The American Hilljack Files has a new home

Special thanks goes out to Eric at the Empire Concert Club and Bar for creating the new home of The American Hilljack Files, the Incubator. For the last few weeks, John has been recording interviews with some of the area’s top unsigned talent in the Incubator. If you’ll be playing the Empire Concert Club & Bar soon, feel free to contact John if you’re interested in being on the show!

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Rock for Life Summer Concert Series 2017

If I told you that music can heal, would you believe me? Some of the biggest hearts are in the music industry, some of the hardest rocking men and women I know are the most caring. You don’t have to take my word for any of this, you can see it for yourself in the events the Rock For Life Concert Series puts together each year to help one recipient suffering from a life-threatening illness. Music does heal and there is no better way to celebrate the lives of these…

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Podcast Your Scene

Podcast Your Scene is both a podcast and a podcast network. The podcast is hosted by Bill Domiano, Brian Shaffer, and John “The American Hilljack” Lane. They discuss topics that are important to the local music scenes around the world. The network features other podcasts about local/unsigned music. Please support your local musicians! We are currently featuring the following podcasts: Podcast your Scene, the Pennsylvania Rock Show, The Weekly RockBlog, The American Hilljack Files, The Hilljack House, & the Sunday Buzz. Bill Domiano Bill is a teacher by day and…

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Hybrid to After the Fall. A True Story of Hard Work and Inspiration

June 3rd see’s V.E. Promotions bringing Losing September to Tim Owens’ Travelers’ Tavern in Akron, Oh. Now Calven is one of the openers, but I want to talk about the other band that will be sure to impress all in attendance. My longtime friends and guys who I look up to and Idolize. One of Pittsburgh and the AK Valley Pennsylvania’s most well-known acts, After The Fall. The corner stone of this act is the rhythm section consisting of bassist Steve Craven and drummer Matt Ferrante. These two have been…

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