Shoreworld: Christine Martucci – Angels Of War

Christine Martucci has always been a fighter. From her “boots on the ground” time as a Sergeant in the Army right up to her musical and personal tribulations, she’s not one to cower or back down in the face of adversity. I have covered several of her performance and recording …

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Reality Check: Middle East Blood Juggle

Or How To Hold Onto A Fistful Of Rain & Not Have Too Many People Killed

            Now that the bloody coup in Yemen has finally transpired and anarchy is the rule of the day, things have become extremely grim to the greater hopes this country harbors for a manageable Middle …

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North Jersey Notes: Bubba Grouch, King’s X, Crobot and More!

(Photo by Manny Cabo – cabonoirphotography.com)

So, my bros from The Dirty Stayouts are back at Dingbatz in Clifton, NJ this Saturday night (4/4) for Mike Logue’s Birthday Bash. The thing is I’ve never heard of this other band on the bill, but they have a pretty cool name and …

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Shoreworld: Mad Feather Group – ‘King Like-Ness’ – Brotherly Love Across The Kingdom Of Progressive Rock Royalty

Mad Feather Group is a band that’s been around the national block. Originally from the Jackson and Toms River areas of New Jersey, the group wandered to Boston, Massachusetts, and Asheville, North Carolina, before coming back to the home state that started it all. Forming sometime around 2009, the group’s …

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North Jersey Notes: RONIN, Ryan Chiarella And The New Breed, Santino Noir and More!

(Photo by Jeff Crespi)

What do you get when you throw members of Scarlet Carson and Statik Silence into a box and shake them up? You get RONIN! I’m currently working on a side project with singer David Marin and he asked me last week, “When are you going …

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North Jersey Notes: LEEDS, Cilver, SYKA and More!

My bro David Marin and his band Ronin are headlining a make-up show at the Brighton Bar in Long Branch, NJ this Thursday night (3/19) courtesy of Jersey Campfire Productions. So, I decided to check out the lineup and I was familiar with every band on the bill except for …

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North Jersey Notes: Eye Of Anubis, Steve Bello, Queen V and More!

So, one band I’ve been hearing much about on the metal scene in Jersey is a band out of Toms River called Eye Of Anubis. I mean, these guys are just about as underground as underground can get, and their music is what I like to call “filthy!” In …

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North Jersey Notes: Slaves And Martyrs, Incognito Theory, Scars Of Envy and More!

Back in August, I featured a band called Elected Kings, who I really liked. I recently received an email from one of the band members, singer and guitarist Alfi Alvarez, who told me the band underwent a member change. Well, they removed a member from the band and decided to …

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North Jersey Notes: Judas Priestess, CausticAudio, Ixion Lux and More!

A couple of weeks ago, I ventured up to The Stone Pony in Asbury Park, NJ to see a bunch of friends open for the ultimate all-female Judas Priest tribute band, Judas Priestess. Now, before I go on about the local openers, let me just say that if you’ve …

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North Jersey Notes: Roulette, Charetta, Scars Of Envy and More!

I recently received an email submission through theaquarian.com website—yes, believe it or not, we do check those submissions—and one band that really tickled my fancy was a band out of Asbury Park, NJ, who called themselves Roulette. You have to love that name because it’s stood the test of …

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