Maria’s Local Radar: Between The Buried And Me & August Burns Red — Live At Starland

I have to start off by saying, the weather is getting warmer, and man oh man does it put me in a better mood. There is nothing better than driving with the sunroof open, blasting some music, and having people in the cars next to you stare as you sing …

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Firing Both Barrels: An Interview with Dropkick Murphys

When I think of punk rock, a few bands come to mind. One in particular, hailing out of Boston, always knows how to get the energy flowing. If you haven’t heard of Dropkick Murphys, you are either living under a rock or need to get your ears drained. Naturally, many …

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Maria’s Local Radar: Matty Carlock

Music is a huge part of my life, as is this column. It is a pleasure to spotlight local talent week to week, bringing emerging artists into the spotlight. Therefore, I will continue to do my due diligence and get to each band, one week at a time. Over the …

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Maria’s Local Radar: Me With Creeps

Local friends, family, and readers, this is a call to all! I have been on the hunt for some local talent to chat about in our weekly spotlight, so now is your chance! If you are in a band that has shows around the area, new music to push, or …

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An Interview with R5: Get Into Your Dark Side

Whether or not you recognize their music, R5 is a group of many hats. Sure, they wear fashionable ones, but by this I mean many responsibilities and talents. With Riker Lynch performing on Dancing With The Stars, Ross Lynch starring in Austin And Ally, and continuous world tours, …

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Maria’s Local Radar: Grin & Bear – LIVE

(Photo by Jake Dmochowski)

Hello there, yes you, we meet again. I have to start off by saying there have been so many good shows in this market lately that I have been getting out almost every weekend. Even in this crazy weather we’ve been having, zero degrees one day …

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Maria’s Local Radar: Twin Coves

It’s about that time to talk local music, once again. First off, huge congratulations are in order for a lot of bands around here, including Toothgrinder on their first major label release, The Front Bottoms and Brick + Mortar announcing a tour together, The Scandals playing a sold-out show in …

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An Interview with Foreigner: Gotta Keep On Rockin’

When you think of bands with staying power in the rock and roll world, there are a few that come to mind. On that golden list, Foreigner is definitely up at the top. With smash hits such as “I Want To Know What Love Is,” “Juke Box Hero,” and “Cold …

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Maria’s Local Radar: An Interview with Toothgrinder

It’s always cool to see friends living out their dreams; in this case, it applies to a band from New Jersey that goes by the name of Toothgrinder. If you are an avid follower of my column, you will know that I am one of their biggest supporters, on and …

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Maria’s Local Radar: Nikki Talley

We meet again. We all survived the Blizzard of 2016, and as I found myself shoveling three feet of snow, I couldn’t help but see warm weather on the horizon. You know, jamming out to live bands on the beach in the summer on the Jersey Shore, there is nothing …

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