See also "Today Is the Day's Steve Austin on Living in the F#$í-Up South and Being 100-Percent Real." Today Is the Day With Maruta, Shitstorm, Orbweaver, Ironside, Cardiel Churchill's Pub, Miami Saturday, September 8 Better Than: Not seeing Today Is the Day because South Florida is long and farawa ... More >>
After catching a nasty case of seasonal influenza, grunge-y sex symbol, former Soundgarden singer, and current acoustic crooner Chris Cornell was forced to cancel last night's unplugged gig in Miami. "Due to laryngitis caused by flu, Chris Cornell is unable to perform tonight," the official ... 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 >>
Chris Cornell will be unplugged at the Fillmore.â€‹Grunge gandpappy Chris Cornell has announced his first-ever solo acoustic tour, stopping at the Fillmore Miami Beach on November 6. Cornell is most noted for his work with early Sub Pop signees Soundgarden. But he was also a member of 2000s supergr ... More >>
â€‹Yesterday, hip-hop pioneer Tone Loc plead not guilty to dual charges of domestic violence and unlicensed possession of an assault rifle. The rapper and cartoon voice actor was arrested after a dispute with the mother of his children turned physical. Police found the Colt AR-15 Sporter when resp ... More >>
â€‹Earlier this week, Crossfade reported on Coheed and Cambria bassist, Mic Todd, being arrested in Massachussetts for stealing oxycontin from a Walgreens hours before his band's opening gig for Soundgarden. Well, it's a good/weird week for rock star arrests as Nick Oliveri, ex-bassist for the Dwar ... More >>
Mugshot of Coheed and Cambria's Mic Todd.â€‹Last night, TMZ reported that Coheed and Cambria bassist Mic Todd was arrested for robbing a Walgreen's pharmacy in Attleboro, Massachussetts. Apparently, Todd wrote out a note on his cell phone demanding oxycontin and threatening the store employee with ... More >>
Madlib squeezes a mere 43 tracks onto the 3 LP versionâ€‹In our Moving Units column, Mike Ramirez at Fort Lauderdale's Radio-Active Records graciously keeps us up-to-date and comments on the current releases flying out of his store each week.As foretold, hip-hop producer Madlib notched some serious ... More >>
Quitters never win, and winners never quit. Btw, should I fuck that big fat ho? The first time I ever heard of Blowfly was when ODB did that cover of, "The First Time, Ever You Sucked My Dick." Blowfly is awesome, he invented rap music in 1965, and he is a Miami legend. I wish him the best, especia ... More >>
Incubus celebrates an 18-year evolution.
â€‹Days of the New is a hard band to classify nowadays. 10 or 15 years ago, it'd have easily sat in the same group as Alice in Chains and Soundgarden. But now that 'alternative/grunge' doesn't seem to be a genre anymore, Days of the New seems, well new. Lead singer Travis Meeks has a powerful an ... More >>
via www.nicholasmonaco.comIt's time to dig into the back of the closet, pull out a flannel shirt grab your chain wallet and pick up a 12 pack of Red Dog in preparation of tonight's throwback to '90s grunge rock at the Hurricane Bar and Lounge in Delray. Fort Lauderdale based Grindstone doesn't play ... More >>
The long, dark days of Amy Lee
Devils & Dust Columbia
Beck's new Guero is okay, but it ain't no Odelay
Franz Ferdinand (Domino)
Desert Sessions Volumes 9 & 10 (Ipecac)
Riot Act "Epic"
Headstrong rocks soft, hard, now
Fifty years down the line, Johnny Cash still has it
Nick Drake's sad legacy lives on through Damien Jurado
Pioneers Who Got Scalped: The Anthology (Warner Archives/Rhino)
Moby introduces Bessie Smith to electronica
A talk with the filmmakers
The music biz mixes and matches to line its coffers
...of flannel. Screaming Trees carve their niche from the Northwest Passage.
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