Archive for August, 2011

Interview – Adrenaline Mob

Musician Photo Journal caught up with Mike Portnoy and Mike Orlando during sound checks at Northern Lights in Clifton Park, NY. We talk about how the band came to be, their current self-titled EP, the new album that will be released in 2012 plus tour plans.

Interview – Burn Halo (James Hart)

Musician Photo Journal was able to catch up with Burn Halo’s vocalist James Hart before his show in Baldwinsville, NY, where we talked about the new album, “Up from the Ashes”.

Interview – Egypt Central

Musician Photo Journal sat down with lead vocalist, John Falls before their show in Baldwinsville NY. Egypt Central released their sophmore album, ” White Rabbit” a little over 2 months ago. Even though it’s been roughly 4yrs since the band released it’s first debut, the response to the new album has been over the top with very possitive results. Their first single, the title track “White Rabbit” has been has taken radio by storm, peeking at #17 on the main billboard charts.

My Darkest Days – Interview

Based out of Toronto, meet My Darkest Days: lead singer Matt Walst, lead guitarist Sal Costa, bassist Brendan McMillan, drummer Doug Oliver, and keyboardist Reid Henry. My Darkest Days have been burning up the charts with their debut single “Porn Star Dancing,” followed by “Move Your Body.” They just released their third single [...]

All That Remains, The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, Egypt Central, Burn Halo, Bobaflex – Baldwinsville, NY

Syracuse’s 95X took over Pier 24 at the Papermill Island (Baldwinsville NY) this past Friday with Sausage Fest 2011 . It was a day packed full of good food, beautiful weather and great music for the whole family to rock out to while hanging out along the water front. Headlining this year’s festival was All That Remains, who shared the stage with The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, Egypt Central, Burn Halo, Bobaflex and Seven Day Sonnet.

Sick Puppies @ Q-Ruption – SPAC

The three piece Australian Rock band, SICK PUPPIES is no stranger to central NY. With their singles “Maybe”, “White Balloons”, and “Riptide” burning up the radio waves on all our modern rock stations. Vocalist and guitarist Shimon Moore, bassist Emma Anzai and drummer Mark Goodwin have been touring across the world making several stops in [...]

Candlebox @ Fireworks Over Utica NY

A little Seattle was brought to central New York when Candlebox rocked, Fireworks Over Utica, in upstate New York! The damp, drizzly day didn’t deter those who came out to Hanna Park in downtown Utica for the spectacular show and fireworks display. The weather just added to the ambiance of the [...]

KRockathon 16 – STP, Bush, Seether, Dropkick Murphy’s and more…

People from all over the North Eastern United Stated converged at the New York State Fairgrounds last Saturday to be part of the largest modern rock festival in central NY, the 2011 KRockathon 16. It’s become one of the largest rock n roll parties that modern rock fans look forward to year after year. If [...]

MPJ Spotlight : Skid Row

To date, this month’s MPJ Spotlight Artist, Skid Row has released five full-length albums, an EP, a compilation album and a live album to boot and more than half of those albums are multi-platinum. With several decades under their belt, Skid Row is still going strong, writing new music and touring. Learn about their history and where they look to go in the future…

In Flames, Trivium, Kingdom Of Sorrow, Straight Line Stitch – Clifton Park, NY

It was a slammin night of metal when In Flames, Trivium, Kingdom of Sorrow and Straight Line Stitch rocked the night on the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival at Northern Lights Nightclub in Clifton Park.