The Wild Feathers & The Shelters: California Kings

From Los Angeles by way of Nashville, The Wild Feathers wear their geographic influences on their sleeves. Their songs feature a mix of 21st century Southern rock a la Kings Of Leon and ‘70s California rock not unlike the Eagles. They’ve got a new album coming out later this year …

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Pale Green Stars: Southern Roots, City Streets

Every time it seems as if the whole alt-country genre has become exhausted, another band will show and prove that the genre can still sound fresh. Although their authenticity would lead one to believe Pale Green Stars hail from somewhere in the Deep South, they are actually from Syracuse, New …

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Tom Keifer: Cinderella Man

Lead vocalist for the band Cinderella, Tom Keifer was once told that he would never be able to sing again due to a partially paralyzed vocal cord. You’d never be able to tell on his critically acclaimed solo effort, The Way Life Goes. On tracks like “Solid Ground,” Keifer …

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The New Regime: A Veteran’s New Trio

You may know of Ilan Rubin from his work as a drummer for bands as diverse as Nine Inch Nails and Paramore. Rubin’s new project, The New Regime, features the multi-instrumentalist on lead guitar and vocals. The trio’s music features elements of all his past projects and incorporates his …

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Monster Jam: Real Monsters

The annual East Rutherford Monster Jam is a bit of a deviation from the usual type of jamming that we cover here at The Aquarian Weekly. However, this event is definitely worth the attention. On April 23 at MetLife Stadium, 20 custom-built monster trucks will be competing for …

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We Banjo 3: Imports From Ireland

Not to their discredit, but there We Banjo 3 isn’t the most accurate name for the award-winning folk band from Galway, Ireland. There are, in fact, four members in We Banjo 3, and they utilize a wide variety of instrumentation, including mandolin, fiddle, guitar, percussion, and yes, the banjo. We …

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M3 Rock Festival: A Weekend ’80s Party

Hard rock and hair metal fans from across the country will flock to Columbia, Maryland, once again for the eighth year in a row for the M3 Rock Festival. The Merriweather Post Pavilion will host the festival from Friday, April 29th thru Saturday, April 30th. With two stages and no

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We Banjo 3: From Ireland To New York

They come from Galway to spread what they call their “Celt-Grass,” a combo of American bluegrass and Irish folk. Consisting of banjo, fiddle, mandolin, guitar, vocals, percussion, We Banjo 3 is made up of four musicians on loan from “Culture Ireland” as a “Global Showcase.” They’ll be performing at The

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The Bones Of J.R. Jones: The Man And The Mystery

The opening line to Spirit’s Furance, the second album by Rosendale, NY’s The Bones Of J.R. Jones, is, “I’ve got 13 kinds of blues/I know them all by name.” This declaration proves accurate as one makes their way through the rest of Spirit’s Furnace. The songwriter behind …

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Unearth: Rising From The Dirt

With their indelibly crunchy guitars and powerful vocals, it’s safe to say that Boston’s Unearth is an intense metal act. Their influences include Slayer, Pantera, and Metallica, and it really comes through in their music. Consisting of Trevor Phipps on vocals, Ken Susi and Buz McGrath on guitar, and Nick …

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