Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard
Hard Rock Live, Hollywood
Thursday, February 7, 2013
Better Than: A cold beer, a shot of whiskey, and a good cry.
All the old outlaws are only getting older.
Last night, though, the Red-Headed Stranger and the Okie From Muskogee proved that they might be wizened ge ... More >>
Wiseman Willie, Padre Nelson, the potheaded stranger.
He's known by many names, but this country legend and social activist has remained steadfast in his singular devotion to Mary Jane for nearly 60 years.
He's been busted. He's been badgered. But he's never backed down. And by God, everyone's fav ... More >>
The "Red Headed Stranger" and the "Okie From Muskogee" ride again.
That's right ... Ol' Willie Nelson -- the pot-smoking, braid-wearing, hippie-loving outlaw country legend -- just announced some new 2013 tour dates.
He's bringing his son Lukas, young gun Jamey Johnson, and the rest of the Nelson ... More >>
Happy 4/20! This holiday, once underground, has gone mainstream. MTV lists quite a few celebrations and legalization demonstrations in San Francisco, Seattle, and even Topeka, Kansas. (Willie Nelson is performing.)At 4:20 p.m., thousands of people are expected to "light up" in solidarity. Since we a ... More >>
Get your mojo workin' on St. Paddy's Day with a crucial American blues superhero.
James Cotton -- the man known as "Superharp," veteran of the Muddy Waters band, the Howlin Wolf band, the man who got "Killin' Floor" guitar blazer Hubert Sumlin up to Chicago to join Chester Burnett's sh ... More >>
Kermit says: "Cox Radio killed 93 Rock for Christmas!"The suits at Cox Radio finally replied! Read what they had to say about killing 93 Rock for Christmas. (Then take Crossfade's 93 Rock "Radio Sucks" poll.)
Whenever Crossfade wants to flood the interior of our automobiles with a non-stop stream ... More >>
The Purple One made a downpour sound goodFor us Floridians, a few consecutive days of rain can feel rather depressing. We're the Sunshine State, damn it, and demand clear, blue skies 365 days a year! To help get you through the gray gloom that lurks outside your window here's a highly subjective lis ... More >>
The godfather of hippies is officially here! Tonight at Hard Rock Live, Willie Nelson brings his original outlaw country ways to South Florida, and he's sure to leave thousands of fans in his biodiesel/pot fueled wake. If we're being honest with ourselves, there just aren't many opportunities left f ... More >>
From driving a biodiesel-powered bus to hangin' with the likes of Snoop Dogg and Ryan Adams, pretty much everything Country Music Hall of Famer Willie Nelson does is pure, inarguable badass. The OG of the outlaw country movement in the 1970s also continues to add to his considerable songbook, releas ... More >>
It's time to rank the best of what went around and came around again.
As punk and disco exploded, the Piano Man's deeply unhip 1978 breakthrough proved that top-shelf Broadway/Brill Building songwriting could still sell - and, occasionally, rock. "Scenes ... More >>