Roger Waters @ Yankee Stadium

BRONX, NY—It was a night of bombastic rock theatre at Yankee Stadium, where ex-Pink Floyd founder/leader Roger Waters took on his version of The Wall. Backed by a stealthy unit of faceless gents, Waters breathed life into the recorded and film versions, resurrecting the 33-year double album from the …

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Warped Tour @ PNC Bank Arts Center

HOLMDEL, NJ—From the moment I stepped outside of my home, I knew it would be one hell of a hot day. Even though it was a cloudy day, the two-second walk to my car made me sweat. When I got to the venue, a line of cars extending onto the …

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Alice Cooper/Iron Maiden @ Susquehanna Bank Center

CAMDEN, NJ— On a hot and sticky Friday night, Alice Cooper opened up a double bill in a crazy Black Widow costume. Vincent Price, one of the most ghoulish actors in Hollywood, wrote the intro back in the day. “The Black Widow” was terrific and the singer had fire coming …

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Orion Music + More @ Bader Field

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ—Prior to the first annual Orion Music + More festival at Bader Field in Atlantic City, the guys of Metallica held a press conference on the Friday beforehand. Under the shade of the tent over the Frantic stage on location, the band congregated with bloggers, journalists, and radio …

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Bombay @ The Stanhope House

STANHOPE, NJ—Every once in a while there are local bands that manage to stand out from the rest and grab the attention of their fans on several accounts. While most groups at this level try their hardest to make it big in the industry, Bombay made it crystal clear that …

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BlkVampires @ Dingbatz

CLIFTON, NJ—The last time I attended NYC’s famous goth music revue, Incantation, I arrived too late to hear BlkVampires, who were just breaking down after their performance. Something special about them struck me. It may have been either the gruesome costumes of the band members or possibly their stunning female …

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Governors Ball @ Randall’s Island


MANHATTAN, NY—The second annual Governors Ball had a lineup that was full of some pretty big names that made me wonder how the process to decide on who headlined over who played out. Even the openers of the day were all pretty established acts that have been buzzing around, especially …

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Kittenfest @ The Florio House

HOPATCONG, NJ—It’s not every day that one stumbles upon a music festival comprised of all local bands. Kittenfest is a festival that has been taking place annually in Hopatcong since 2004. The jubilee has grown tremendously over the years, in its amount of bands, genres, and attendees. Luckily, I was …

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The Rocket Summer @ First Unitarian Church

PHILADELPHIA, PA—After narrowly escaping some crazy drivers on the way, my friend and I made it to Chestnut Street in Philly. Gates blocked off the front entrances of the church, so we wandered around to the side. A set of creepy stairs awaited us. We paused at the top, not …

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Ringo Starr @ Pop International Gallery

SOHO, NY—At the Pop International Gallery in Soho, Ringo Starr and friends—including Little Steven, Todd Rundgren, Billy Squier and Steve Lukather from Toto—showed up to support the former Beatles’ art show in support of the Lotus Foundation. Composed of computer generated images, the drummer’s works combine the iconic, psychedelic giddiness …

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