North Jersey Notes: Hyphen One & Daylow

I recently received an email from Hyphen-One & Daylow guitarist Jake Nowak letting me know about his band from North Jersey. Like I do anytime a band asks me to check out their band, I went to their website to check them out! In this case, Jake emailed me the …

by   |  02/10/2009  |  Comments Off on North Jersey Notes: Hyphen One & Daylow

North Jersey Notes: Days Before Tomorrow, Wayne, NJ

I recently got an email from an old friend who used to sing for a popular band on the North Jersey scene called UUU. His name is Eric Klein and he emailed me to let me know about his new band, Days Before Tomorrow, a progressive rock band out …

by   |  02/05/2009  |  Comments Off on North Jersey Notes: Days Before Tomorrow, Wayne, NJ

Inked Out: Inkstop Tattoo, NYC

Before a gig one night with my band Hostel Inc. in downtown Manhattan, my girlfriend and I decided to take a walk around Alphabet City, which is near the venue we were playing at. During our walk, we stumbled across a pretty rugged looking tattoo shop on the corner of …

by   |  02/04/2009  |  Comments Off on Inked Out: Inkstop Tattoo, NYC

North Jersey Notes: Road Zombies, Piston Driven, Charetta, Hello Eden

Matty Z recently emailed me to let me know that The Road Zombies just welcomed their new drummer, Lee Nassor, into the band. Lee will be making his debut with The Road Zombies sometime in early February, so keep your eyes peeled for an upcoming show at myspace.com/theroadzombies. You can …

by   |  01/29/2009  |  Comments Off on North Jersey Notes: Road Zombies, Piston Driven, Charetta, Hello Eden

North Jersey Notes: White Knuckle Battery

This Friday night, Jan. 23, my band Hostel Inc. will be playing with a pretty cool band that seems to be based out of this area and Virginia. The name of the band is White Knuckle Battery, and from the sounds on their MySpace page, myspace.com/whiteknucklebattery, these guys will …

by   |  01/20/2009  |  Comments Off on North Jersey Notes: White Knuckle Battery

North Jersey Notes Updates

I was recently contacted by Deathrash bassist Pat Burns who told me in an email that the band, a thrash metal outfit from the mid-1980s, will be playing their first show in 20 years at Dingbatz in Clifton, NJ, on Friday night, Jan. 16. The show will be recorded and …

by   |  01/13/2009  |  Comments Off on North Jersey Notes Updates

Hand Of Glory Tattoo: Park Slope, NY

My lady friend and I were having dinner in Brooklyn, NY one night, and as we were driving home, we both noticed a tattoo shop on Seventh Avenue. The name of the shop is what caught our eye, though! It was called Hand of Glory Tattoo! We loved the …

by   |  01/07/2009  |  Comments (2)

North Jersey Notes: Zach Macko

Managing Editor Patrick Slevin introduced me to some pretty interesting music recently. Patrick knows how hard it is to find a good artist to feature each week and he felt this week’s artist was worthy of some coverage, and I felt that he was right! Usually, I have a tendency …

by   |  12/30/2008  |  Comments Off on North Jersey Notes: Zach Macko

North Jersey Notes: Borgo Pass

One band that has really been tickling my fancy lately is a band out of Long Island, NY. I’m not sure if they’ve made it across the river yet to our shores of NJ, but they should! The name of the band is Borgo Pass, and I discovered them …

by   |  12/17/2008  |  Comments (1)

North Jersey Notes: C.C. Coletti

I recently got to check out the Kix show over at Dexter’s in Riverdale, NJ, last weekend. Of course, I got to feature one of the opening bands a couple of weeks ago, Jersey Gypsy. The other opening act for Kix was equally impressive! The artist’s name is C.C.

by   |  12/10/2008  |  Comments Off on North Jersey Notes: C.C. Coletti


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