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Motley Crue @ Madison Square Garden

For the average working man or woman, Mondays mean back to the daily grind after a quick weekend break. For me, this particular Monday meant that it was “Motley Monday”! Many of you who read my column every week know that I am a huge Cruehead! So, of course, it was only fitting that I accepted my invitation to attend the Motley Crue Press Conference at FUSE in the afternoon and then the Motley Crue concert at the Mecca, Madison Square Garden, later that evening.
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NJ Notes: Bearin’ Peace / Eden Star

Lately, I’ve been getting my inbox stuffed with emails from bands asking me to check them out. Sometimes, bands send me multiple emails because I don’t respond quickly enough; therefore they think that I didn’t...
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North Jersey Notes Updates

I have to send congrats out to Ippy And The Project’s Paul and Linda Ippolito. They welcomed their latest “project,” Paul Vincent Ippolito, into the world a few weeks ago. Little Paulie was born about a month ...
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North Jersey Notes: Cashmier

I got an email the other day from Vince Albano, the singer of a band called Cashmier, asking me to check out his band. I know that I say this every week, but I do check out every band that asks me to give them ...

Inked Out: New York Adorned Tattoo

One thing that I love about New York City is the plethora of tattoo shops per square mile. Believe it or not, I have yet to walk into a shop that is dirty either! I’m not saying that I’ve visited dirty shops in...
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North Jersey Notes: Autumn Hour, Clifton, NJ

During one of my rehearsals with my band Hostel Inc. down at Factory Studios 2 in Clifton, NJ, studio manager Big Dave dropped in to say hi, but he also wanted to give us a listen to the new band that he’s been...
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North Jersey Notes: Forever Oeuvre

I recently had the opportunity to hang out and jam with the most recent Fuel bassist, Ronny Paige, and I have to say he is one damn good musician! Just by talking to Ron I was able to tell that he knew what he...
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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...