Shoreworld: Christine Martucci and Light Of Day Concert

Christine Martucci – Still All In @ The Stone Pony, Jan. 8

Christine Martucci stormed the Stone Pony with a bold new rock and roll image and her gang of ever-faithful fans dubbed the “Tucci Train” in attendance. While she still straps on an acoustic guitar for a few numbers, …

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North Jersey Notes: (Damn) This Desert Air – Wayne, NJ

While I was surfing the Internet looking for a band to feature this week, I came across a very cool band out of Wayne, NJ, on the WRXP local band page, which by the way, is a very cool way for local bands to promote themselves with a NYC radio …

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Shoreworld: Corey Wagar @ The Stone Pony, Dec. 30th

Heading down a completely different path usually ends up being the most rewarding. It takes perseverance, courage and some vision to know what you’re looking for and move past the pressures of conformity while managing not to get too lost along the way. But once your path broadens and becomes …

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Lexappeall: Race Karts, Friday Night Boys and Number 12

Have you ever seen action flicks with the big bad giant Russian bad guys? Now imagine them in race karts at Velocity 17, and picture them purposely crashing into me. Just because a female was beating you, doesn’t mean your 6″ 6′ overcompensating ego can ram into me! I’ve …

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North Jersey Notes: Dinosaur Eyelids, New Brunswick

I recently got an email from the guys of Dinosaur Eyelids asking me to check out their stuff. Now, any band that is bold enough to email me to ask me to give their music a listen deserves just a listen! So, I logged onto their Sonicbids page and I …

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Shoreworld: Horse Feathers And Animal Crackers – A Tribute To Queen – Main Main Records

Ice cream mogul Burt Robbins of Baskin Robbins fame once said of their 33 flavors of ice cream, “Not everyone likes all our flavors, but each flavor is someone’s favorite.”

And that’s a pretty good analogy to scoop on top of New Jersey independent label Main Man Records. Their 33 …

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Lexappeall: Bamboozle Staff Race Cars, Motion City Soundtrack & The Weekend To Come

The best part about the Break Contest this year is the Bamboozle staff race car sesh. Guess who had the second fastest lap time? Yep, me. Go team Lexappeal! Besides whooping ass in karts, the Break Contest at Velocity 17 has been great. I hope to see all you kids …

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North Jersey Notes: Dispute To Flames, Paramus, NJ

Now, I can’t remember for the life of me if I have ever written about this week’s feature band. I mean I’ve known of them for a while, and they’ve even played many shows with friends of mine. So, if I’ve written about them already, “Lucky you! You get to …

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Shoreworld: Laura Crisci: All Is Well

Nashville transplant Laura Crisci found out like so many others that having to shut one door can mysteriously lead to opening another one down the road, and like the prodigal daughter, she packed up and returned to her home state of New Jersey and the reality of responsibilities. “Things were …

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Local Noise: Eden Star: Born In The Basements Of Jersey

“Hard and heavy punk, with a dash of rockabilly, classic rock and metal thrown in there for good measure,” exclaims Hellion, lead singer of Eden Star, to describe the music of the raw and energetic band. “We’re kind of spastic, really, when it comes to our songs. We’ll be …

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