Sevendust Still Rocking

Last weekend I saw Sevendust with a few other bands in New Jersey at Asbury Park’s The Stone Pony. Don’t let the time lapse fool you, that shit was awesome. I’m just now recovering! I actually saw Sevendust earlier in the week at Manhattan’s Best Buy Theater as well, but The Stone Pony was a…

Sevendust Takes the Tri-State Area

Every once in a while I’ll drop a band name that no one remembers and feel old as hell. Unfortunately, that keeps happening with Sevendust due to their upcoming shows in my area; however, I feel less like an old lady and more like one of the fortunate few who still remembers awesome music without an…

Dead Fish Handshake: A Firm Grip on Music

There is absolutely nothing more powerful in this world than music. It can draw people together, influence behavior, heal pain; the abilities of music are endless. With such an amazing power in their hands, musicians are in a much more significant position than they often realize. Dead Fish Handshake vocalist, Matt Paul has no trouble recognizing the…

Khaled Dajani: NYC’s Music Melting Pot

Alternative world fusion. That’s right, it’s a genre. And Palestinian musician Khaled Dajani fits right into, if not defines it entirely. With his first guitar around age 11, Dajani popped his songwriter cherry with the obligatory Nirvana-esque songs characteristic of a teen metalhead planting his roots in the music soil. Years later, he has created a perfect blend of…

Everest Cale Keeps the Emotion in Music

Music is a powerful thing. It moves, unites, motivates, ignites, cleanses, the list goes on. For Brett Treacy, guitarist and lead singer for Everest Cale, music puts him in a different emotional place entirely. “When you hear it, it makes your whole body sink and you feel as if you’re learning something, like somebody else has felt…