North Jersey Notes: Ten Ton Mojo, Powerflo, Brand Of Julez, and More

The Ten Ton Mojo guys have finally announced the name of their new singer. It’s Joey Lanz from The Bullys, who have been rocking NYC since the late ’90s. Lanz will make his Ten Ton Mojo debut at The Gramercy Theatre in NYC on May 27 with special guests Among …

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North Jersey Notes: Firefight, Corevalay, Crust, and More

FIREFIGHT—Fort Lee, NJ

So, a band reached out to me on the Aquarian website to check them out…well, their mom did anyway. I’m guessing she manages the band that her son is in. The name of the band is Firefight, and I gave them a listen, but they only …

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North Jersey Notes: Lullwater, Common Wealth, Astra The 22s, and More

LULLWATER—Athens, GA

I know these guys aren’t from Jersey, but my public relations pal, Denise Kovalevich, turned me onto these guys since she’s handling their publicity. They’re from Athens, Georgia, and the name of the band is Lullwater. They are awesome! Denise sent me their link to give them …

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North Jersey Notes: The Inversion Circus, Incognito Theory, Royal Skulls, and More

THE INVERSION CIRCUS—Red Bank, NJ

I came across a cool new band out of Red Bank, NJ, who was actually nominated for Top New Artist at last year’s Asbury Music Awards. The name of the band is The Inversion Circus, and I learned about them because I was invited …

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North Jersey Notes: Sucker, Killcode, Corevalay, and More

SUCKER—Scranton, PA

A couple of weeks ago, I shared the stage with a pretty cool band out of Scranton, PA. They were a three-piece who reminded me of Hole, the band fronted by Kurt Cobain’s widow, Courtney Love, back in the ’90s. Anyway, the name of the band was Sucker

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North Jersey Notes: Magna Libra, Voodoo Terror Tribe, Killcode, and more

MAGNA LIBRA—New York City

My bass brother, Richard Mollo, who some might recognize from the Hulu Series, The Path, but I recognize him as the former bass player of NYC’s Charetta, recently sent me a song from his latest project Magna Libra with a singer he’s been working with …

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North Jersey Notes: Mach22, Lethal Affection, Kore Rozzik, and more

MACH 22—Philadelphia, PA

The band that won the Philadelphia Bon Jovi opening band contest a couple of weeks ago really piqued my interest, and this Friday night (3/31) at the Wells Fargo Center, they will be performing their second biggest show of their careers opening for Bon Jovi. Why did …

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North Jersey Notes: True Will, Psychoprism, Ryder, and more!

TRUE WILL—Hightstown, NJ

If you’re going to play punk, you have to play it right! Yes, the beauty of punk rock is that it doesn’t have to be perfect, but there is a way to play punk, and I think the boys from True Will might have found the right …

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North Jersey Notes: Tokyo Motor Fist, Chino Marin, Full Scale Riot, and More

TOKYO MOTOR FIST—Ringwood, NJ

I’ve known Steve Brown from Trixter for many years. I’ve known him when he was doing the Trixter thing, when did the 30 Ft. Ringo and Throwan Rocks thing, when he did the cover thing, when he put the Trixter thing back together (my band played …

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North Jersey Notes: A Boy Named John, Brand Of Julez, Gathering After Ashes, and more!

A BOY NAMED JOHN—Parsippany, NJ

I stumbled upon this hidden gem out of Parsippany, NJ who I am loving at the moment. I have to say that I really liked what I heard of this band so far. The name of the band is A Boy Named John, which …

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