The traditional rock 'n' roll laser show just got a reboot.
A quick scan of the repertoire reveals your standard-issue Planetarium jams: Led Zeppelin, The Doors, Grateful Dead, and, of course, Pink Floyd.
But Saturday night, Planetarium: Krautrock (presented by Miami Art Museum and Miami Science ... More >>
Legendary music photographer Bob Gruen has worked with most of rock music's biggest talents. (He shot the iconic image of John Lennon in his New York City tank top.) But that doesn't mean he isn't willing to play favorites.
"Mainly the group I like, and it's hard to call them a new group now that t ... More >>
There's no doubt that Snoop Dogg knows how to celebrate 4/20. But the rapper has decided to prove himself yet again.
Snoop recently announced that he will be releasing a novel, Rolling Words: A Smokable Songbook. Yes, you read right.
A regular book would be too boring. So if you want to smoke whi ... More >>
The title King of Space (as in the Ibiza dance mecca) is one of the highest accolades that an international EDM DJ can ever hope to earn.
But let's face it -- being a megaclub resident doesn't necessarily give you the old-school cred that comes with having been a mover and shaker since the dawn ... More >>
Crack reporter Dan Rather rockin' out like a freakin' hurricane.One of the biggest drags about living in South Florida is the fact that we don't experience a change of season. Save one ... The dreaded hurricane season.
It's bad enough we can't look forward to the leaves changing colors. Or bein ... More >>
Photo by Marta Xochilt PerezIce Cream falls somewhere between punk and psychedelia, DWNTWN and the suburbs, children's lullabies and real rock. This young quartet plays curious, kooky music that pairs moaning, Jim Morrison-like incantations with eerie-but-poppy compositions.
The band has been a ... More >>
Without admitting Jim Morrison was railroaded by Miami-Dade's criminal justice system 40 years ago, Miami-Dade State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle says her office won't fight Charlie Crist's pardon of The Doors iconic dead lead singer.The county's top cop claims the recession is the reason ... More >>
After the failed debacle of his Independent senate run Charlie Crist's legacy is in grave danger, so it's no surprise he's decided to become the "guy who finally pardoned Jim Morrison." After indicating he was open to pardoning The Doors frontman of indecency charges stemming from an infamous 1969 M ... More >>
Back in 1969, The Doors came to the Dinner Key theater in Miami and gave one of the more infamous concerts in Rock'n'Roll history. Lead singer Jim Morrison ended up getting arrested for allegedly whipping out his peen, shouting obscenities, performing a simulated beej on a bandmate, and bein ... More >>
Famous Arkansas groupie Sweet Connie Hamzy.The Grand Funk Railroad song "We're an American Band" opens with the lines: "Out on the road for forty days/Last night in Little Rock, put me in a haze/Sweet, sweet Connie was doin' her act/She had the whole show and that's a natural fact."
A still-acti ... More >>
Lizard King Jim Morrison, one of the most influential American rock singers ever, was born in Melbourne, Florida on December 8, 1943.He went to UCLA film school, graduated, and hung out on Venice Beach, where he and Ray Manzarek started The Doors.There's a famous incident that took place at Dinne ... More >>
Photo by Sayre BermanTo view a full slideshow of pictures from the show, click here.
Green DayTuesday, August 4American Airlines Arena
Better Than: A show by any other pop-punk outfit playing today.
Green Day rules, despite the fact they're all grown up. Sure, in their early da ... More >>
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 >>
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