Today’s The Day: An Interview With Garry Tallent

Garry Tallent is one of the revered figures of the Jersey Shore music scene. A core member of the legendary late night jam sessions that took place at The Upstage in Asbury Park, and an original member of Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band, you couldn’t grow up as a bass …

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Interview with VHF: Increasing Frequency

VHF is currently the best-kept secret in rock music. Unless you follow rock and heavy metal blogs, you might have missed the release of their debut album. It’s a tour-de-force of pyrotechnic guitar, bass and drums, progressive yet melodic, and unique not only in content but in how it was …

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Local Noise: Tommy Strazza

“Every bar, coffee shop, club, both famous and not-so-famous, in the Tri-State Area,” laughs Tommy Strazza, about the places he’s played on the journey leading up to the release of his latest album, Songs From The Escape.

The songs on the CD are glimpses into the mind of Tommy, …

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Local Noise: The Strangers

If you happened to wander into The Court Tavern inNew Brunswick, or Crossroads in Garwood, or The Saint inAsbury Park, and heard some eerie sounds emanating from the stage that brought back shades of Jim Morrison and The Doors, but with a modern tinge, you probably stumbled upon a performance …

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An Interview with Jason Mraz: Yes – The Mother Of All Positive Words

Jason Mraz has accomplished quite a bit since the release of his debut album in 2002, and he’s adding another unique credit in the form of the upcoming Five Boroughs tour, which will hit Brooklyn, the Bronx, Queens, Staten Island, and culminate with two shows at Radio City Music Hall. …

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Local Noise: Dave Polemeni

Dave Polemeni was part of the burgeoning New Jerseyrock scene back in the late ‘80s, and had the hair, the look, and the big rock hooks to match. His band, Boystown, was a staple on the Jersey scene, and had record labels constantly checking them out. “In 1989 we recorded …

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An Interview with Ken Hays from the Gathering Of The Vibes: Feel The Groove

The Gathering Of The Vibes takes place from July 31 to Aug. 3 at Seaside Park in Bridgeport, Connecticut, where acts like John Fogerty, Widespread Panic, the Grateful Dead’s Bill Kreutzmann and Mickey Hart, Dispatch, Umphrey’s McGee, moe. and others will turn the oceanside venue into jam band central. The

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Interview with Soul Asylum: Hitting The Streets

“When I listen to it, it seems like a real natural part of the evolution of the band,” says Dave Pirner, band visionary and the musical force behind Soul Asylum, talking about the new lineup and the new album they are currently recording. “When I’m listening to the new Soul …

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Randy Rhoads Remembered: An Interview with Brian Tichy, Joel Hoekstra, Rudy Sarzo and Phil X

“I came up with this idea based on the Bonzo Bash shows I’ve done since 2010,” says drummer/guitarist Brian Tichy about the upcoming Randy Rhoads Remembered shows hitting the area next week. “That’s the template. My partner Joe Sutton and I both said that if we ever did a celebration …

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An Interview with Paul Rodgers: Walk On By

“You know the original versions had moved me, and I wanted to get close to that feeling, get close to the way the song moved me when I first heard it,” says Paul Rodgers, founding member of Free, Bad Company, and The Firm, and the man considered to have one …

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