Pepperwine will bring their smooth, funky, soulful sound to The Saint in Asbury Park this Friday 6/23. They're on the bill with fellow Jersey Rockers The Shady Street Show Band and Miami's Electric Kif. Pepperwine Singer/Keyboardist Kellie Shane will call in to Jersey Rock on 95.9 The Rat this Thursday 6/22 at 11:30 pm to talk about the upcoming performance. Get a preview of Friday's show at The Saint by checking out the band's video for "Keep It Classy" now on the Jersey Rock page at wrat.com!
Deaf Rhino are ready to release a brand new single and music video. "Snakeskin" debuts this week ahead of the band's performance at Maxwell's in Hoboken on Friday 6/23! The new single was produced by Joel Hamilton of Highly Suspect and rocks hard. Tune to Jersey Rock on 95.9 The Rat on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at 11:30 pm to hear the new song and 2 other great tracks. Lead Singer/Rhythm Guitarist Adam Schlett will call in to the show each night to discuss the new release, upcoming performance in Hoboken and the band's appearance at 95.9 The Rat's Jersey Rock Live At The Pier acoustic series at Pier Village in Long Branch this summer!
The Prince of Darkness is only doing a few live dates this year and none of them are in our area. If you need some live Ozzy action in your life there are 2 options: buy a plane ticket or hit up The Strand Theater in Lakewood on 6/17 to see an amazing NJ-based Ozzy tribute show. The Land Of Ozz is an awesome experience that not only looks like an Ozzy concert, but sounds incredibly close to the real thing. See for yourself by checking out their Jersey Rock Video of the Week, a cover of "Goodbye To Romance," now on the Jersey Rock page at wrat.com!
Comprised of 4 veteran Jersey Rockers, Dark Sky Choir is set to make a powerful impact on the local Metal scene. Their record release show rocks the Starland Ballroom in Sayreville on Friday 6/23 with 95.9 The Rat and Eddie Trunk, Don Jamieson, and Jim Florentine of "That Metal Show." Tune To Jersey Rock on 95.9 The Rat on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 11:30 pm to hear some great tracks from the new CD and win a 4-Pack of tickets to the show! Dark Sky Choir's Hollywood How, Fred Gorhau, and Rick Santaniello will call in each night to discuss the album and their upcoming performance at Starland!
Wetbrain released their debut album "A Certain Light" earlier this year. The video for the lead single "Sewage" follows two stoners on their quest to escape boredom. Check it out now on the Jersey Rock page at wrat.com! Wetbrain are in action on 6/12 in Asbury Park for Happy Mondays at The Wonder Bar. They're on the bill with Fortune Yeller and Geez Louise. The show is FREE!
NJ Indie Rockers Ruby Bones are red hot! Their self-titled debut album dropped back in May, hitting #7 on the Billboard Heatseeker Middle Atlantic Chart. Tune to Jersey Rock on 95.9 The Rat on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at 11:30 pm to hear cuts from the LP. Singer/Guitarist Chris Nova and Drummer James Janocha will call in to the show each night to talk about the disc and their upcoming performance at the FREE Punk Island Festival on Randall's Island in New York on 6/18!
With his group on hiatus, Airacuda Frontman Matthew Stephen began work on his solo project in 2016. Matthew Stephen and The Sweet Action will release their debut EP "Grooving To The Beat" this July. The video for the title track is this week's Jersey Rock Video of the Week. Check it out now on the Jersey Rock page at wrat.com and see Matthew perform a FREE show this Thursday June 1 at The Chubby Pickle in Highlands!
Taking their name from the lifestyle they have chosen, Metal Life Crisis pumps out hard, heavy, headbanging tunes. The Belmar-based metal act recently put out their "Volt" EP. Tune to Jersey Rock on 95.9 The Rat on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 11:30 pm to hear tracks from the disc and call-ins from Guitarist Shawn Kaiser and Singer Gerald Franklin. Metal Life Crisis will close out a 2-day Metal festival at The Saint in Asbury Park on June 3!
Red Bank Indie Rockers Young Rising Sons put out their "Undefeatable + 2" EP back in October and recently released a video for the title track. "Undefeatable" pairs an uplifting song with beautifully shot scenes that document the true story of Team USA Paralympic Track and Field Athlete Lacey Henderson. The video is nothing short of inspiring. Check it out now on the Jersey Rock page at wrat.com!
Asbury Park Indie/Folk Rockers Levy & The Oaks are back with a brand new acoustic EP. "Out Of The Blue" features 4 acoustic versions of songs from the band's debut self-titled album and 1 brand new track. The band will celebrate the EP at a FREE record release show at Langosta Lounge on the Asbury Boardwalk on 5/25. Lou Panico will call in to Jersey Rock on 95.9 The Rat on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at 11:30 pm to discuss the upcoming performance and we'll do some great tracks from the EP!