Tapping into tradition isn't exactly a shortcut to notoriety. But when the Mavericks set out to carve their niche in country music in the late 1980s, they were arguably the most unlikely outfit ever to emerge from South Florida's music scene. They eschewed the dance designs that had propelled the so-called Miami Sound to international renown, sidestepped the Latin rhythms indigenous to the area, and spurned the ghoulish gimmickry that made Marilyn Manson a shock sensation. Instead, these four homeboys plied an unassuming, down-home sound into... More >>>
"The Mavericks are a bittersweet memory for me," says Malo, now all smiles.