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North Jersey Notes: Shat

I was recently on the Dingbatz website, dingbatznj.com, to see what shows were coming up in October, and on Oct. 25, they have a band called Shat playing there. I was like, “What the hell?” I love the name, but...
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North Jersey Notes Updates

My favorite North Jersey acoustic twins, HelenaMaria, were recently on The Today Show modeling popular looks for hair from the recent Spring 2009 fashion shows. I hope that my friend Kathie Lee Gifford was extr...
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North Jersey Notes: Maddam Ink

A couple of weekends ago, my bros from Gotham Rocks Entertainment put on a killer line-up down at Sullivan Hall in NYC consisting of Killcode, Diablo Royale, and Black Water Rising, but one of the big draws tha...
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North Jersey Notes: Martyrd

I’ve been getting bombarded with emails lately from a band called Martyrd—they seem to be getting on some pretty big metal bills lately. They’ve opened up for Testament at B.B. Kings in NYC and recently opened ...
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North Jersey Notes: Our Black Friday

I was surfing the net this week to find a band to feature. Wait a minute! Does anyone “surf” the net anymore? Or is that a ‘90s term? Anyway, I noticed that the “Once Bitten, Twice Shy,” Great White is playing ...

Paula Higgins-Clark: Haledon, NJ

As of late, I’ve been noticing some incredible ink on some of my friend’s arms, legs, backs, etc. And one name that seemed to be constantly coming out of their mouths when I asked them who did it was Paula Higg...
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North Jersey Notes: Endall

I’ve been contacted by the boys of Endall for months on end to check out their band. I mean, this was borderline harassment! Just kidding, fellas! Anyway, I finally checked out their e.p.k. on sonicbids.com, an...
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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 w...