So, we come to it: the end of all things. Four days of madness, Doritos, Skrillex and finally, St. Patrick's Day. Before we bid SXSW 2012 farewell, allow us to share our favorite moments from SXSW day four. Later, we'll let you know which shows weren't so hot. Find our favorites below, and if there ... More >>
Is this really the end of Judas Priest?
Apparently, it's not. According to lead screamer Rob Halford, the Epitaph Farewell Tour is merely the band's last non-stop worldwide trek before he and his metal minions enter semi-retirement. Still, though, as we here at Crossfade have shouted lo' so man ... More >>
Behold Black Friday!
No doubt, the day after Thanksgiving belongs to the Devil. The sun becomes a black hole. Unrepentant gluttons suffer atop overflowing toilets. And endless legions of zombified shoppers stalk the malls and big-box stores in search of awesome deals that might set them free from S ... More >>
This is Winston Churchill, not Dave Daniels. We should be hosting a parade in honor of Churchill's Pub owner Dave Daniels's birthday. Like, a bizarro, Little Haiti musical version of Mango Strut with Rat Bastard as the Grand Marshal and kegs of Strongbow lining the streets.
But Mr. Daniels is a hu ... More >>
After four decades of "Breaking the Law," "Burnin' Up," and persuading impressionable teens to dress like S/M slaves to rock 'n' roll, metal legends Judas Priest have decided to take a little time off from doing the Devil's dirty work.
Last December, it was officially confirmed that "JUDAS P ... More >>
Big Business's Jared Warren with tiny dogs.If you were to mix the arena-style hard rock riffage of AC/DC with the drumming of Rush's Neil Peart, throw in some Man Is the Bastard-style crusty sludge, a teaspoon of Black Sabbath, and garnish it with a cup of minced Thin Lizzy, the music would sound ... More >>
Photo by Lee KleinPretend this is corned beef, not pastrami. And grilled. With cheese.Chef Carlito Jocson of Coral Gables' Yard House will be serving a special St. Patrick's Day menu today and tomorrow. Treats will include Corned Beef Brisket braised in Irish beer with boiled red potatoes a ... More >>
photo by Josh SiskA virgin encounter with the Israeli rock trio Monotonix inspires extreme gut-level reactions. First, there's the fact that often, one can smell the band coming -- these guys spend a lot of time on the road, far away from home. Then, there's this motley crew's looks, which are ha ... More >>
As a little runt in the late '80s, I owned a rabbit's foot keychain. And really, didn't everyone? Back then, lucky bunny body parts were still a genuine fixture of pop culture. Today though, the hallowed tradition of carrying a severed rodent's leg on your person as some sort of amulet against ev ... More >>
Stiff Little Fingers gave us some of the best Irish punk rockSt. Patrick's Day is today. So before we hit the pub to celebrate, we thought we'd put together a mix for you of some tracks our favorite Irish and Irish-American bands. Enjoy them -- preferably with a pint of Guinness. The streaming playl ... More >>