WXPN & The Key’s John Vettese w/ AJ In-Studio Session & Write Up

WXPN & The Key’s John Vettese with Alright Junior In-Studio Session & Write Up

Another big thank you goes out to WXPN’s The Key and John Vettese for the continuous love and support for us and this endeavor of ours.

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Maybe it’s the way the stringed instruments interact, with ample space carved out in arrangement and tone for each to howl. Maybe it’s the way drums are methodically paced, coming in at just the right moment with just the right amount of force to elevate the fray. The band’s emotive, heavy rock hits any number of touchstones, from Queens of the Stone Age and Soundgarden, to less-remembered artists of the modern rock era like Our Lady Peace and Remy Zero. Performed live in WXPN studios recently, it sounds particularly badass.

The band is comprised of singer-guitarist Jace Miller, bassist Jamie Victor and drummer Mike Fraclose, and last year it released its second EP, Inhibition. The songs are loud and punchy enough that your metalhead friends will headbang in assent, but it’s also incredibly emotional, thanks in no small part to Miller’s powerful-yet-vulnerable singing. He’s a big Radiohead fan — I once saw Alright Junior rock a solid cover of “The Bends” in concert — and racing across octaves, Miller’s voice unpacks feelings of isolation, betrayal, and psychic damage, as well as feelings of devotion and hope.”

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Can’t say enough about the kind words, it really does mean the world to us, indeed.

Check out the new tour dates as they are being added and see when we are coming to YOU! Till then, good people…

Cheers & Best,

Jace, Mike, & Jamie – the gentlemen of Alright Junior

New Stop-Motion Animation Music Video for “Hold On To My Breath Again” Released!

New Stop-Motion Animation Video for “Hold On To My Breath Again” Released!

Ladies & Gentlemen! Our new stop motion animation video for Hold On To My Breath Again is up for your viewing pleasure. An incredibly huge thank you to Tony Forgey for directing this video, absolutely stunning! Share this up, good people 🙂

Cheers & Best,

Jace, Mike, & Jamie – the gentlemen of Alright Junior

Big thanks to WXPN & The Key for the review & write up on the new EP, Inhibition, just released!

Big thanks to WXPN & The Key for the review & write up on the new EP, Inhibition, that was just released!

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A very heartfelt thank you goes out to WXPN, The Key, Chad Snyder, & John Vettese, for the support and write up here! It’s beyond appreciated, indeed 🙂

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“If you’re one of the 90s kids on my Facebook feed mourning the death of the golden era of rock music, you’re just not looking in the right places. Red-blooded alt-rock is alive and well, and Philadelphia’s Alright Junior is a prime example of that. Inhibition is the extended play follow-up to long player Amusia, and for fans of the genre, it’s pure, uninhibited ear-candy.

From the first syllable of opening track “Over You Over Me”, you know Inhibition is all about. If minor keys, heartbreak, and loud/soft dynamics aren’t your thing, then just turn around now. If they are, though, then there’s a lot for you to like here. “Out at Sea” is a lively, Queens of the Stone Age-esque rocker, while “Hold On To My Breath Again” and “Into The Sun” are spacious, slow burning rockers that bloom in the back half. The highlight of the set is definitely “In Pain”, which condenses all the hard-rocking attitude of the EP into a battle cry of “I’m in pain!”

Inhibition is available for streaming and purchase now via Alright Junior’s Bandcamp. If you want to catch the band live and support a good cause while you’re doing it, you can catch them on November 25th at Ortileb’s for their Chords For A Cure fundraiser. For three years running, the event has raised money for the Histiocystosis Association, featuring a variety of artists performing in a special, unplugged format.” – Chad Snyder, WXPN, The Key

Cheers & Best,

Jace, Mike, & Jamie – the gentlemen of Alright Junior

New EP, Inhibition, released! Big thanks to everyone we met on tour in Baltimore, Trenton, NYC, Dover NH, Salem, New Brunswick NJ, Wilmington, Philly, & Beyond!

New EP, Inhibition, released! Big thanks to everyone we met on tour in Baltimore, Trenton, NYC, Dover NH, Salem, New Brunswick NJ, Wilmington, Philly, & Beyond!

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We can’t say enough about everyone that we met on the first leg of this Inhibition tour. We’ll doing a few shows, making videos for the new tunes, and writing more for October, November, & December. We will be headed back out on the road hard in January. But keep your eyes and ears peeled, we’ll be making our rounds, in the meantime. The hometown Philly release show was quite the cherry on top for celebrating the new material. We appreciate every little bit of your energy that each and every one of you give towards the music. It means the world to us.

Link to purchase new EP, Inhibition: alrightjunior.bandcamp.com

Cheers & Best,

Jace, Mike, & Jamie – the gentlemen of Alright Junior

93.3 WMMR previews our new EP, Inhibition!

93.3 WMMR previews our new EP, Inhibition!

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Big thanks to Markus In The Darkus from 93.3 WMMR Philadelphia for giving a listen to the new EP, Inhibition, and giving us some love! Always has been a great dude and we really appreciate the continuous support for this endeavor 🙂

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“Thanks to Jace Miller for giving me a chance to listen to Inhibition ahead of it’s release date. This is a band you should check out. Alright Junior knows how to write songs. Their music is emotional, moving and pulls you in right away. I’ve had the pleasure of listening to Alright Junior for a few years now and it’s been great watching them become stronger with every release. The chemistry of the band is very apparent in the new album. Hold On To My Breath Again really stood out to me.”

– Markus (WMMR)

Cheers & Best,

Jace, Mike, & Jamie – the gentlemen of Alright Junior