at age 7 to starting his own band, Freddy Cricien and his Madball cohorts have turned the world into one massive mosh pit. And now the ... More >>
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