North Jersey Notes: Cover Her Face

I recently received an email from Cover Her Face drummer, Jason Steiginga, wanting me to give his band a listen, or he wanted me to at least spread the word about his band. So, like I do with all bands that wan...

North Jersey Notes: Our Black Friday

Ok, bear with me! No, you’re not going crazy! If the name Our Black Friday does look familiar to you, I did feature them in North Jersey Notes a few months back. Well, since that feature, the band has reunited ...

North Jersey Notes: Yellow Light: Hoboken, NJ

The boss, Chris Farinas, forwarded me an artist for North Jersey Notes recently, and I’m glad that he did—Erik LeCar, to me, could be one of North Jersey’s best kept secrets. What a talent this kid is! He’s cur...

Inked Out: Dreamland Creations

Upon my many back and forth trips to Pennsylvania while my lady friend and I search for our new residence, we saw this pretty neat tattoo shop while we were driving around Stroudsburg looking for a Starbucks. A...

North Jersey Notes: Updates

My old friends Tasting Grace are currently in the studio working on their new EP, Alter Ego. In fact, singer Jenna Milano at the time of this writing is still recording her vocal tracks. You can get a “taste” o...

North Jersey Notes: Split Point

I recently got an email from Chris Broski, drummer from a band called Split Point. Chris wrote me after he read my piece on the band Blinded By Anger a couple of weeks back. Turns out, what caught his attention...

North Jersey Notes: Daredevil Squadron

DAREDEVIL SQUADRON-Brooklyn, NY The Aquarian's own Patrick Slevin recently turned me onto this band out of Brooklyn, NY. The name of the band is Daredevil Squadron, and I think they are awesome! They only ha...

North Jersey Notes: Blinded By Anger

Holy crap! I just got off of the MySpace page of Blinded By Anger and my ears are still scorching! My bass brother, Mikey "Driveby" Ferriera, has been working on this project ever since his band Trudge broke up...