North Jersey Notes: Circle Of Insanity, Sayreville, NJ

I was recently forwarded a pretty cool band out of Sayreville, NJ. No, it wasn’t the second coming of Bon Jovi or Skid Row, but they were heavy and they kind of rocked. In fact, the name of the band was Circle Of Insanity, and I found my head …

by   |  03/17/2010  |  Comments (1)

North Jersey Notes: Filter Effect

A young band out of Holmdel, NJ, was recently tossed my way. They’re called Filter Effect, and since they were tossed my way, I figured that I’d give them a listen. I was able to hear a few rough tracks like “Area 51” and “Cry Of An Angel” on the …

by   |  03/10/2010  |  Comments Off on North Jersey Notes: Filter Effect

North Jersey Notes: JPT, Caldwell, NJ

As I did some online searching for a band to feature this week in North Jersey Notes, I stumbled across a band called JPT, formerly known as JustPassingThru, on reverbnation.com. Just so it’s clear, I’m really not a fan of Christian rock, but these guys were awesome! Who …

by   |  02/16/2010  |  Comments (2)

North Jersey Notes: A Balance Between, Lyndhurst, NJ

I recently stumbled across a very cool band from Lyndhurst, NJ. They were filled with great vocals, heavy guitar riffs, intelligent songwriting, and memorable tracks like the rock radio friendly “Burn To Shine,” “Some Time Out,” and my favorite, “Break.” Oh, and the band name is A Balance Between. …

by   |  02/09/2010  |  Comments (1)

North Jersey Notes: Dinosaur Eyelids, New Brunswick

I recently got an email from the guys of Dinosaur Eyelids asking me to check out their stuff. Now, any band that is bold enough to email me to ask me to give their music a listen deserves just a listen! So, I logged onto their Sonicbids page and I …

by   |  01/26/2010  |  Comments Off on North Jersey Notes: Dinosaur Eyelids, New Brunswick

North Jersey Notes: Dispute To Flames, Paramus, NJ

Now, I can’t remember for the life of me if I have ever written about this week’s feature band. I mean I’ve known of them for a while, and they’ve even played many shows with friends of mine. So, if I’ve written about them already, “Lucky you! You get to …

by   |  01/20/2010  |  Comments Off on North Jersey Notes: Dispute To Flames, Paramus, NJ


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