Rich Howells

Yuengling has introduced a new Harry Potter-inspired Butterbeer ice cream

Yuengling has introduced a new Harry Potter-inspired Butterbeer ice cream

D.G. Yuengling & Son in Pottsville may be known nationwide for its craft beer, but now Yuengling’s Ice Cream will be famous in the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry and the Three Broom Sticks thanks to a new flavor it has debuted this week. On Monday, March 20, Yuengling announced that Butterbeer will be […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Yuengling is No. 1 craft brewing company in the country and 4th overall brewery in nationwide sales

Yuengling is No. 1 craft brewing company in the country and 4th overall brewery in nationwide sales

From a press release: As it continues to expand its availability in new states like Indiana, the local lager proves that it’s just as popular across the country as it is here in Pennsylvania. This week, the Brewers Association, the not-for-profit trade group representing small and independent craft brewers, released its annual lists of the […]

 Rich Howells

Pottsville hard rock band Crobot creating epic sci-fi comics based on their music with fans’ help

Pottsville hard rock band Crobot creating epic sci-fi comics based on their music with fans’ help

Pottsville heavy groove rockers Crobot have always been a very visual band, from their 1960s-inspired look that pairs with their sound to their striking album and merch artwork to the trippy visualizers they made to go along with their music, and sci-fi stories are embedded in many of their lyrics, so it’s no surprise that […]

 Rich Howells

YOU SHOULD BE LISTENING TO: Pottsville dirty groove rock band Crobot

YOU SHOULD BE LISTENING TO: Pottsville dirty groove rock band Crobot

Crobot City: Pottsville Genre(s): Hard rock, heavy metal, stoner rock, groove rock, rock Years active: 2011-present Sounds like: Crobot is everything you miss about classic rock concerts – boundless energy, badass grooves, creative lyrics, and cool personas. Whether you’re experiencing their legendary live performances or spinning one of their records (because they look and sound […]

 Rich Howells

STREAMING: Pottsville’s Crobot ‘Play It Cool’ in newest track from ‘Welcome to Fat City’

STREAMING: Pottsville’s Crobot ‘Play It Cool’ in newest track from ‘Welcome to Fat City’

As their brand new album, “Welcome to Fat City,” comes closer to release, Pottsville heavy metal band Crobot continue to premiere more groovy tunes for fans who just can’t wait. Recently debuting “Play It Cool” on Crave, vocalist Brandon Yeagley introduced the second track on their sophomore album, which hits stores Sept. 23 via Wind-up […]

 Rich Howells

MUSIC VIDEO: Pottsville heavy metal band Crobot rock out with crazy dads to ‘Not for Sale’

Releasing the single last month, Pottsville heavy groove rockers Crobot now have an official music video for “Not for Sale,” the first taste of their new album “Welcome to Fat City,” due for release on Sept. 23 via Wind-up Records. The video combines three of the group’s major trademarks – an energetic live performance, an […]

 Rich Howells

STREAMING: Pottsville’s Crobot is ‘Not for Sale,’ making their own luck with new single

STREAMING: Pottsville’s Crobot is ‘Not for Sale,’ making their own luck with new single

With the band originating from Pottsville, we’ve dug the groovy old school heavy metal of Crobot long before the release of their debut full-length album, “Something Supernatural,” in 2014 and their skyrocketing international fame after touring with bands like Clutch, Chevelle, Black Label Society, Volbeat, and Anthrax and playing festivals like SXSW, Rock on the […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Yuengling named No. 1 craft brewing company in the country, beating Samuel Adams

Yuengling named No. 1 craft brewing company in the country, beating Samuel Adams

From a press release: To locals, it’s simply ordered as “lager.” But, across the country, Yuengling is much more. The Brewers Association, the not-for-profit trade group representing small and independent craft brewers, released its annual lists of the Top 50 craft and overall brewing companies in the United States, based on beer sales volume, last […]

 Brad Patton

New book digs up dark secrets of Sheppton mine disaster, NEPA’s ‘greatest urban legend’

New book digs up dark secrets of Sheppton mine disaster, NEPA’s ‘greatest urban legend’

Mocanaqua author signing books in Berwick, Wilkes-Barre, and Pottsville

As a lifelong resident of Northeastern Pennsylvania, music journalist and author Maxim W. Furek has always been interested in finding out what really happened during the Sheppton mine disaster. And since he didn’t see anyone else delving into the mystery of the August 1963 disaster, he decided to take on the subject himself. Furek, a […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO: Crobot tells ‘Legend of the Spaceborne Killer’ on Yahoo

Pottsville hard rockers Crobot premiered their new video for “Legend of the Spaceborne Killer” on Yahoo Music today – one that captures the spirit of their frenetic live performances and vintage vibe. It can be viewed above. The single is the first track on their self-titled EP, which is available now, and their debut full-length […]