Music

 Rich Howells

VIDEO: Watch Title Fight create a reflective mural in downtown Wilkes-Barre

Last month, Title Fight posted a short video documenting the process behind the creation of a mural in downtown Wilkes-Barre that would become the band’s album cover for “Hyperview,” due to be released on Tuesday, Feb. 3. Filmed in black and white with a GoPro Hero 3+, the video is as artistic as the endeavor […]

 Rich Howells

EXCLUSIVE: Scranton acoustic indie pop duo Skip Monday stream debut EP ‘Wildfire’

EXCLUSIVE: Scranton acoustic indie pop duo Skip Monday stream debut EP ‘Wildfire’

Scranton acoustic indie pop duo Skip Monday just released their debut EP, “Wildfire,” and NEPA Scene has the exclusive first stream of the album. Vocalist/guitarist Kaylin Karr, originally from Alaska, relocated to Tunkhannock and met drummer Nathan Montella at her show at Duffy’s Coffee House in Clarks Summit. They started jamming soon after and immediately […]

 Rich Howells

Scranton’s Motionless In White to tour with Slipknot, Lamb of God, and Bullet for My Valentine this summer

Scranton’s Motionless In White to tour with Slipknot, Lamb of God, and Bullet for My Valentine this summer

After Slipknot just announced last week that they would be playing at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton on May 13 with Hatebreed, the band revealed today that they’ll be taking Electric City goth rockers Motionless In White on tour over the summer. “If you search Motionless In White interview on YouTube, you’ll see […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

‘Coal Miner’s Daughter’ Loretta Lynn performs in Wilkes-Barre on June 26

‘Coal Miner’s Daughter’ Loretta Lynn performs in Wilkes-Barre on June 26

From a press release: “The Coal Miner’s Daughter” is coming to the Diamond City. It was announced today that legendary country singer Loretta Lynn will visit the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts on Friday, June 26 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets, which are $40, $55, $65 (Gold Circle), and $99 (very limited Pit), plus […]

 Rich Howells

Title Fight to play stripped-down record release show in Wilkes-Barre before world tour

Title Fight to play stripped-down record release show in Wilkes-Barre before world tour

The hype for Title Fight‘s new album “Hyperview” has been steadily increasing, as the Kingston punk rockers signed with Anti- Records, received coverage from major outlets like Vogue and Pitchfork, released film-quality music videos for “Chlorine” and “Rose of Sharon” that revealed a more shoegazey sound, and announced a world tour that includes dates across […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: Louisa, Chris Castillo, Spur, Black Diamond, Esta Coda, and Backslashes and Bad Ideas, 01/18/15

PHOTOS: Louisa, Chris Castillo, Spur, Black Diamond, Esta Coda, and Backslashes and Bad Ideas, 01/18/15

Local indie rock band Louisa performed their first full live set at the Courtdale United Methodist Church in Courtdale surrounded by friends and Time Table Records Collective labelmates on Sunday, Jan. 18. The trio’s 20-minute set of heartfelt songs with a punk rock attitude were well-received by the small but dedicated crowd, and Chris Castillo […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

2015 Country Megatickets for The Pavilion at Montage Mountain go on sale Jan. 31

2015 Country Megatickets for The Pavilion at Montage Mountain go on sale Jan. 31

From a press release: The Pavilion at Montage Mountain announced the 2015 Country Megaticket today, a three-show “package” featuring the summer’s hottest country shows at The Pavilion in Scranton, available online only through megaticket.com. The 2015 Country Megaticket gives concertgoers the chance to buy tickets first, weeks before the individual show tickets are available. The […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

The Top 40 albums in NEPA, 01/22/15

The Top 40 albums in NEPA, 01/22/15

Each week, Joe Nardone’s Gallery of Sound provides NEPA Scene with the Top 40 best-selling albums in its Northeastern Pennsylvania stores from the previous week. Every album is followed by its rank from the week before. “D” indicates a debut this week.

 Mark Uricheck

Extreme vocalist Gary Cherone recalls the lasting legacy and ‘magic’ of ‘Pornograffitti’ on 25th anniversary tour

Extreme vocalist Gary Cherone recalls the lasting legacy and ‘magic’ of ‘Pornograffitti’ on 25th anniversary tour

Boston rockers perform album in its entirety tonight in Jim Thorpe and Saturday in New York

t’s hard to believe it’s been 25 years since the release of Extreme’s seminal hard rock opus, “Extreme II: Pornograffitti.” The record, which sold in excess of two million copies and spawned a pair of Billboard Top 5 singles – the acoustic stomper “Hole Hearted” and the sparse, lip-quivering duet “More Than Words” (the latter […]

 Brittany Boote

PHOTOS: Turbo Suit at the River Street Jazz Cafe, 01/16/15

PHOTOS: Turbo Suit at the River Street Jazz Cafe, 01/16/15

Turbo Suit, a live electronic dance music three-piece formerly known as Cosby Sweater, sent the River Street Jazz Cafe in Plains into the stratosphere on Friday, Jan. 16 with support from local producer/DJ Conscious Pilot. Starting in 2015, the Indianapolis trio officially changed into its Turbo Suit after the sexual assault allegations against comedian Bill […]