Browsing the "The Black Clouds" Tag


SIMGE On The Scene: Russian Baths, Dentist, Baked, Grace Vonderkuhn & The Black Clouds Played The Saint

The winter has been quiet for me, apart from a few out of state trips I have been staying hunkered down, relishing in the comfort and warmth of the abode. A brief glimpse into the transitional spring weather pattern that [...]

February 25, 2018 Live, Reviews

SIMGE On The Scene: Tango Machina, The Black Clouds & Deaf Rhino Played Happy Mondays

This weeks Happy Mondays was just what the doctor ordered. An aggressive, in your face slug fest from a genre that has become a forgotten second fiddle to many of the musical stylings that grace much of our area. When [...]

May 24, 2017 Live, Reviews
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Listen: The Black Clouds Bring Golden Age Grunge With “Self Control

Take one look at SIMGE’s header image from the ye olde WordPress days, and it’ll pretty much go without saying that we’ve been fans of Jersey grunge slingers The Black Clouds since the outset. When we last we left our [...]

January 6, 2017 News

SIMGE On The Scene: The Battery Electric, Dentist & More Played GayGuy/StraightGuy’s Release Party At House Of Independents

A Dark City Entertainment show at House of Independents. How good would this be. It would be great. It was great. A gathering of five local bands on Cinco de Mayo to celebrate the release of Shut Your Mouth and [...]

May 7, 2016 Live, Reviews

SIMGE On The Scene: Crazy & The Brains, Those Mockingbirds, The Black Clouds, Dead Stars & Darkwing Played Our Showcase At Pianos

Last Friday, Speak Into My Good Eye hosted its first showcase of 2016 at Pianos in NYC. We were fortunate enough to have the talents of Crazy & The Brains, Those Mockingbirds, The Black Clouds, Dead Stars and Darkwing in [...]

January 19, 2016 Live, Reviews
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SIMGE Survey: Catching Up With The Black Clouds Who Play Our Showcase At Pianos On 1/15

Photo Credit: Phil ShepherdEntering their second decade as a band, NJ-based grunge rockers The Black Clouds have been a staple of the live scene since their inception. Their last album, Better Days, was their strongest effort to date as the [...]

January 14, 2016 Features, Interviews

SIMGE On The Scene: House of Thieves, Ether Sunday & The Black Clouds Kicked Off October at Happy Mondays

The first Happy Mondays of October kicked off a month of the heavy for this weekly series. They don’t call it Rocktober for nothing. Yeah, I Know, just had to do that. Holding court at the Wonder Bar this week [...]

October 7, 2015 Live, Reviews

SIMGE On The Scene: Mac Sabbath Ate Up The Wonder Bar w/ Ropetree & The Black Clouds

The music of Black Sabbath meets McDonalds with fast food inspired vocals. Dressed in full custom regalia. A tribute band this is not, but a full on parody of the fast food industry it is, done with impeccable taste. Drive [...]

September 11, 2015 Live, Reviews

SIMGE On The Scene: Deaf Rhino, The Black Clouds & Super Snake Kicked Off August At Happy Mondays

This week’s Happy Mondays proved to be quite the raucous affair as three, hard and heavy bands graced the stage of Asbury Parks Wonder Bar. Returning stalwarts Deaf Rhino and The Black Clouds were joined by Super Snake as we kicked [...]

August 4, 2015 Live, Reviews

SIMGE On The Scene: Deaf Rhino, The Black Clouds and Humongous rocked The Wonder Bar

The Wonder Bar heated up this week for Happy Mondays with some straight ahead, energetic and punk tinged Rock-n-Roll. Opening up the night and making their way down from North Jersey was Deaf Rhino. Having a very large following in [...]

February 17, 2015 Live, Reviews