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CMJ 2012: The Big Picture Media Showcase

Lily and the Parlour Tricks, The Mercies, Socratic, The Ugly Club and others light up Sullivan Hall at CMJ

 

As you might expect, this year’s CMJ Festival in New York was packed full of bands, some talented, others. . . less so.

 

With multiple shows, events, and showcases happening constantly over a period of just a few days, CMJ can be hit or miss of experience. However one gig at this year’s festival we definitely didn’t want to miss, was the Big Picture Media Showcase. Big… Read More

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Theory of Noise

Theory of Noise are a heavy rock outfit from Merchantville, New Jersey. These hard-rocking Jersey boys have a sound that’s more old school than a lot of the nu metal, emo, and grindcore played by heavy bands these days. We were particularly impressed by the hooky metal riffery on “Cradle,” which you can check out in this cool video clip that shows Theory of Noise at their most rock-outingest.

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Bruce Springsteen “Born to Run”

As Barack Obama said, “I’m the President but he’s the Boss.

 

The flood waters of the storm have barely begun to recede back to the Shore and New Jersey’s favorite son has already announced he’ll be coming to his state’s aid. Bruce Springsteen, Read More

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Wyldlife

It’s hard not to like a band whose bio claims they were “raised by alcoholic wolves” and who cite The Saints, The MC5, Iggy Pop and cheap beer as influences. Wyldlife is an old school punk/power pop combo started by four likely lads who were then attending Purchase College. Since moving on from school Wyldlife has relocated to the Read More

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Lemmy on Motorhead, Playing in Hawkwind and Jamming with Hendrix

In a recent interview with Classic Rock Revisited Motorhead frontman Lemmy revealed that he was so excited when he joined Hawkwind back in the early Seventies, that he’d still be in the band today if he hadn’t been fired.

 

“I got fired,” explained Lemmy. “I wasn’t thinking about leaving them. It was a great band to be in, onstage at least.”

 

Lemmy also explained that after being booted from the celebrated space rock outfit it… Read More

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Grateful Dead Beer Coming Soon

Veteran San Francisco rock group The Grateful Dead have teamed up with the Dogfish Head Brewery to introduce a new micro-brew. The beer will be a pale ale and will be known as “American Beauty,” after the landmark 1970 Dead album of the same name.

 

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