Local Noise: Sticky Fingers

Sticky Fingers have spent the last 20 or so years touring the world, performing their legendary Rolling Stones tribute. Now they have released their own album, Like A Rolling Stone, and the Glen Carroll-led ensemble have created a record that sounds like what the Rolling Stones would sound like …

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Local Noise: New Day Dawn

New Day Dawn is the vision of songwriter and lead vocalist Dawn Botti, and they have just released an EP, Rise Above This, which was produced in Nashville with Chris Henderson of 3 Doors Down and John Moyer of Disturbed and Adrenaline Mob. The recordings also feature guest appearances …

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Local Noise: The Doughboys

(Photo by Monique Grimme courtesy of MoPromo)

The Doughboys were a nationally known band out of New Jersey in the ‘60s, coming onto the scene with a record deal on Bell. They opened for many prominent bands of the time, which led to interesting encounters with musicians such as the …

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Local Noise: Keith Calmes

“Classical guitarists like to say that the guitar can be viewed as a miniature orchestra. I like to think that the guitar can also be a miniature instrumental rock band,” says Keith Calmes, who has created a very impressive body of work by combining genres, and both writing and interpreting …

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Local Noise: The Vital Might

From out of Brooklyncomes The Vital Might, a fast rising band that is often described by the term “epic art rock.” It’s a sound that emanates from influences such as A Perfect Circle, Muse, Radiohead, Foo Fighters, ISIS, Jeff Buckley, and Mastodon, yet is unique and hard to classify on …

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Local Noise: The Micks

The Micks formed in late 2010, in what they describe as a “dreary, heatless house on theBarnegatBay, away from the city, away from our friends; our ‘Fortress of Solitude.’ Knotty pine walls, wooden seagull sculptures, sea captain paintings, and the usual kitsch, with a pink-orange sunset beaming through the windows, …

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Local Noise: Killed The Fixtion

Every once in a while I come across a CD that catches my attention with songs that seem to jump off the disc. Such was the case with Killed The Fixtion, a heavy metal band coming out of the streets of Newark and Hillside. They started as a few local …

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Local Noise: Boy Meets Machine

“We feel that there is a huge void in guitar-driven rock music. Unfortunately, it seems that metal is the last frontier for instrumental musicianship,” says Christian Colabelli, guitarist with the eclectic, yet accessible rock band Boy Meets Machine. “It’s perfectly acceptable to show virtuosity within that genre. While we respect …

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Local Noise: Kings Highway

Kings Highway is the culmination of a musical partnership started when Jeff Pilgrim, lead vocalist, guitarist, and bassist, met drummer Cory Pedalino when they were attending college together. They started a band, but when their bass player, Bill Dwight, decided to pursue other options and moved to Miami, the duo …

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Local Noise: Scuzbot

“Pop punk rock, with a hint of power slop, with an edge. We call it Scuz,” says Mitch Koehler, bass player with Scuzbot, in trying to describe the music that emanates from the band. Mitch is joined in Scuzbot by Jon Lucas on drums, Ryan Rispo on guitar and vocals, …

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