Still Flyin’: On A Bedroom Wall

Back in 2004, Sean Rawls formed the San Francisco-based indie pop supergroup known as Still Flyin’. Having worked with various other bands around Athens, GA, such as Masters Of The Hemisphere and Je Suis France, the group got its name from a song Rawls wrote while he was with the …

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Electric Frankenstein: Punk Immortal

NJ hardcore and punk rock fans rejoice. The Clash Bar has prepared a reunion show for some of the local pioneers of the genre from the ‘80s and beyond. The night will feature Electric Frankenstein, the 15-year veterans of the scene, Devilhaus, The Disconnects, and DJ Bob Fade playing …

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Stratospheerius: Out Of This World

Joe Deninzon, singer, songwriter, electric violinist, and frontman of NYC-based group Stratospheerius, is an absolute expert. He just recently released a book, Plugging In, discussing many of his violin techniques. His group will also soon be releasing their newest record, The Next World, and they will be …

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Crystal Fighters: Shining Bright

British/Spanish group the Crystal Fighters, made up of Sebastian, Gilbert, Graham, Mimi and Laure, have been praised back in Europe for years now for their unique blend of techno and punk with Basque sounds and instruments native to their home like txalaparta and the txistu. The U.S. got their …

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Pennywise: All Or Nothing

Pennywise is a four-piece punk rock group that has been at the front of the Californian punk scene since their formation in 1988. After changing their singer back in 2010, the group now consists of Zoli Téglás taking over for Jim Lindberg on vocals, Fletcher Dragge on guitar, Randy Bradbury …

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The Successful Failures: Here I Am

The Successful Failures hit the scene down South in the Pine Barrens back in 2006 and have been on a roll ever since. The group is made up of four guys from Chesterfield, NJ—Mick Chorba, Ron Bechamps, John Williams, and Rob Martin—and they’re known for the idiosyncratic subject matter in …

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Adrian Simone Benefit: Honor Those Serving

19-year-old U.S. Marine, Lance Corporal Adrian Simone was stationed in Afghanistan after his 2010 graduation from Montville Township High School. There, he took damage from an IED, causing severe damage to his legs, both of which needed to be amputated. Michelle Williams, known best for her stint with Destiny’s Child, …

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Violens: Violens Is The Answer

Indie alt-pop group Violens has been one of the most popular bands on the NYC stage for a while now, and their sophomore album, True, is due out on Slumberland Records on May 15. They’ve garnered a lot of attention with frontman Jorge Elbrecht’s efforts on remixes of Chairlift …

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Mark Lanegan: Round Two

After sold-out shows all over the country, including one in NYC back in mid-February, Mark Lanegan has recently confirmed that the Mark Lanegan Band will be touring North America. Their newest record, Blues Funeral, marks their first effort since 2004’s Bubblegum and is out now. In support of the …

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Sean Bones: To The Birds

Sean Sullivan, aka Sean Bones, is hoping to expand on the success of his debut record, Rings, with the release of his sophomore album, Buzzard Boy, which will be hitting shelves on May 8. His music is infectious with those summer sounds that just flood your mind …

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