photos by Stefanie Giglio. See more photos HERE.
Jersey – say what you will about the Garden State, but you’d be amiss to dismiss the states’ impact on popular music. From classic artists like Bruce Springsteen, The Misfits, and even Bon Jovi, to more contemporary acts like My Chemical Romance and The Wrens; young guitar slingers have plenty of local history to pick apart when deciding who to take cues from. Rather than declare their allegiances for one particular artist/genre over another, Glen Rock’s Titus Andronicus
apparently chose to plow right through the whole lot. Armed with up to four guitars at a time, this six-piece performance pairs lyrics swamped in boozy angst and attitude with a thrashy brand of devastating blues rock. Not exactly pretty, but that’s just the point. Titus Andronicus rather wallop After the Jump with their rusty, ragged, yet decidedly regional, Jersey rock. - david pitz
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VIDEO: Titus Andronicus:: “Live at the Music Hall of Williamsburg” - Brooklyn, NY