Jersey Rock: River Monsters CD Release Show at The Stone Pony

Toms River Rockers River Monsters will host a CD release show at The Stone Pony on Saturday 2/24! The band's new self-titled disc is powered by catchy hooks and high energy instrumentals. Tune to Jersey Rock on 95.9 The Rat on Thursday at 11:30 pm to hear a track from the album. River Monsters Guitarist Joe Ciid will call in to the show!

(WATCH) Jersey Rock Video of the Week: Over Kommitted "God Exists And He's American"

Sea Girt Rockers Over Kommitted draw influence from a number of groups from the late 90's and early 2000's to create an Indie/Punk sound with a hint of Electronica. The band's "As Light Fades" album is out now. Message them on Facebook and they just might hook you up with a free download. Check out their video for "God Exists And He's American" now on the Jersey Rock page!

Jersey Rock Showcase: The Vansaders

The Vansaders' sophomore EP "No Matter What" was recently honored by nj.com as "one of the best albums of 2017." The group will bring their high-energy stage show to The Downtown in Red Bank on Thursday 2/1 as we kick off the 2018 Jersey Rock Showcase Series. They're on the bill with Deal Casino and Vextion. Doors are at 7 pm. Ages 21+. Admission is FREE and attendees can enjoy $3 Yuengling specials all night long courtesy of Shore Point Distributing. Tune to Jersey Rock on 95.9 The Rat on Thursday 1/25 at 11:30 pm. Doug Zambon will call in to the show and we'll rock a great track from the "No Matter What" EP!

Jersey Rock: Matt O'Ree Band's "Brotherhood" Rocks Hard

Matt O'Ree Band's latest album "Brotherhood" is out now. It's a powerful, guitar-driven collection of great Blues-Rock tracks with guest appearnces by Bruce Springsteen and David Bryan. Matt O'Ree Band will rock Red Lion in NYC on 2/8. On 2/22 Matt O'Ree and company will take the stage at The Wonder Bar in Asbury Park as special guests of 95.9 The Rat's FREE Jersey Rock Showcase. Tune to Jersey Rock on 95.9 The Rat on Wednesday at 11:30 to hear a great track from the "Brotherhood" album. Matt O'Ree will call in to the show that night!

Jersey Rock: Colossal Street Jam Releases New Single "Just Take Hold"

Colossal Street Jam wrapped up 2017 with the honor of winning the Indie Album of the Year Award in Australia for their "Living Free" LP! Fresh off earning international acclaim, the band has released a brand new single. "Just Take Hold" is a great, jamming Rock track. Hear it Tuesday night at 11:30 on 95.9 The Rat. Singer Gene Potts will call in to Jersey Rock!

(WATCH) Jersey Rock Video of the Week: Ruby Bones "Gone Gone Gone"

Ruby Bones' self-titled debut album is out now. Hitting #7 on the Billboard Heatseekers Mid Atlantic Chart, it marks a very promising beginning for the Indie Rock Trio. Ruby Bones will rock the Jersey Rock Showcase at The Brighton Bar on Thursday 2/8. It's a FREE show featuring $3 Yuenglings all night long courtesy of Shore Point Distributing. Check out Ruby Bones' latest video "Gone Gone Gone" now on the Jersey Rock page!

Jersey Rock: NJCASA Benefit Show

On Saturday 1/20 an all-female lineup of talented local musicians will take the stage at The Saint in Asbury Park to raise funds for the NJCASA, an organization that fights for victims of sexual abuse. Organized by Pamela Flores, the event will feature performances from Alexa Mazurkiewizz, Avery Mandeville, Tara Dente, The Vaughns, Hey Anna, Fiona Silver, and MACK.  Pamela Flores will call in to Jersey Rock on Tuesday at 11:30 pm to talk about the event.

Jersey Rock: Asbury Underground at Light Of Day Winterfest

The Asbury Underground will once again join forces with The Light Of Day Foundation for Winterfest. On Saturday 1/13 musicians, visual artists and stand-up comics will perform at 18 different downtown locations consisting of art galleries, cafes, shops, and restaurants. The crawl is from 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm and is free and open to the public!

Jersey Rock Band of the Week: Deal Casino

Asbury Park Indie Rockers Deal Casino are in action this Saturday 1/6 at The Asbury Park Brewery and Wednesday 1/24 at Arlene's Grocery in New York City. Their latest EP "Calidus" is out now. Tune to Jersey Rock on 95.9 The Rat on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at 11:30 pm to hear cuts from the disc. Singer Joe P. will call in to the show each night!