Rich Howells

Another Day Dawns debuts in Top 40 of Mediabase Active Rock Chart as first unsigned Pennsylvania rock artists on chart

Another Day Dawns debuts in Top 40 of Mediabase Active Rock Chart as first unsigned Pennsylvania rock artists on chart

Today, Lehighton hard rock band Another Day Dawns debuted at No. 40 on the Mediabase Active Rock Chart with their single “Taste of Heaven,” a notable feat for any unsigned artist. The lead track from their new EP, “Stranger,” has over 100,000 streams on Spotify, and the music video, which was filmed in Pittston, has […]

 Rich Howells

SONG PREMIERE: Wilkes-Barre nu metal band Lifer debuts first new song in 18 years, ‘The Start of Something Else’

SONG PREMIERE: Wilkes-Barre nu metal band Lifer debuts first new song in 18 years, ‘The Start of Something Else’

When Lifer broke up like so many other nu metal bands in the early 2000s, the chances that the Wilkes-Barre group would ever record together again were slim, especially after its members moved on to other projects like Breaking Benjamin, The Drama Club, and later Cold. Their dedicated fan base in Northeastern Pennsylvania, however, never […]

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Breaking Benjamin is back at Montage Mountain in Scranton with Bush, Theory of a Deadman, and more on July 18

Breaking Benjamin is back at Montage Mountain in Scranton with Bush, Theory of a Deadman, and more on July 18

From a press release: Following the recent wrap-up of their North American co-headlining arena tour with Korn, Wilkes-Barre rock band Breaking Benjamin has announced their 2020 U.S. summer tour with fellow multi-platinum-selling rockers Bush. Produced by Live Nation, the tour featuring opening acts Theory of a Deadman, Saint Asonia, and Cory Marks kicks off July […]

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Breaking Benjamin bassist Aaron Bruch taking over vocals for Pan.a.ce.a reunion in Wilkes-Barre on April 11

Breaking Benjamin bassist Aaron Bruch taking over vocals for Pan.a.ce.a reunion in Wilkes-Barre on April 11

Last week, a big benefit show was announced for Bret Alexander, one of Northeastern Pennsylvania’s most loved and respected musicians. Headlining this massive lineup of local artists is a series of reunion performances, and one more that was just added today will be a welcome surprise for fans of Breaking Benjamin and local rock music. […]

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Breaking Benjamin announces acoustic album, tour with Korn tour hitting Allentown on Jan. 23

Breaking Benjamin announces acoustic album, tour with Korn tour hitting Allentown on Jan. 23

From a press release: A long time in the making, multi-platinum Wilkes-Barre rock band Breaking Benjamin officially announced the title, release date, and tracklist of their anticipated acoustic album. “Aurora” will feature reimagined acoustic versions of songs from their vast catalog, starting with “So Cold,” the lead single from their second album, 2004’s “We Are […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO: Breaking Benjamin’s Aaron Bruch honors Kurt Cobain with Nirvana cover on 25th death anniversary

Aaron Bruch, the bassist and backup singer for multi-platinum Wilkes-Barre rock band Breaking Benjamin, joined many fans and fellow musicians today in remembering Kurt Cobain on the 25th anniversary of the frontman’s death with an acoustic take on a classic Nirvana song. In his first upload to his new YouTube channel, Bruch posted a simple […]

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Breaking Benjamin returns home to Montage Mountain in Scranton on Aug. 10 with Chevelle and Three Days Grace

Breaking Benjamin returns home to Montage Mountain in Scranton on Aug. 10 with Chevelle and Three Days Grace

From a press release: Today, multi-platinum Wilkes-Barre rock band Breaking Benjamin announced their massive summer headlining tour across North America featuring a stacked lineup of special guests – Chevelle, Three Days Grace, Dorothy, and Diamante. The local band that became a worldwide hit-maker is currently set to kick off a slew of arena dates beginning […]

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Multi-platinum Wilkes-Barre rockers Breaking Benjamin play at Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Dec. 29

Multi-platinum Wilkes-Barre rockers Breaking Benjamin play at Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Dec. 29

From a press release: After playing a hometown show in Scranton back in August, it was announced today that multi-platinum-selling Wilkes-Barre rock band Breaking Benjamin will perform at the Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Saturday, Dec. 29 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $59.50, plus applicable fees, go on sale this Friday, Nov. 2 at […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: Breaking Benjamin, Five Finger Death Punch, and Bad Wolves at Montage Mountain in Scranton, 08/17/18

PHOTOS: Breaking Benjamin, Five Finger Death Punch, and Bad Wolves at Montage Mountain in Scranton, 08/17/18

Supporting their new album “Ember,” Northeastern Pennsylvania’s biggest band, Breaking Benjamin, returned home to perform at the area’s biggest music venue, The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton, on Friday, Aug. 17 with multi-platinum metal band Five Finger Death Punch and up-and-coming heavy metal group Bad Wolves. Proving, in their own words, that “rock is […]

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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. […]