North Jersey Notes: Decades, Killcode, Major Crush and More!

A couple of weeks ago, I featured a band called Ender featuring my bud Danny Lavarco on drums. Well, it turned out, Danny plays in two bands. When he emailed me about Ender, he also emailed me to let me know about his other band Decades, which is bit …

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An Interview with Sixx:A.M.: Returning With Their Own Prayers For The Damned

Now that Motley Crue has officially retired and called it quits, how did bassist Nikki Sixx plan to spend his retirement? By releasing a new (double) CD with his band Sixx:A.M., playing the biggest festivals this festival season, a headlining tour and a blockbuster tour planned for this fall with …

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North Jersey Notes Updates: Seas Of Wake, Ronin, Rahway and More!

My boys, Seas Of Wake, finally officially released their new CD, Depth Of The Marrow, last Friday, but they will be celebrating the CDs release this Friday night (5/20) with a CD release party at Mexicali Live in Teaneck, NJ. As I mentioned a few weeks ago, Depth Of

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North Jersey Notes: Ender, PJ Farley, Division 1.1 And More!

I thought I featured these guys a while back, but after going back and forth with my old bud and the band’s drummer Danny Lavarco, I’ve never featured these guys, and it’s a shame because they’re North Jersey guys and they’re pretty awesome! I’m talking about the band Ender. …

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Inked Out: Cosmic Primate Tattoo

My wife and I were driving through the suburbs of Pennsylvania recently near the Willow Grove area in a town called Hatboro, when we came across this small tattoo shop called Cosmic Primate Tattoo. The name is actually what caught our eyes. What the hell is a Cosmic Primate? Is …

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North Jersey Notes: Fun While You Wait, Incognito Theory, VengeanceFest 2 and More!

I came across a really cool band out of Freehold, NJ. They’re not the traditional band that I normally write about since I’m a big rock head, but I really enjoyed their sound because they reminded me of the old alt-folk-rock 10,000 Maniacs with Natalie Merchant. I’m not sure why, …

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An Interview with Sevendust: There’s No Killing This Flaw

The last time I talked to Lajon Witherspoon, voice of the mighty Sevendust, he and the boys were about to release their eleventh studio CD Kill The Flaw. Since then, Sevendust toured with Godsmack, Breaking Benjamin, and Shinedown before heading Down Under to perform in Australia and New Zealand …

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North Jersey Notes: Brand Of Julez, Midnight Mob, Thornes and More!

Looks like my boys from Brand of Julez have strengthened their lineup. Joining Julez and Brandon Zamora are new guitarist Marc Muniz and drummer Zakk DuBois, who some might recognize from the band Legacy. This was a bold move on the part of Brand of Julez since they’ve been riding …

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North Jersey Notes: That Of A Lion, One Hundred Thousand, Robots And Monsters and More!

One of the bands I’ve found myself obsessing over lately is a band called That Of A Lion. These kids have been playing shows with some of the best metal bands in Jersey and I think they’re awesome! Yeah, when you first listen to them, you might say they …

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North Jersey Notes: Sinertia, Killcode, Negative Sky and More!

After doing some research online for a band to feature this week, I came across a band called Sinertia out of Boonton, NJ. I found them when I took a look at my bud Michael Camp’s Campfire Productions past events. So, I decided to give them a listen on their …

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