Serious Matters, Drive Theory
45 Main Street
Stanhope, NJ, 07874
Doors 6:00 PM (event ends at 11:00 PM)
Serious Matters is a 4 piece Alternative/Post-Hardcore group from Union Beach, NJ. Formed in February of 2016 by Criss Madd and Kenny Byles of Jericho Guitars with only a few demo’s on hand. In September of 2016 they were joined by Matt Sandelman and began recording their debut EP, ‘Can You See The Sky From Here’ with Converse Rubber Tracks in Brooklyn, NY. The release of ‘CYSTSFH’ was published on SPIMGE (Speak Into My Good Eye) and many others. In early 2017, the band was joined by Daryian Kelton of Dark Horse Percussion and SoulTone Cymbals. Serious Matters released a new single titled, ‘Used’, mixed and engineered by John Ferrara of Portrait Recording Studios on June 8th, 2017. In July of 2017, the band had signed with New York based record label, Manic Kat Records.