North Jersey Notes: Strive, Ronin, Full Scale Riot and More

Where have all these great North Jersey bands been hiding? I recently came across a great young band out of Dumont, NJ called Strive because I saw that they were playing with my buds from Corevalay at Mexicali Live in Teaneck, NJ tonight (9/9), so I decided to give them …

by   |  09/09/2015  |  Comments Off on North Jersey Notes: Strive, Ronin, Full Scale Riot and More

North Jersey Notes: Stillphase, Seas Of Wake, The Atomic Bitchwax and More!

My singer, Nick Hade, in the band Rahway also sings for another great Jersey band that he keeps telling me about. I finally got to check them out and he wasn’t kidding! They’re pretty good! The name of the band is Stillphase and you’ll be able to catch them live …

by   |  09/02/2015  |  Comments Off on North Jersey Notes: Stillphase, Seas Of Wake, The Atomic Bitchwax and More!

North Jersey Notes: The Clocktown Giants, Killcode, Nasty Habit and More!

I was recently messaged on Facebook by The Clocktown Giants guitarist Joey Hayek to check out his band, and as always, I love checking out new and cool bands on the local scene and then letting you know about them. This is one of those times. As a writer, you …

by   |  08/26/2015  |  Comments Off on North Jersey Notes: The Clocktown Giants, Killcode, Nasty Habit and More!

North Jersey Notes: The Wizards Of Winter, New Day Dawn, Mike Bino Project and More!

I was chatting with Jonny Zazula a few weeks ago. (Yes, thee Jonny Z, who brought us Metallica and Anthrax. If you ask me, he’s the real Godfather of thrash metal.) Anyway, I was chatting with Jonny Z on the phone and he mentioned The Wizards Of Winter. I …

by   |  08/19/2015  |  Comments Off on North Jersey Notes: The Wizards Of Winter, New Day Dawn, Mike Bino Project and More!

North Jersey Notes: A Midnight Tragedy, SYKA, Zire’s War and More!

Where have all these great up-and-coming Jersey bands been hiding? Once again, I’ve come across another great band out of Kearny, NJ that I’ve never heard of before. The name of the band is A Midnight Tragedy and they are really, really good! I noticed they were playing Mexicali Live …

by   |  08/12/2015  |  Comments Off on North Jersey Notes: A Midnight Tragedy, SYKA, Zire’s War and More!

North Jersey Notes: Shift, Shattered Sun, Lower The Veil and More!

I’ve been listening to a great band out of Passaic, NJ. I accidentally stumbled across their music on Facebook and after listening to a couple of songs on the band’s ReverbNation page, which I was directed to, I was hooked! The name of the band is Shift and the songs …

by   |  08/05/2015  |  Comments Off on North Jersey Notes: Shift, Shattered Sun, Lower The Veil and More!

North Jersey Notes: Flathead Sky, New Day Dawn, Panzie* and More!

(Photo by Jeff Crespi – jeffcrespirocks.com)

So, it seems like the Boras brothers from Flowers To Flames will be making it into North Jersey Notes twice in a month. I recently came across their other band Flathead Sky and I think they’re awesome! I mean, I only got to hear …

by   |  07/29/2015  |  Comments Off on North Jersey Notes: Flathead Sky, New Day Dawn, Panzie* and More!

North Jersey Notes: Honor Among Thieves, Lords Of Mercy, Le Projet and More!

An old friend recently came across my desk by way of theaquarian.com. I’m talking about Honor Among Thieves. I wrote about these guys many years ago when they had Cherokee Fortune fronting the band. Cherokee, at the time, was a co-host on the FUSE-TV show Heavy Metal Makeover with …

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North Jersey Notes: Paralysis, The Dirty Pearls, Panzie* and More!

One band that really caught my attention because of their classic thrash sound was a band from Long Valley, NJ. Where you say? It’s a small town between Morristown and Hackettstown. Regardless of where they’re from, their riffs had a classic thrash sound that you just don’t hear anymore. In …

by   |  07/08/2015  |  Comments Off on North Jersey Notes: Paralysis, The Dirty Pearls, Panzie* and More!

North Jersey Notes: Stealing Fame, Santino Noir, The Paragon Image and More!

As I was searching for a band to feature this week, I came across this band from Philadelphia, who has made their way onto our shores in North Jersey. The name of the band is Stealing Fame, and they’re not that bad. I landed on their Facebook page, facebook.com/StealingFame, …

by   |  07/01/2015  |  Comments Off on North Jersey Notes: Stealing Fame, Santino Noir, The Paragon Image and More!


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