Rich Howells

Wilkes-Barre ‘chaotic metalcore’ band Toothless breaks down the ‘Misinformed’ in new EP

Wilkes-Barre ‘chaotic metalcore’ band Toothless breaks down the ‘Misinformed’ in new EP

In these turbulent times, the world is ready for a band with a sound as chaotic as Toothless. While other musicians put their plans on hold, the Wilkes-Barre metalcore/mathcore group purposely released their new EP on May 5 to give people stuck at home something to listen to during the coronavirus pandemic – and to […]

 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

Motionless In White frontman Chris Cerulli recalls band’s early days in Scranton area with old photos

Motionless In White frontman Chris Cerulli recalls band’s early days in Scranton area with old photos

While stuck at home in quarantine, many people are posting old photos and videos on social media to cheer themselves and others up until the coronavirus pandemic has subsided. Motionless In White vocalist Chris “Motionless” Cerulli uploaded a series of photos and a short video yesterday that is a special treat for their hometown fans […]

 Rich Howells

Celebrate ‘The Death of 2019’ with sexy Noir Nights masquerade party at Stage West in Scranton on Dec. 31

Celebrate ‘The Death of 2019’ with sexy Noir Nights masquerade party at Stage West in Scranton on Dec. 31

Not everyone wants to celebrate the holidays with the same old traditions, so for those looking to kick off 2020 in an unconventional way, Noir Nights is set to return to Stage West in Scranton on Tuesday, Dec. 31. Created by The Strange and Unusual owner and former Motionless In White member Josh Balz, this […]

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Scranton metal band Motionless In White hits Top 5 on Billboard Album and Hard Rock charts with ‘Disguise’

Scranton metal band Motionless In White hits Top 5 on Billboard Album and Hard Rock charts with ‘Disguise’

From a press release: Scranton metal band Motionless In White made an impressive debut on the Billboard charts with their new album following its release on June 7. “Disguise” debuted at No. 4 on Billboard’s Top Album Sales chart while also claiming No. 2 on the Hard Rock Albums chart and No. 27 on the […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Following sold-out listening party, Motionless In White adds Gallery of Sound meet and greet in Wilkes-Barre on June 7

Following sold-out listening party, Motionless In White adds Gallery of Sound meet and greet in Wilkes-Barre on June 7

From a press release: Last week, local active rock radio station 97.9X and the Gallery of Sound announced that Scranton metal band Motionless In White will return to their hometown area for a listening party celebrating the release of their new album, “Disguise,” at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Thursday, June 6. The […]

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Scranton metal band Motionless In White hosts new album listening party at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on June 6

Scranton metal band Motionless In White hosts new album listening party at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on June 6

From a press release: It was announced today that Scranton metal band Motionless In White will return to their hometown area for a party celebrating the release of their new album, “Disguise,” at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Thursday, June 6, presented by Hazleton active rock radio station 97.9X and the Gallery of […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO PREMIERE: Scranton metal band Traverse the Abyss inspires new fans with ‘Blink’

When Scranton metal band Traverse the Abyss released their self-titled EP last August, they didn’t know that, just a few months later, they would be playing one of their best shows yet with one of the biggest bands to ever come out of their hometown. On Dec. 22, Motionless In White returned to the Electric […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Enjoy a kinky Valentine’s Day with Noir Nights’ ‘Dark Circus’ at Stage West in Scranton on Feb. 14

Enjoy a kinky Valentine’s Day with Noir Nights’ ‘Dark Circus’ at Stage West in Scranton on Feb. 14

From a press release: For those who want to celebrate Valentine’s Day a bit differently this year, the sensual and mysterious Noir Nights pop-up bar series will return to Stage West in Scranton on Thursday, Feb. 14. The fourth installment of the event has been dubbed “The Dark Circus” and is the follow-up to the […]

 Rich Howells

MUSIC VIDEO PREMIERE: Behind the Grey snaps fans out of technology’s trance in ‘Death Groove’

Walking in to a darkened warehouse in Moosic on a cold November day, the red and orange glow of standing lights illuminate a shadowy circle of people stuck in a trance, staring off like mindless zombies. Thankfully, as the cameras start rolling, it becomes clear that this isn’t some cult ritual, but a music video […]

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