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 a...
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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 o...
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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, ...

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 calle...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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North Jersey Notes: Sykohed

One band that’s been making some noise in the area is a band called Sykohed. I have to admit that my curiosity got the best of me when I heard the name, so I had to go to their MySpace page, myspace.com/sykohed...