In 2010, Torche guitarist and vocalist, Steve Brooks reunited three different lineups of his cult-favorite weed metal band, Floor, and took the show on the road for four exclusive shows.
We bought a commemorative poster at the Churchill's Pub show, and under the legendary band's name and logo reads ... More >>
Holly Hunt's Year One Album Release
With Torche, Post Teens, and The Tunnel
Churchill's Pub, Miami
Friday, December 14, 2012
Better Than: Any episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation that didn't have to do with a spaceship battle or a malfunctioning holodeck.
Over the weekend, Miami was given a s ... More >>
Steve Brooks has a South Florida sludge pedigree unlike any other.
As the chief songwriter for legendary late '90s and early 2000s doom-drone trio Floor, the guitarist and vocalist has definitely secured himself a spot in the Heavy Hall of Fame.
And while that band is experiencing a mighty second ... More >>
Photo by Matt PreiraIt was a get-your-hand-out-of-my-face kinda rock show.Torche
With Big Business and Helms Alee
Tuesday, July 12, 2011
Better Than: Staying home and watching Easy Rider.
As to be expected, most practitioners of stoner rock are pretty lazy. We don't care how bla ... More >>
When word first started to spread about Torche, shortly before their first show at The Fest 3 in Gainesville, many were excited to hear the latest from Steve Brooks, guitarist and vocalist for legendary sludge band Floor.
Miami's high school-aged punk scene was particularly excited over Brooks ... More >>
2 Live Crew: Best local band of all time!Start the motherfucking countdown! The Rising is upon us!
Indeed, we're just days away from unleashing our big, fat Best of Miami 2011 issue upon the world. And to honor the occasion, we've decided to surf against the tide of time by rifling through our ... More >>
with Beings and Heartstrings
Wednesday, August 11, 2010
Churchill's Pub, Miami
Better than: Washing Kat Stacks' lacy unmentionables or rather, just as good, depending on the mood you find yourself in.
Kind readers, you've known me now since 2003 and you know that I've never been much for ... More >>
via myspace.com/torcheGear theft is a sad reality of the touring life, but despite its many, many months on the road, Miami-birthed Torche had been lucky enough to avoid a major incident -- until this past Friday. The band is currently on tour with Circa Survive and Coheed and Cambria, a package ... More >>
Photo by Betty MonteavaroFloor, sitting on the groundFloorChurchill's Pub, MiamiSaturday, March 27, 2010 As I live and breathe here in South Florida, I know a freaking thing or two: Floor is slow-thudding metal royalty. The kind that blue-blooded region rockers will sell their future babies ... More >>
HealerHearkening back to the days of Riki Rachtman and staying up late drinking warmish Bud Dry in a friend's basement, Torche's new video for the single "Healer" debuted on MTV2's Headbanger's Ball last Saturday at 2 a.m. EST. Steve Brooks, Rick Smith, and Jonathan Nunez are continuing their push t ... More >>