NEPA Scene Staff

Classic metal band Attacker headlines night of heavy metal at Irish Wolf Pub in Scranton on June 23

Classic metal band Attacker headlines night of heavy metal at Irish Wolf Pub in Scranton on June 23

From a press release: New Jersey power metal band Attacker with bring their classic heavy metal sound to the Irish Wolf Pub in downtown Scranton on Saturday, June 23. Local metal acts Beyond Fallen, Prosody, and Skeletal 69 will open the show. Doors open at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $10 in advance or $12 […]

 Alex Seeley

PHOTOS: Black Label Society, Corrosion of Conformity, and Red Fang in Philadelphia, 02/03/18

PHOTOS: Black Label Society, Corrosion of Conformity, and Red Fang in Philadelphia, 02/03/18

Before traveling the world as Ozzy Osbourne’s guitarist on the legendary singer’s farewell tour later this year, Zakk Wylde is touring the country with his own heavy metal band, Black Label Society, in support of their latest album, “Grimmest Hits,” released on Jan. 19. Despite the title, this record by the New Jersey-born singer, songwriter, […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Ozzy Osbourne kicks off farewell tour with Stone Sour at PPL Center in Allentown on Aug. 30

Ozzy Osbourne kicks off farewell tour with Stone Sour at PPL Center in Allentown on Aug. 30

From a press release: Five decades. 18,262 days. More than 2,500 shows. On his upcoming farewell world tour, Ozzy Osbourne – Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee and Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter – will celebrate more than five decades as a performer, both as a solo artist and as the lead vocalist of […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Avant-garde rockers Will Wood and the Tapeworms perform at Levels in Scranton on March 14

Avant-garde rockers Will Wood and the Tapeworms perform at Levels in Scranton on March 14

From a press release: After selling out their upcoming album release show in their home state of New Jersey, avant-garde pop/gypsy/experimental rock group Will Wood and the Tapeworms have announced a local concert exclusively through NEPA Scene at Levels Bar & Grill in downtown Scranton on Wednesday, March 14 at 7 p.m. The genre-bending group […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

ECPW Rock & Wrestling takes over Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Jan. 19

ECPW Rock & Wrestling takes over Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Jan. 19

From a press release: Music and wrestling have long been intertwined, so for the first time ever, three local heavy metal bands and two underground rap artists will perform in between the high-flying, action-packed excitement of East Coast Professional Wrestling at ECPW Rock & Wrestling at the Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Friday, Jan. 19 […]

 Rich Howells

Wilkes-Barre rock band Breaking Benjamin visits child fighting cancer for Christmas

Wilkes-Barre rock band Breaking Benjamin visits child fighting cancer for Christmas

Even with international fame and multi-platinum records, Wilkes-Barre rock band Breaking Benjamin continues to give back to fans as well as charitable causes, particularly St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, where they have visited children with cancer and performed for them. Last year, the band came to the hospital bed of a St. Louis police officer […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Hazleton’s Twelve Twenty-Four creates big TSO holiday experience in smaller NEPA venues Dec. 1-20

Hazleton’s Twelve Twenty-Four creates big TSO holiday experience in smaller NEPA venues Dec. 1-20

From a press release: Twelve Twenty-Four is celebrating their sixteenth year bringing their high-energy, full-scale holiday rock orchestra concert to venues across Pennsylvania and New Jersey, including several in their native Northeastern Pennsylvania. The shows feature everyone’s favorite holiday music with a rock edge, as well as their own holiday creations. Established in 2002 in […]

 Keith Perks

PHOTOS: Trophy Scars 15th anniversary show with Will Wood and the Tapeworms and Latewaves, 11/04/17

PHOTOS: Trophy Scars 15th anniversary show with Will Wood and the Tapeworms and Latewaves, 11/04/17

After releasing their first new song since their 2014 album “Holy Vacants” earlier this year, Morristown, New Jersey experimental rock band Trophy Scars celebrated their 15th anniversary with a concert at White Eagle Hall in Jersey City on Saturday, Nov. 4 with Will Wood and the Tapeworms and Latewaves. Vocalist Jerry Jones was taking some […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Railroad Earth jam on Thanksgiving weekend at Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg Nov. 24-25

Railroad Earth jam on Thanksgiving weekend at Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg Nov. 24-25

From a press release: Soon after playing on the Sherman Summer Stage at the Pocono Mountain Carnival Grounds, it was announced that New Jersey roots and Americana-based newgrass jam band Railroad Earth will return to the Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg to celebrate Thanksgiving weekend on Friday, Nov. 24 and Saturday, Nov. 25 at 8 p.m. […]

 Keith Perks

PHOTOS: XPoNential Music Festival, Day 3 – Drive-By Truckers, Davy Knowles, Hurray for the Riff Raff, and more, 07/30/17

PHOTOS: XPoNential Music Festival, Day 3 – Drive-By Truckers, Davy Knowles, Hurray for the Riff Raff, and more, 07/30/17

After covering two days last year, NEPA Scene returned to tackle all three days of the 2017 XPoNential Music Festival in Camden, New Jersey just outside of Philadelphia, home of award-winning radio station WXPN 88.5 FM, the curators of the festival. From Friday, July 28 through Sunday, July 30, the family-friendly event was held for […]

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