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Jersey Rock Band of the Week: Common Wealth

Toms River Metal outfit Common Wealth will rock House Of Independents in Asbury Park with Fozzy, Sons Of Texas and Kyng this Friday May 19! Lead Singer Christian Carson will call in to Jersey Rock each night this week, as we do some excellent singles from the band. We'll also have your shot at tickets to their upcoming show in Asbury Park, featuring four great acts, one of which is fronted by former WWE Undisputed Champ Chris Jericho! Tune to Jersey Rock on 95.9 The Rat on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at 11:30pm to win a pair of tickets to the show!

(WATCH) Jersey Rock Video of the Week: Dark Sky Choir "Monster Metal Weekend" Compilation

Dark Sky Choir is a Hard Rock/Metal act composed of 4 veteran Jersey Rockers. Well-traveled and stage-tested, the band has no trouble switching between strong original tracks and spot-on covers. You can catch them live when they take the Stage at the Old Bridge Militia Foundation's Bulldozer Bash II Fundraiser Event at the Old Bridge Elk's Lodge 2229 on May 20! Jersey Rock will do a full week feature on Dark Sky Choir's original work in June. In the mean time, check out an awesome video compilation of the band performing some excellent metal covers!

Jersey Rock: Old Bridge Militia Foundation Bulldozer Bash II

The Old Bridge Militia Foundation supports a number of charitable endeavors, including local school music programs and food banks. On May 20 their Bulldozer Bash II fundraiser will rock The Old Bridge Elks Lodge 2229 with performances from Rory Kelly, Dark Sky Choir, Tower, Death Metallic, Dirty Work, and DJ Alex Kayne. Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at the door. Beer, soda and food are included with your donation!

(WATCH) Jersey Rock Video of the Week: Mind Riot "Perfect Sky" Acoustic

Long Branch's hard-rocking Alternative outfit Mind Riot put on an awesome performance when they kicked off 95.9 The Rat's Jersey Rock Showcase Series at The Saint in February. The band recently sat down for an interview and an acoustic performance with reporters from becausejersey.com, who attended the Jersey Rock Showcase at The Saint. Check out an acoustic performance of their track "Perfect Sky," along with an interview and footage from the Jersey Rock Showcase!

Jersey Rock Band of the Week: The Stolen

A modern Pop Punk Rock band with retro roots, The Stolen put out an upbeat, accessible, almost-80's sound. On May 19 they will kick off a tour of the North East with a record release show at The Brighton Bar for their upcoming "Fragile Heart" album. Guitarist Rob Chiarappa will call in to Jersey Rock on 95.9 The Rat on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 11:30 pm as we do tracks from their upcoming LP!

Jersey Rock Video of the Week: The Stolen "Euphoric"

Old Bridge Pop Rockers The Stolen put out a highly accessible, positively charged sound. Their latest release, "Fragile Heart," will be available at their record release show at The Brighton Bar on May 19. The video for the lead single "Euphoric," channels the upbeat, forward-looking power of the 1980's, complete with VHS scan lines! Check it out now on the Jersey Rock page!

Jersey Rock Artist of the Week: Julian Fulton

Julian Fulton is a true individual. His well-honed, detail-oriented sound draws influences from a musical spectrum spanning from Motown to Classic Rock and beyond. Julian's new EP "Battered Receptions" will be available May 12 at a FREE record release show at the Asbury Park Yacht Club. Tune to Jersey Rock on 95.9 The Rat on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at 11:30 pm to hear cuts from the disc. Julian will call in to the show each night to talk about his latest release and his upcoming performance in Asbury Park.

Jersey Rock: Jammin' For Jaclyn Cancer Benefit

On Saturday 4/29 a special benefit featuring local artists will rock the Knights of Columbus, located at 308 4th St. in South Belmar. Jammin' for Jaclyn will benefit two local women who are fighting Breast Cancer. Admission is a minimum $25 donation. The show goes from 3:30 to 11:00 PM!

Jersey Rock Feature: Punky Meadows at B.B. King's

Punky Meadows and his team of Jersey Rockers will take the stage at B.B. King's in New York City on April 29! The Rat's own Keith Roth will fill in on Bass for Felix Robinson as the band wraps up their East Coast tour in support of the "Fallen Angel" album. Tune to Jersey Rock on 95.9 The Rat at 11: 30 pm on Thursday April 27 to hear a great track from the disc. Keith Roth will join Tom in studio, with Punky Meadows and Danny Farrow calling in to the show.