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All posts by Mike Petzinger

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Punk Island 2019 (Review + Photos)

This past weekend Punk Island returned to Randall’s Island in all it’s sweat-soaked glory. The DIY festival’s 12th(ish?) year saw its return to Randall’s Island for the second year in a row, with over 35 more bands then the 2018 [...]

June 26, 2019 Live, Reviews
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A Deer A Horse, Dezorah, Language & ESSi Played Alphaville

Last week, rockers A Deer A Horse, Dezorah, Language & ESSi brought the heavy to Alphaville in Brooklyn, NY. Check out all of the action below and steam A Deer A Horse’s just released new single, “Smokejumper,” which SIMGE wrote [...]

June 24, 2019 Live, Reviews
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Hot Blood Celebrated The Release Of Fear of a Unified Public At The Saint

Hot Blood released their latest album, Fear of a Unified Public, on February 22nd. After a reschedule in March, their release celebration show went down this past Friday night at The Saint. Also on the bill for the evening were [...]

May 20, 2019 Live, Reviews
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SIMGE On The Scene: Catty, Plaid Dracula, & Nice Knife Played Sunnyvale

I hit Sunnyvale on Saturday night for Tetchy, Catty, Plaid Dracula, and Nice Knife. Of course, the L train not-a-shutdown is in full effect these days, so getting there took a little planning. Thus far I had been successful in [...]

May 14, 2019 Live, Reviews
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Live Review: New Found Glory & Roam Played White Eagle Hall

With my arm mostly healed, it’s back to shooting shows for me, and I guess why not throw some rambling in too. Tuesday night saw my third trip over to White Eagle Hall in Jersey City. I had previously been [...]

November 9, 2017 Live, Reviews
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Live Review: Lowlight, Pam Flores & Rachel Ana Dobken Played The Asbury

It was the Fourth of July, so I figure why not break the fourth wall again. The weekend around the 4th usually finds me hopping from random BBQs to show, to show…to show. This year was no different for the [...]

July 10, 2017 Live, Reviews
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Punk Rock Bowling 2017: NOFX, Buzzcocks, Leftover Crack & More Played Day 2

After a Sunny and sweaty Day 1, Punk Rock Bowling 2017 in Asbury Park closed down with NOFX, Buzzcocks and Leftover Crack topping the Day 2 bill. Beloved local punks Hot Blood turned in a great set despite being down [...]

June 14, 2017 Live, Reviews
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Punk Rock Bowling 2017: The Specials, Charles Bradley, Dillinger Four + More Played Day 1

After a successful first foray, the Punk Rock Bowling festival returned to the shores of Asbury Park taking hold of the Stone Pony Summerstage for plenty of raucous rock. The Specials, Charles Bradley, Dillinger Four topped the bill for Day [...]

June 14, 2017 Live, Reviews
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Feature: White Eagle Hall Reopened w/ Sunshine & the Rain and Rye Coalition

Normally my policy with writing about shows that I cover is if a picture is worth a thousand words, I should just shut the hell up. I’m breaking that one this week with some comments (along with photos below) on [...]

May 11, 2017 Features