Derek Grant: Break Down

Derek Grant has lent his musical talents to many groups and projects. He is noted most for his role as the drummer in Alkaline Trio, but to his credit, Grant has many more talents beyond what his claim to fame has led many to perceive. His abilities have allowed him …

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Semicircle: Blown Breeze, Grown Grass, And We Are Part Of The Earth

The Georgia-based band Semicircle has an inception story that entails the effort of one founding member who followed his curiosity and pushed for members to come together. Four years later the band is still intact and making new music, the next installment on their story of growth and resilience. Their …

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Ryan Hobler: It Came Along

Singer-songwriter Ryan Hobler released singles every month throughout 2014 leading up to the issue of his newest work, The Elusive Yes. Now that his record is finally out, the New York-based musician will celebrate with an album release show. His latest single, “The Boulder And The Glass House,” is …

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Gideon’s Army: Playing To Sing

Gideon’s Army is a rock group that was founded by frontman Robert Bray. Bray, who grew up in between New York and New Jersey, had a successful acting career in the NY theatre scene, but after some time was brought back to music. After spending time writing and working with …

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The Battery Electric: No Place Like Home

Hailing from Asbury Park, The Battery Electric are a band that formed in 2012 and were signed to a local label. Following the 2013 debut of Weaving Spiders, their new record, The Heart And The Thrill, will be released this week. The band continues to express their commitment …

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Body Language: A Lesson On Grammar

Playing one last show in their hometown before leaving for a West Coast tour, electro-pop band Body Language will be stopping by Baby’s All Right in Brooklyn on Feb. 11. The band has developed a reputation for their music that beautifully blends futuristic and funky sounds. They are sure …

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XG – Extreme Guitar Tour: Legends United

The Extreme Guitar Tour, shortened to XG, returns for another tour celebrating some of guitar history’s living legends. Uli Jon Roth will headline the show, and special guests include Vinnie Moore and Black Knights Rising. The show originated as a West Coast exclusive tour, but last year’s tour was the …

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Breakfast In Fur: Shaping The Portrait

Breakfast In Fur, a rock band from New Paltz, NY, just released their debut album, Flyaway Garden, on Feb. 3. The group previously released two EPs, which helped shaped their sound. The new album is an opportunity to step out of their comfort zone; the band has hinted …

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Scars On 45: Crazy For New Music

Scars On 45 recently released a new album titled Safety In Numbers. A quintet from the UK that came about in 2007, the band has since released a few EPs and albums, this new record being their sophomore full-length. Their most recent single, “Crazy For You,” is a beautiful, …

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The Birthday Massacre: Superstition

With the announcement of The Birthday Massacre’s new album, Superstition, I had a moment of delight. I was instantaneously brought back to the moment when I was introduced the band: my freshman year in high school. Usually a time of exploration in an adolescent’s life, I credit this year …

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