All posts by Chris Rotolo

The Harmonica Lewinskies

Listen: The Harmonica Lewinskies Encourage You To “Smile Today”

Photo Credit: Eric Scott Mossman If you ever caught the powerhouse rockers The Harmonica Lewinskies over the years, you’d know that although each member that has been a part of their ranks has their own strong, distinct personality, they are [...]

May 1, 2017 News
So Pitted

Watch: Seattle Punks So Pitted Unveil “rot in hell” Video…Sign To Sub Pop

If you’re a Punk-Rock band in Seattle you aspire to sign with Sup Pop Records…it’s just what you do. And such is the case with So Pitted, the latest basement quaking collective to emerge from the Emerald City’s most revered [...]

November 12, 2015 News

Bouncing Souls Announce Home For The Holidays Lineups & Events…Loved Ones, Tim Barry ++ More

The Bouncing Souls have announced full details for its annual Home For The Holidays stand at The Stone Pony including night by night lineups, after parties, and other related events. Saturday, Dec. 26 The Bouncing Souls will be joined by The [...]

November 10, 2015 Asbury Music, News

Watch: Toronto Experimental Pop Distributors Phedre Drop “TIVOLI” Single

They might be experimental pop purveyors, or even a dance-punk distribution unit, but regardless of the descriptor Toronto’s Phedre is an undeniable freak show of the most alluring proportions…and that’s said with all adoration in mind. Evidence of that claim can [...]

November 4, 2015 News

Toronto Punk’s Sixteen Scandals Drop “Don’t Call Me Shirley” Off Forthcoming Create And Destroy LP

Canada continues to be a breeding ground for great punk music and Toronto’s Sixteen Scandals certainly fits the bill. The outfit’s new single “Don’t Call Me Shirley” – aside from being an Airplane reference that automatically garners them bonus points from this [...]

November 2, 2015 News

Watch: Laura Stevenson Unveils “Jellyfish” Video…New Jeff Rosenstock-produced LP Out On Don Giovanni Records

Folk-Punk turned Folk-Rocker turned Pop-Punker Laura Stevenson returned with her anticipated Don Giovanni Records full-length release, Cocksure, on Oct. 30th and in celebratory fashion dropped an enchanting new video for the single “Jellyfish”. A song that uses the physical appearance of the aforementioned [...]

November 2, 2015 News

Light Of Day Fest Announces Winterfest “Sweet Little 16″…Steve Forbert, Joe Grushecky, Willie Nile Among 150 Music Acts To Hit NJ, NY, Philly

Light of Day Festival’s fight against Parkinson’s Disease will rock n’ roll into its 16th year this January 8th through 18th with events in Philadelphia, New Brunswick, Northern New Jersey, New York City, and of course a full schedule of events [...]

October 30, 2015 Asbury Music, News

Breaking Rad: Pope Francis Drops New Single Ahead Of Wake Up! …Or, How Am I Supposed To Review This?

When his holiness reaches down from the Vatican and graces your inbox with a new single (“Por que sufren los Ninos”), apparently your mind starts to race and the thought of just passing on it altogether is considered. Because, well, what [...]

October 30, 2015 Breaking Rad, Features

Listen: Garden State Rockers Atlas Bloom Drop New Walls EP

With ties to the Garden State and New York City, Atlas Bloom has found found inspiration in both creative hubs, which led to the production of its Walls EP, a collection a rollicking rock concoctions that dropped at the Bowery Electric on Thursday, Oct. [...]

October 30, 2015 News
Barren Marys

Breaking Rad: The Barren Marys…Punk-Rock Appreciators Of Peter Criss & More

As long as there are basements, lofts, and lauded underground haunts there are going to be Punk outfits to play them. These days, there just isn’t a shortage of lyricists willing to scream at your face, break-neck beat keepers, and [...]

October 29, 2015 Breaking Rad, Features