I don’t think it’s a stretch to say that everyone who calls the Garden State home has, at the very least, heard of “The Boss,” Bruce Springsteen. And now, the Boss is back — though he’s definitely a bit different.
The stage was built, the tricolor lights were aglow and the speakers were set for CUB’s Alt’s final show of the semester. While the shows have branched out into rap and folk music recently, this week’s concert returned to its roots for one last time this fall.
In front of the tricolor glow of the stage lights, three bands took control of the semester’s first CUB Alt show, where they provided demanding performances for an intimate crowd who threw the energy right back at them.
Aptly named “Nine,” Blink-182’s latest full-length album is more musically riveting than you would expect for a band that is best known for its angsty, ‘screamable’ lyrics like “work sucks, I know” and “girls are such a drag.”
Thirteen years after Tool’s last record, the progressive metal phenomenon released its long-awaited fifth album, “Fear Inoculum,” on Aug. 30. The move came shortly after the group added its music to Spotify and before it uploaded music videos for several existing songs.
Students enjoyed the final alternative jam session of the semester in the Brower Student Center on April 24, hosted by the College Union Board. The concert featured underground bands Remo Drive, the headliner, Nervous Dater and Ditz, the two openers.