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All posts by Chris Rotolo


Beach Fatigue (ex Heavy Petting Zoo) Drop “Drunken Grrrls” ++ “Death Proof” Singles

Formerly of the stage moniker Heavy Petting Zoo, the riot girl surf-rock antics of these Swansea, UK purveyors now fly under a new flag, as the outfit has resurfaced as Beach Fatigue, and with a pair of raucous new singles [...]

October 23, 2015 News
Seaside Caves

Seaside Caves remixes The Jacks’ (ex Seaside Caves) Punk Rager “18 MPH”…New LP In The Works

  The synth-gaze experimentations found on Seaside Caves’ debut self-titled EP has garnered the Asbury Park based outfit some much deserved buzz over the past year (pick it up here), and this outfit’s partnership with The Bouncing Souls’ owned and operated [...]

October 22, 2015 Asbury Music, News

SIMGE Stream: NY’s Modern Trigger Throws Folk-Punk Punch On Coffee Coffee Anarchy!

What an iced coffee at Cafe Volan in Asbury Park couldn’t do, the folk-punk gut punch that is Coffee Coffee Anarchy! provided by the New York City based Modern Trigger certainly accomplished. Dreary-eyed and sluggish after a long night of work, a [...]

October 21, 2015 Reviews
Brick And Mortar @ Skate & Surf 2014 (Photo: C. Rotolo)

Watch: Asbury’s Brick And Mortar Tell Sandy Story With “Dark Skies” Video

As residents of the Jersey Shore, stories of the destruction left in the wake of Superstorm Sandy resonate with us. Our detailed yarns of nature’s devastating forces, and the subsequent tales of triumph, have been formulated from first hand accounts of friends and family [...]

October 21, 2015 Asbury Music, News

London’s HOO HAs Drop “Yankee” Single Ahead Of Release On Lost In The Manor

The London based psych-punk purveyors that compose HOO HAs recently unveiled its new single “Yankee”, which comes as a straight shot of blues-infused slacker-rock anthemics, and showcases an idiosyncratic delivery of artistically penned poetics by frontman Jamie Handover (aka Skinny Jim, who has [...]

October 20, 2015 News

Watch: Missouri Punks Radkey Decapitate Unicorns, Murder Nicktoons In “Glore” Video

Have you ever wanted to see a clown lose his head in a guillotine by his own hand, or witness unspeakable acts of violence against some of your favorite Nicktoons, like Spongebob, Arnold, and Eliza Thornberry? Then Missouri punks Radkey have the [...]

October 20, 2015 News
William Elliott Whitmore @ The Stone Pony (Photo: C. Rotolo)

Watch: Banjo-Punk William Elliott Whitmore Unveils “Civilizations” Video

William Elliott Whitmore @ The Stone Pony (Photo: C. Rotolo) Iowa’s favorite banjo toting purveyor of punk, William Elliott Whitmore, has resurfaced with a new animated video for his cut “Civilizations”, a sparse but fiery don’t-tread-on-my-existence type tale of survival [...]

October 20, 2015 News

Asbury Park’s The Jolly Daggers Drop New “Yo Ho” Surf-Rock Anthem…New Album In The Works

Asbury Park’s own collective of eye-patched and peg-legged party-rock pirates, The Jolly Daggers (members of The Battery Electric, Plato Zorba, The Black Flamingos, and more) recently made port with a brand new Surf-Rock anthem aptly titled “Yo Ho”, which will be [...]

October 19, 2015 News

Watch: Philadelphia Punks Restorations Explore The Importance Of Coffee Mugs In “Tiny Prayers” Video

The coffee mug is an under appreciated companion…always standing by, thrilled to be filled with your morning adrenaline shot or provide a midday pick me up, listening to your latest gripe without judgement or disdain. It’s the ultimate friend, and its [...]

October 19, 2015 News
Collect Yourself (Photo: Kalani Naihe)

Philadelphia’s Collect Yourself Drops “Red Shifts/Like You Hate Me” Single…New LP ++ Tour Soon

Philadelphia has become a haven for the emotionally charged pop and punk songwriter of the northeast, and recently another edgy offering of self deprecation and wild-eyed missives about pursuing the pop-punk princess, haunting thoughts of her midriff, and why she [...]

October 15, 2015 News