Sammy J Releases New Single & Music Video

New Zealand reggae, soul singer and songwriter, Sammy Johnson (a.k.a. Sammy J) has released a new single, “Do You”, that has come accompanied by a music video. You can watch the video below ahead of his April tour dates…

It’s Not Dead Fest. 2 Has Been Confirmed!

Following the October 2015 Inaugural event, It’s Not Dead Fest is returning this August headlined by Rancid and Dropkick Murphys. The Pier was in attendance for the first event and we have our calendar marked Saturday, August 26th for the Punk Rock Festivals return!

MP3 Leak of the Week: OneLegChuck

Out of Sacramento, CA comes OneLegChuck, who in-fact has one leg and rips on the mic and guitar. He’s reggae, country, & soul, performing under the flag of Rastabilly as we’re giving away his new song “Respect” (Electrified Riddem), that he collaborated on with Miguel Happoldt and Perro Bravo. Grab the song & read the […]

Video: Barrington Levy – “G.S.O.A.T.”

When a legend steps to the mic, you stop and listen. Such is the case with the new track by Barrington Levy as he boasts a new single with “G.S.O.A.T.” from his upcoming album Survivor. As the press release reads, the album is a collaborative effort among Black Roses Label, Stoopid Records, Platinum Camp Records, […]

Updated Album Reviews

Since the start of the new year, new albums & releases have been abundant and we’ve focused much of our time on sharing our review with the records we’ve enjoyed thus far. Take a look as we’ve reviewed new albums by Ballyhoo!, Sticky Fingers, Common Kings, Fortunate Youth as well as our first ever Beer […]

Review: 311 – Amber Ale (Beer)

311 - Amber Ale (Beer) American Amber/Red Ale 5.7% ABV Release Date: June 2015 (Online release March 2017) Released Via: Rock Brothers Brewing Additional Collaboration With: Cigar City Brewing, Nebraska Brewing, Luekens Liquors Online Official Website: Rock Brothers Brewing The Pier Beer Rating: Historical Background: The planning process for 311 Amber Ale actually began several [...]

Review: Ballyhoo! – Girls.

Ballyhoo! - Girls. Track Listing: 1.) Jameson & Ginger 2.) Mixtape 3.) Girls. 4.) She Wants Love 5.) Drink About You 6.) Blaze This Weed 7.) Ras Vader 8.) Rollercoaster 9.) Gone Girl 10.) One In A Million 11.) Summer Fling 12.) Let Her Go The Pier Album Rating: Release Date: March 24th, 2017 Record [...]

The Expendables Release New Single, Announce EP

Building on the momentum captured from their release of “Stay Now” featuring Eric Rachmany of Rebelution in January, The Expendables have recently made a huge announcement. The band will be releasing an EP on May 5 entitled Moment which will feature the already released “Stay Now,” as well as the all-new single “I Won’t Give […]