North Jersey Notes

In Spite Of – Marlboro, NJ I could have sworn I wrote about these guys many, many years ago. And I know this because I believe this is how I came to know my bass brother Raj Narayanan, whom I’ve known for m...

North Jersey Notes

ALL IN MOMENT – Staten Island, NY This week, I came across a pretty heavy band out of Staten Island who call themselves All In Moment. I had no idea that Staten Island could produce hard and heavy music lik...

North Jersey Notes

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...

North Jersey Notes: Updates

My bro, Stan Yedlock from the band Split Point, recently sent me a message letting me know that Split Point has made it to the semi-finals of the Jersey Shows Battle Of The Bands. Congrats! The semi-final round...

North Jersey Notes: Crawl 2 Chaos

I recently got an email from Crawl 2 Chaos drummer Pete Colvin asking me to check out his band. So, I guess that the email that I leave at the bottom of this column is actually working. Seriously, I prefer this...