The Asbury Park Summer Sampler Vol. 2 features 12 awesome local acts. The CD, put out by The Foundation Group, will be available at a record release show and music video shoot at House Of Independents in Asbury Park on Friday 8/25. Lou Panico of The Foundation Group and Levy & The Oaks will call in to Jersey Rock each night this week. Tune to 95.9 The Rat on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at 11:30 pm to hear 3 great tracks from The Asbury Park Summer Sampler Vol. 2!
Local guitar hero Kenny Dubman recently released a brand new track and accompanying music video. "Off The Leash" is a tribute to the late Chris Cornell. The song deals with the theme of depression and combines heartfelt, personal lyrics with some serious guitar work. It's a powerful, hard-rocking track and the video matches the tune shot for shot. Check it out now on the Jersey Rock page at wrat.com!
Incognito Theory's first-ever, full-length album will drop on Tuesday 8/15; the same day their music will hit the airwaves via Jersey Rock. The band will open for Danger Danger at Mexicali Live in Teaneck this Friday 8/18. Founder Dave Incognito will call in to the show each night this week to talk about the new LP and Upcoming performance. Tune to 95.9 The Rat on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at 11:30 pm to hear 3 great tracks from Incognito Theory's "Ashes Divide"!
Indie/ Alternative Jazz Rocker Rachel Ana Dobken's debut EP "Desire" is out now. She will be featured on the upcoming Asbury Park Summer Sampler Volume 2 and will rock the Knitting Factory in New York on 8/30. Her video for "Loner" was shot as a submission for the 2017 NPR "Tiny Desk" competition. Check it out now on the Jersey Rock page at wrat.com!
95.9 The Rat's FINAL Jersey Rock Live At The Pier acoustic show of the summer rocks Pier Village in Long Branch on Monday 8/14 from 7-9 pm with acoustic performances from Chris Brown, Kate Ortiz of Vextion, and Deaf Rhino. The free, family-friendly event is hosted by Tom Hanley. The Rat Pack will be on site with games and prizes. Tune to Jersey Rock on 95.9 The Rat on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at 11:30 pm to hear from the artists who will perform at our last show of the summer!
Marlton Rock outfit Distorted Sun draws influence from Grunge, Metal, Blues, and Funk. The band will release their debut EP "Under A Burning Sky" at a record release show at Harper's Pub in Clementon on 8/19. Distorted Sun recently put out a video for the disc's lead single "Under Thumb." Check it out now on the Jersey Rock page at wrat.com!
95.9 The Rat’s Jersey Rock Live At The Pier series rocks Pier Village in Long Branch this summer with acoustic performances from awesome local artists! The free, family-friendly, concert series continues on Monday August 7 from 7-9 pm with acoustic performances from Skyeline, Skrizzly Adams, and Mind Riot. Tune to 95.9 The Rat on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at 11:30 pm to hear the Live At The Pier artists on Jersey Rock!
Skyeline is a fresh Alternative band from Ocean County. They have 3 performances coming up in the first week of August, culminating with their appearance at 95.9 The Rat's Jersey Rock Live At The Pier show at Pier Village in Long Branch on 8/7. Singer Brittany Byrne will call in to Jersey Rock on Tuesday 8/1 at 11:30 pm. Skyeline just released a new single and accompanying music video. Check out "Three Years" now on the Jersey Rock Page!
Veteran Jersey Rockers Frankenstein 3000 will rock the Brighton Bar in Long Branch with Dick Manitoba on Friday 8/11. The band's latest album will drop in December. Tune to Jersey Rock on 95.9 The Rat on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at 11:30 pm for a preview of the disc. F3K frontman and host of "The Electric Ballroom" Keith Roth will join Tom Hanley in studio all week to talk about the upcoming LP and performance in Long Branch!
Couple Of Guys is a 5-piece Rock group based in Asbury Park. Their self-titled EP dropped in May and they just released a brand new single. The band is currently competing in The Stone Pony's Rock To The Top Competition. The video of Couple Of Guys' performance of "Forget What You've Been Told" was shot at their record release show at The Saint on 5/19. Check it out now on The Jersey Rock page at wrat.com!