Bands On The Verge 2010: The New Class

We’re happy to introduce this year’s Aquarian Weekly On The Verge Bands! There are plenty of new faces but also a few bands from last year’s program that keep impressing us. Selected from hundreds of entries, the class of 2010 cuts across all genres and even state lines, but all …

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Bands On The Verge

We opened up the floodgates over the last few months to bands throughout the tri-state area and beyond to submit their music to us. While we’re always looking for new bands, this time, we wanted a full-on assault of demos. Needless to say, we were really asking for it. These days, it’s a full-on assault of MySpace pages. The Aquarian staff (thanks promo team!) poured through hundreds of entries, and then, the mighty editor and fearsome publishers redlined and highlighted sheets of “paper” (whatever that is), and eventually, we came up with what you’ve got below: Bands on the verge. On the verge of? Well, something. You’ve seen some before, others are fresh faces. These acts are all doing something right, many of them just out of school, and with a little support, they could easily be your next troubadours, rockstars, metal gods and hipsters. Or not. It’s tough out there. But we believe, with a little help, this class of ‘09 will be worth watching in the coming months.
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Unsigned Bands: Clinical Trials, Statelman, Future Future (formerly Teenage Millionaire), die Kinder

A tomboy guitarist with half sultry, half screaming vocals, Somer Bingham has been playing solo for a few years under the name Somer. Deciding to take a break from her solo career, she decided to form a side project named Clinical Trials. When she put out an ad for …

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Barack Obama: 27 Bands Weigh In

So what if Time already put Barack Obama on the cover as their Person Of The Year? Another upstart glossy trying to steal The Aquarian’s thunder. And while I wouldn’t argue with their point—after all, we couldn’t figure out anything more important to put on the cover than the most …

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