North Jersey Notes

KODIAK – Toms River, NJ I’m not really sure how I even stumbled across these guys, but I am so glad that I did. They have a retro eighties rock sound and I’m an eighties rock kind of guy, and no one is play...

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STEPHANIE CHIN – West Windsor Township, NJ I’m always down for seeing a fellow Asian doing what they love in music. Am I being racist? Hell no! Most of us Asians are in finance or the medical field, so ther...

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TIME MARCHES ON – Asbury Park, NJ When I hear the phrase “time marches on,” Metallica’s “For Whom the Bell Tolls” comes to mind. Out of Asbury Park, NJ comes a young alternative rock band, who might change ...

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RISE AMONG RIVALS – Baltimore, MD Yes, I know these guys aren’t from North Jersey – or anywhere in Jersey for that matter. They are, however, performing at Dingbatz in Clifton, NJ this Thursday night (7/18)...

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EMPIRE ON FIRE – Fairfield, NJ I found this cool new band from Fairfield, NJ, who happens to be playing Dingbatz in Clifton, NJ on June 6 with my buds Arc’d Angel. The name of the band is Empire On Fire and...