North Jersey Notes: Fracture, The Compulsions, Baelfire and More!

I recently received an email from a band out of Suffern, NY called Fracture, and when I went to their site, I saw a bunch of kids. Now, I don’t discriminate, and I know better than anyone to never judge a book by its cover, but for some reason, …

by   |  04/06/2016  |  Comments Off on North Jersey Notes: Fracture, The Compulsions, Baelfire and More!

North Jersey Notes: The Undead, Steve Bello, Seas Of Wake and More!

How can you live in North Jersey and never hear of the legendary Misfits? They’re a band we all grew up with especially if you were a music lover. These guys were goth before it was cool to be goth. Well, one of the original members of the Misfits, Bobby …

by   |  03/30/2016  |  Comments Off on North Jersey Notes: The Undead, Steve Bello, Seas Of Wake and More!

North Jersey Notes: Rahway, Killcode, Baelfire and More!

My brothers from Killcode just landed the coolest support slot on tour opening for former Kiss guitar legend, Ace Frehley, on a handful of dates. Killcode will be direct support at B.B. King’s in NYC on April 11, The Paramount in Huntington, NY on April 13, the F.M. Kirby Center …

by   |  03/23/2016  |  Comments Off on North Jersey Notes: Rahway, Killcode, Baelfire and More!

North Jersey Notes: The Vaughns, Voodoo Terror Tribe, Psychoprism and More!

I recently received an email from a band called The Vaughns asking me to check them out. Yes, I do get your emails. I may not answer all of them, but I do get them. Anyway, I logged onto Spotify and listened to the band’s new EP, Tomfoolery, and …

by   |  03/16/2016  |  Comments Off on North Jersey Notes: The Vaughns, Voodoo Terror Tribe, Psychoprism and More!

North Jersey Notes: Me With Creeps, Major Crush, Anaka and More!

An interesting band came across my desk a couple of weeks ago and I finally got around to listening to them. I have to say that they’re an acquired taste, but now that I’ve acquired that taste, I like it! I’m talking about this up-and-coming metal band out of Fort …

by   |  03/09/2016  |  Comments Off on North Jersey Notes: Me With Creeps, Major Crush, Anaka and More!

North Jersey Notes: Radio Exile, Awaken The Shadow, Full Scale Riot and More!

A couple of weeks ago, I was forwarded an amazing band out of Asbury Park, NJ who called themselves Radio Exile. When I was introduced to the band, I was told they had more of a classic rock sound. Um, unless I’m really old, their sound is hard rock …

by   |  03/02/2016  |  Comments Off on North Jersey Notes: Radio Exile, Awaken The Shadow, Full Scale Riot and More!

North Jersey Notes: Deaf Rhino, Saint Caine, Scars Of Envy and More!

This week marks the second week in a row that I’ll actually be featuring a band out of North Jersey. I mean, after all, this is North Jersey Notes, right? North Jersey bands have a bad habit of hiding for some reason and I’m not sure why. There are …

by   |  02/24/2016  |  Comments (1)

North Jersey Notes: Drifting Figures, Sekond Skyn, Midnight Mob and More!

My brother from the band Ronin, singer David Marin, recently posted on Facebook, raving about his old Statik Silence bandmate guitarist, Zack Kenworthy’s new band, Drifting Figures. So, out of curiosity, I decided to give it a listen, and I loved these guys! Yeah, they sound a little cookie-cutter, …

by   |  02/17/2016  |  Comments Off on North Jersey Notes: Drifting Figures, Sekond Skyn, Midnight Mob and More!

North Jersey Notes: Awaken The Shadow, Brand Of Julez, Civic And More!

Now, I’ve never really done this before, but there is so much buzz around this New York City band, I need to feature them without even listening to a single song. I mean I’ve heard clips of a couple songs like “Scars Will Remain” and “Sing My Song” and I …

by   |  02/10/2016  |  Comments Off on North Jersey Notes: Awaken The Shadow, Brand Of Julez, Civic And More!

North Jersey Notes: Close The Circle, Steve Bello, The Paragon Image and More!

My old bud Andrew Padilla from Dispute To Flames and Avenida recently reached out to me to give his new band a listen. The name of the band is Close The Circle and they’re pretty damn good! Andrew, who is still a North Jersey guy, is the singer and he …

by   |  02/03/2016  |  Comments (1)


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