Rich Howells

NEPA SCENE PODCAST: Singer/songwriter and former Breaking Benjamin guitarist Aaron Fink

NEPA SCENE PODCAST: Singer/songwriter and former Breaking Benjamin guitarist Aaron Fink

The NEPA Scene Podcast is back in a new location with new co-hosts and a fresh format, conducting the same honest, uncensored interviews and in-depth discussions about Northeastern Pennsylvania that the show has become known for, covering local arts, entertainment, and the issues that matter to the area. Recorded and produced every week by Internet […]

 Rich Howells

Wilkes-Barre’s Breaking Benjamin cracks Top 200 bestselling North American tours in 2016 with Disturbed

Wilkes-Barre’s Breaking Benjamin cracks Top 200 bestselling North American tours in 2016 with Disturbed

Pollstar, a leading concert industry publication, released its year-end report on 2016 concert ticket sales last week, which had some good news for some of the biggest venues in Northeastern Pennsylvania – the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre Township ranked at No. 141 in the Top 200 arenas in worldwide ticket sales, […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO: NEPA bands unite – Chris Motionless sings ‘Polyamorous’ with Breaking Benjamin

Two of Northeastern Pennsylvania’s most successful bands, Wilkes-Barre’s Breaking Benjamin and Scranton’s Motionless In White, are finally on tour together, playing with Korn and Silver Snakes throughout September and October, though none of the stops are in their hometown area. Luckily, Andy Peck of Wilkes-Barre video company Feet First Productions happened to be on hand […]

 Corey Kime

CONCERT REVIEW: As Scranton proves, there’s no place like ‘Home’ for Breaking Benjamin

CONCERT REVIEW: As Scranton proves, there’s no place like ‘Home’ for Breaking Benjamin

An hour before gates opened to the Breaking Benjamin/Disturbed co-headlining show Friday night at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton, it was announced that the show was an official sell-out, having pushed 16,000 tickets. The sold-out crowd on July 29 also caused quite the congestion getting up Montage Mountain. Traffic was backed up over […]

 Rich Howells

Breaking Benjamin visits police officer shot and paralyzed in the line of duty in St. Louis hospital

Breaking Benjamin visits police officer shot and paralyzed in the line of duty in St. Louis hospital

With all the recent violence going on across the country, small acts of kindness can go a long way to lift people’s spirits. On July 8, 31-year-old St. Louis, Missouri Police Officer Michael Flamion was making a routine traffic stop when he was shot in the neck from behind while returning to his patrol vehicle […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Korn, Breaking Benjamin, and Motionless In White tour together in September and October

Korn, Breaking Benjamin, and Motionless In White tour together in September and October

From a press release: Korn has announced details for the “Nocturnal Underground Tour,” where they will share co-headlining duties with Breaking Benjamin and be joined by special guests Motionless In White and Silver Snakes, bringing two of the most successful Northeastern Pennsylvania bands together on the road this fall. Tickets go on sale this Friday, […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Breaking Benjamin, MiW join Avenged Sevenfold, Alice in Chains, and more at Rock Allegiance festival Sept. 17-18

Breaking Benjamin, MiW join Avenged Sevenfold, Alice in Chains, and more at Rock Allegiance festival Sept. 17-18

From a press release: Monster Energy Rock Allegiance returns to Talen Energy Stadium (formerly PPL Park) in Chester, just outside Philadelphia, on Saturday, Sept. 17 and Sunday, Sept. 18 with a lineup of over 35 bands on three stages, led by Avenged Sevenfold and Alice in Chains, along with Wilkes-Barre’s Breaking Benjamin, Slayer, The Offspring, […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Wilkes-Barre rockers Breaking Benjamin perform at Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Aug. 5

Wilkes-Barre rockers Breaking Benjamin perform at Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Aug. 5

From a press release: In between tour dates with Disturbed, multi-platinum Wilkes-Barre rockers Breaking Benjamin will stop at the Sands Bethlehem Event Center for a concert on their own on Friday, Aug. 5 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $45, go on sale this Friday, May 6 at noon and can be purchased at sandseventcenter.com, […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Disturbed and Breaking Benjamin co-headline Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton on July 29

Disturbed and Breaking Benjamin co-headline Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton on July 29

From a press release: At the beginning of the month, just days after appearing together on stage in New York City for a cover of “Under Pressure,” Breaking Benjamin and Disturbed announced a co-headlining summer amphitheater tour, and now the dates have been revealed. Produced by Live Nation, two of the best-selling modern rock bands […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Breaking Benjamin and Disturbed announce co-headlining tour coming to Scranton

Breaking Benjamin and Disturbed announce co-headlining tour coming to Scranton

From a press release: Just days after appearing together on stage in New York City for a cover of “Under Pressure,” Breaking Benjamin and Disturbed have announced a co-headlining summer amphitheater tour. Produced by Live Nation, the two legendary rock bands will hit the road starting this July and will stop in more than 20 […]

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