It’s All In The Name: An Interview with Toothgrinder

They may just be rising to the surface of the local and national metal scenes, but don’t let their fresh emergence fool you. TOOTHGRINDER isn’t exactly new to the music business. The Jersey-based fearsome five have been shredding up the metal arena since 2010, and have even been compared to …

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An Interview with All That Remains: Order Has Been Restored

I have said time and time again that metal is a genre that deserves some serious appraisal, because it’s essentially music in its purest form—no Auto-Tune or crafty computerized notes necessary. Being one of the most up front and down-to-earth modern metal bands around, All That Remains is also the …

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Redefining Alternative Rock: An Interview with X Ambassadors

They went from underdogs to top dogs in a time span of only a few weeks since VHS was released back in June. But with epic tracks like “Jungle” and “Renegades” blowing up your speakers, how can anyone be all that surprised? For X Ambassadors, music runs in their blood, …

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An Interview with This Wild Life: Tracking Down That Wild Sound

If you’re a Jersey native with a passion for a bit of wild in your daily routine, rest assured, because you are no longer California dreaming. Cali-based acoustic duo, This Wild Life, is everything pop punk fans could want in their relentless pursuit for new music. Whether you’re already a …

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An Interview with Rachel Platten: Her Fight Is Way More Than A Song

As any musician can figure out, the music business is the furthest thing from a cakewalk. With so many ups and downs, it’s no surprise that many of them all but vanish into thin air at some point in their career. But then there are others—some of whom are living …

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An Interview with The Milk Carton Kids: Drift Away On Monterey

They’ve come a long way in a short time span of four years, and now that they’ve miraculously returned with their third studio album, Monterey, The Milk Carton Kids have served up yet another savory, harmonious folk compilation that speaks to the mind and soul alike. Only this time, …

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Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes @ The Stone Pony

ASBURY PARK, NJ—For the 40-year-strong rock band Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes, it was a night of beautiful weather, people, and music. For everyone else, it was a night to get star-spangled hammered at the legendary Stone Pony Summer Stage. I don’t know if it was the endless flow …

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Darwin Deez: Evolution Of Darwin Deez

At the start of a new day, killing the bad vibes seems to be the best way to handle whatever comes your way. At least, that’s what’s suggested by the indie pop musical group of four, Darwin Deez. Ever since the debut of their single “Constellations,” in 2009, the …

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Engage: It’s All In The Name

Just take a moment and picture yourself going to a concert, where you’re actually encouraged to use your smartphone. On Aug. 19, electronic music pioneer Howard Jones will be bringing his multimedia project, fittingly named Engage, to New York City at the Gramercy Theater.  Engage recently performed …

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Young Guns: Raise, Aim, Fire

It appears that the U.K. alternative rockers of Young Guns are once again becoming the top guns of the hard rock scene. With the recent release of their new LP, Ones And Zeros, it’s fair to assume that it’s going to be hard to control these guns. Judging by …

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