North Jersey Notes: The Infinite Staircase, She Said Fire, Lower The Veil and More!

My boy Smitty was telling me that he ran into Lenny and Jeff Cerzosie of the band The Infinite Staircase a few weeks ago after a Candlebox show in NYC. Now, these guys, Lenny and Jeff, recently did something absolutely amazing and totally cool. They recently collaborated on a song …

by   |  03/20/2013  |  Comments Off on North Jersey Notes: The Infinite Staircase, She Said Fire, Lower The Veil and More!

North Jersey Notes: Coldsteel, Of Earth, The Compulsions and More!

One of my bass bros, Doug Odell, who also played with TNA, Ted Poley, and my old singer Ray West, sent me an email a while back to let me know about this new project he’s been working on. For some reason, I never got to it. Recently, I received …

by   |  03/13/2013  |  Comments Off on North Jersey Notes: Coldsteel, Of Earth, The Compulsions and More!

North Jersey Notes: Mildly Medicated, Incognito Theory, Division 1.1 and More!

Last summer, I emceed a couple of events at Raceway Park in Englishtown, NJ. At one of the shows, the kids from School Of Rock performed, and they were awesome! I never wrote about them because they just played cover songs. The covers they did play, however, were dead-on. Well, …

by   |  03/06/2013  |  Comments Off on North Jersey Notes: Mildly Medicated, Incognito Theory, Division 1.1 and More!

North Jersey Notes: Dark Matter, King Kelly, BoundAlive and More!

I recently received an email from a Viaktor Pingin telling me that he thought I was doing a great thing for bands on the scene. For that, I have to say thank you, Viaktor! It always feels good to be appreciated for my 12 years of writing this column. Anyway, …

by   |  02/27/2013  |  Comments Off on North Jersey Notes: Dark Matter, King Kelly, BoundAlive and More!

North Jersey Notes: Rachel Allyn, Atom Strange, Scarlet Carson and More!

One of my old college buddies from William Paterson, Warren Hibbert, recently reached out to me because he was excited about an artist he was working with. He warned me that it wasn’t the type of music that I usually write about, but I assured him that I listen to …

by   |  02/20/2013  |  Comments Off on North Jersey Notes: Rachel Allyn, Atom Strange, Scarlet Carson and More!

North Jersey Notes: Seconds To Impact, Scars Of Envy, BoundAlive and More!

I was recently turned on to a band out of my neck of the woods that I was totally unaware of. When I say my neck of the woods, I mean my old stomping grounds of Maywood, NJ, and I’m talking about a band called Seconds To Impact. I …

by   |  02/13/2013  |  Comments Off on North Jersey Notes: Seconds To Impact, Scars Of Envy, BoundAlive and More!

Shoreworld: The Valentine’s Day Massacre; Couch By Couchwest

The Valentine’s Day Massacre – Fetish Style

Valentine’s Day. That one holiday that puts as much pressure per square inch on a relationship as the depths of the ocean does on a submarine. Be dumb enough to show up unprepared and the pent up disappointment will come hissing in through …

by   |  02/06/2013  |  Comments (5)

North Jersey Notes: Iratetion, Steve Bello Band, Orbynot and More!

My bud Rigo Asencio introduced me to this amazingly brutal metal band out of Hoboken. They call themselves Iratetion, and these guys are nasty! Rigo told me that WSOU is playing the hell out of these guys, so they had to be worth a listen. I got to see …

by   |  02/06/2013  |  Comments Off on North Jersey Notes: Iratetion, Steve Bello Band, Orbynot and More!

North Jersey Notes: Seas Of Wake, Sekond Skyn, AfterThreat and More!

One of my favorite bands to kick off the New Year that I finally got to catch live towards the end of last year was a band called Seas Of Wake. For most of 2012, I heard how great this band was, but I never got to experience them …

by   |  01/30/2013  |  Comments Off on North Jersey Notes: Seas Of Wake, Sekond Skyn, AfterThreat and More!

North Jersey Notes: Pheroze, Midnight Mob, Split Point and More!

My old Hostel Inc. and Sik Twisted Smile drummer and brother from another mother, Jeff Hardee, who is currently playing drums for the Alice In Chains tribute band Facelift, recently brought an amazing new band to my attention. I think it’s because he’s been jamming with them. Either way, the …

by   |  01/23/2013  |  Comments (1)


Site designed by Subjective Designs | Powered by WordPress | Content © 1969-2017 Arts Weekly, Inc. All Rights Reserved.