(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 Park Summer Sampler Vol. 2

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!

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!

Jersey Rock Feature of the Week: Celebration of the Guitar

While the International Guitar Month celebration continues at wrat.com another event honoring our favorite six-stringed instrument is set to rock House Of Independents in Asbury Park on Friday April 28. Dark City Entertainment and The Saint Present: Celebration of the Guitar. The evening will feature performances from Colossal Street Jam, Kenny Dubman, Frankenstein 3000 and Bitter Crush. Tune to Jersey Rock on 95.9 The Rat on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at 11:30 pm to hear interviews and songs from the bands celebrating the guitar at House Of Independents this Friday!

Jersey Rock Band of the Week: Owel

Owel could be classified as an Indie/Alternative band, but that wouldn't really do them justice. They blend thoughtful lyrics and great vocals with skilled musicianship to produce a melodic, somewhat symphonic sound. All week on Jersey Rock we'll do cuts from their sophomore album "Dear Me." You can catch them at House Of Independents in Asbury Park on December 3!

Jersey Rock Artist of the Week: Nicole Atkins

Performing at House Of Independents on Friday October 28. Neptune native Nicole Atkins excels at representing the Garden State.  She's put out 5 EPs and 3 full-length albums, performed on television programs like Conan and The Late Show with David Letterman and toured extensively throughout the US and Europe.  She's been compared to Roy Orbison, with…