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The Blasters at Wonder Bar Asbury Park NJ

Asbury Park,New Jersey, (Aug,16,2018 ) –  When they first emerged in the late 70’s, The Blasters were very much a bar band. Known for their driving interpretations of  the classic American roots music, they introduced rockabilly to the burgeoning SoCal punk rock underground, and just like that, a scene was born. Forty plus years later they demonstrated […]

Lee Rocker Rocks This Town!

Hackettstown, New Jersey (July 14, 2018) – No other band in recent memory brought rockabilly to the mainstream like The Stray Cats. If you were a teenager in the early 80’s which coincided with the birth of MTV (you know, when it was just cool music videos and band interviews…sigh…but we digress,) there was no escaping […]

Halie Loren Makes Her Triumphant Cleveland Debut at Nighttown

Cleveland, Ohio (June 29, 2018) – Halie Loren made a From the Wild Sky Summer Tour 2018 stop at the Nighttown in Cleveland, OH tonight. Sweet. Sultry. Soulful. These three simple words encapsulate the essence of singer/songwriter Halie Loren and her music. In the interest of full disclosure, I must admit that I wasn’t familiar with this prodigious young artist until […]

Parquet Courts + Goat Girl Take On Union Transfer in Philly!

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (June 8, 2018) –  Parquet Courts and Goat Girl played to an enthusiastic and jam-packed house at Union Transfer in Philadelphia, PA and Splice Magazine was on hand to capture a bit of the fun. The sold-out show featured a bunch of cuts from the band’s latest album, Wide Awake! and based upon the crowd’s […]

Vesperteen – The Hype Is Dead – Album Review

  Alt-pop/Indie rock artist, Vesperteen, is back with his highly anticipated EP, The Hype Is Dead. This will be the Columbus, OH locals first EP since “Vesperteen” back in 2015, has been busy touring nationwide. See Splice’s coverage! Colin Rigsby (vocals, drums) co-produced songs from this EP with a few heavy-hitters; names such as LostBoyCrow, […]