Music on Bay

Staten Island rap royalty, Method Man, is back with his new single “The Meth Lab.” The title track to his upcoming solo release is inspired by AMC’s Breaking Bad. The album, a co-release from Hanz On Music and Tommy Boy Records.

50 Cent on Staten Island

Attention Staten Island hip-hop fans, this is not a drill. Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson will be in da club making appearances at a pair of island liquor stores this upcoming weekend.

Young Lucid, Staten Island’s hip-hop wunderkind, is part of this Friday’s SI Performing Arts festival in an event called the “Stories of Staten Island Concert Series.”

Staten Island’s indie superstar Ingrid Michaelson takes a stab at Radiohead’s classic on The Nerdist Podcast.

Staten Island pop-punk trio, Everything Ever, is performing at Flagship Brewery this Friday, April 3rd.

The Flesh Junkies

Even after being spotlighted in The Advance’s “Best of Staten Island: Cover Bands” poll last year, there’s a good chance you haven’t heard of The Flesh Junkies. The zombie punk cabaret outfit is one of the island’s most intriguing acts in years. This Friday, March 25th they’ll be performing live in the Mezzanine Lounge of the St. George Theater.

North Shore hip-hop outfit, The Rising Sun All-Stars, are taking their Staten Island sound over the Hudson to PIANOS on Ludlow Street in Manhattan next weekend.

Young Lucid Free Download

At only 17 years old, hip-hop artist, Young Lucid, is introducing himself to the music scene in a big way.

Controversial Russian musicians, Pussy Riot, who were arrested in 2012 after protesting Vladimir Putin, have released this video for a track which plays tribute to Staten Island’s Eric Garner who died tragically last summer.

‘The Defectives’ is the new project from Avon Junkies front-man Adam Tilzer, as well as members of The Washington Riot, and The Best of The Worst. The singer describes the new group’s sound as Rock and Roll with a punk influence, a departure from the brass-heavy Avon Junkies sound.