Jersey Rock: June Playlist

maria mar’s monthly column returns…

Pop-Break.com and 95.9 WRAT’s Jersey Rock host, Maria Mar are proud to introduce the first ever Pop-Break.com/Jersey Rock Playlist. Each month Maria Mar will be recapping the bands she’s featuring on her weekly radio program. She’ll be shining a light on, giving thoughts on and making recommendations on the best the Jersey Shore has to offer.

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Name: Political Party Crashers
Based Out Of: Toms River, NJ
We’ve Been Rocking Since: 2009
*Online Presence: Facebook, YouTube, PureVolume
Music Currently Out: Demo, New Album in the works!
Biggest Show to Date: Just Rocked the hell out of Bamboozle!
Upcoming Gigs: Planning shows for the summer
My Favorite Track: “A Man Can Dream”, It’s super catchy and full of energy.
Why People should be Jersey Rocking to their music: They are an 8 piece, who can hold their own, and put on an insanely entertaining live set.
Cool Video: There is more than one!

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Name: Small Town Scoundrels
Based Out Of: Hillsborough, NJ
We’ve Been Rocking Since: 2011
Online Presence: Facebook, Twitter
Biggest Show to Date: Have played Hard Rock, Bamboozle, Warped Tour, these kids have done it all!
Upcoming Gigs: Jersey Stock 2012 on June 30th in Paramus
My Favorite Track: “Crashing” it’s deep, yet exciting.
Why People should be Jersey Rocking to their music: They don’t put themselves in a genre; they play good music, and do it for the love of the scene
Cool Video:

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Name: Lost In Society
Based Out Of: Asbury Park, NJ
We’ve Been Rocking Since: 2009
Online Presence: Facebook, Official Website
*Music Currently Out: Recently released a split with American Pinup, releasing new album in June 2012 called “Let It Sail”
Biggest Show to Date: Going on Warped Tour this summer, try to catch them on the road, they do not disappoint.
Upcoming Gigs: Warped Tour
My Favorite Track: “Wrong Direction” because I love the lyrics, song people can relate too.
Why People Should be Jersey Rocking to their music: Green Day of our generation, one of the punk scenes best kept secrets. Plus Zach’s choice of animal print pants just make for a good time.
Cool Video:

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Name: Reality Check
*Based Out of: New Jersey
We’ve been rockin since: 2011
Online Presence: Facebook, Official Website
Music Currently Out: Just released some new tracks, cover rock classics
Biggest show to date: They just played Bamboozle 2012 with Foo Fighters, My Chemical Romance, and more!
Upcoming Gigs: Planning lots of dates for the summer
My Favorite Track: “How It Goes” super catchy and fun, just like them.
Why People should be Jersey Rockin to their music: It’s original, fun, and get you moving, no matter what genre you are a fan of.
Cool Video:

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