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It’s the first ever Jersey Rock Podcast Halloween Special! It’s an hour-long episode featuring local ghost stories and the spookiest tracks from the bands that make NJ rock! Turn it up while carving that jack-o-lantern, handing out candy or reaching out and touching something with your ouija board!
On this week’s show:
In his 30+ year career as a reporter, Bob Makin has covered a lot of supernatural stories. His latest paranormal article “13 Most Haunted Sites in Central Jersey” is up now at mycentraljersey.com. Bob will hang on the line throughout the podcast to share 3 different ghost stories from his many exploits. Bob Makin’s 2nd Annual Makin Waves Hunger Benefit rocks Langosta Lounge and The Asbury Park Yacht Club on 11/16 and 11/17. Learn more on the facebook event page!
Dr. Richard Veit is the Chair of the Department of History and Anthropology at Monmouth University in West Long Branch, where he teaches courses on New Jersey History, Archaeology, Native Americans, and Historic Preservation. He has authored a number articles and books including “Digging New Jersey’s Past: Historical Archaeology in the Garden State”, “New Jersey Cemeteries and Tombstones: History In The Landscape,” and his latest release “Envisioning New Jersey: An Illustrated History of The Garden State.” Dr. Veit calls in to share some of NJ’s creepy history.
Scotty The NJ Medium calls in to share some of his paranormal expertise. Scotty serves as the Psychic Advisor to local paranormal research group P.A.R.S. He has extensive experience in dealing with the world of the supernatural. Scotty was recently featured on Inside Edition. Learn more about the services he provides at scottythenjmedium.com and check out P.A.R.S at parsinvestigations.com!
We also rock the spookiest tracks we could dig up from:
The Carousers are currently working on new material. You can catch them at Callout’s record release show at Allstar Music Empire in Flemington on 12/8. Their self-titled album is out now. We rock a classic track from the band celebrating the season of the witch. Check them out at thecarousersnj.bandcamp.com!
The Ones You Forgot’s “Too Afraid To Say” EP is out now. It’s full of energy, emotion and deals with elements of the otherside. We rock a track based on the anime “Bleach,” which deals with evil spirits and other things that go slash in the night. Learn more at theonesyouforgot.com!
Frankenstein 3000 has the perfect name for the Halloween season and the perfect sound for all seasons. The band’s latest album “The Blunt Truth” is out now. Score a copy at mainmanrecords.com! Don’t forget to hear frontman Keith Roth on The Electric Ballroom, rocking Rat Radio every Sunday from 8 pm to 10 pm!
Ruby Bones’s new EP “Laser” drops on 11/2. Catch their dual album release show with A-Bird at The Pet Shop in Jersey City on 11/15. We rock a tune from their debut self-titled release that’s brimming with darkness. Learn more at rubybonesband.com!
Reality Suite’s “Awaken” album is out now! The band will extend the Halloween Season into November when they rock Dingbatz in Clifton on 11/3 for the Voodo Terror Tribe Halloween Special with Ken Pfiefer. Learn more at realitysuite.com!
Darren Fisher’s music project These Wolves continues to churn out killer singles and epic music videos. Their latest video “No Ocean” is this week’s Jersey Rock Video of the Week. Check it out HERE. Learn more at thesewolves.com!
Dentist’s latest album “Night Swimming” is out now! The band is in action on 11/14 at Baby It’s All Right in Brooklyn and 11/16 at The Saint in Asbury Park. We rock a killer track based on the film “The Sixth Sense”! Check them out at dentistband.com!
Roulette is always ready to summon something scary. The band has a number of songs and videos that fit perfectly for this time of year. The band’s latest effort “Fire” is out now and they’re currently working on their third album. Learn more at roulettemusicnj.com!
Funeral Students’ “Ghost Ocean” album is a highly recommended release with a title that just can’t be passed up in the month of October. We rock a totally rad tune from the LP. Learn more at funeralstudents.com!
Experiment 34 has a new album on the way. Don’t miss them at The Asbury Park Yacht Club on 11/6 for The Makin Waves Hunger Benefit. The band’s ability to dial the crazy up to 11 makes them a must-have for the Halloween season. Check them out at experiment34.com!
Halloween is without a doubt Lunatic Fringe’s favorite season. Singer Sophia Hanley and guitar player Cooper Boyd call in to tell us exactly how they plan to celebrate the holiday. Their EP “The Freakshow” is out now. Learn more at lunaticfringeband.com!