North Jersey Notes

MERCY UNION – Jersey City, NJ Just when I started to lose hope that there were any good bands left in North Jersey, I stumble upon Mercy Union out of Jersey City, NJ. I’m listening to their latest single “T...

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OBLIVION HER MAJESTY – Philadelphia, PA Although these guys are not from North Jersey, they are from Philadelphia, with roots in South Jersey. I’m talking about a band called Oblivion Her Majesty. I happene...

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SNAKE CANYON – New York City I love when I find great rock bands from New York City. It only proves that NYC is still the mecca for amazing music. This week, I found Snake Canyon, who in my opinion hav...

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DEADTIDE – New York City They don’t make metal bands the way they used to, and Deadtide out of NYC makes playing metal look like child’s play. After listening to their song “Alteration,” I was hooked. I lov...

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THE RASKINS – New York City I thought I wrote about these guys before when they opened for Motley Crue, but after looking back, it looks like I’ve never written about them. Maybe it was because I was jealou...

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BLUE LIZARD – Ridgefield Park, NJ Where in the world have these guys been hiding? I swear! There is such amazing music here in Jersey. You just have to dig a little deeper to find them. Take these kids from...

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GRIMM JACK – New York City I seriously cannot believe these guys are still around, but when I saw they were performing tonight (10/16) as part of Ten Ton Mojo’s residency at Arlene’s Grocery in NYC, I knew ...

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KINGS COUNTY – Orlando, FL Yes, I’m aware that this says Orlando, Florida, but let me explain. Bassist and singer Rob Dexter tried out for my band Smoke Star many moons ago. We always wanted him in the band...

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NORTH JERSEY NOTES UPDATES: Tonal Crush has a new bass player. His name is Marc Dube and the band is excited to have Marc on board because according to their Facebook post, “Marc brings not only an amazing ...