Shoreworld: Rock And Roll Cupcakes; Asbury Park’s New Record Label

I’m always surprised to find out what rockers do when they’re not on stage. I don’t know why, but when I see some guy screaming into a microphone one night, and the next day he’s climbing out of a FedEx truck, it always hits me as odd.

That’s probably because …

by   |  01/23/2013  |  Comments Off on Shoreworld: Rock And Roll Cupcakes; Asbury Park’s New Record Label

Shoreworld: Richie Scarlet – The Emperor Strikes Back

I honestly don’t remember how I met Richie Scarlet, but I do remember the opening notes of “Race With The Devil” off of his 2006 release, Revelation Supreme. Standing there, I was blown away as he crunched into his early ‘70s Les Paul black beauty, eliciting a wall of …

by   |  01/16/2013  |  Comments (12)

Shoreworld: The Catholic Girls – Exposed At The Confessional Altar Of Rock And Roll

The Catholic Girls have long been New Jersey’s most underrated purveyors of poppy, punk new wave. This is a band that you could say actually practiced what they preached. The group started with a chance encounter between Gail Petersen and Roxy Andersen. The girls were attending real life Catholic school …

by   |  01/09/2013  |  Comments (1)

Shoreworld: Charlotte Sometimes – Circus Head

Jessica Charlotte Poland is no stranger to the big leagues. This Wall, NJ native has spent time in the arena with giants such as Geffen, Sony and NBC. Like the proverbial underdog from the biblical story of David and Goliath, Poland has thrown some mighty accurate “rocks” at the industry …

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Shoreworld: The Brighton Bar – The Longest Running Original Room In New Jersey Turns 97

When Brighton Bar owner Greg Macolino messaged me his schedule for December, I couldn’t help but smirk at his tenacity. Greg has turned the Brighton Bar from a failed sports establishment on the precipice of extinction into a thriving and vital club on the Jersey Shore scene and beyond. I …

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Shoreworld: Simmons Pryzbylowski Yard Ruane – This New Life Of Mine

As a guitarist of grandiose and pompous self-worth, instrumental bands have always been at the forefront of my choices for saying something vital with your head and hands. And surprisingly enough, New Jersey has more than a few brave bands that move in that direction. Bands such as Linden’s Ruined …

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Shoreworld: Hair Metal Time Machine – Spandex Hoards Surface In Icelandic Expedition

For decades, there have been many remarkable excavations and discoveries centering on the Ice Age period. From long gone Pleistocene reindeer to woolly rhinos and the elusive cave hyena, our exploratory scientists have discovered them all. But even science cannot specifically claim to understand the functions of this next anomaly.…

by   |  12/12/2012  |  Comments (3)

Shoreworld: Just Around The Corner – The Ongoing Story Of Bob Benjamin And The Light Of Day

Being diagnosed with a serious disease is a traumatic experience for anyone. But being affected at a young age can be even more difficult. Many people just don’t understand why this has happened to them. They don’t have the heart to continue, and many fold under the seemingly impossible odds …

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Shoreworld: Stolen Rhodes – Falling Off The Edge; Willow Bella Music’s Drumming Course

Stolen Rhodes are a Jersey-born rock and roll outfit that doesn’t pull any punches when it comes to their love of the past. Now, before you misunderstand, this isn’t a band that performs retro music or lives in a period of time far, far behind us. This group plays music …

by   |  11/28/2012  |  Comments (1)

Shoreworld: The Parsnip Revolt – A Sunshine Report

The Shoreworld takes a look at yet another offering from the City Of Brotherly Love. The Parsnip Revolt are an oddly named band that delivers hook-laden, highly original material. Their new disc, A Sunshine Report, features 10 intricate songs that range in the influential fields of Radiohead, Coldplay, Kings …

by   |  11/21/2012  |  Comments Off on Shoreworld: The Parsnip Revolt – A Sunshine Report


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