Jersey Rock Band of the Week: Mind Riot

Playing The Brighton Bar in their hometown of Long Branch on Thursday October 6.

Mind Riot are a hard, alternative rock band with a sound reminiscent of the music scene of the 1990's.  Its no surprise their influences include Soundgarden, Alice In Chains and Down.  The band has a deep-rooted passion for hard rock .  That passion paid off with a great debut album.

All week on Jersey Rock we will play tracks from Mind Riot's self-titled debut album.  That album is available now via digital download at  You can order a physical copy at

Mind Riot are: Mike Rainone (Vocals), Brian "B Money" Moyes (Guitar), Skip Burns (Bass) and Dan Rainone (Drums).  The band is comprised of 100% family and life-long friends.

You can catch them live in their hometown of Long Branch on Thursday October 6 at The Brighton Bar.  On the bill with them are One Hundred Thousand, The Carousers and Stay Home.  It's an 18+ show.  Doors are at 7PM.  Tickets are $10.

You can learn more about Mind Riot on their  facebook page.

Check out the video of their cover of the Soundgarden track "Fell on Black Days" live at the Brighton Bar: