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Hub City Stompers release video for “Night Of The Living”

Hub City Stompers have released a video “Night Of The Living”, which premiered on the YouTube channel Blank TV. The track is taken from their recent album Haters Dozen, which came out back in April.

Have a watch below.



Hub City Stompers Jenny Whiskey spills on her life as a 20 year veteran of the ska-punk skinhead scene

Jenny Whiskey has been playing the saxophone and singing in Ska/Punk bands for over 20 years and has garnered a reputation as one of the most accomplished and sought after sax players in the scene today. Here we were able catch up with her a little and hear about her beginnings, and what got her into her local ska/punk and skinhead scene.

Read her story below.



New video from the Hub City Stompers for “Hard Place to Be”

Hub City Stompers showcase some sweet dance moves in their new video for “Hard Place to Be” from their album Haters Dozen which was released earlier this year. An album that has to be considered for one of the best ska albums of the year, in a year stacked with great releases.

Check out the sweet moves below.



Hub City Stompers (Ska, NJ) Announce Tour US Tour Dates

New Jersey ska exports Hub City Stompers have announced a short run of tour dates around North America in support of their latest record Hater’s Dozen. Along with a release show and a festival appearance in May, the group will hit up 12 stops over the summer months.

You can check out the full list of tour dates below.



Hub City Stompers premiere video for “Hub City Stomp”

New Brunswick, NJ’s Hub City Stompers have premiered a video for “Hub City Stomp,” off their newest album, “Haters Dozen.” Check out the video below!



Show Review: Hub City Stompers and Bigger Thomas (The Court Tavern in New Brunswick New Jersey)


It’s not often, nor are there many venues that host shows that are anywhere near as well organized and shall I say as professionally put together as the one I attended this past Friday at The Court Tavern in New Brunswick New Jersey, where I went to see home town heroes The Hub City Stompers perform with the legendary Ska outfit Bigger Thomas who are celebrating their 30th year this year.

The Court Tavern has gone through some changes over the last couple of decades from being a solid reputable venue for underground music to a weak non caring mismanaged shit hole. Now, once again The Court Tavern is under new management, and it appears that it is returning to its former glory as a very caring home for real music that seems to respect both the artists as well as the customers who come to attend it’s shows.

Upon arrival we heard the sounds of classic old school Ska filtering it’s way up the stairs from the lower level music room, this was being spun by one of two DJ’s –Selecter Judge Knott and DJ Chuck Dat of Steady Sound System who tag teamed one another with all vinyl sets of classic Ska throughout the night between band sets.

The first band to play was hardcore Oi act Damage Done, unfortunately we missed there set I’m sorry to say, but next up was a blistering and angry set by the local Oi band Dusters, who got some of the local crowd worked up and bouncing off one another in the mosh pit. Dusters have some promise, and the band was tight but the Front man was lacking in enthusiasm unfortunately giving their set the lack of the one two punch it needed to really carry the energy being delivered by the rest of the band.

Dusters set ended and more classic Ska was delivered by the DJ’s who did a really remarkable job of setting the mood for the evening.

Next to take the stage was Bigger Thomas, and by this point the room was approaching capacity as front man Roger Apollon who as always was dressed to kill, stepped up to the mic and began slaying us with all our favorite Bigger Thomas tunes getting the crowd skanking like crazy to BT classics like Ska In My Pocket and I Can’t Remember My Name by the end of this set the place was packed and the energy was high.

Hub City Stompers took the stage and kicked it off with a new song called Hub City Stomp which started off slow and cool then erupted into a full fun fast blast of horns and front man’s Reverend T. Sinisters unique vocal stylings, which immediately worked the crowd into a frenzy… after playing a couple more new ones off the bands upcoming 6th full length album Haters Dozen mixed in with many classic fan favorites they brought up Coolie Ranx of The Toasters and The Pilfers, who joined them for another new song entitled Distance Water which they dedicated to the late great Roy Radics of the Rudie Crew who also appears on the recorded version of the song, a couple more songs through the set and the band starts up a Ska cover of Fugazi’s Waiting Room, during which another Ska legend is announced to be in attendance, and who do they bring up on stage next? The Legendary King Django gets up, and Reverend Sinister hands the mic over to him and he spontaneously raps something fantastic that seemed to say something about him having a head cold and the only cure was attending a Hub City Stompers show and receiving some kind of Devine intervention from the good Reverend T. Sinister, at this point Coolie Ranx also returned to the stage and the three of them did a back and forth with one another, all during the constant beat of Waiting Room. This one song was reason enough to come to this amazing show and I am so happy I caught this trio in action.

The set ended with the bands signature Hub City Stompers which is actually an Inspector Seven song written by Sinister twenty years ago before forming HCS and taking the name. There was then the obligatory rush to the merch table as the bands all passed out their sweaty hugs to one another and shared a shot and a beer. Thus another great and forever memorable show night came to an end in New Jersey.

Thank you Court Tavern for being cool once again and putting on a truly memorable night of entertainment. We will return.



Hub City Stompers announce release date for “Haters Dozen” album

Jersey ska punks Hub City Stompers have just announced that they’ll be releasing their sixth full length, “Haters Dozen” later this month on April 20th.

You can buy presale copies here, or check out any of the release show dates below and snag yourself some tickets!



Hub City Stompers’ Reverend T. Sinister reflects on what got him into ska, punk, and how they influenced his life

Hub City Stompers‘ vocalist Reverend T. Sinister has written up a brief reflection on his introduction to ska, punk, and underground music in general, and how he got into the NJ/NY scene. Check out the full write-up below!



Hub City Stompers (ska) announce new album

New Jersey ska vets Hub City Stompers have announced a new album. “Haters Dozen” will be released April 20th via Altercation Records.

This is the first new album from Hub City Stompers since the January 2015 release of “Life After Death”.

Check out the track “Hey Ed” from “Life After Death” below.



Hub City Stompers sign to Altercation Records, announce full length album ‘Haters Dozen’

New Jersey ska punks Hub City Ctompers have just signed to Altercation Records and are planning for a full length album release in the spring of 2018 titled “Haters Dozen.”

According to front man Revered T. Sinister, “Hub City Stompers is truly amped to be joining the Altercation family…HCS has it’s ear to the streets and is ready to kick ass, and we’re glad to join a label with the same motives in mind.”

In addition, co owner of Altercation Travis Myers said, “The good Reverend Sinister and I go back a number of years now, I have personally always been a big Hub City Stompers fan, and I’m proud to say that all of us at Altercation are honored to be collaborating with them on this release…So get ready world for Hub City Stompers, Haters Dozen, hitting the streets with a vengeance in the spring of 18, its sure to be another killer ska classic for people who hate ska!”  
The full length will be the outfits sixth full length release, and seventh release overall.


Mephiskapheles, Hub City Stompers and 45 Adapters announce shows

Ska heavyweights Mephiskapheles and the Hub City Stompers have joined forces to give us a weekend of ska bliss. October 27th and 28th will represent the 6th annual Devils Night Danse. This years event will mark the 20th anniversary of the Mephiskapheles release “Maximum Perversion” which they will play in full.  Joining the two heavyweights for the weekend will be the 45 Adapters.

In case you forgot how awesome “Maximum Perversion” is you can check out a beauty video of them performing “Break Your Ankle Punk” here