North Jersey Notes: The Marquee, Tommy London, And More!

THE MARQUEE—New York, NY

I was just trolling a few band pages on Facebook to feature here this week and somehow came across this alt-rock band out of NYC, who caught my attention with their music video and song, “Anchor.” I’m talking about the band The Marquee. They’re a …

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North Jersey Notes: Velvet Rose, Black Water Rising, And More!

VELVET ROSE—Succasunna, NJ

Well, for the second week in a row, I have a chance to feature another young band out of North Jersey. I love that these bands are young and full of raw talent. The name of the band is Velvet Rose, and they’re a rock band …

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North Jersey Notes: Lunatic Fringe, Another Distraction, Ashes Of Your Enemy and More!

It’s been a while since I’ve been able to actually feature a band out of North Jersey here in my “North Jersey Notes” column, but I finally found a band that was worthy. What happened to this music scene? We used to see new bands almost every week, and now …

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North Jersey Notes: SPiRiTZ, Weapons of Anew, Brand of Julez, and More!

I was wondering what happened to SYKA guitarist Gregg Sgar after the band seemed to disappear after having a nice run. The last time I heard anything about Gregg, he was playing guitar for my buds, One Hundred Thousand. Well, out of the blue, I got a Facebook message from …

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North Jersey Notes: Cory Singer, Weapons Of Anew, Madysin Hatter and More!

I don’t normally write about just singer/songwriters. I normally feature bands. But when a really good singer/songwriter comes across my plate, they should be recognized. Such is the case with Cory Singer, who fits his namesake, but is also a really great songwriter. I was only able to catch …

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North Jersey Notes Updates: Rogue Star, Dirty, Incognito Theory and More!

My brother Santino Noir, former frontman from Scarlet Carson, has a new rock band (not hip-hop), but they’re on the West Coast. The name of the new project is Rogue Star and the band released their debut single and music video for the song “Angels Down” a couple of weeks …

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North Jersey Notes: Sun And Flesh, Vagus Nerve, And More!

I recently came across a very cool band out of Brooklyn, who is actually performing at Dingbatz in Clifton, NJ this Friday night (8/4). The name of the band is Sun And Flesh, and I only got to hear one song by way of a music video called “I …

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North Jersey Notes: ThunderBeaver, Chino Marin, Baelfire & More!

Okay, so not only did the name of this band stop me in my tracks and pique my interest, but I find out that my brother, Dan Gomez, is fronting the band. Dan used to be my studio neighbor at the old Pearl Studios in Union City, NJ, and I …

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North Jersey Notes: Paulus Hook, Dead Fish Handshake, Broken Past & More!

Since I started writing this column, I’ve written about a lot of great bands that have come and gone on the Jersey scene. Some have been overlooked before I got to even write about them. Well, I’ve seemed to overlook another band from North Jersey long enough! The name of …

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North Jersey Notes: Hence The Noise, Mexicali Live, Debonair Music Hall, and More

HENCE THE NOISE – Brooklyn, NY

My BFF Roy Brunston, from the band Resurge, brought my attention to this amazing band out of New York. The shining star in this band is drummer Robbie Russo, who is only 13 years old and the son of guitarist Rob Russo. The name …

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