If there’s one festival in Scranton that’s guaranteed to be a hit each and every year, it’s La Festa Italiana. The 39th annual event was packed shoulder to shoulder around Courthouse Square as we took in the sights, smells, tastes, and sounds, which included a lively set by Ray Massa’s EuroRhythms from Columbus, Ohio.
Scranton metal band Behind the Grey started an Indiegogo campaign yesterday to fund their debut full-length album, offering some affordable perks to fans looking to help out. Aside from the usual MP3s, CDs, and signed merchandise, which range from $1 to $50, the band is asking $50 for a private lesson with any member, $100 […]
Massachusetts hard rockers Godsmack canceled their headlining performance at the Rockstar Energy Drink Uproar Festival at Mount Airy Casino Resort on Saturday, and fans were not happy about it – particularly when other main stage acts played that night. The band cited “unforeseen production/technical issues with that stage itself” in a statement posted on their […]
Formed in Scranton in 2006 by singer/songwriter Patrick McGlynn, Blinded Passenger has released a few EPs over the years and is finally ready to debut a full-length album, “The Electric,” this fall. In anticipation, the group – which features drummer Steve Werner, guitarist Stefan Ogonosky, and bassist Kevin Stone – released the title track from […]
Lifetime movies aren’t exactly known for their real-life accuracy, so it’s appropriate that the channel’s upcoming film, “The Unauthorized Saved by the Bell Story,” is based on Dustin “Screech” Diamond’s “Behind the Bell,” a book he admits was largely fabricated. The movie version, which supposedly tells the true story behind the popular NBC teen sitcom […]
The Menzingers’ guitarist/vocalist Greg Barnett stripped down “Where Your Heartache Exists” for the “Punk Goes Acoustic” series on Exclaim! TV, which can be viewed above. The song is the fourth track on “Rented World,” the band’s latest album that was released back in April. For those unfamiliar with the original version, listen to it here: […]
The Trey Anastasio Band played the main stage two nights in a row at this year’s Peach Music Festival at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton, but Anastasio had a special treat for those in attendance on Saturday, Aug. 16. He covered “Clint Eastwood” by Gorillaz, sharing vocal duties with Jennifer Hartswick. This may […]
Breaking Benjamin, the most commercially successful rock band to come out of NEPA, announced their official return on Facebook and Twitter today, confirming a brand new lineup. The Wilkes-Barre group, which has sold more than five million albums in the U.S., has been on hiatus since 2010, when frontman Benjamin Burnley was dealing with health […]