Matt Mang

CONCERT REVIEW: Jack White keeps everyone on their toes for sold-out NYC show

CONCERT REVIEW: Jack White keeps everyone on their toes for sold-out NYC show

Like a fighter in a boxing match, Jack White came out swinging this past Friday night in Madison Square Garden. Instead of clenched fists, the Detroit born, multiple Grammy Award-winner assaulted the sold-out crowd with a barrage of big crashing chords most acts would reserve for the end of the show. This electric explosion heralded […]

 Rich Howells

Scranton’s Motionless In White to tour with Slipknot, Lamb of God, and Bullet for My Valentine this summer

Scranton’s Motionless In White to tour with Slipknot, Lamb of God, and Bullet for My Valentine this summer

After Slipknot just announced last week that they would be playing at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton on May 13 with Hatebreed, the band revealed today that they’ll be taking Electric City goth rockers Motionless In White on tour over the summer. “If you search Motionless In White interview on YouTube, you’ll see […]

 Mark Uricheck

Extreme vocalist Gary Cherone recalls the lasting legacy and ‘magic’ of ‘Pornograffitti’ on 25th anniversary tour

Extreme vocalist Gary Cherone recalls the lasting legacy and ‘magic’ of ‘Pornograffitti’ on 25th anniversary tour

Boston rockers perform album in its entirety tonight in Jim Thorpe and Saturday in New York

t’s hard to believe it’s been 25 years since the release of Extreme’s seminal hard rock opus, “Extreme II: Pornograffitti.” The record, which sold in excess of two million copies and spawned a pair of Billboard Top 5 singles – the acoustic stomper “Hole Hearted” and the sparse, lip-quivering duet “More Than Words” (the latter […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS/REVIEW: Dr. Dog at the Bowery Ballroom, 01/15/15

PHOTOS/REVIEW: Dr. Dog at the Bowery Ballroom, 01/15/15

Philadelphia indie rockers Dr. Dog are celebrating the release of their first live album, “Live from a Flamingo Hotel,” with a string of eight intimate sold-out shows over nine days in New York City. The shows, called the “4×4 Tour,” are being played at Brooklyn’s Music Hall of Williamsburg and the Bowery Ballroom in Manhattan. […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Gilbert Gottfried will headline a night with Scranton comedians at the Radisson Hotel

Gilbert Gottfried will headline a night with Scranton comedians at the Radisson Hotel

From a press release: Last year, a national poll was released that resulted in Scranton being named one of the most depressing cities in the nation. Comedian and Scranton native Kevin Lepka didn’t take too kindly to that poll; he was determined to turn Scranton’s frown upside down. With the absence of a Scranton-based comedy […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: Fife & Drom, Joe Dierolf, and Robb Brown, 12/27/14

PHOTOS: Fife & Drom, Joe Dierolf, and Robb Brown, 12/27/14

NEPA music blog Highway 81 Revisited hosted an after-Christmas concert dubbed “Miracle on 667 River Street” on Saturday, Dec. 27 at the River Street Jazz Cafe in Plains, featuring Brooklyn Americana group King Radio, Scranton rockers Heavy Blonde, and New York blues band Fife & Drom. The show also included a dinner of unique dishes […]

 Keith Perks

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Millions March NYC, 12/13/14

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Millions March NYC, 12/13/14

Tens of thousands of protesters gathered at Washington Square Park in New York City and marched to NYPD Headquarters on Saturday, Dec. 13 to demonstrate against police violence and excessive force, sparked by the shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri and the chokehold of Eric Garner in Staten Island that also led to […]

 Mark Uricheck

After years of hard work, Kore Rozzik is a ‘Rockstar’ of his own making

The band rocks Ole Tyme Charley’s in Plains on Friday

“It was a lot of trial and error,” says Queens, New York-based vocalist Kore Rozzik of the stage persona that has become the identifiable face of his band bearing the same name. “Kore Rozzik has been an idea for many years. As I found myself through my young adult years, the character developed.” Rozzik and […]

 Sophia Kowalczyk

PHOTOS: RetroGameCon, 11/08/14

PHOTOS: RetroGameCon, 11/08/14

New Yorkers with an affinity for retro video games gathered at The Oncenter in Syracuse and plugged in for the second annual RetroGameCon on Saturday, Nov. 8. The day was filled with various gaming panels, vendors, console and “Magic: The Gathering” tournaments, remixed game music by DJ Silenze, arts and crafts for children, and basket […]

 Sam Shockey

CONCERT REVIEW: Last date of Samhain 30-year reunion tour was a bloody good holiday

What better night to see Samhain than on the pagan holiday the band is named after? Samhain was joined by Goatwhore, Midnight, and YDi at the Best Buy Theater in Manhattan, New York on Nov. 1 as part of the “30 Bloody Years” reunion tour that began in September. Here’s a breakdown of each band […]