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NJN UPDATES: My bud, Tommy London released a new music video for his song “Boom Boom Boom,” which is catchy is all hell! I couldn’t stop singing the line, “Listen to my heart go….Boom Boom Boom” all afterno...

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LUTHER BLACK AND THE COLD HARD FACTS– Maplewood, NJ I received an interesting email from a very interesting artist that normally wouldn’t catch my attention, but my love for Johnny Cash really drew me to th...

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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...

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HOSTILE RAGE – Hewitt, NJ I recently received an email from Kevin Cupo, singer of the band Hostile Rage, letting me know about the band’s new double album and music video for On The Rampage. I have to admit...

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JUMP THE FALL – Boston, MA These guys, Jump The Fall, are without a doubt not from North Jersey! In fact, they come to us from Boston. If I can’t find the talent in Jersey, I will have to look elsewhere! Lu...

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STEVEN KEENE – Brooklyn, NY Sometimes it’s good to hear something you don’t hear every day. When I was sent a link to check out Steve Keene’s new EP, It Is What It Is, it was definitely not something I woul...

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NORTH JERSEY NOTES UPDATES: Congrats to my brother, PJ Farley, from Trixter, RA, Eric Martin Band,and just about every cover band in New Jersey. PJ just inked a deal with a record label called HighVolMusic ...

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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...

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ROCKSTAR RACECAR – Bloomfield, NJ In a time where finding original bands in North Jersey seemed to have slowed down, I found a bunch of kids from Bloomfield, NJ, who seem to continue to carry the torch for ...

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CITY VISION – Freehold, NJ I don’t believe I’ve ever given City Visiona proper feature here in North Jersey Notes. I’ve mentioned them a few times because Dar Franks, former drummer of the band Cascadence, ...