Jersey Rock

Jersey Rock Band of the Week: The Carousers

NJ Punk Rock trio The Carousers released their self-titled EP on 10/6. The disc is a high-energy, catchy and fun collection of tracks. The band got its start on the Monmouth University student-run label Blue Hawk Records. The Carousers will rock The Asbury Park Brewery on 10/20. Singer Joey Affatato will call in to Jersey Rock on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 11:30 pm as we rock tracks from their new EP!

(WATCH) Jersey Rock Video of the Week: Mike Roman & Mike Rainone "Hunger Strike"

No More Pain's Mike Roman and Mind Riot's Mike Rainone teamed with Studio IV Productions in January to record an incredible cover of Temple Of The Dog's "Hunger Strike." The two bands will team up again on 10/26 for "Burden In My Hand: A Tribute To Chris Cornell" at House Of Independents in Asbury Park. Mike Rainone will call in to Jersey Rock on Thursday at 11:30 pm to talk about the show. Check out the awesome cover video now on the Jersey Rock page!

Jersey Rock Feature of the Week: Asbury Underground

The 10th edition of Asbury Underground takes over the city by the sea on Saturday 10/14 from noon to midnight! The FREE event is a crawl through 24 Asbury Park venues with over 80 performances from over 100 musicians and 50 visual artists, 2 hours of spoken word and 3 hours of comedy. Tune to Jersey Rock on 95.9 The Rat on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at 11:30 pm to learn more about the event. Founder Pat Schiavino will call in each night and we'll rock tracks from 3 of the Asbury Underground artists!  

(WATCH) Jersey Rock Video of the Week: Wetbrain "Pirouettes"

Eclectic Jersey Rockers Wetbrain will play The Asbury Park Brewery on 10/22. The band just released another single from their "A Certain Light" LP. "Pirouettes" is a cool track that blends elements of Jazz and Indie Rock. The accompanying video was animated by Singer Rudy Meier. Check it out now on the Jersey Rock page!

Jersey Rock Band of the Week: The Skullers

Weehawkin Bluesy Modern Rockers The Skullers released their debut EP "Meet The Skullers" on 9/22. The band will rock a free show at Fox & Crow in Jersey City on Saturday 10/14. Tune to Jersey Rock on 95.9 The Rat on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at 11:30 pm to hear cuts from the band's debut release. Singer/Songwriter Jack Skuller will call in to the show each night!

(WATCH) Jersey Rock Video of the Week: Taylor Tote "Fighter"

Taylor Tote will rock the Stone Pony on Friday October 13. The show will be recorded for a live concert album and music video. Taylor Tote's video for "Fighter" is an uplifting work that deals with the subject of Pediatric Cancer. 100% of the funds raised from the sale of "Fighter" go to aid Childhood Cancer research. Check out the video now on the Jersey Rock Page!

Jersey Rock Band of the Week:  Rahway

Rahway will lend their high-octane stage show to the Tattooing For Austim Benefit at VFW Post 2179 in Port Monmouth on Saturday 9/30. The band's latest album "Undefeated" is out now. Tune to Jersey Rock on 95.9 The Rat on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at 11:30 pm to hear cuts ftom the disc! Rahway Bassist Chigger will call in to the show each night to talk about the new release and the band's upcoming performance!

(WATCH) Jersey Rock Video of the Week: The Skullers "Pressure Face"

The Skullers debut EP "Meet The Skullers" is out now. Jack Skuller will join us over the phone on Jersey Rock on 10/3, 10/4, and 10/5 as we rock 3 tracks from the disc and talk about the band's upcoming performance schedule. The Skullers will rock Sticks And Stones in Hawthorne on 9/28 and Fox & Crow in Jersey City on 10/14. Check out the latest video from The Skullers "Pressure Face" now on the Jersey Rock page!

Jersey Rock: Skrizzly Adams & Mind Riot at Open Minded Smoke Shop in Toms River

Jersey Rock celebrates Open Minded Smoke Shop in Toms River's 6th Annual Customer Appreciation Party with a FREE show from Skrizzly Adams and Mind Riot, hosted by Tom Hanley, from 12pm to 2pm on Saturday 9/30! Gotts and The Rat Pack will also be on site for the all-day event which not only features live music but also free food, raffles, giveaways, magic shows, face-painting, belly dancers, glass-blowing, tarot card readings, artists and local vendors. See you there!

Jersey Rock Feature of the Week: The Colts Neck Rockfest

The Colts Neck Rockfest celebrates its 10th Anniversary with 2 days of great local music 9/22 & 9/23 at Bucks Mill Park in Colts Neck! On Friday 9/22 Tom Hanley will host the "Battle of the Young Bands." Steve Hook and Gotts will be on the scene on Saturday 9/23 for an epic 12 hours of music. Tune to Jersey Rock on 95.9 The Rat on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at 11:30 pm for a preview of the festival featuring The Moroccan Sheepherders, Taylor Tote and Colossal Street Jam!