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Green Language / Press

“Eddie Shiffler, of Ocean City, is known on the East Coast as a talented rock singer, songwriter and performer. But he has bigger dreams. So Shiffler took part in the nationwide search to find a new lead singer for the San Diego-based, hard-rock band Stone Temple Pilots, which featured the now-decreased lead vocalist Scott Weiland. Chester Bennington filled in as Weiland’s temporary replacement, but now the band is looking for a new singer. Shiffler, 34, said he’s confident that the past 18 years he spent as a musician have prepared him to take over the frontman duties for one of the most commercially successful bands of the 1990s. A 1999 graduate of Ocean City High School in, Shiffler has produced numerous albums of blues, folk and rock as a solo artist. He currently plays with two different bands — Dogz of Zeus, based in New York City, and Green Language, a southern New Jersey band. He also is the general manager of the Cherry Hill School of Rock in Camden County.”

“...Shiffler formed the band after returning to the area from New York City, where he performed for the past several years. The band’s style is inspired by British invasion bands of the 1960s, grunge bands of the 1990s and reggae music. Shiffler’s lyrics allude to the Bible and mythology. In conversation, Shiffler references the myth of Osiris and the true origins of Cinderella. “I’ve found that I’m really inspired by the fusion of ancient mythology and modern society,” he says. “I think there’s a hidden connection between ancient myths and their subconscious influences on modern society. ‘Green Language’ implies the hidden message that’s found within nature and art.” Fans with quick feet can catch the band as they perform at Ocean City’s Doo Dah Parade noon Saturday. Green Language will perform on a float, as it rides down Asbury Avenue and onto the Boardwalk. The band’s mascot, “The Green Man,” will accompany them, passing out Cds and Download cards.”

"Green Language is a band based out of Ocean City, NJ with quite the eclectic sound. Citing influences like The Black Keys, Sublime, The Beatles, and The Rolling Stones, their songs contain a little something for everyone. On Saturday, September 20th, they perform the USS New Jersey Battleship in Camden, performing alongside American Hitmen from the show, America’s Got Talent. Rock On Philly got the chance to talk with the band about their upcoming show and what’s next!"

“Six bands with local ties to play at Music Pier May 9 There will be a few copies of the band Green Language’s new release “Of the Birds” available on CD, according to Eddie Shiffler. But the plan is for most of the sales to be digital copies. The band plans a release party May 9, according to Shiffler, the singer, guitarist and songwriter for the band, with appearances from five other bands with local ties. He’s also set to host the event. “These bands are all great friends of ours,” he said. “We wanted to put something together to give people a lot of great music.” The show starts at 6 p.m. at the Ocean City Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace and the boardwalk, and will feature Green Language, planning to perform the entire new album. Also on the bill are The Rivals from Philadelphia; Hounds Basket and Bad Look from New York City and The Outlips and Almost Heroes from Ocean City. There will also be art displayed on and offstage. Tickets are $10, and the new album will be ava”

“Six Bands, from New Jersey, Philadelphia and New York, unite in concert at Ocean City Music Pier on May 9th for Green Language's Record Release "Rock Fest" celebrating the completion of the new & highly anticipated album, "Of the Birds." Featuring: Green Language (headliners), The Rivals, The Outlips, Hounds Basket, Bad Look, Almost Heroes, and host, Eddie Shiffler.”

"...May 9 at the Ocean City Music Pier, Boardwalk and Moorlyn Terrace. Doors will open at 6 p.m. Tickets will be $10 at the door. The concert will feature Shiffler’s new band, Green Language, along with local favorites, The Rivals and the Outlips."

““Rattling Chains,” named after one of Shiffler’s most popular songs, starts 7 p.m. each night. He will close the performance with his new band Green Language, and will perform alongside musicians he’s collaborated with over the past few years.”