The Independent Stage is a weekly Radio show on Radio VERA IRELAND, this show supports unsigned artists, signed to smaller labels and DIY acts. Every Wednesday night from 5-7pm (17:00-19:00hrs) US EAST COAST TIME and 10pm-Midnight (22:00-00:00hrs) BST/GMT /Ireland TIME.... Join me for this free form radio program to hear some of the best independent artists. Also information on up coming releases and concert events.
I'm playing with Ipswich Down, opening for the great Trnzprnt at Buddies Tavern!
This is a fund raiser for WDVR-FM, a community sponsored radio station that plays everything you could hope for. 5 acts will be playing at this show which will be broadcast live.
Tripsquad Productions Presents: April Fools
Sounds Like: Aerosmith, Badfinger, Buckcherry, Cheap Trick
Label: Ambran Records
Bio: TRNZPRNT (pronounced transparent) became visible after an abandoned attempt at a reunion of the original lineup of The Hits, an eighties era band that featured Jimi Ambrose (Guitar/Vocals)and Casper Raines ( Bass/Vocals) This band had been a well known fixture on the NY tri-state scene in the ei...See Full Bio
“TRNZPRNT (pronounced as “transparent”) are New York/New Jersey area hard rock veterans of several bands, now having joined together to form this heavy-ish rock unit in the vein of Aerosmith or Cheap Trick, which to me, can never be a bad thing. No Alibis, their latest and second offering, is a seven-song mini-album and has the kind of feel and balls that you would expect “rock” to have. “No Alibis”, the title track, starts the mini-album in just the kind of Aerosmith-y way with an energy that leaps out and grabs you from the opening snarling-riff. “VooDoo Shake” is a heavier, ’70’s-boogie-style work out and has some great backing harmonies; at moments, it reminded me of some of Kiss’ best early tracks. “Dirty Dancer” is a riff-driven ass-kicker; the surprise is a cover of Peter Green’s Fleetwood Mac classic “Oh Well”, presented in a heavier form – a very nice touch. In a time when there’s so little in the way of good old rock, it’s great to s”