North Jersey Notes: Infernophonic

I was down at my rehearsal studio, Factory Studios 2, in Clifton, NJ, the other night and I heard a band that I haven’t heard before, but their music made sense and their singer had a set of pipes on her. She was almost Joplin-like. The name of the band …

by   |  08/20/2008  |  Comments Off on North Jersey Notes: Infernophonic

North Jersey Notes: The Noise Addiction

Last weekend, my band Hostel Inc. got to play with a heavyweight and a national heavyweight. We got to open for Dokken at Dexter’s in Riverdale, NJ, but sandwiched between us and Dokken was a band called TNA, a.k.a. The Noise Addiction. Some of you that are my …

by   |  08/12/2008  |  Comments Off on North Jersey Notes: The Noise Addiction

North Jersey Notes: West Gate

I found a pretty cool band on Dingbatz’s website, of all places, recently. The name of the band is West Gate, and they’re a hard rock band out of South Orange, NJ, who without a doubt has the chops to run with the best on the North Jersey music …

by   |  08/06/2008  |  Comments Off on North Jersey Notes: West Gate

North Jersey Notes: Idols Are Dead

My girlfriend and I went out to Anaheim, CA, for a wedding recently, and during our travels, I met up with an old high school chum. She happens to be dating a bass player who is in a metal band from Italy. His name is Maxx and he barely speaks …

by   |  07/30/2008  |  Comments Off on North Jersey Notes: Idols Are Dead

North Jersey Notes: Updates

I just got an email from my bud and guitar God, Dan Lorenzo from The Cursed, and Dan told me that there was a live video of his former legendary North Jersey band Non-Fiction recently posted on MySpace and YouTube. The video is for the song “The My Way” …

by   |  07/23/2008  |  Comments Off on North Jersey Notes: Updates

North Jersey Notes: The Big Dangerous

My bud, Amanda, here at The Aquarian Weekly recently asked me to check out her friend’s band, The Big Dangerous. She told me that they were from Nutley, NJ, and would be perfect for North Jersey Notes. I had to tell Amanda that I would be the judge of …

by   |  07/17/2008  |  Comments Off on North Jersey Notes: The Big Dangerous

North Jersey Notes: West Of Seven

For the second week in a row, I went over to Sonicbids.com to listen to some new music, and I stumbled across a band from Brooklyn, NY, that I really fancy. The name of the band is West Of Seven. Now, some of you might say, “But they’re from …

by   |  07/08/2008  |  Comments Off on North Jersey Notes: West Of Seven

North Jersey Notes: Fleece

I was recently logged onto Sonicbids.com since I haven’t been on there in a hot minute, and heard a band that just blew me away. The name of the band is Fleece and they’re from Bloomfield, NJ. Now, you can’t get anymore North Jersey than that! Fleece is an alt-rock …

by   |  07/02/2008  |  Comments Off on North Jersey Notes: Fleece

North Jersey Notes Update: Split Vision, Apathy, Ten Feet From Murder, Charetta

After playing an unbelievable show at the Starland Ballroom in Sayreville, NJ, last weekend, I have tons of news about some of the bands involved! First off, my bros from Split Vision have finally posted some more new songs off of their long-awaited upcoming EP on their MySpace page, myspace.com/splitvisionband. …

by   |  06/25/2008  |  Comments Off on North Jersey Notes Update: Split Vision, Apathy, Ten Feet From Murder, Charetta

North Jersey Notes: Old Man Savage

I was recently turned onto a pretty cool metal band out of Blackwood, NJ. The name of the band is Old Man Savage. So, like I do whenever I’m turned onto a band, I go to their MySpace page! What else? Anyway, I found my way to Old Man

by   |  06/18/2008  |  Comments Off on North Jersey Notes: Old Man Savage


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