Rich Howells

Meet Breaking Benjamin frontman Ben Burnley at a record release signing in Wilkes-Barre on June 26

Meet Breaking Benjamin frontman Ben Burnley at a record release signing in Wilkes-Barre on June 26

Breaking Benjamin frontman Ben Burnley has been selling out electric and acoustic shows all over the country, particularly in Northeastern Pennsylvania, so expect a packed store on Friday, June 26 when the singer/songwriter appears for a record release signing at the Gallery of Sound in Wilkes-Barre. This will be his first meet and greet in […]

 Rich Howells

MUSIC VIDEO: Breaking Benjamin’s lyric video for ‘Failure’ digs 6 feet deep

Breaking Benjamin premiered “Failure,” their first new single since reforming, back in March, and now the Wilkes-Barre rockers have released a lyric video for the song featuring some grim imagery of graves and what lies beneath them, though the overall message is certainly positive. Those who pre-order the new album, “Dark Before Dawn,” on iTunes […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Members of Breaking Benjamin, Lifer, and Adrenaline Mob form A Beautiful Disaster

Members of Breaking Benjamin, Lifer, and Adrenaline Mob form A Beautiful Disaster

From a press release: A Beautiful Disaster, the brand new band featuring world-renowned guitarist Mike Orlando of Adrenaline Mob, multi-platinum-selling drummer Chad Szeliga of Breaking Benjamin and Black Label Society, and critically acclaimed vocalist Nick Coyle of Lifer and The Drama Club, was formed in late 2014 and already has some major buzz going thanks […]

 Rich Howells

STREAMING: Hear Breaking Benjamin’s first new song, ‘Failure,’ from ‘Dark Before Dawn’

As promised, Breaking Benjamin have released their new single this morning, “Failure,” their first new track since going on hiatus, along with further details about their upcoming full-length album. The Wilkes-Barre-based rock band’s last album of original material, “Dear Agony,” was released in 2009, so fans have eagerly anticipated new music, and from the sound […]

 Rich Howells

Breaking Benjamin will release new album ‘Dark Before Dawn’ on June 23, first single ‘Failure’ on March 23

Breaking Benjamin will release new album ‘Dark Before Dawn’ on June 23, first single ‘Failure’ on March 23

After posting a teaser video on March 12 with only “3/23/15” to hint at some type of release, Breaking Benjamin has revealed that the new single “Failure” will arrive on that date, as well as a new album called “Dark Before Dawn” on June 23. View the teaser below: Post by Breaking Benjamin. The Wilkes-Barre […]

 Corey Kime

CONCERT REVIEW: Breaking Benjamin frontman Ben Burnley and company blow Philadelphia crowd away

CONCERT REVIEW: Breaking Benjamin frontman Ben Burnley and company blow Philadelphia crowd away

As we pulled into the parking lot of Bull Shooters Saloon in Philadelphia at 6 p.m., roughly two and a half hours before show time, the line was already wrapped around the building. It was filled with loyal fans sporting their Breaking Benjamin gear proudly, and even a few people sitting in their cars blasting […]

 Rich Howells

Breaking Benjamin frontman Benjamin Burnley playing solo on Parade Day weekend in Scranton, Wilkes-Barre, and Philly

Breaking Benjamin frontman Benjamin Burnley playing solo on Parade Day weekend in Scranton, Wilkes-Barre, and Philly

Breaking Benjamin has really been taking care of their hometown fans since they reformed and played two sold-out comeback shows last September, following that up with an unplugged tour that stopped at the Sherman Theater. Now, before the full band hits the road again and travels across the country in April, Wilkes-Barre’s own Benjamin Burnley […]

 Rich Howells

Breaking Benjamin go unplugged for fall tour

Breaking Benjamin go unplugged for fall tour

Those who missed Breaking Benjamin play back-to-back sold-out shows a few weeks ago will have the opportunity to see the Wilkes-Barre rockers unplugged at several venues in the tri-state area. This will be the first Breaking Benjamin tour since frontman Benjamin Burnley returned from hiatus with a new lineup, and fans will have a bit […]

 Cami Kyttle

PHOTOS: Breaking Benjamin, 09/20/14

PHOTOS: Breaking Benjamin, 09/20/14

Coming back from hiatus with a brand new lineup, Breaking Benjamin returned to the band’s old stomping grounds at Gator’s Pub and Eatery (75 Main St., Luzerne), previously known as Brews Brothers West and the Voodoo Lounge, for two back-to-back sold-out shows on Friday, Sept. 19 and Saturday, Sept. 20. NEPA Scene was there for […]

 Rich Howells

Breaking Benjamin announce two shows in Luzerne this weekend

Breaking Benjamin announce two shows in Luzerne this weekend

After announcing their official return from hiatus almost a month ago, Breaking Benjamin will be playing two shows in Luzerne on Friday, Sept. 19 and Saturday, Sept. 20. The all-ages shows – the first in the area to feature the successful Wilkes-Barre band’s new lineup – will be at Gator’s Pub and Eatery (75 Main […]