Category Archives: Exclusive

Interview: Bombpops at the Voltage Lounge

5/22/17 – The Voltage Lounge was host to Red City Radio, The Bombpops and Russian Girlfriends as they stopped in Philadelphia as a part of their huge national tour.  The tiny club offered a no-frills setting though the narrow space upstairs held the merch and additional vantage points.  For those of us who stayed on the floor, it was an intimate event.

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Exclusive: Maximalism With Olof of Amaranthe

Standing outside the venue of Reading, PA’s Reverb, the moon slowly peeks up over the hills. It’s 28ºF outside and the line is beginning to wrap around the building. Some passerby might wonder why anybody would subject themselves to sub-freezing temperatures just to wait in line. Well, the answer is simple. This is the final night of Amaranthe’s Maximalism USA/ Canada tour. Continue reading Exclusive: Maximalism With Olof of Amaranthe

Exclusive: Save Ferris Shows Off Their ‘New Sound’ at Underground Arts

 

Save Ferris’ new EP ‘Checkered Past’ is available now on Withyn Records.

 

March 2nd, 2017 – When Save Ferris hung it up in the early 2000s, the ska world lost a little something special. Sure, there were still bands from the 90s soldiering on, but this was one of the more definitive nails in the coffin of the third wave of ska.

In 2013, after a particularly invasive neck surgery and legal battle with her former bandmates, frontwoman Monique Powell resurrected Save Ferris with a new backing band. They played some shows here and there to much acclaim and after a wildly successful Pledgemusic campaign, Save Ferris released an EP called Checkered Past full of all new music.

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Ice Nine Kills and Chasing Safety Sells Out Planet Trog

Whitehall, PA – Tonight’s SOLD OUT event takes place at the famous Planet Trog. Upon squeezing into the venue, all I could see was audience from wall to wall. It’s been a while since I’ve seen this place has been this packed. As I try to fight my way in through the crowd I noticed the band up on stage was my friends in Cedar Green finishing their set. I wish I had known they were opening as I would’ve arrived a little bit earlier. The thing you should know about this venue is that this place isn’t huge. It’s a small club with a 400+ person capacity. It is connected to an indoor laser tag arena.

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Every date of the tour has been SOLD OUT!
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Exclusive: Psychic Warfare Comes to Bethlehem

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As we prepared to welcome 2017, 2016 proved that it had a little life left in it when Clutch came to the Sands Event Center in Bethlehem on December 29th… Continue reading Exclusive: Psychic Warfare Comes to Bethlehem

Bad Cop/ Bad Cop with The Interrupters at Underground Arts

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Photo by: Jared Lagler

On a rainy Sunday Night (All Hallows’ Eve, to be specific) Philadelphia’s Underground Arts hosted a punk show made up of bands that are rapidly growing into formidable musical entities: Bad Cop/Bad Cop and The Interrupters. Continue reading Bad Cop/ Bad Cop with The Interrupters at Underground Arts