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 […]

 Rich Howells

SONG PREMIERE: Scranton metal band Behind the Grey take on tech in ‘Death Groove’

SONG PREMIERE: Scranton metal band Behind the Grey take on tech in ‘Death Groove’

Technology is great – it allows us to communicate in ways people never thought possible just a few decades ago, and it gives the NEPA Scene staff this platform to bring you new music, but it also has its downsides, as Scranton metal band Behind the Grey highlights in the heavy but catchy “Death Groove.” […]

 Rich Howells

After tour with All That Remains, Scranton prog rockers Eye on Attraction crowdfund ambitious new album

After tour with All That Remains, Scranton prog rockers Eye on Attraction crowdfund ambitious new album

Those who have been following Eye on Attraction from the beginning know how hard the Scranton rock band has worked to get where they are – especially with their intricate, progressive, yet catchy music. Since forming in 2010, they’ve only released one full-length album and one EP – “The Factory” in 2012 and “Staircases” in […]

 Rich Howells

SONG PREMIERE: Wilkes-Barre pop punk band Stay Loud shouts ‘FCK YRSLF’ before last Warped Tour

SONG PREMIERE: Wilkes-Barre pop punk band Stay Loud shouts ‘FCK YRSLF’ before last Warped Tour

With the Vans Warped Tour rolling into Pennsylvania for the final time this month, Wilkes-Barre pop punk/alternative rock band Stay Loud is appropriately releasing a very punk rock song called “FCK YRSLF” as they prepare to play Warped for the first and, unfortunately, last time as tour ends its 24-year run. Premiering exclusively on NEPA […]

 Rich Howells

SONG PREMIERE: Scranton metal band Behind the Grey commits ‘Treason’ with new EP

SONG PREMIERE: Scranton metal band Behind the Grey commits ‘Treason’ with new EP

For a year now, rising Scranton metal band Behind the Grey has been working hard on the follow-up to their 2015 debut album, “Through the Grip of Tyrants.” Rather than make fans wait any longer for their next full-length record, they’re releasing a four-song EP – their first recording with new singer Dom Vito and […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO PREMIERE: Bassist Grant Williams unleashes the haunting ‘Bloody Mary’

Scranton musician Grant Williams is continuing his series of videos for each of his new solo bass compositions, so with Halloween just around the corner, we’re premiering his next song, “Bloody Mary,” exclusively right here on NEPA Scene. “There are multiple versions of the “Bloody Mary” story in folklore, but they all have the same […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO PREMIERE: Grant Williams debuts solo bass project by taking ‘A Single Step’

In the music business, the biggest emphasis always seems to be on singers and guitarists, but Grant Williams is proving that bassists deserve the spotlight as well. The 27-year-old Scranton native has been playing bass for about nine years, most famously in local grunge rock band Graces Downfall, and he started composing his own solo […]