North Jersey Notes Updates

My boys from NYC hard rock band Panzie* will be celebrating the release of their upcoming debut, Love And Blood, with a Halloween CD release party at Mercury Lounge in NYC on Oct. 28. Also performing will b...

North Jersey Notes: L.I.F.E., New York, NY

My bass brother, Elo Hernandez, who’s played with bands like But Not Forgotten and the Marc Rizzo Band, recently emailed me to check out his new band L.I.F.E. or Love Is For Eternity. Well, it’s not exactly Elo...

North Jersey Notes: Salvage, Montvale, NJ

I was recently told about this band out of Montvale, NJ, called Salvage. So, I had to give them a listen, and to be brutally honest, I have no idea what I feel about this band. They’re not bad, but I also would...

North Jersey Notes: Fantazma, Wayne, NJ

I finally got to some mail left for me at The Aquarian Weekly, and I have to tell you that I love getting CDs from young new bands. It’s refreshing when you hear creative riffs from kids who are still learning ...

North Jersey Notes: Swear On Your Life

My Hostel Inc. brother and drummer, Jeff Hardee recently joined a new band out of NYC called Swear On Your Life. Now, when Jeff told me that he was jamming with a new band, all that I could think was that whoev...

North Jersey Notes: Auraborus

Since the demise of one of my favorite local bands, Dead Letter Box, singer David Alexander and drummer Tony Ortiz have been laying pretty low working on their craft and writing new material. It was only a matt...