The best way to spread Christmas cheer, is singing loud for all to hear! That may be Buddy the Elf's definition of a Happy Christmas, but for us Miami peeps, nothing puts us in the Holiday spirit more than getting caught in the middle of a hardcore mosh pit at the 305 Fest or fist-pumping in neon p ... More >>
Despite opposing views on war, the current administration, or foreign policy, supporting our men and women in uniform is something that we can all agree on. After all, we're forever indebted to their brave, selfless service, and commitment to our country. Buy a vet a beer. Or simply thank a servi ... More >>
A.J. Jacobs loves to take on a challenge. The journalist and Esquire editor-at-large first decided to spend a year literally like he was back in biblical times in The Year of Living Biblically, during which he wore only natural fibers, grew a ZZ Top-like beard, and observed arcane rules like not eat ... More >>
ZZ Top's Billy Gibbons.We're talking ZZ Top, and you will know them by their trail of beards. They're from Houston, a city so city full of gold grills, candypaint, lean, slang, and pirates that it might as well be called Miami. And tonight, the Texas blues, rock, and boogie boys, put it down ... More >>
When you visit a city other than your own, it's always important to explore that place's unique treasures. And one of Austin's gems is Roky Erickson. He is to Austin what Luther Campbell is to Miami. Or ... He is to Austin music what the beach is to Miami. You get the gist of it. He's amazing! ... More >>
© Andrew Haagen/CorbisSadly, the Flaming Lips SunFest performance has been dousedA heartbreaking development just crossed our desk: New Times cover stars the Flaming Lips will not perform Thursday at SunFest due to the hospitalization of Steven Drozd. As we had reported in this week's cover stor ... More >>
Weezer's Rivers Cuomo, after knocking out Chris Cornell in four roundsNow Crossfade isn't taking any steps to become Sunfade for the week, but there's going to be a lot of SunFest coverage. The lineup, which includes Weezer, the Flaming Lips, Nas, among many others, is strong to say the least. A ... More >>
via myspace.com/grahamwooddroutsikoikoQ American Barbeque is the latest venue in Jonathan Eismann's growing empire of Design District restaurants. And though this one takes barbecue and nudges it upscale a smidge, the shabby-chic atmosphere is meant to make you sit, relax, and imbibe for a while. ... More >>
311 performing at SunFest 2009West Palm Beach hasn't had this much musical excitement since Ozzy Osbourne rolled through town. An impressive crop of national acts are set to play the 28th installment of SunFest, which takes place April 28 - May 2 in downtown West Palm Beach along Florida's Intrac ... More >>
So aside from seeing South Florida's finest Guitar Hero players in South Florida open for Aerosmith at the BankAtlantic Center on July 13, fans have a very special treat in store. Just a couple shows into their current tour, Aerosmith has announced that every stop throughout their summer run will in ... More >>
Now this is an interesting promotion. As regular Crossfade readers know by now, ZZ Top and Aerosmith are playing the BankAtlantic center on Monday July 13. Aerosmith is doing a big promotional push on their newest video game: Guitar Hero: Aerosmith, and part of that promotion involves you. Before ea ... More >>
Not actually ZZ TopAlthough the place isn't set yet, the date and the bands are. On July 13th, Aerosmith and ZZ Top will be playing somewhere in South Florida in support of their retirement funds. Aerosmith isn't releasing a new album (although they do have a new-ish video game on the market: ... More >>
Ranking the best of what went around and came around again.
Visual artists interpret the classic rockin beards of ZZ Top.
Hernando (Sounds of the South)
The dudes of ZZ Top bring their beards to the Hard Rock.
The long, dark days of Amy Lee
NHL 2K7 looks pretty but fails to light the lamp
It's all fun and games at Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin
Knaus Berry Farm
Rebel Soul Music Rebel Soul Records
Salif Keita and 8 1/2 Souvenirs
With local interest on the wane, a graying biker gang resolves to head south of the border. Como se dice "raisin' hell"?
I entered the Rolling Stone Rock & Roll Bowl on a whim. How'd I do? Just call me Johnny Ca$h.
Not to belabor the point, but here's a look at more local musicians who get what they play for