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Salvatore Bono
Driven by his love of music, independent music journalist and blogger, Salvatore Bono has become a buzz on the Internet. Based out of New York City, Salvatore Bono has had the music world at his finger tips and has had a finger on the pulse of any scene since establishing his site, in 2006. Interviewing legends like Yoko Ono, Peter Hook of Joy Division, Ian MacKaye of Minor Threat and Fugazi, X, Mike D of Beastie Boys, Bouncing Souls, Henry Rollins, and Bad Brains. He has even landed the first American interviews of Glasvegas, La Roux and The Heartbreaks. Speaking with established artists such as The Cribs, Andrew W.K., Portugal The Man, Incubus, and Airborne Toxic Event, artists and publicists have been flocking to him for his honest and fan approach to his work. His reviews have been featured on various sites such as Brooklyn Vegan,,, The Edmonton Journal and on legendary Smith's guitarist Johnny Marr's website. In 2010, Salvatore was picked by renowned band Oasis and had his work featured in their last album, "Time Flies 1994-2009." His international appeal can be seen when he gives foreign acts a place to talk and be heard in America when no one else is really paying attention.

Entries by Salvatore Bono

Bruce Springsteen Takes Brooklyn Down to 'The River'

(0) Comments | Posted April 24, 2016 | 8:08 PM


Every concert Bruce Springsteen puts on is a special occasion. It's one of the reasons why he is "The Boss." On Saturday night inside Brooklyn's Barclays Center, he even outdid himself. He showed that age was not a factor for his tour-de-force three-and-a-half...

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Lady Leshurr Debuts Her Queen Speech in NYC

(0) Comments | Posted February 8, 2016 | 9:57 PM


Hip-hop has always been a man's game. The unfortunate truth is that all female rappers have had to be better, faster, stronger and smarter than their male counterparts. Those that strike it big leave a long lasting mark in the genre. From Salt-N-Peppa,...

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Gogol Bordello Close 2015 at Terminal 5

(0) Comments | Posted December 31, 2015 | 5:21 PM


Gypsy punks Gogol Bordello kicked off their annual end of the year stints at Terminal 5 on Wednesday night. The band, who performed a 'typical party' on Wednesday was in preparation for their big New Year's Eve concert at the same venue where...

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As Tall As Lions Reunite and Roar Again at Webster Hall

(3) Comments | Posted December 28, 2015 | 11:34 PM


Exactly five years ago this month, at the peak of their career Long Island alternative rockers As Tall As Lions played their final shows in the U.S. at Highline Ballroom. They were, at the time, dubbed farewell gigs and the band, who earlier...

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(That's The Story) Morning Glory: Celebrating 20 Years of Oasis' Sophomore Masterpiece

(2) Comments | Posted October 2, 2015 | 9:57 AM

I grew up in a household that had a lot of noise. I am the oldest of three and my parents, both Sicilians, are not known to be quiet. Conversations always involved (and still do) someone yelling across a room to get a point across, but it was never in...

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The White Buffalo Roams into Hearts of Listeners on Latest LP

(0) Comments | Posted August 20, 2015 | 10:23 PM


When Sons of Anarchy took its final ride last fall, they went out with a song that perfectly captured the spirit of the characters and as Jax Teller reconciled with the fate he had chosen, the vocals of Jake Smith were played. Smith,...

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Experiencing the Innocence of U2 at Madison Square Garden

(0) Comments | Posted July 24, 2015 | 11:09 PM


2009 was the last time U2 performed inside Madison Square Garden, the performance saw them headline the final night of the 25th Anniversary of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Since then, they toured with what could be the world's largest stage...

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Run the Jewels Deliver a Blockbuster Closing Night to Northside Festival

(0) Comments | Posted June 15, 2015 | 10:55 PM


The seventh annual Northside Festival brought on musicians from all walks of life from all over the Earth to celebrate their craft and art in North Brooklyn. It was an incredible weekend and it needed to go out with a bang and they...

