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Patrick Grant Paints Eclectic Picture with Album ‘A Sequence of Waves’

Patrick Grant Paints Eclectic Picture with...

By JOHN DALY Patrick Grant’s album, A Sequence of Waves is appropriately titled as the listener is bombarded with all types of soundwaves for a series...

‘Where Were You?’ Is the Latest Feather-Ruffler by Polished Provocateur Les Techno

‘Where Were You?’ Is the Latest...

By DOTTIE PARIS The question is asked by Les Techno that a lot of people can’t answer.  So, “Where Were You?” Les Techno has created...

Jay Clark Band Rocks the Right Notes With Sophomore Album, ‘Turning It Up’

Jay Clark Band Rocks the Right Notes With...

By DOTTIE PARIS The Jay Clark Band has released a hot new record with Turning It Up. With a voice like Alice Cooper and music that sounds like a cross...

Giant Flying Turtles Know How to Rock — Brooklyn Style

Giant Flying Turtles Know How to Rock —...

By DOTTIE PARIS The Giant Flying Turtles, know how to rock — Brooklyn style. With their new album, Waltz To The World, they present a modern sound...

Paul Maged Album, ‘Light Years Away’ is Diverse and Ahead of Its Time

Paul Maged Album, ‘Light Years Away’...

By DOTTIE PARIS Singer-songwriter Paul Maged says he’s influenced by Green Day and Pearl Jam, but to the experienced ear you can clearly hear a mix...

Hot Single ‘Haven’t Said’ by Jinco Feat. Jake Herring Debuts Today: Listen Here

Hot Single ‘Haven’t Said’...

By JOHN DALY The single, “Haven’t Said” is the latest single by producer JINCO; a multi-instrumental electro-style song that blends rock...

New Album by Coral the Merknight, ‘It Weaves a Web of Metal’ is Novelty Music by Excellent Musicians

New Album by Coral the Merknight, ‘It...

By JOHN DALY Coral the Merknight vs. SEARANTULA is a one-man comedy metal act that once you get past the ridiculousness, you hear the great music. The...

Earl Slick and Bernard Fowler Join the Celeb-Filled Celebrating David Bowie 2018 Tour

Earl Slick and Bernard Fowler Join the Celeb-Filled...

By JOHN DALY Celebrating David Bowie will add musicians Earl Slick (guitar) and Bernard Fowler (vocalist) to the North American leg of the recently announced...

From Law and Order Hard Rock Band to Calling The Shots, Rocker-Director Phil Allocco Speaks ‘Truth’

From Law and Order Hard Rock Band to Calling...

By DONNA BALANCIA Phil Allocco has had a life most people only dream of.  He’s been a guitarist in two popular rock bands, he’s toured with...

Donna Balancia and Vince Conrad Release Single ‘One Step at a Time’ to Help Hurricane Harvey Victims

Donna Balancia and Vince Conrad Release Single...

Punk Rocker and The Writer Want to Give Back By JOHN DALY Donna Balancia, music journalist, and Vince Conrad, music producer and founder of bands The Smart...

Iggy Pop: The California Desert Is Vast and There Are Other Places to Live, But ‘I’m Staying in Miami’

Iggy Pop: The California Desert Is Vast and...

Pop Talks to Sweat Records at Miami Bow of ‘American Valhalla’ By DONNA BALANCIA Iggy Pop moved to Miami for its “peaceful” nature,...

Kris Heaton Band Releases Hot New Album Appropriate for Our Time Called ‘World Gone Mad’

Kris Heaton Band Releases Hot New Album Appropriate...

Heaton Band Hits This One on the Head By JOHN DALY It’s a ‘World Gone Mad’ according to the Kris Heaton Band and the group is not far...

Sweet Relief Musicians Fund Provides Assistance For Those Affected by Hurricane Harvey

Sweet Relief Musicians Fund Provides Assistance...

If You Know Someone In Need, Reach Out By JOHN DALY Those in need of assistance in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey and the massive flooding it brought...

Top Musicians to Perform at Second Annual Jerry Garcia Birthday Celebration at The Strand Theater

Top Musicians to Perform at Second Annual...

By JOHN DALY It’s back. The second annual Jerry Garcia Birthday Celebration is returning this year. The historic Strand Theater in Lakewood, N.J. will...

Cheetah Chrome and Johnny Blitz Revive Punk’s Dead Boys with New Album and Tour

Cheetah Chrome and Johnny Blitz Revive Punk’s...

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW With Cheetah By DONNA BALANCIA The Dead Boys have come back to life. Cheetah Chrome is touring with a renewed Dead Boys band and will...

