Yngwie Malmsteen is a six-foot, three-inch guitar monster from Sweden. He left the dark and bitter cold of Stockholm at age 19 and moved to L.A. for a record deal, got famous, and drunkenly crashed a Jaguar E-Type V12 convertible into a tree, breaking the steering wheel with his head.
But Malmsteen ... More >>
When Swedish House Mafia's Sebastian Ingrosso, Axwell, and Steve Angello announced their career-ending One Last Tour, saying goodbye to 26 cities across every continent, we here at Crossfade lamented, "Miami's not included."
But we also doubted "a group who had a huge hit called 'Miami to Ibiza' an ... More >>
In the immortal words of hip-pop visionaries Loving My Friends and Others, more commonly known as LMFAO: "We're in Miami, bitch."
In fact, we here at Crossfade are drink-all-day, play-all-night, party-rocking freaks who spend every Thursday-through-Sunday getting wasted in the megaclubs, wearing Va ... More >>
The end is near.
Swedish House Mafia's Sebastian Ingrosso, Axwell, and Steve Angello just revealed the 26 dates for their One Last Tour in a most melodramatic fashion, announcing each new show about a minute apart.
The world will be excited to know that the SHM guys are saying goodbye to almost e ... More >>
Who's going to save the world after November 24?
Not Swedish House Mafia, because Axwell, Steve Angello, and Sebastian Ingrosso have announced via swedishhousemafia.com that this last leg of tour dates will officially be SHM's last.
The supergroup's been dropping mega-hits since 2008. But surprisi ... More >>
Gilby Clarke is a badass rock 'n' roller.
In 1991, he got hired to play rhythm guitar in Guns N' Roses during the group's Use Your Illusion tour. He was with GNR for three years, back when Axl and crew were the greatest band on Earth. Then Gilby played with Slash's Snakepit, the MC5, Heart, Nancy S ... More >>
The week of uhntz-uhntz is over. Did you have enough, Miami? We didn't think so.
So pick up your serotonin-depleted head and blown eardrums off the floor where you left them after Sunday night's closing party and slip your blistered feet back into those battered dancing shoes, because Miami ... More >>
Photo by Bleeding PalmJust wait till you hear the racket Rat Bastard has planned for this year's I.N.C. Some people really get their panties in a twist over noise music.
Every year, producer-musician Rat Bastard throws his globally acclaimed International Noise Conference at Churchill's Pub. And ... More >>
When a human being celebrates a birthday, you bring a gift. But when a luxury hotel throws a big-time anniversary blowout, you bring Brooklyn rapper, singer, and all around stylish motherfucker Theophilus London.
Tonight, Mr. London will be kicking out an acapella freestyle version of "Happy B- ... More >>
Even in this rapidly changing media environment, there's one golden rule any news publication worth the paper its printed on still abides by: a strict wall between sales and editorial. Well, the Daytona Beach News-Journal has decided to offer bonuses to its editorial staff for selling a ... More >>
Photo by SeekWere you born without an imagination? Then there's no reason to keep using colorless, stock phrases like "synth-pop" to describe Little Dragon's music. With some effort and a few minutes listening time, you'd probably come up with something as quirky, cute, and strangely apt as sing ... More >>
If he hasn't already made plans to build himself a giant geodesic disco dome atop the Fontainebleau Hotel, Swedish House Mafia member Steve Angello's top priority in 2011 should be purchasing a prime SoBe condo.
Ever since he and fellow Mafia men Axwell and Sebastian Ingrosso headlined the main ... More >>
Swedish electronic dance music has, for the most part, become synonymous with the hopelessly über-commercial and stale sound of big-room players like Steve Angello, Axwell, and Sebastian Ingrosso.Stockholm's John Dahlbäck, however, may very well be an exception, not just in his own work as an i ... More >>
Pitbull has the crowd going crazy to his version of "How Low Can You Go" live in this performance footage from a May 4 show at Fryshuset in Stockholm, Sweden.Maybe it's not until you see this that you realize how big Miami culture is on a global scale. Keep in mind that before Ludacris put his ra ... More >>
Swedish electronic dance music has, for the most part, become synonymous with the hopeless über-commercialism of big room players like Steve Angello, Axwell, and Sebastian Ingrosso. Stockholm's John Dahlbäck, however, may very well be the exception, not just in his own work as an internationall ... More >>
Swedish DJ/producer Ida Engberg is one of the fastest-rising female stars in the male-studded world of techno. A resident of Stockholm's legendary Cocktail Club, her career was kicked off auspiciously in the mid-2000s and headed right to the top, where she's shared the decks with some of th ... More >>