Jersey Rock Band of the Week: Deaf Rhino

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!

Jersey Rock Band of the Week: Dark Sky Choir

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!

Jersey Rock Band of the Week: Ruby Bones

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!

Jersey Rock Band of the Week: Metal Life Crisis

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!

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 Band of the Week: After The Burn

Tune to Jersey Rock on 95.9 The Rat on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 11:30 pm to hear cuts from Ocean County Punk Rock outfit After The Burn's sophomore EP "Frustration On Repeat." Lead Singer/Guitarist Michael Caputo will call in to the show each night to talk about the disc and the band's upcoming record release show at The Saint in Asbury Park on 4/28.

Jersey Rock Band of the Week: Corevalay

Fresh off rocking the Jersey Rock Showcase Series, North Jersey Hard Rock outfit Corevalay are on the verge of releasing a brand new EP. 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 band! Lead singer Phil Barbetta will call in each night this week to discuss everything from the forthcoming disc to the band's next live performance at The Stan Hope House on Friday March 25!

Jersey Rock Band of the Week: Best Regards

Asbury Park Pop Punk outfit Best Regards released their debut EP "Something Better" back in October. Tune to Jersey Rock on 95.9 The Rat on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 11:30pm to hear cuts from the disc. You can catch them in action at the Brighton Bar on Sunday December 11 when they open for Save The Lost Boys!

Jersey Rock Band of the Week: Baelfire

Fresh off playing The Rock Carnival at First Energy Park, Old Bridge Metal outfit Baelfire are set to release a brand new EP entitled "Seven Candles" on November 25. Tune to 95.9 The Rat on Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday at 11:30 pm to hear cuts from the disc on Jersey Rock! You can grab a copy at Baelfire's record release show at the Brighton Bar on November 26!

Jersey Rock Band of the Week: Kimon & The Prophets

Influenced by the likes of Stevie Ray Vaughn, ZZ Top and Jimi Hendrix, Kimon & The Prophets have an awesome funky blues rock sound. Their new EP "Paper Airplanes" is available now. Hear them all week on Jersey Rock and catch them in action on November 25 at The Park Tavern in East Rutherford!