EXCLUSIVE SONG PREVIEW: Check Out Flamin’ Groovies ‘Cryin’ Shame’ off New Album, ‘Fantastic Plastic’

EXCLUSIVE SONG PREVIEW: Check Out Flamin’...

By DONNA BALANCIA Check out a song premiere released exclusively on EastCoastRocker.com and CaliforniaRocker.com by the Flamin’ Groovies, called...

PHOTOS: Cheetah Chrome Celebrates 40th Anniversary of ‘Young, Loud and Snotty’ with Worldwide Tour

PHOTOS: Cheetah Chrome Celebrates 40th Anniversary...

Photos by HEATHER HARRIS Cheetah Chrome packed the house at The Viper Room and Alex’s Bar in Long Beach touring for the 40th anniversary of Young,...

VIDEO: Vajra Gives Us a Look Into its Exotic Style of Rock with New Single, ‘The Mirror’

VIDEO: Vajra Gives Us a Look Into its Exotic...

Metal Takes a New Turn Featured Photo by MAX R. SEQUEIRA, Review by DOTTIE PARIS Vajra shows some chops with the new song “The Mirror,” a pure...

It’s Just Craig Makes Arduous Sea-Faring Journey Memorable with New Album, ‘Dark Corners’

It’s Just Craig Makes Arduous Sea-Faring...

Remarkable Musicians Team on Synth Release By JOHN DALY With Dark Corners by It’s Just Craig may be relaying the story of a difficult voyage over...

ATMIG Shows Us How to Cope With the ‘Fight or Flight’ Conundrum with New Release, ‘Trip’

ATMIG Shows Us How to Cope With the ‘Fight...

By DOTTIE PARIS Michigan rockabilly group ATMIG shows flight may be better than fight. With their new video, “Trip,” ATMIG, which is short...

North Carolina-Based Rich Lerner and The Groove ‘Push on Thru’ With New Release

North Carolina-Based Rich Lerner and The...

Cool and Funky New Album Inspires By DONNA BALANCIA With the new album, Push on Thru, North Carolina-based Rich Lerner and The Groove show they know how...

Jay Regan Album, ‘Wash Me’ an Eclectic Collection of Great Life Stories

Jay Regan Album, ‘Wash Me’ an...

Album by Alt-Folk Musician Appeals on All Levels By JOHN DALY Jay Regan doesn’t profess to be anything but a musician, and in part it’s that...

Freddie Nelson Fights ‘Mediocre New Music’ and Makes Waves With New Album, ‘Shake The Cage’

Freddie Nelson Fights ‘Mediocre New...

Getting Back to Real Rock N Roll By DOTTIE PARIS Pittsburgh rocker Freddie Nelson is rattling the bars with his new album Shake The Cage. It’s a...

Sara Ontaneda Fills the ‘Spaces’ Beautifully with New Album, ‘Entre Espacios y Colores’

Sara Ontaneda Fills the ‘Spaces’...

By DOTTIE PARIS Sara Ontaneda has released an album entitled Entre Espacios y Colores and it’s clear she could be the next hot crossover artist....

January Zero Shows Diverse Range and Wistful Edge With New Album, ‘The Long Radio Silence’

January Zero Shows Diverse Range and Wistful...

Gareth Phillips and Band Create Americana-Jazz Style By JOHN DALY January Zero has a unique ability to take us back in time, but give us a wide range of...

Audio Jane Takes Indie Shoegaze in a Different Direction with Release of Band’s New Album ‘Naive’

Audio Jane Takes Indie Shoegaze in a Different...

By JOHN DALY Audio Jane brings a cool, fuzzy flair to the troubles of life with the new album, Naive.  The more I listen to this record, the more great...

Joan Baez on ‘Saturday Sessions’ for CBS This Morning: Saturday, Karen Elson Performs

Joan Baez on ‘Saturday Sessions’...

By JOHN DALY Joan Baez, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, will be interviewed by anchor Anthony Mason on CBS This Morning: Saturday. Baez released...

International Bands Dengue Fever and Tinariwen Bring their Beautiful Music Across US

International Bands Dengue Fever and Tinariwen...

By DONNA BALANCIA Dengue Fever and Tinariwen may from different regions of the globe, but their tour together is building new musical bridges. Dengue Fever,...

Get Ready for The Orwells: Chicago Band Brings Its Own Style of Punk – And Entourage – on The Road

Get Ready for The Orwells: Chicago Band Brings...

By DONNA BALANCIA When The Orwells hit the road they go in style. More than a few people at The Regent Theater in Los Angeles last night made a mention...

The Classic East and The Classic West Music Festivals Set the Dates, Tickets Go On Sale April 7

The Classic East and The Classic West Music...

By JOHN DALY The Classic East and Classic West music festivals finally have a presence on the world wide web and tickets for the July concerts go on sale...