An Interview with Halogens: See Them Run Around

While they’ve been playing music together since they were in high school, Wall Township-based quartet Halogens kicked off 2016 by putting out an exciting release that truly reflects the maturity and progressive development of their sound.

Crafting together an upbeat, alternative arrangement of songs that received many likeable comparisons to …

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An Interview with Catch 22: Damned If You Do

This past year, Catch 22 made their way back into our hearts by announcing their return to the scene after being inactive since 2012. Immediately after playing their first concert in three years at Webster Hall in Manhattan in June, these Garden State ska icons had an eventful summer that …

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An Interview with The Bouncing Souls: Sing Along Forever

When announcing complete details for their ninth annual Home For The Holidays at The Stone Pony in Asbury Park, The Bouncing Souls also addressed that this year will mark the final run of these quintessential holiday shows. Considering that The Souls were a group that I constantly credit for shaping …

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An Interview with The Loved Ones: Keep Your Heart

This past spring, The Loved Ones briefly returned for two special nights in Asbury Park as well as their home base in Philadelphia. Highly regarded as an underrated gem of the East Coast, there’s no question that this group touched the hearts of many throughout their career, and have also …

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Interview with Beach Slang: The Night Is Alive

There are certain songs that I can always turn to whenever I’m in a funk. Just from tuning out my troubles alone through the power of music, I can always find myself at peace whenever I listen to a band like Beach Slang—and it’s within these moments, everything just starts …

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An Interview with Taking Back Sunday: Holidays In New Jersey

To finish off my first official year as a Contributing Writer for The Aquarian Weekly on a really high note, I was graced with the opportunity of a lifetime to interview Taking Back Sunday frontman Adam Lazzara as the band was preparing for their first ever Holiday Spectacular at the …

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Embracing Facts: An Interview with Into It. Over It.

Over the last few years, Into It. Over It. has been highly regarded within a new movement of young and lively contemporaries that are inspired by the iconic and heartfelt emo scene of the 1990s. Through past studio efforts like Proper and Intersections, Into It. Over It. presents a …

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An Interview with Life Of Agony: Through And Through

With a long-lasting career that spans over 25 years, there’s no question that Life Of Agony’s music still holds up. Through the release of colossal studio efforts like River Runs Red and Ugly in the ’90s, these New York hardcore icons have instilled many uplifting messages that touch the hearts …

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An Interview with Foxing: A Deal For Success

At a time where groups like The World Is A Beautiful Place And I Am No Longer Afraid To Die, You Blew It! and Into It. Over It. are highly regarded amongst many heartfelt groups associated with the “emo revival,” Foxing is another shining contemporary in this community that continues …

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An Interview with MewithoutYou: Pale Horses March Forward

In the beginning of the year, I had the pleasure of interviewing MewithoutYou guitarist Mike Weiss as the band started their run of supporting shows with longtime friends Dr. Dog that spanned throughout different dates of the year. At that time, the band was also in the early stages of …

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