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 t...

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...

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...

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 ba...

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 ...

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 F...

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 ...

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 Newar...

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,...

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 ...