Speaker Box (10/4 – 10/10)


Happy 70th birthday to one of the greatest people to ever grace the Earth with his presence.  It is truly a shame he can’t be with us today to guide the world in this period of turmoil.  Your are severely missed Mr. Lennon.

Show Schedule:

The Horny Worms, Birthwater, Out Like Lambs @ The Brighton Bar

Laura Stevenson and the Cans, the Hot Toddies, Imaginary War, Communipaw @ Asbury Lanes

Panic Switch, Bob Gibson, MC MJ, Rock Idol House Band, Mojo Love Dog @ The Stone Pony

Before and After Party for Jersey Shore Roller Derby Girls with DJ Rob @ The Wonder Bar

Jazz Lobster Big Band @ Tim McCloone\’s Supper Club

Julian Velard, Matt Wade, Melissa Chill, Shannon Hawley @ The Saint (5:30)

Cherry Suede, Geena & Dragster, Splitwire and special guests @ The Saint (9:00)

E Street Shuffle @ The Mad Hatter

Benefit For The F-Bombers with The F-Bombers, Dead And Gone, Rough On Rats @ The Court Tavern

Pat Guadagno @ Jamian\’s

Marah, Cookies (ex Mobius band), Anthony D\’Amato @ Maxwell\’s

The Oddity Fair Tour With Primus and Muccah @ The Welmont Theater




Watch OK Go perform a slowed down acoustic rendition of  The Pixies’ “Wave Of Mutilation,” the way it probably should have been done.

video via sleepovershows on Youtube:





Couldn’t snag tix for Gorillaz at MSG this evening?  Me either.  It’s not quite the same, but, you can still watch the band’s 45-minute set from The David Letterman Show last night right here.


Less Than Jake - TV EP


Less Than Jake is streaming its new TV EP on the band’s Web site, in its entirety, with video accompaniment:


  1. iCarley
  2. Hungry Hungry Hippos
  3. Animaniacs
  4. McDonald’s Whopper Jingle (Incredibly Hardcore!!! I loves it)
  5. Different Strokes
  6. Malcom In The Middle
  7. Pac Man Cereal
  8. Scooby Doo
  9. Kit-Kat Bar
  10. Sponge Bob Square Pants
  11. That ’70s Show
  12. Oscar Mayer Wiener Song
  13. Married With Children
  14. Toys R Us
  15. Laverne & Shirley
  16. Free Credit Report.com (Pirate Restaurant)

Check it here.


David Dargahi and John Speyer of The Postelles


The Postelles performed an Elvis cover at New York  state college in radio station called Alternate Side 90.7…it was “Hound Dog.”

video via thealternateside907 on Youtube.

Michigan Power-Popping three-piece Cheap Girls has released the next installment of SPIN’s tribute to Bad Religion Germs Of Perfection with a cover “Kerosine.”  Listen here.


The Gay Blades


The Gay Blades are leaving town again, this time for 10 dates over two weeks.  It all begins at on October 20th at Maxwell’s in Hoboken…check the schedule here.



The Gay Blades


If you read the post about The Gay blades show at Asbury Lanes this past Summer, located right here, then you’ve seen the band’s video for “O Shot.”  Now you can see the video for the making of the video for “O Shot.”  It’s got dudes in sewers.  Check it at Vimeo.com.

In response to the band’s latest album, some dude has assembled a group to collect $10 million in hopes of paying Weezer off to stop making music.  This is real, too funny.  Check out the site.

Weezer’s Memories Tour Dates:



William Elliot Whitmore and The Weakerthans are the latest artists to release covers of Bad Religion tracks for SPIN’s tribute to Bad Religion Germs Of Perfection. Whitmore performs “Don’t Tread On Me” while The Weakerthans tackled “Sanity.”  Check it out here.


Less Than Jake's TV EP


Less Than Jake cover the iCarley theme song.  Listen here.





Gorillaz have release a new single called “Doncamatic (All Played Out)” featuring Daley.  Listen at Pitchfork.


Passion Pit


Passion Pit was scheduled to play The Wellmont Theater in Montclair, NJ on December 30, and they are, however if you miss these Electropopping players don’t fret none, for they have a second New Jersey date…the next night, New Year’s Eve, at The Wellmont.  Tickets go on sale Friday.  Tour Schedule.


