North Jersey Notes

THE DONNER PARTY – Bloomfield, NJ One of the most insane bands I’ve seen in quite a while actually comes from Bloomfield, NJ, yet I’ve never written about them. Not that I can recall, anyway. The name of th...

North Jersey Notes

JOHN THE GUN – Nutley, NJ I found this band on a list of “30 Bands to Look Out for in 2020,” and to be honest, the writer who compiled this list really has no clue about the local scene because some the ban...

Dinosaur Eyelids: Bypass To Nowhere

There’s an old saying that goes, “Don’t judge a book by its cover,” and this is especially true for Bypass To Nowhere, Dinosaur Eyelids’ new album. The front cover shows a black-and-white burning dystopia, ...

Dinosaur Eyelids: Conflagration

New Brunswick brings to mind a certain kind of sweaty, angry, punk-tinged basement experience, the kind cops can't wait to shut down—those shows are alive and well, yeah, but apparently there's a lot to hea...

Dinosaur Eyelids: Down A River

New Brunswick natives Dinosaur Eyelids is an alternative rock band that has been working hard over the past few years. Their latest album, Down A River, was recently released and the local group takes you o...