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Pixies Slice Up Eyeballs at the Beacon Theater

(0) Comments | Posted May 27, 2015 | 10:16 PM

There was no fanfare, no music as Pixies walked onto the dimly lit Beacon Theater stage. The band, who are in New York for three shows, kicked-off the first of...
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Speaking With Your New Favorite Artist -- KaiL Baxley

(0) Comments | Posted May 4, 2015 | 10:07 PM

Singer/songwriters always have something to say, even when they are not performing. Something is always on their mind and generally their stories are some of the most fascinating. One singer/songwriter in particular is South Carolina native KaiL Baxley, who will release his new album, A Light That Never Dies, next...

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New Bjork City

(0) Comments | Posted April 2, 2015 | 8:14 PM

When Bjork released her latest record, Vulnicura, before it's March street date in January, the album was given an improper birth into the world and probably not the roll out that Iceland's best musical export intended. The critical acclaim was there, of course, but the album is so deeply personal...

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The Dreams of Northern Ireland's Latest Musical Export - Janet Devlin

(1) Comments | Posted February 24, 2015 | 9:05 PM

On an absolute frigid February Monday night in New York, a
young singer / songwriter began her international music career in the
neighborhood that gave birth to the singer / songwriter genre. Inside a packed
Red Lion in the West Village, Northern Ireland's Janet Devlin made her...

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The Identity of Gang of Four's Andy Gill

(0) Comments | Posted January 20, 2015 | 6:40 PM

"I f*cking love America," iconic Gang of Four guitarist Andy Gill told me as we had drinks at SoHo Grand. Gill, who was in New York in November to promote his band's upcoming album, What Happens Next, discussed what still makes him tick and what still drives him to make...

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Finishing One Year and Starting Another With The Hold Steady

(0) Comments | Posted January 1, 2015 | 5:25 PM

Australia may be the first country to ring in a New Year but New York will always be the epicenter of New Year's Eve festivities. If you want to struggle in Times Square and wait like cattle going to slaughter and pack in the cold to watch the ball drop...

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Interpol Are Still All the Rage Back Home

(0) Comments | Posted November 25, 2014 | 8:57 PM

Late last week, Interpol were on their way to Canada from Ohio when they were stuck in Buffalo, New York, due to a massive snowstorm that nailed the city. The band were stuck for over 50 hours on their tour bus and as they tweeted their adventure of doing nothing...

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Still They Rise Against the Machine

(1) Comments | Posted October 22, 2014 | 10:00 PM

For the last 15 years, Chicago's Rise Against has been bringing a fury and thunder to punk and rock and roll. This past year, the band released seventh album, The Black Market to critical and commercial acclaim and scored their second No. 1 Billboard Top Rock record. With their relentless...

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Royal Blood Prove They Are Rocks New Heirs in New York City

(0) Comments | Posted October 17, 2014 | 6:39 PM


It has been a whirlwind year for Royal Blood. The Brighton, England, band formed last year and since the duo came together, everything has clicked for them. Before they even released their first single in 2013, Arctic Monkeys drummer Matt Helders wore the...

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Brazil's Silva Sets His 'Ocean View' on North America

(0) Comments | Posted October 8, 2014 | 9:16 PM

Brazil was the center of the globe this summer thanks to the World Cup. While news organizations from around our planet showed the beauty of Brazil's land and culture, it also showed the unrest of it's people who protested the politics of the Cup and FIFA. As Brazil is in...

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Buzzcocks NYC Punk Extravaganza

(0) Comments | Posted September 7, 2014 | 5:37 PM

On a Saturday night in New York City anything is possible, Hell, that is also any night in the Big Apple! But if you are a punk fan, it didn't get any better than English legends Buzzcocks returning to Manhattan to play with New Jersey punk favorites, Titus Andronicus at...

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They Are Not Men! They Are Devo!

(1) Comments | Posted August 26, 2014 | 1:00 PM

To call Devo legends would be an understatement, for their music is far beyond anything of normal comprehension and legendary musical status. Devo has always been and continue to be revolutionary. Take a listen to any modern pop song on the radio these days and you will hear a Devo...

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