Beth Hart: From Struggles To Success

Blues singer-songwriter Beth Hart is currently on a world tour in support of her new album, Better Than Home, which is being released April 14, 2015. Hart, much like other accomplished blues musicians, draws from the suffering she’s experienced all throughout her life, creating haunting melodies that are solemn, …

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Midge Ure: Some Sagely Advice

Band Aid co-organizer and singer-songwriter Midge Ure is doing an American tour in support of Fragile, his newest album. He’ll be hitting World Cafe Live in Philadelphia on Feb. 24 and Iridium in New York City on Feb. 26 and Feb. 27. Ure has been involved in the …

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This Will Destroy You: Music With A Life Of Its Own

This Will Destroy You is playing at Brooklyn’s very own Saint Vitus on both Feb. 26 and Feb. 27. They’re known for their highly dynamic and atmospheric music, blending the light melodic qualities of shoegaze and the heavy churning traits of doom metal, thus labeling themselves as “doomgaze.” While …

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Ryan Hobler: It Came Along

Singer-songwriter Ryan Hobler released singles every month throughout 2014 leading up to the issue of his newest work, The Elusive Yes. Now that his record is finally out, the New York-based musician will celebrate with an album release show. His latest single, “The Boulder And The Glass House,” is …

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’68: Regret Not

Josh Scogin is a legend in the hardcore scene, fronting both Norma Jean and The Chariot, two bands known for their raw passion and destructive performances. His new project, ’68, an avant-punk duo featuring himself and drummer Michael McClellan, has hit the ground running, already releasing an EP and …

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Gideon’s Army: Playing To Sing

Gideon’s Army is a rock group that was founded by frontman Robert Bray. Bray, who grew up in between New York and New Jersey, had a successful acting career in the NY theatre scene, but after some time was brought back to music. After spending time writing and working with …

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Wayne Krantz: Reworking The Classics

Former Steely Dan guitarist Wayne Krantz is currently touring all over the world, from Tennessee to China to California and back to New York again. He recently released Good Piranha/Bad Piranha, an eight-track album that sees him covering four songs, but with two greatly different interpretations, from Thom Yorke’s …

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The Battery Electric: No Place Like Home

Hailing from Asbury Park, The Battery Electric are a band that formed in 2012 and were signed to a local label. Following the 2013 debut of Weaving Spiders, their new record, The Heart And The Thrill, will be released this week. The band continues to express their commitment …

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Toothgrinder: Creative Destruction

Asbury Park-based progressive metal band Toothgrinder have been touring around parts of the U.S. and Canada all throughout the month, and their halfway point is at Long Island’s very own Revolution Bar & Music Hall in Amityville on Feb. 19. The group is currently signed to Spinefarm Records and …

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Celebrating Mardi Gras

For those of us unlucky enough not to make it down to Louisiana for this year’s New Orleans Mardi Gras celebration, Philly Gumbo is bringing a taste of the French Quarter to Pennsylvania at The Sellersville Theater located just off Route #309 on Fat Tuesday, February 17, at 8:00. Steeped …

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