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Miami New Times: Best Rock Clubs – KYI
Rock ‘n’ roll is alive and well in South Florida. Don’t let the megaclub lasers blind you to the fact that there are plenty of places to get drenched in sweat and beer and enjoy a night of great live music ranging from punk to metal to hardcore to garage and everything else in between. It’s no secret that Miami likes to party hard. Though it has a reputation for nightlife, bottle service, and DJs, the Magic City also boasts thriving rock clubs minus the red velvet ropes. Here are Miami’s five best rock clubs:Kill Your Idol. In a sea of megaclubs, this dive bar is making waves on the Beach. This locals-only spot offers a reprieve from South Beach’s glitz and glamour and/or douchebaggery, whichever way you look at it, and is a true gem. The funky decor of this rock bar is nothing less than over-the-top, with a life-size Bruce Lee figure overlooking the bar and a gigantic astronaut sculpture hanging from the ceiling. The venue’s small stage near the front of the bar is a prime spot to enjoy live music up-close and personal.