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10 19 The Numberman Hip-Hop & Rap
12 Cent Alternative, Punk, Rock
145th Street Blues & Soul, Rock
16 Hour Drive Punk
16 Sparrows Rock
1Louder Covers | Standards, Rock
2000 Tons of TNT Blues & Soul, Funk, Jazz, Reggae & Ska, Rock
22 Kings Acoustic, Rock
The 25th Hour Metal | Hardcore
321 Stereo Rock
3against1 Alternative, Rock
3 By Design Rock
3 Guys Called Jesus Rock
3 the Hardway Hip-Hop & Rap
40 Oz. to Freedom Punk, Reggae & Ska, Rock
+44 Alternative, Electro | DJ, Punk
50/50 Electro | DJ, Hip-Hop & Rap, Rock
5051 Rock
$50 Orchestra Electro | DJ, Jazz, Rock
56 Hope Reggae & Ska, Rock

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Local Music News

Cattle Decapitation

Phil Anselmo (Pantera) has recorded a death metal EP with a group called Scour, featuring Cattle Decapitation's Derek Engemann, Chase Fraser (formerly of Animosity), Jesse Schobel (Strong Intention), and John Jarvis (Pig Destroyer).

Scott Weiland

His band the Wildabouts will kick off a national tour October 28 in Hermosa Beach, CA at Saint Rocke, heading cross country until concluding on December 19 in Napa, CA at the City Winery.

The New Regime

Currently on a North American tour with Gang Of Four, the band led by former Nine Inch Nails and Paramore collaborator Ilan Rubin has unveiled a video for their tune "We Rise, We Fall."

Jon Foreman

On Saturday, October 24, he'll play 25 local shows, all within 24-hours, beginning noon at Bro-Am Studios and continuing at taco shops, rock clubs, his high school alma mater, a wedding, and a show for patients at Rady's Children's Hospital.


She surprised the crowd at a Foo Fighters show in Phoenix, AZ of September 25 when she joined the band onstage for a performance of Led Zeppelin's "Whole Lotta Love."

Systems Officer

Zach Smith has launched a new version of the band with guitarists Jason Hooper (Mr. Tube) and O (Fluf), along with drummer Ely Moyal (Octagrape).


Drummer Bobby Blotzer has acquired the Ratt name following a five-year trademark battle, with the new group featuring frontman Josh Alan, bassist Scotty Griffin, and guitarists Blaze and Doc Ellis set to tour in 2016.

Black Market III

They're on a European tour that runs through a December 12 date in Berlin, Germany, with a California tour planned for February 2016.

The Nervous Wreckords

Louis XIV guitarist Brian Karscig joined the Killers onstage for the Louis tune "Finding Out True Love Is Blind" at North Park Observatory on September 19.


The band announced that their final show will take place October 31 at the Go Lounge in La Mesa.


A new video is streaming online for the track "Way Too Much," directed by Jack Wagner and shot at a particularly violent Underground Empire Wrestling event.

Roni Lee

The Runaways songwriter will be playing a tour of Germany that runs from October 25 through November 15.


Topshelf Records is reissuing their 2009 LP The Cosmic Drama (originally released on Doghouse Records), featuring alternate and EP tracks and promoted with a new single containing an alternate version of "They're Ready For Us To Come Home."

Battalion of Saints

With singer George Anthony now backed by two Angry Samoans, the Saints' west coast tour will be followed October 30 by a new 7-inch on the Southern Lord label featuring three tracks; "Darkness," "Bombs," and "Nightmare."

Jake E. Lee

The band announced its sixth lead vocalist in the past four months, or actually the rehiring of their first singer Darren James Smith, who replaced former Jones Street singer Shawn Crosby, who replaced Chas West (who was preceded by DJ Smith, Michael Beck, and Smith).

Justin Pearson

In addition to a new band project with Luke Henshaw called Planet B, Pearson appears in IFC's Incompresa, a film by Asia Argento featuring two tunes by Pearson and Gabe Serbian (released on vinyl as a limited edition 7-inch).

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