North Jersey Notes: Mother, Geb Zurburg and Audio Insight

MOTHER—New York, NY

My bud Scotty O from the band Piston Driven recently sent a band called Mother over to me because he thought that I would dig their music. Well, Scotty O, good thing you know my taste! After Mother’s drummer Anthony Sciasci sent me an email asking …

by   |  08/12/2011  |  Comments Off on North Jersey Notes: Mother, Geb Zurburg and Audio Insight

Mötley Crüe @ PNC Arts Center

HOLMDEL, NJ—“It has been written, ‘Those who have the youth have the future,’ so come now, children of the Beast, be strong and Shout at the Devil!” These are the famous words that lead into one of the greatest Mötley Crüe songs of all-time, and on this day, the ‘children …

by   |  08/10/2011  |  Comments Off on Mötley Crüe @ PNC Arts Center

North Jersey Notes: King Hell!, Kosmic Daydream, Filter Effect and More!

KING HELL!—NEW YORK, NY

Who said that theater rock was dead? If it is, nobody told the guys in King Hell! from New York City. I came across these guys on reverbnation.com, and at first glance, they looked like they jumped out of the pages of a DC Comic. One …

by   |  08/03/2011  |  Comments (1)

Inked Out: Evolution Tattoo

MANTUA, NJ—I recently stumbled across a fantastic tattoo shop in South Jersey called Evolution Tattoo, which is owned by artist William Webb—no relation to the legendary tattoo artist Spider Webb—and his wife Nikki Webb. They own two Evolution Tattoo locations in South Jersey. One shop is located at 570 …

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North Jersey Notes: Fate Strikes Twice

FATE STRIKES TWICE—Denville, NJ

My bro Harry Dullys, former lead singer of Voodoo Terror Tribe, has a new project. The name of the band is Fate Strikes Twice. I logged onto reverbnation.com/fatestrikestwice to give his new band a listen, and I thought that they were pretty good. The songs …

by   |  07/29/2011  |  Comments Off on North Jersey Notes: Fate Strikes Twice

North Jersey Notes: Lee Fields, Black Water Rising, Borgo Pass and More!

LEE FIELDSBrooklyn, NY

I recently received an email from an old friend asking me to check out one of his artists. Now, this artist isn’t any ordinary artist that I would normally write about. In fact, he’s a soul singer, and I know nothing about soul singers! Anyway, …

by   |  07/22/2011  |  Comments Off on North Jersey Notes: Lee Fields, Black Water Rising, Borgo Pass and More!

North Jersey Notes: Tied In 2, Doomsday Prophecy and More!

TIED IN 2Hoboken, NJ

Tied In 2 singer Leigh Wilson sent me an email letting me know that his band’s EP is on the way via snail mail. I couldn’t wait for the CD to arrive so I logged onto their ReverbNation page, reverbnation.com/tiedin2, where I got to …

by   |  07/16/2011  |  Comments Off on North Jersey Notes: Tied In 2, Doomsday Prophecy and More!

North Jersey Notes: Lipstick And Cigarettes and More!

LIPSTICK AND CIGARETTES—Princeton, NJ

My new bud Jerry Sullivan, who introduced me to the bands Audio Insight and Downcast Theory, has done it again. This week, he asked me to check out this pop power-trio Lipstick And Cigarettes, which could easily be the name of some ‘80s hair band, …

by   |  07/06/2011  |  Comments Off on North Jersey Notes: Lipstick And Cigarettes and More!

Inked Out: Clockwork Custom

CLOCKWORK CUSTOM TATTOO—Centereach, NY
Just when you thought that I didn’t read your emails on theaquarian.com, I’m about to prove you wrong. Every month I ask readers to suggest tattoo shops to me, and last month, I got an email letting me know about a shop in Long Island called …

by   |  07/05/2011  |  Comments Off on Inked Out: Clockwork Custom

North Jersey Notes: LIVIN, Doomsday Prophecy, Of Earth and More!

LIVINMorristown, NJ

I recently received an email from LIVIN guitarist Dave Stann via theaquarian.com, asking me to give his band’s self-titled debut CD a listen. I checked them out right away, and they’re not too bad at all! They’re a funk/jam band that reminded me of my boys …

by   |  06/29/2011  |  Comments Off on North Jersey Notes: LIVIN, Doomsday Prophecy, Of Earth and More!


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