Floor, Miami Sludge Legends' 24-City Reunion Tour Kicking Off at Churchill's Pub

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"Floor is back."

Those were the words of the Miami sludge legends' chief songwriter, vocalist, and guitar guy Steve Brooks when he spoke with Crossfade about the reunion of his cult '90s and early 2000s crew.

Formed in 1992, broken up by '96, back together in '97, near dormant till 2001, and then broken up again by 2003, Floor's tumultuous time together produced only one album ... Till now.

See also: Steve Brooks Talks Metal Multitasking and the Floor Reunion

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Vanilla Ice Headlining Miami New Times' Brew at the Zoo 2014

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"Yo, VIP," and also general admission peeps, "Let's kick it!"

That's right ... New Times' Brew at the Zoo is back with a brand-new announcement.

For the 2014 edition of our annual sudsy romp at Zoo Miami, we've enlisted Vanilla Ice to "rock a mic like a vandal, light up a stage and wax a chump like a candle" as the musical headliner for Miami's largest beer festival.

After all, we too live by Mr. Ice's oft-repeated motto: "Anything less than the best is a felony."

See also: Review & Photos: Uncle Luke, Naughty by Nature, and Brew at the Zoo 2013!

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Motorhead's MotorBoat, a Heavy Metal Cruise Chugging From Miami to Key West and Cozumel

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Snap on that studded leather thong, metalhead.

'Cause the legendary Lemmy Kilmister and the "loudest band in the world" wanna cruise with you.

That's right ... Mr. Kilmister and bandmates Phil "Wizzö" Campbell & Mikkey Dee are joining the ranks of Kid Rock, Kiss, and all the world's ravers by launching Motörhead's MotörBoat, a heavy metal cruise, chugging from Port Miami to Key West and Cozumel, Mexico, sometime this fall.

"Rrrrrrnnnnggghhh," Lemmy says, making a oceanic engine sound in celebration. "Hell yeah!"

See also: Miami's Ten Heaviest Current Metal and Punk Bands

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Morrissey Announces 2014 U.S. Tour, Coming to Miami

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Let us pray that the Pope of Mope does not fall ill again.

Because, dear devoted, intelligent fans, the beloved Steven Patrick Morrissey has just announced a 2014 U.S. tour. And blessed be us ... He's actually coming to Miami.

Last year, Morrissey was forced to cancel a bunch of concerts in South America when he came down with a nasty case of food poisoning.

So ... To his health! Check the cut for Morrissey's full tour dates and ticket information for the Miami show.

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One Direction Announces Where We Are 2014 Tour, Ending in Miami

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"USA, who's coming to the Where We Are 2014 Stadium Tour?"

That's right, Directioners ... Your Brit boy toys Harry Styles, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, Niall Horan, and Louis Tomlinson have just revealed their North American tour dates.

So far, there are only 21 scheduled One Direction shows, starting with Toronto on August 1 and ending in Miami on October 5. But if like Morgan Smith, you find yourself screeching, "WHY ARENT YOU COMING TO DENVER??? Please please please. I'm no joke crying over here," just relax 'cause Harry, Zayn, Liam, Niall, Louis, and Live Nation promise that "additional dates [are] to be announced."

For now, though, check the cut for One Direction's confirmed Where We Are 2014 tour dates.

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Look Alive Fest Announced for Basel 2013 With Wolf Eyes, Indian Jewelry, Ten Others

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Look Alive ... Because Wolf Eyes says so.

"Radically different from what's happening on the beach."

That's the ballsy tagline for the inaugural, newly announced Look Alive Fest. And we here at Crossfade can only respond, "Whoa! Yeah! No shit!"

Curatorially slammed together by Miami's Spilt Milk Projects, Brooklyn's Ad Hoc, and Wynwood's Gramps, these "two nights of underground music and art," headlined by beasty Detroit noise-rock band Wolf Eyes and Houston psych crew Indian Jewelry, will be going down on December 6 and 7 at Churchill's Pub and Gramps.

The fest will also feature another ten other crews, including South Florida's own Teepee, Cop City/Chill Pillars, Lil Daggers, and Nerve City. So again, we gotta say, "Whoa! Yeah! No shit!"

Just check the cut for Look Alive Fest's full lineup and schedule.

See also: Wolf Eyes' John Olson Says Noise Music Is Over: "Completely, 100 Percent"

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Ghostface Killah and De La Soul Headlining Art Basel Week at The Stage Miami

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Art Basel Miami Beach week isn't just about paint on a canvas, graffiti on a wall, or a sculpture in the park.

It's also about the drop of the boom-bap beat from the most significant art form of the last half-century, hip-hop.

Starting in the late 1980s and early 90s, De La Soul and Wu Tang's Ghostface Killah helped turn rap into a global force. And now they're headlining the Basel 2013 lineup at the Design District's The Stage Miami, joined by the virtuosos of Black Violin, Sheek Louch from Tha Lox, and other special guests.

We chatted with the club's DJ Heron to get the lowdown.

See also: Review & Photos: De La Soul at Basel 2013, a House Party for "Everybody Who's 'Bout Real Hip-Hop"

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Nas and Don Omar Headlining Soulfrito Urban Latin Music Festival in Miami

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Got Soulfrito?

It's been years since the last edition of this Urban Latin Music Festival. But finally, the 305 is getting another shot of the fest's Spanglish street party vibe.

"We're pleased to announce," the Soulfrito folks proclaimed today via Facebook, "Nas and Don Omar as our first two headliners for Soulfrito The Urban Latin Music Festival" in February 2014.

See also: Soulfrito Festival 2014's Lineup and Set Times: Nas, Don Omar, Six Others

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Jazz in the Gardens 2014 Lineup: Trey Songz, Kelly Rowland, D.L. Hughley

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Trey Songz says, "Bottoms Up!"

Who's down for some jazzin', slow jammin', bumpin' 'n' grindin' in the Gardens?

From March 14 to 16, the parking lot at Sun Life Stadium will be swarmed by 60,000 mature 'n' sexy folks for two whole nights of R&B, pop-dance, soul, and other kinds of suave, seductive stuff.

That's called doin' Jazz in the Gardens. And here's the 2014 lineup so far.

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Miley Cyrus Announces Bangerz Tour Dates, Coming to Miami During Ultra Music Festival

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Twerkin' is the best way to celebrate any holiday.

Do it on a pumpkin. Do it on a Turkey. Do it atop a Christmas tree. Do it on a giant candy heart that reads "U R GR8." Do it on a wrecking ball while naked and screaming, "We Can't Stop!," at an stadium-sized rave in downtown Miami.

Just ask over-the-top ratchet white-girl party princess Miley Cyrus, who'll be twerkin' to Bangerz all across the continent, from Valentine's Day in Vancouver to Ultra Music Festival time (or at least what'll likely be its first weekend) in the MIA.

Check the cut for Miley Cyrus' full 38-city Bangerz Tour schedule. And sign up for the Facebook RSVP for chances to buy early tix.

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