On Stage: Son Step comes home to drop new album

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times Son Step Son Step has a new album to drop and the band knows when and where it wants it to drop. On May 17, Son Step released its third full-length album, “Fossilillies” on the Grind Select label. The Philly-based band will start its support tour with a hometown album release show at Johnny Brenda’s (1201 North Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, 215-739-9684,...

On Stage: Late album release doesn’t deter Tinkerbelles

By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times Tinkerbelles There is a really diverse line-up of bands performing in Philadelphia on September 1 – from the powerful metal music of England’s Venom, Inc. to the southern rock/psych sounds of North Carolina’s The Freeway Revival to the noise-pop offerings of the Illinois band Tinkerbelles. Tinkerbelles were supposed to be out on tour to support the release...