Rich Howells

Ex-Breaking Benjamin guitarist Aaron Fink plays release show for 4th solo album in Wilkes-Barre on May 18

Ex-Breaking Benjamin guitarist Aaron Fink plays release show for 4th solo album in Wilkes-Barre on May 18

On April 13, the same day that his former band, Breaking Benjamin, released their new album, Northeastern Pennsylvania rock singer, songwriter, producer, and multi-instrumentalist Aaron Fink put out his next solo album via Woodhenge Records and is set to play a release show at the new downtown Wilkes-Barre music venue Karl Hall later this month. […]

 Rich Howells

STREAMING: ‘Save Yourself’ with new Breaking Benjamin single before album drops on April 13

STREAMING: ‘Save Yourself’ with new Breaking Benjamin single before album drops on April 13

In just one week, multi-platinum rock band Breaking Benjamin will release their long-awaited new album, “Ember.” Since January, they’ve been uploading singles and a music video to build up to Friday, April 13. Late last night, the Wilkes-Barre quintet debuted their fifth new song, “Save Yourself,” a good mix of their melodic side with the […]

 Rich Howells

STREAMING: Wilkes-Barre’s Breaking Benjamin goes ‘Psycho’ on new single

STREAMING: Wilkes-Barre’s Breaking Benjamin goes ‘Psycho’ on new single

With less than a month until their new album drops, multi-platinum rock band Breaking Benjamin has released another track from “Ember” that reveals where the title of the self-produced record comes from in its lyrics. Debuting on Spotify and digital music retailers early this morning, “Psycho” isn’t quite as hard as the Wilkes-Barre band’s first […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

EP PREMIERE: Scranton hip-hop artist Lucas Hex delivers ‘Sermons’ with Lil Peep producer Nedarb

EP PREMIERE: Scranton hip-hop artist Lucas Hex delivers ‘Sermons’ with Lil Peep producer Nedarb

Today, Scranton hip-hop artist Lucas Hex has debuted his brand new hard-hitting EP “Sermons” exclusively on NEPA Scene. The album’s single, “Fade,” was produced by Nedarb Nagrom, who served as a producer for the late Lil Peep. Nedarb has also worked with other notable acts, such as Ghostemane, Xavier Wulf, and Scranton’s own Wicca Phase […]

 Rich Howells

STREAMING: Wilkes-Barre’s Breaking Benjamin sheds ‘Blood’ in heavy new track

STREAMING: Wilkes-Barre’s Breaking Benjamin sheds ‘Blood’ in heavy new track

Multi-platinum rock band Breaking Benjamin is less than two months away from releasing their next album, “Ember,” and the Wilkes-Barre group been putting out singles since January in anticipation of their sixth full-length through Hollywood Records. The third new song, “Blood,” was made public today, another heavy track from what the band has promised will […]

 Rich Howells

STREAMING: Scranton indie rockers Three Man Cannon are ‘Building Broken Steps’ with new single

STREAMING: Scranton indie rockers Three Man Cannon are ‘Building Broken Steps’ with new single

Scranton indie rock band Three Man Cannon premiered a catchy, reflective new song called “Building Broken Steps” this week, the first single from their first full-length album since 2014. Now based in Philadelphia, the group that features former members of fellow Scranton band Tigers Jaw will release the self-titled record through Philly indie label Lame-O […]

 Rich Howells

STREAMING: Wilkes-Barre’s Breaking Benjamin ‘Feed the Wolf’ with new single

STREAMING: Wilkes-Barre’s Breaking Benjamin ‘Feed the Wolf’ with new single

After releasing a cinematic music video for “Red Cold River” – the first single from their upcoming album – last week, Wilkes-Barre rock band Breaking Benjamin followed it up with the next single, “Feed the Wolf,” today. Streaming below, “Feed the Wolf” continues the heavier direction of “Red Cold River,” the first new music the […]

 Rich Howells

STREAMING: Wilkes-Barre’s Breaking Benjamin unleashes heavy new single ‘Red Cold River’

STREAMING: Wilkes-Barre’s Breaking Benjamin unleashes heavy new single ‘Red Cold River’

As they promised two weeks ago, Wilkes-Barre rock band Breaking Benjamin released their new single, “Red Cold River,” early this morning, diving into the heavier side of their sound while maintaining the melodic atmosphere they’re known for. In interviews like one with The Pulse of Radio, vocalist/guitarist Benjamin Burnley says that he knows what works […]

 Rich Howells

SONG PREMIERE: Wilkes-Barre folk rockers Charming Beards mourn ‘Jakob’ and celebrate new EP

SONG PREMIERE: Wilkes-Barre folk rockers Charming Beards mourn ‘Jakob’ and celebrate new EP

As we look back at 2017 and remember those we’ve lost, The Charming Beards have the perfect mournful, but beautiful song to memorialize those who have passed on. Before the Wilkes-Barre folk rock band plays their EP release party at The Keys in downtown Scranton and makes a special radio appearance this Friday, Jan. 5, […]

 Rich Howells

SONG PREMIERES: NEPA alt rockers Permanence and Alma Mater team up for split EP

SONG PREMIERES: NEPA alt rockers Permanence and Alma Mater team up for split EP

As they announced during NEPA Scene’s red carpet interview at the Steamtown Music Awards last month, two local alternative rock bands are releasing a split EP together on Saturday, Oct. 14, and we’ve got an exclusive first listen to singles from both acts. Both Scranton’s Permanence and Wilkes-Barre’s Alma Mater are following up their respective […]

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