NEPA Scene Staff

The Wonder Years and Real Friends play pop punk at Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Oct. 18

The Wonder Years and Real Friends play pop punk at Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Oct. 18

From a press release: Philadelphia pop punk band The Wonder Years has announced a national tour with Real Friends, along with support from Knuckle Puck, Moose Blood, and Seaway, that will stop at the Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Tuesday, Oct. 18. Doors open at 6 p.m., and the show starts at 6:30 p.m. Tickets, […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Pop punk band The Queers performing at the Irish Wolf Pub in Scranton on Dec. 1

Pop punk band The Queers performing at the Irish Wolf Pub in Scranton on Dec. 1

From a press release: Kicking off a national winter tour in just a few days, The Queers will bring their fun, tongue-in-cheek, and occasionally controversial pop punk to the Irish Wolf Pub in downtown Scranton on Tuesday, Dec. 1. Joining them that night will be local bands Heart Out, Locket Love, and National Anxiety. Doors […]

 Rich Howells

Title Fight throws first hometown show in 2 years on Thanksgiving Eve in Nanticoke

Title Fight throws first hometown show in 2 years on Thanksgiving Eve in Nanticoke

Kingston punk/shoegaze band Title Fight has been very busy since signing with Anti- Records and releasing their third album, “Hyperview,” back in February, reaching new heights of fame and touring consistently throughout 2015. Other than a brief, stripped-down record release show on Feb. 3 at the Gallery of Sound in Wilkes-Barre, the band hasn’t held […]

 Rich Cicci

CONCERT REVIEW: Fat Wreck tour with NOFX sums up 25 years of punk music and memories in Philly

CONCERT REVIEW: Fat Wreck tour with NOFX sums up 25 years of punk music and memories in Philly

On Saturday, Aug. 15, Fat Wreck Chords brought their 25th anniversary tour, showcase, festival, or whatever the hell you want to call it, to the open-air venue of Philadelphia’s Festival Pier at Penn’s Landing for an afternoon and evening of raucous punk rock. The day was filled with bands both old and new to the […]

 Keith Perks

PHOTOS: Title Fight ‘Hyperview’ record release show, 02/03/15

PHOTOS: Title Fight ‘Hyperview’ record release show, 02/03/15

Since signing with Anti- Records and being covered by major media outlets like NPR, Vogue, and Pitchfork, Title Fight may have reached a new level of popularity recently, but their Northeastern Pennsylvania roots remain strong. The Kingston punk/shoegaze band held a free all-ages record release show right at home at the Gallery of Sound in […]

 Rich Howells

Title Fight to play stripped-down record release show in Wilkes-Barre before world tour

Title Fight to play stripped-down record release show in Wilkes-Barre before world tour

The hype for Title Fight‘s new album “Hyperview” has been steadily increasing, as the Kingston punk rockers signed with Anti- Records, received coverage from major outlets like Vogue and Pitchfork, released film-quality music videos for “Chlorine” and “Rose of Sharon” that revealed a more shoegazey sound, and announced a world tour that includes dates across […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO: Title Fight release haunting new music video for ‘Rose of Sharon’

Kingston’s Title Fight has been gearing up for the Feb. 3 release of “Hyperview,” debuting the first music video from the new album, “Chlorine,” last month, and releasing a second video for “Rose of Sharon” today via Pitchfork: Directed by Hannah Roman, the gloomy video contrasts aqua-hued performance clips with footage of a lethargic young […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO: Title Fight debut new video and new sound with ‘Chlorine’

Kingston’s Title Fight, who announced their signing to Anti- Records, a sister label of Epitaph Records, back in July, have debuted a new music video for “Chlorine” from their upcoming album, giving fans their first real taste of what “Hyperview” will sound like. The theatrical video stars “Wrong Cops” actor Mark Burnham trying to piece […]

 Rich Howells

ARCHIVES: Captain, We’re Sinking reveals ‘The Future’ at acoustic record release show in Wilkes-Barre

ARCHIVES: Captain, We’re Sinking reveals ‘The Future’ at acoustic record release show in Wilkes-Barre

Captain, We’re Sinking’s new album “The Future Is Cancelled” may sound bleak, but the mostly Philadelphia-based punk rockers, who originally started in Scranton, are actually on their way up. After finishing a successful tour with his brother Greg’s band, The Menzingers, guitarist/vocalist Bob Barnett is ready, though a bit nervous, to showcase his banjo picking […]

 Rich Howells

ARCHIVES: All dolled up for Scranton, legendary New York Dolls as cheeky and rebellious as ever

ARCHIVES: All dolled up for Scranton, legendary New York Dolls as cheeky and rebellious as ever

Some may see Mötley Crüe and Poison’s current tour as a throwback to classic rock ‘n’ roll, but it’s the New York Dolls that will truly take audiences back to the roots of modern rock music this summer. All three bands will be playing in Scranton at the Toyota Pavilion at Montage Mountain on Sunday, […]