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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...
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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...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 YouT...