North Jersey Notes

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, ...

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KENNY CURCIO – Southern New Jersey A few weeks ago at my day job as the Public Relations Manager of Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City, I was working on a local radio remote and a performer came on...

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ROLAND – Camden, NJ On January 3, my band Rahway will be kicking off 2020 with a killer show in Atlantic City’s newest rock club, Anchor Rock Club, with Charm City Devils closing. They’re the band who Nikki...

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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...