Concert Review
Show Review: The Menzingers at Vintage Vinyl

Show Review: The Menzingers at Vintage Vinyl

Among the many hidden treasures that New Jersey offers, perhaps the most important for fans of any music is Vintage Vinyl. In addition to its impressive, massive collection of albums new and old, the record store off of Route 1 in Fords boasts a stage, sound system, and a staff that consistently brings the best...
Photo Gallery/Show Review: Bayside, The Menzingers, and Sorority Noise at Starland Ballroom

Photo Gallery/Show Review: Bayside, The Menzingers, and Sorority Noise at Starland Ballroom

In support of their new album Vacancy, which was released the day before, Bayside continued their trend of building fantastic tour packages that not only highlighted some of the best upcoming acts in our scene, but showcased their own talents and showmanship as well.
Show Review: RatFest 2015

Show Review: RatFest 2015

About two years ago, Cub Rat hosted the first ever RatFest on the Sundial Lawn just mere steps from the restaurant which granted the concert its namesake. The original event brought together two New Jersey pop-punk tastemakers of different eras- the stalwarts in Saves the Day and the up-and-coming face of the “Defend Pop Punk”...
Show Review: You, Me and Everyone We Know, Blithedale Romance at the Bomb Shelter

Show Review: You, Me and Everyone We Know, Blithedale Romance at the Bomb Shelter

If you were the proud owner of a home, chances are you’d never let over 100 strangers into your basement for a night. It’s just not practical. Think of all the mess these people you don’t know would leave there. The list of things that couldn’t go wrong would be dwarfed by the list of...
Warped Tour 2014 Recap

Warped Tour 2014 Recap

At last, our coverage of Warped Tour 2014 has ended. We at The Garden Statement loved all of the interviews we’ve done, but when we weren’t at the press room, we did what we originally went there to do: watch some great bands play some great jams. Below, you’ll see every act that each of...