Category Archives: Festivals

The Food Truck & Rock Carnival: Through The Eyes Of A Ten Year Old

Posted by on October 8, 2015

A few weeks ago, the first annual Food Truck & Rock Carnival was held in Clark, NJ. Part food truck gathering, part family carnival and part full blown rock concert, the festival’s organizers emphasized to us that they intended to create a weekend event that could be enjoyed by all ages. With that in mind, we […]

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Coming in October to Brooklyn: Artnoir Extreme

Posted by on September 29, 2015

In just a few weeks, CMJ will be taking over New York City, and hundreds of bands and college students will be converging on NYC and Brooklyn for music panels and label parties during the day and showcases and more label parties at night.There will be some metal stuff to do during the week, like […]

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Review and Photos: Hells Headbash went straight to sheol and back

Posted by on September 21, 2015

American metal festivals are rising and many are trying to bring the experience to the North American audience in the best way they can. Typically, you have promoters putting together bands from all over the place, trying to coordinate schedules and agendas to have their selected bands play at their fest; in other instances, you have […]

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System of a Down show interrupted due to fans injuries

Posted by on September 15, 2015

If you’re putting tens of thousands of people in an arena or festival grounds, it’s normal to  some injuries sustained by fans at rock festivals, like that time two lightning strikes injured 33 people at Rock am Ring or that time Firefest ended early due to some measly gun shooting and stabbings but now, looks like […]

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Interview: New Jersey’s own Rock Carnival brings bands, food to central Jersey

Posted by on September 9, 2015

When the Food Truck & Rock Carnival makes its way to central New Jersey next weekend, it’ll be the first of its kind. Co-promoters John D’Esposito and Stan Levinstone got their start booking Old Bridge, NJ’s long-since-closed Birch Hill. Since then, they went their separate ways, with D’esposito booking the Bamboozle, then splintering off to […]

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