North Jersey Notes: Fever Vein, She Said Fire, Charetta and More!

I was recently contacted by Fever Vein singer Mykill Vittoria to check out his band. Wondering where I’ve heard that name before, it turns out Mykill is the former lead singer of my boys Endall! So I had to check these guys out, especially if they were from my neck …

by   |  10/03/2012  |  Comments Off on North Jersey Notes: Fever Vein, She Said Fire, Charetta and More!

Local Noise: Matt Wong

While he’s only 15 years old, Matt Wong is already receiving accolades for his guitar dexterity, and is starting to perform outside his home area of Central New Jersey. While starting out as a classical guitar player, he has developed a finger-picking style that is now garnering a lot of …

by   |  09/27/2012  |  Comments Off on Local Noise: Matt Wong

North Jersey Notes: Audio Machine, Ours, Darrow Chemical Company and More!

Back in 2011, I became really good friends with my childhood neighbor’s husband, Roy Brunston, because of our mutual infatuation with Nikki Sixx and Motley Crüe. We had lots in common besides our love for a rock band. Roy also played bass, but the problem, at the time, was that …

by   |  09/26/2012  |  Comments Off on North Jersey Notes: Audio Machine, Ours, Darrow Chemical Company and More!

North Jersey Notes: The Tattoo Rebellion, Blue Food, Voodoo Terror Tribe and More!

One band that’s really tickled my fancy recently is a band called The Tattoo Rebellion. I’ve seen their name a few times on event invites on Facebook, but have never really checked them out until recently; and I think these guys rock! What drew me to them was their …

by   |  09/19/2012  |  Comments (1)

North Jersey Notes: Freak Of The Day, Steve Bello Band, James Arlowe And The Ruffian Circus and More!

One band that I noticed playing around the North Jersey scene a lot lately is a group called Freak Of The Day. Because I’ve been seeing their name a lot on venue schedules, I felt the need to give them a listen to see what all the fuss was …

by   |  09/12/2012  |  Comments (1)

North Jersey Notes: A Clever Con, Panzie*, Charetta and More!

My new buds from A Clever Con recently emailed me the music video for their new song, “Katy Perry Sex Tape.” It’s off of their upcoming CD, Mannequin Love: Part 1, which comes out this October. And yes, A Clever Con are those guys with the lime green ties. …

by   |  09/05/2012  |  Comments Off on North Jersey Notes: A Clever Con, Panzie*, Charetta and More!

North Jersey Notes: The August Infinity, Scars Of Envy, Audio Machine and More!

Back in May, my bro Harry Dullys from Fate Strikes Twice introduced me to the singer of NYC’s The August Infinity, Joshua Hawksley, at my gig at The Delancey. A couple of months later, Scarlet Carson did a mini-tour with these guys up north and now, I’m hearing about …

by   |  08/29/2012  |  Comments (1)

North Jersey Notes: Syka, Kosmic Daydream, Murder League All-Stars and More!

A band that seems to be making a pretty big name for themselves is a group out of New York City called Syka. Back in June, I got a message from the lead singer, whom the band is named after, and she asked a simple question; “Do you write …

by   |  08/22/2012  |  Comments (1)

North Jersey Notes: Ripface Invasion, Natasha Komis, Steve Bello and More!

For the most part, band names never seem to fit the music the band is playing. This might be the first time where I might have to say that my face was ripped off from listening to this week’s feature band’s music! Ripface Invasion out of Fairview, NJ, left my …

by   |  08/15/2012  |  Comments Off on North Jersey Notes: Ripface Invasion, Natasha Komis, Steve Bello and More!

North Jersey Notes: NUSE, Fear Factory, A Lesson In Violence and More!

Whenever I hear of the town named Manville, Frank’s Chicken House comes come to mind because it was the first strip club I ever went to! That was many years ago and I’m not even sure if Frank’s Chicken House even exists anymore. You know who does still exist, though? …

by   |  08/08/2012  |  Comments Off on North Jersey Notes: NUSE, Fear Factory, A Lesson In Violence and More!


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