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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...

Bob Dylan Gives Rare Interview for his own Website on the Eve of Release of ‘Triplicate’ Albums

Bob Dylan Gives Rare Interview for his own...

By JOHN DALY Bob Dylan says he never met Hubert Humphrey, he likes Iggy Pop’s album, Apres, and watches I Love Lucy non-stop when he’s on the...

VIDEO: Watch John Lennon, Son Julian Lennon, and Chuck Berry Jam to the Rock N Roll Anthem ‘Johnny B. Goode’

VIDEO: Watch John Lennon, Son Julian Lennon,...

By JOHN DALY Years apart, the late Chuck Berry jammed with both John Lennon and son, Julian Lennon to his famous song, “Johnny B. Goode.” Rock...

Beloved Classic Rocker Paul Young Tours With Album, ‘Good Thing,’ And Lives in the Present

Beloved Classic Rocker Paul Young Tours With...

By DONNA BALANCIA With all the talk about classic rock these days, we thought we’d post a video or two by one of our favorite “classics,”...

Daly Review: Xombie Releases New Single, ‘Might As Well,’ Hardcore That’s Easy on the Ears

Daly Review: Xombie Releases New Single,...

By JOHN DALY When you hear the new single, “Might As Well” by Xombie, you might just want to go jump off a stage. But you better do it before...

Mondo NYC Fest To Be Held Oct. 4-8, Puts Out Call for Musical Performers and Panelists – Apply Here

Mondo NYC Fest To Be Held Oct. 4-8, Puts...

Fall NYC Festival Seeking Performers By JOHN DALY The second Annual Mondo.NYC festival and global business summit of music and tech industry returns to...

Classic East Fest, Classic West Fest Bring Out Fleetwood Mac and The Eagles in LA, NYC in July

Classic East Fest, Classic West Fest Bring...

UPDATE: Tickets Go On Sale April 7 – Details By DOTTIE PARIS The Eagles and Fleetwood Mac will be the headliners at Classic East and Classic West...

Bailey Mullins Review: Adam Bonomo Debuts His Album, ‘Phases,’ at Joe’s Pub in the East Village

Bailey Mullins Review: Adam Bonomo Debuts...

New York Songwriter Impresses at Joe’s Pub Photos and Review By BAILEY MULLINS Adam Bonomo, a NYC- based songwriter, pianist and producer, celebrated...

Bruce Springsteen Calls Australian Teen Nathan Testa Up On Stage to Play ‘Growin Up’ Duet

Bruce Springsteen Calls Australian Teen Nathan...

By JOHN DALY Bruce Springsteen gave a Brisbane, Australia, boy a chance to play with him on stage. Nathan Testa was called out of the audience and took...

A Peek Behind The Scenes of Music’s Biggest Night – What You Didn’t See on GRAMMY CBS Show

A Peek Behind The Scenes of Music’s...

Rock Star Tech Experts Are GRAMMYs Unsung Heroes By MARCY KRAFT Another chapter of “Music’s Biggest Night,” the 59th GRAMMY® Awards is now in the...