Local Noise: Joe Bergamini

Joe Bergamini has been a staple of the New Jersey and New York music scenes since his days manning the drum set for the renowned Rush tribute band Power Windows. He also has spent time with a number of other cover and original groups that played throughout the area over …

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Local Noise: Billy Hector

Not many local musicians can truly be called “legend.” But blues guitar virtuoso Billy Hector can certainly be given that title. He’s been at the forefront of the Jersey Shore music scene, going back to his days leading bands at famed venues such as Mrs. Jay’s and The Stone Pony. …

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Local Noise: EndAnd

EndAnd have come out of Brooklyn with a vengeance. After headlining the Noise Rock Stage at the 2012 CMJ Festival, they foisted their new opus Mechanics & Energetics Of Stilt-Running on an unsuspecting legion of fans. The intense album is 11 songs long, yet comes in at only 21:30 in …

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Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Experience – An Interview with Jason Bonham

The Led Zeppelin Experience started as something of a fun side-project for Jason Bonham, but it’s turned into an ongoing experience that has been both emotionally moving for Jason and musically and spiritually satisfying for the fans.

The show included not only stellar musicians playing the music of Led Zeppelin, …

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Local Noise: Low Mass Tone

“We’re a pretty musically diverse bunch, as long as your idea of musical diversity is restricted to loud, guitar-oriented rock,” laughs Kurt Engfehr, guitarist with Low Mass Tone. The New York and New Jersey-based band is just putting the finishing touches on their first album, which has been a long …

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Local Noise: Chelsea Carlson

Chelsea Carlson is a young woman on the rise. After a stint at Berklee College Of Music in Boston, she returned to her native New Jersey with a popular song, a JAM Award, and an eye toward expanding her reach beyond her Morris County environs. I recently caught up with …

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Local Noise: Dan Godlin

Dan Godlin has just released a new EP, In Between, which is a trip through pop rock melodies and lyrics that include both heartfelt lyrics and memorable melodic choruses. It brings to mind both past and present radio staples such as the Goo Goo Dolls, Matchbox Twenty, Counting Crows …

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Interview with Popa Chubby: Breaking Down The Blues

Popa Chubby has become a staple of the international blues scene with years of touring, recording, and plying his craft. He’s done major label records and huge festival shows, as well as small bars and lo-fi, indie releases. He has just released a blistering set of songs on his latest …

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Local Noise: Vestibule

Vestibule is a band that defies easy description. They started out with a background in jazz, but punk worked its way into the mix, and over time it has morphed into a progressive punk jazz mix that is at once both innovative and musically challenging, yet accessible at the same …

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Local Noise: Robin DeLorenzo

Robin DeLorenzo is one busy woman. She has a burgeoning solo career and does shows with her own band every weekend, while also completing a new album with The Manny Charlton Band and gearing up for a tour to support the release. Manny was the force behind the classic bandNazareth, …

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