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Twisted Sister – Music News

When Twisted Sis- ter burst onto the national scene in 1984, thanks in large part to the ubiquitous MTV videos for the infectious an- thems, “We’re Not Gonna Take It” and “I Wanna Rock,” many people thought the Long Island-based band was a new group that had achieved overnight success. That, however, was far from the case. In reality, Twisted Sister struggled for 10 years on the New Jersey and New York bar and club scene before receiv- ing their first record deal and record- ing their debut album, 1982’s “Under the Blade.” Now there’s a great new documentary, “We […]

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Autumn City

About Autumn City is an all female alternative indie rock trio from central New Jersey. This original band writes songs that will reach out and grab your soul while the distinct rhythm leaves anyone who listens to them wanting more. These women are inspired by life, heart break and rising above the ashes, all of which can be heard in the powerhouse melody that carries these lyrics. Driven by passion, Autumn City sets themselves apart during live performances. The band consists of Audra Thomas on bass, Amanda Kelly on percussion and Aster Pheonyx on the guitar and vocals. Together, these […]

Jam-Straight-Band

Jam Straight Band

About Jam Straight Jam Straight was formed by Jerry Squillante (drums), Neil Nappi (guitar) and Jim Nappi (bass), all hailing from Bergen County, NJ in the summer of 2005. The two brothers and distant cousin performed as a trio for several years appearing at local venues and backyard parties with a groovy combination of original and cover music ranging from the Allman Brothers to Frank Zappa. During this time several old and new friends appeared with the band in different capacities. Elise Carter (flute), Chris Reed (sax) and Bob Trostle (harmonica) are several outstanding local Jammers who appeared with the […]

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Cruel Season

About Rising from the ashes of Rockland County’s Fuel is the new four-piece, guitar-driven hard rock band known as Cruel Season. 2015 finds the group unveiling their debut full-length RISE on Dark Star Records/SONY. With these ten bristling tracks, drummer Roger Cohen (a Broadway and jazz veteran) brings his honed touring and studio chops to aggressive and symphonic heights. Guitarist and album producer Justin Jurman (Autumn Hour) blends deep textures with deft, muscular riffing. Vocalist Mike McManamon (The Noise Addiction) infuses raw honesty with grit-soaked melody. Bassist Doug Odell (Ted Poley, China Blue) anchors the proceedings with low-end pocket to […]