North Jersey Notes: Split Point

I recently got an email from Chris Broski, drummer from a band called Split Point. Chris wrote me after he read my piece on the band Blinded By Anger a couple of weeks back. Turns out, what caught his attention was the mention of Slide Bolt, which I …

by   |  07/08/2009  |  Comments (2)

Shoreworld: Cavalier Rose @ The Delancey / Main Man’s Powerage Tribute

Cavalier Rose—LIVE! The Delancey—NYC—June 17

I’ve been hearing a lot of good about this next band since they released their EP, Primary Colors, a few months back so after weighing the seductive offer of not having to drive into the city and unlimited sips of flasked whiskey, I jumped …

by   |  07/05/2009  |  Comments (1)

North Jersey Notes: Daredevil Squadron

DAREDEVIL SQUADRON-Brooklyn, NY

The Aquarian’s own Patrick Slevin recently turned me onto this band out of Brooklyn, NY. The name of the band is Daredevil Squadron, and I think they are awesome! They only had three songs posted on their MySpace page, “Forgotten Son,” “Black Lounge,” and “Out …

by   |  06/24/2009  |  Comments (1)

Shoreworld: Frankenstein 3000, Jody Joseph and Bob Burger

Frankenstein 3000-Where Do We Go From Here? Main Man Records

Cut from the same stone as The Dead Boys, Ramones, KISS and early Aerosmith, FS3K is back and armed with yet another 12-song platter aimed at the down and dirty side of your mind and pushing dynamite fueled fields …

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Shoreworld: All The Day Holiday, Greg Wilkens and The Brighton Bar Weekend

All The Day Holiday—The Things We’ve Grown To Love—Linc Star Records

Take the atmospheric cool of Band Of Horses and very early ColdPlay, cut it with the melodic vocal talents of singers like Robert Smith (The Cure) and you have the infectious results of All The Day Holiday.…

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North Jersey Notes: Blinded By Anger

Holy crap! I just got off of the MySpace page of Blinded By Anger and my ears are still scorching! My bass brother, Mikey “Driveby” Ferriera, has been working on this project ever since his band Trudge broke up a few years ago. I know that Mikey’s been cooped up …

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North Jersey Notes: Steel Panther

I know that my column is geared towards the North Jersey music scene, but I need to bring attention to a new phenomenon from the West Coast. On my recent jaunt to Las Vegas, my drummer’s wife, Kelly, suggested that we go and see this band that she saw perform …

by   |  06/11/2009  |  Comments (1)

Shoreworld: Nicole Atkins, Larry Blasco and Leaving Sideways

Nicole Atkins and The Sea – Live @ Stone Pony, May 22
Nicole Atkins is well known for shaking things up artistically, delving deeper and deeper into lush sounds and arabesque textures with each new composition she introduces. This Pony show was a great example of that along with the …

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North Jersey Notes: Will Killmore

I recently ran into an old friend down at Factory Studios in Clifton, NJ. His name is James, and he used to play guitar for the band Thro. You might remember Thro because I’ve written about them in the past, and I also mentioned them when a couple of …

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Shoreworld: Stacie Rose and Case Of The Mondays

Stacie Rose—Shotgun Daisy—Enchanted Records
Despite the economic downslide it’s been a busy entertainment year here at the Shoreworld so far and its tough to keep up with the talent that seems to be never-ending in New Jersey. This week’s musical highlight comes in the form of one Stacie …

by   |  06/09/2009  |  Comments (1)


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