Dave Grohl


Dave Grohl files lawsuit for $75 million against the Scissor Sisters for testicular exposure.


Conan O'Brien


Conan’s got a new promo for his upcoming late night show on TBS: video via teamcoco on Youtube.


The Damned Things


The Damned Things are another super group composed of Keith Buckley of Every Time I Die, Joe Trohman and Andy Hurley of Fall Out Boy and Scott Ian and Rob Caggiano of Anthrax.  The band will release their debut full-length, Ironclast, on Dec. 14.


Ted Leo


Ted Leo covers Bad Religion’s “Against The Grain” for upcoming tribute album:


Bob Dylan


Reimagine Music is is releasing Subterranean Homesick Blues: A Tribute to Bob Dylan’s Bringing It All Back Home.  According to the Associated Press, “A new project aims to introduce Bob Dylan’s music to young people by having buzz-worthy indie artists cover one of his best-known albums in a digital-only format.” Apparently, the generation of music listeners I belong is composed entirely of hipsters that only listens to shitty Indie musicians, and needs this album to “introduce” it to Bob Dylan.  Fuck this album and Reimagine Music’s reasoning. Tracklisting: 1. “Subterranean Homesick Blues” — Peter Moren 2. “She Belongs to Me” — Ane Brun 3. “Maggie’s Farm” — Castanets 4. “Love Minus Zero” — Mirah 5. “Outlaw Blues” — The Morning Benders 6. “On the Road Again” — Julie Doiron 7. “Bob Dylan’s 115th Dream” — Asobi Seksu 8. “Mr. Tambourine Man” — The Helio Sequence 9. “Gates of Eden” — DM Stith 10. “It’s Alright, Ma (I’m Only Bleeding)” — Franz Nicolay 11. “It’s All Over Now, Baby Blue” — Sholi 12. “If You’ve Gotta Go, Go Now” (Bonus Track) — J. Tillman 13. “Sitting on a Barbed Wire Fence” (Bonus Track) — Sea Wolf 14. “I’ll Keep it With Mine” (Bonus Track) — Denison Witmer 15. “Mama, You’ve Been on My Mind” (Bonus Track) — Laura Veirs 16. “Farewell Angelina” (Bonus Track) — William Fitzsimmons 17. “California” (Bonus Track) — Will Dailey 18. “It’s All Over Now, Baby Blue” (Bonus Track) [Electric Version] — Sholi




Homeless man, that isn’t actually homeless as it turns out, does a sick lip synced version of David Bowie’s and Queen’s “Under Pressure.” So cool. MONDAY


Dead Weather


Another Dead Weather track, live from Bonnaroo has been released by the band.  Listen to “Forever My Queen” and know my joy:


Riverboat Gamblers


The Riverboat Gamblers’s rendition of “Heaven Is Falling” is the sixth installment of SPIN Magazine’s  Germs of Perfection: A Tribute to Bad Religion.  Listen to it here.


Agent Orange


Punk legends Agent Orange have released its first bit of music since 1996 with a pair of Halloween themed tracks just in time for the holiday.  Check it out “This House Is Haunted” and “Whistling Past The Graveyards” here.


Major Lazer


Check out Major Lazer’s new music video for “Percumajor” via the video’s director’s Youtube page koneerok.


Yoko Ono


Watch Yoko Ono perform “Give Peace A Chance” with special guests Iggy Pop, RZA, members from Sonic Youth, Tune-Yards and Lady Gaga.  Each artist penned their own new verse for the song in honor of what would have been John Lennon’s 70th birthday on October 9th.  The video is provided by backpackdave2010D on Youtube.

About rote7123

Chris graduated from The College Of New Jersey in May 2011 with a Bachelor Degree in Journalism and Professional Writing, as well as a degree in Communication Studies. He has held down a position in the Asbury Park Press’ Sports Department since September of 2010 and is a contributor to the outlet's Arts & Entertainment section, and has contributed to The Aquarian Weekly all while being the sole operator of Asbury Park's premier music news outlet Speak Into My Good Eye.
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