Gogol Bordello: Found ‘Em!

Gypsy punkers Gogol Bordello will be throwing a record release party at The Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, NY on Aug. 26 to celebrate their new album, Seekers and Finders (Cooking Vinyl). Seekers and Finders marks the 10th full-length for the nonet, which presently consists of Eugene Hutz (lead vocal, …

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Back Again!: Governors Ball

Now in its seventh year, Governors Ball returns to Randall’s Island Park this weekend, June 2-4, for a three-day extravaganza featuring some of the biggest names in pop, rock, and hip-hop. Friday, you can check out the likes of Chance The Rapper, Lorde, Bleachers, and Charli XCX. Saturday features the …

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Makin Waves 30th Anniversary Concert Series

Back in the winter of 1988, veteran entertainment writer Bob Makin handed in his first assignment to East Coast Rocker. A couple of days later, then Managing Editor Jay Lustig, the dean of today’s NJ music writers, called with the idea of a Jersey Shore club column, “Beachin’ …

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Rake It In: Me First And The Gimme Gimmes

San Francisco-based punk rockers Me First And The Gimme Gimmes are currently on tour in support of their new release, Rake It In: The Greatestest Hits (Fat Wreck Chords). The supergroup—vocalist Spike Swanson (Swingin’ Utters/Re-Volts), bassist Fat Mike (NOFX), guitarists Chris Shiflett (Foo Fighters/No Use For A Name) and Joey …

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Aquarian Weekly Collection Donated To Springsteen Archives

Bill Chemerka, a former writer and associate editor of The Aquarian Weekly and East Coast Rocker, from 1979 to 1990, donated his 12-year collection of the publications to the Bruce Springsteen Archives and Center for American Music at Monmouth University on April 10.

“It’s a treasure trove of rock …

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Have A Heart: Daddy Tapes Benefit

The 31st annual Daddy Tapes Benefit for the American Heart Association goes down Sunday, March 12, at the Parkside Lounge on East Houston Street in Manhattan. Famed New York City rocker Bill Popp has been a staple to the scene since the ’70s, and he hosts this yearly event …

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Realists: An Interview With Unabridged

 Learn who Unabridged is in this interview below!

Where are you from?

Manahawkin, New Jersey

How long have you been a band and how did you get started?

We have been a band for almost three years now. We started back in freshman year of high school. We are a …

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Watch Gina Royale’s New Music Video For Her Song “Let’s Just Kiss”

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The Top 10 Albums Of 2016, According To ‘The Aquarian Weekly’ Writers

Giorgio Mustica

  1. Trees Of Eternity/Hour Of The Nightingale/Svart
  2. David Bowie/Blackstar/ISO
  3. JoJo/Mad Love./Atlantic
  4. BABYMETAL/Metal Resistance/earMUSIC, RAL, Sony Music Entertainment
  5. Katatonia/The Fall Of Hearts/Peaceville
  6. Evergrey/The Storm Within/AFM
  7. Insomnium/Winter’s Gate/Century Media
  8. Tarja/The Shadow Self/earMUSIC
  9. Solution .45/Nightmares
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Rock Reads: A Holiday Guide For The Rock & Roll Literate

Looking for a celebration of music in words to stuff the stockings of the rock fan in your life?

 

Warren Zevon: Desperado of Los Angeles—George Plasketes (2016)

            Full disclosure: My new book, which will be released in the spring of 2018, will be a series of essays focusing …

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