Music

 NEPA Scene Staff

Blinded Passenger will release new album in Scranton, the city that inspired it, on Dec. 5

Blinded Passenger will release new album in Scranton, the city that inspired it, on Dec. 5

From a press release: Scranton-based indie rock band Blinded Passenger will release their first full-length album, “The Electric,” on Friday, Dec. 5 at a CD release show at The Keys (244 Penn Ave., Scranton). Blinded Passenger features singer/songwriter Patrick McGlynn, Steve Werner on drums, Stefan Ogonosky on guitar, and Kevin Stone on bass. “The Electric” […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Tufts Beelzebubs to perform a cappella holiday concert at Misericordia on Nov. 23

Tufts Beelzebubs to perform a cappella holiday concert at Misericordia on Nov. 23

From a press release: Tufts University’s oldest all-male a cappella group, the Beelzebubs, will kick-off the holiday season with the concert, “Christmas with the Tufts Beelzebubs,” in Lemmond Theater at Misericordia University (301 Lake St., Dallas) on Sunday, Nov. 23 at 7:30 p.m. Recognized as leaders of contemporary a cappella, the Bubs, as they are […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

U.S. Air Force’s Langley Winds return to Lackawanna College on Nov. 12

U.S. Air Force’s Langley Winds return to Lackawanna College on Nov. 12

From a press release: Lackawanna College and the U.S. Armed Forces Committee of NEPA will present an evening with the Langley Winds on Wednesday, Nov. 12 at 7 p.m. in the Theater at Lackawanna College (501 Vine St., Scranton). Tickets are free, and seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Since 1995, Langley Winds […]

 Cory Wolff

PUTTING IN WORK: The music business is over

PUTTING IN WORK: The music business is over

In the 1890s, there were traveling vaudeville shows that went from city to city, performing and singing songs for the public to enjoy. Of course, it’s the 1890s, so the only way for them to hear their favorite songs again is if they play them themselves. A few days after seeing a show, they would […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

The Top 40 albums in NEPA, 11/04/14

The Top 40 albums in NEPA, 11/04/14

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.

 Rich Howells

VIDEO: Last of Nine – ‘Remnants of Misery’

NEPA’s “symphonic nu metal band with a twist,” Last of Nine, has a new music video for “Remnants of Misery,” a song they released earlier this year, that tells the story of a jilted lover moving on with her life. The video, directed by Larry Rosen of Rosenguez Productions, was shot at J & R […]

 Lora Kormos

PHOTOS: Mohegan Sun’s Boo Bash, 10/31/14

PHOTOS: Mohegan Sun’s Boo Bash, 10/31/14

Halloween is a time for trick or treating, spooky costumes, haunted houses, and the annual airing of “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown.” And with the holiday landing on a Friday this year, it was the perfect excuse to don a pair of cat ears and get into the Halloween spirit while getting ready to […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Linkin Park 2015 tour with Rise Against and Of Mice & Men comes to Hershey

Linkin Park 2015 tour with Rise Against and Of Mice & Men comes to Hershey

Named after their sixth studio album, Linkin Park has announced “The Hunting Party Tour,” an early 2015 winter trek with Rise Against and Of Mice & Men. The California nu metal band is still going strong, releasing one of the year’s bestselling albums on June 13. Rise Against and Of Mice & Men also have […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: Michale Graves, The Obscuse, and Silhouette Lies, 10/25/14

PHOTOS: Michale Graves, The Obscuse, and Silhouette Lies, 10/25/14

Michale Graves, former lead singer of horror punk band the Misfits throughout the ’90s, took his solo “Zombies Unite” tour to The Factory: Underground in Wilkes-Barre on Saturday, Oct. 25, appropriately just before Halloween. Opening for the singer/songwriter and his band, who successfully crowdfunded their latest album, “Wanderer,” earlier this year, that night were local […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO: Motionless In White gets even creepier with stop-motion animation

If their last video for “Reincarnate” wasn’t scary enough for you, then Motionless In White‘s latest music video for “Dead as Fuck” probably will be, considering its creepy use of stop-motion animation and broken old dolls. The song is the next single from “Reincarnate,” the full-length album they released last month. Consistently engaging fans with […]