Peter Vitalone: The Side Of The Dirt

Upon first listen, about 35 seconds into “Into Me I See,” the first track on Peter Vitalone’s latest album, This Side Of The Dirt¸ I thought to myself, “This is something my parents would enjoy.” And though, to some, that could be construed as a bit of an insult, …

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Freakwater: Scheherazade

The biggest critical struggle for alt-country vets Freakwater, it seems, is convincing critics that they haven’t been making the same album over and over again since their 1989 self-titled debut. For most critics, as well as fans, Freakwater peaked in 1995 with their fourth and best received album, Old Paint

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Our Massive 2016 Summer Concert Guide

Most music fans know by now that summertime is prime time for touring bands. There is always a myriad of shows to attend during the summer months and it can be impossible to choose which ones to attend. Luckily, The Aquarian Weekly has got you covered. We researched the best …

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The Wild Feathers & The Shelters: California Kings

From Los Angeles by way of Nashville, The Wild Feathers wear their geographic influences on their sleeves. Their songs feature a mix of 21st century Southern rock a la Kings Of Leon and ‘70s California rock not unlike the Eagles. They’ve got a new album coming out later this year …

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Pale Green Stars: Southern Roots, City Streets

Every time it seems as if the whole alt-country genre has become exhausted, another band will show and prove that the genre can still sound fresh. Although their authenticity would lead one to believe Pale Green Stars hail from somewhere in the Deep South, they are actually from Syracuse, New …

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Tom Keifer: Cinderella Man

Lead vocalist for the band Cinderella, Tom Keifer was once told that he would never be able to sing again due to a partially paralyzed vocal cord. You’d never be able to tell on his critically acclaimed solo effort, The Way Life Goes. On tracks like “Solid Ground,” Keifer …

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The New Regime: A Veteran’s New Trio

You may know of Ilan Rubin from his work as a drummer for bands as diverse as Nine Inch Nails and Paramore. Rubin’s new project, The New Regime, features the multi-instrumentalist on lead guitar and vocals. The trio’s music features elements of all his past projects and incorporates his …

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Monster Jam: Real Monsters

The annual East Rutherford Monster Jam is a bit of a deviation from the usual type of jamming that we cover here at The Aquarian Weekly. However, this event is definitely worth the attention. On April 23 at MetLife Stadium, 20 custom-built monster trucks will be competing for …

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We Banjo 3: Imports From Ireland

Not to their discredit, but there We Banjo 3 isn’t the most accurate name for the award-winning folk band from Galway, Ireland. There are, in fact, four members in We Banjo 3, and they utilize a wide variety of instrumentation, including mandolin, fiddle, guitar, percussion, and yes, the banjo. We …

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30 Must-Own Releases For Record Store Day 2016

Every year, the good folks over at Record Store Day put out this massive list of releases that they will be offering as part of their annual celebration of all things printed music, which this year falls on April 16. It can be a lot to sift through, but here …

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