Punk rock lives. Even if as John Joseph says: "It's just become like anything else, you know? Homogenized, watered down, and fashion." In the first part of our conversation with Joseph, frontman of the legendary New York hardcore/thrash band Cro-Mags, we spoke about punk in 2014, the changing face ... More >>
It's the dawn of a new day, y'all, but not just any day... Friday! Sure, you could make plans to blow all of your hard-earned dolla bills poppin' bottles at LIV... Or you could have an equally liquor-filled weekend partying it up at the Vagabond, Grand Central, and other Miami hot spots for less th ... More >>
As you read this, a lot of would-be Jimmy Edgar imitators are sitting in their bedroom studios scratching their heads and wondering why they can't sound like him. That's because nobody sounds like Jimmy Edgar except Jimmy Edgar himself. From the start, his sound was so freethinking that the Detroit ... More >>
Janette Beckman had already immortalized the Clash and the Sex Pistols on film when she first met the members of N.W.A. She was putting together a book of photographs of the hip-hop community. "I try not to have any preconceived notions when I go into a situation," she told Crossfade while watching ... More >>
Always more than an ingenue, she's taking on everything that's wrong with movies -- and she's bringing Chris Rock.
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 members of New Orleans sludge metal band Eyehategod don't worship Satan. They don't kill virgins, hang them upside down over a tub, and wash themselves in blood. They don't dance inside circles of fire during full moons at midnight. They don't castrate babies, put hamsters in blenders, or m ... More >>
When it comes to New York City hardcore, Sheer Terror is one of just a handful of bands from the '80s to still be around and playing shows. The band's lead singer, Paul Bearer, got into punk rock as a kid in Staten Island. He's got a face like a bulldog, knuckles like rebar, a heart full of gra ... More >>
If you ask us, there are icons and then there are legends. Icons are people we all admire. Legends are people who you, your mother, your grandmother, and your future children will totally love forever. And rocker Joan Jett is an effing legend. She founded one of the first all-girl bands, The ... More >>
via their MySpace pageAhhh, the Libertines. Most people first heard about the English rockers -- which formed in 1997 -- because of their co-frontman Pete Doherty's bouts with drugs, rehab, messing around with Amy Winehouse, his relationship with Kate Moss, stint in jail... did we miss anything?U ... More >>
Photo by phivephotography.comThough Fishbone's home turf -- South Central L.A. -- may not have been a typical rock and roll breeding ground, plenty else about the band's birth was fortuitous. The band's early musical brew, heavy on ska, reggae, and a liberal helping of rock, was largely created i ... More >>
Dewey LoSassoWhere, oh where did Dewey LoSasso go? After recently closing his beloved North One 10, some suspected that perhaps this "Mango Gang" co-founder tossed aside his skillets for a stint as a guitarist, but fans will be thrilled to know they will find behind the line as executive chef at ... More >>
The Harder They Come hits the Arsht Center.
Sometimes a girl just needs a tune.
Pop music often gets a bad rap for being disposable or vapid, and in many cases that's true. (Katy Perry, Danity Kane and the Pussycat Dolls, step right up!) But every year, a few irresistible bits of innovative ear candy rocket up the charts and seep into our subconscious. The following ten singles ... More >>
Our suggestions for navigating the 13th installment of the Vans Warped Tour
Hip-hop dominates the charts but the resurgence in modern music is propelled by its subgenres
Sassy Brits, hoochie mamas and a dude named Beans attempted to invigorate a stagnant year for hip-hop.
The Libertines Rough Trade
What's worth seeing at the tenth-anniversary Vans Warped tour? Here are a few suggestions
A strong Latin lineup plays the park
Iraq and roll don't go together well when rockers protest
Retro rock won't f-f-f-fade away
Party Music (75 Ark)
The Filth and the Fury
The Brothers bring color to their music if not not their wardrobe
Dub architect, crossover dreamer, music exec, and all-around nice guy, Mikey Dread has kept the reggae fires burning for almost twenty years
Pounding down in Lolitaville with the centrifugion of the Terrors
Donkey is stubborn when it comes to sounding like anything else
Joe's Garage Ely's never there. He's on the road.
In rock music, the separation of art and commerce is almost sacred. So meet the new apostates -- the Advertisements.
They pick guitar as their instrument, and then they stick their necks out