Browsing the "Batten Down The Hatches" Tag


GameChanger Presents: Real Friends, Mixtapes, Batten Down The Hatches ++ More At The Brighton Bar

For all the well-documented vendettas famed local promoter John D’Esposito (Skate & Surf, Bamboozle) has with my home base of Asbury Park, there’s no denying the bridge between two eras of Punk he and his new fan-to-artist gaming platform and [...]

October 9, 2013 News

SIMGE Presents: With The Punches, Major League, State Champs + More At Asbury Lanes

In association with New Brunswick’s Panic State Records, SIMGE Presents is happy to bring the farewell jaunt of Pop-Punk luminaries With The Punches through Asbury Lanes on August 16th. With The Punches has unveiled the final four live dates of [...]

July 1, 2013 Asbury Music, News

Punk Goes Acoustic As Batten Down The Hatches Unveils Stripped Down Songs

Freehold, NJ Pop-Punks Batten Down The Hatches entered a bedroom with Led Zeppelin posters donning the walls and rather than cranking the amps to 11 whipped out a pair of acoustic guitars to arrange a pair of stripped down and subdued [...]

March 26, 2013 News
Elevator Art Portrait by Comic Book Afterlife

SIMGEssentials (The Holiday Playlist Continued): Elevator Art, Batten Down The Hatches, Laura Warshauer, Xenosound, John Anealio

Christmas is upon us, and one week ago SIMGE prepared a playlist of new holiday releases by local and national acts to fill listeners with cheer and good will toward their fellow man while staring the Mayan-predicted apocalypse in its dead [...]

December 24, 2012 Features, SIMGEssentials

The Call Out Release New Single, Playing Punk Showcase In Asbury

“4:36 a.m.” is the brand new single from Middletown, NJ’s own Pop-Punk purveyors The Call Out.  The band has not yet revealed whether this track will remain as is, an uproarious single of melodious proportions made to quake the hallowed [...]

November 29, 2012 News

Gates Released A New EP, Playing Athletics Record Release Show In June

New Brunswick’s soundscape construction crew, gates, has returned with You Are All You Have Left To Fear, a six-track EP of Ambient Indie-Rock compositions and the highly anticipated follow up to the collective’s 2011 debut The Sun Will Rise And Lead [...]

May 29, 2012 News

Bamboozle Day 1: A Beach Party Of Grand Proportions w/Skrillex, Incubus, Mac Miller And More

Photos by Chris Rotolo “Yo Bamboozle, what the fuck is up?” rapper Mac Miller shouted as he made his way onto the massive main stage inserted onto Asbury Park’s Northern beachhead. Roaring in unanimous approval, the audience was primed to [...]

May 19, 2012 Live
Batten Down The Hatches Beginnings

Beginnings by Batten Down The Hatches

SIMGEssential Freehold-based pop-punk outfit Batten Down The Hatches have returned with their latest EP, Beginnings, released on Meadowbrook Records. The five-piece has turned in another quality piece of work, combining punk sensibilities with pop sentiments. The result is four tracks that rock [...]

May 13, 2012 New Music, SIMGEssentials

Athletics Announce Debut Release w/Innovative Vinyl Package And A Celebratory Show @ Freehold VFW

The Asbury Park-based soundscape construction crew that is Athletics recently announced the birth date of its debut release, Who You Are Is Not Enough, as Tuesday June 26th, and is scheduled to host a celebratory gala for this record of lengths unknown [...]

May 13, 2012 News
Rachel Miller

Rachel Miller Covers Blink-182, Stiff Motion Covers Foo Fighters…Help Them Get To Bamboozle

Photo by Kaelyn Rupinski On April 14th the young Garden State songstress known as Rachel Miller was eliminated from the Regional Finals of The Break Contest, hosted by The Stone Pony, after performing an impressive set of lyrical poetry and vivid storytelling, [...]

May 2, 2012 News