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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

Switchfoot

Their 2006 album Oh! Gravity will be reissued August 4 on 180 gram vinyl via SRCVinyl, in editions limited to 1,000 copies on red vinyl and 500 copies on smoke white.

Cathryn Beeks

Her Listen Local showcase at House of Blues wraps September 8, as she prepares to launch a new project called Lunch Ladies, intended to "provide live acoustic entertainment and delicious catered meals for your mid-day events."

Roni Lee

After more than 35 years ("With Bert Evanger's help," she says), Lee recently received a gold record for the song "I Wanna Be Where the Boys Are," most famously recorded by the Runaways and Venus & the Razorblades.

Missy Andersen

Her 2014 album In the Moment has been nominated for two Blues Blast Music Awards (Best Soul Blues Album, Best Female Blues Artist), with the award ceremony set for September 25 in Champaign, IL.

Jon Foreman

He'll promote his new 4-EP solo series by performing 24 local sets on October 24 at 24 locales TBA.

Big Mountain

"I just landed my first little acting gig in a movie called Ruta Madre, to be released next summer," reports singer Joaquin McWhinney, aka Quino, who says "Big Mountain also contributed a song to the soundtrack."

Mark Dresser

The jazz bassist is one of seven recipients to receive the Doris Duke Impact Award, splitting an $80,000 award with other nationwide proponent of the arts.

Pierce the Veil

Guitarist Tony Perry will miss some Warped Tour dates after being injured in a mountain biking accident that resulted in three broken ribs, a torn shoulder, collapsed lung, and a broken sternum, for which he needed immediate surgery to repair.

Rocket from the Crypt

A reunion performance is slated for Tenacious D's Festival Supreme on October 10 at L.A.'s Shrine Expo Hall, for a bill that also includes Die Antwoord, Dan Deacon, Andrew W.K., the Darkness, and Big Freedia.

Lucy's Fur Coat

They'll perform for the first time since 2008 at the Casbah on July 31 and August 1.

Heavy Glow

With a new video online for their song "Domino (Black Flowers)," directed by Jennifer Deutrom (the Melvins), they'll launch a U.S. tour running July 16 (Forth Worth, TX) through August 15 (Norman, OK), before heading to Europe in October.

The Jackstones

They've been nominated by Music Resource Group (MRG) for Country Album of the Year at the 14th Independent Music Awards, for their full-length What Brings You Here.

P.O.D.

A new single, "This Goes Out to You," precedes their upcoming tenth album The Awakening (due August 21), which reunites them with producer Howard Benson (who helmed their 1999 album The Fundamental Elements of Southtown).

Unbroken

A vinyl repress of Three One G’s very first release, Unbroken's “And” b/w “Fall On Proverb” 7-inch single, is available on the label's website, limited to 500 copies and pressed on gold colored vinyl.

Megadeth

Megadeth's new lineup will make their live debut in Canada at Quebec City Summer Festival on July 18, with Lamb Of God's Chris Adler on drums and new guitarist Kiko Loureiro (Chris Broderick and Shawn Drover quit last year).

Sven-Erik Seaholm

He's moving back to San Diego in July and will play a record release show for his tenth solo album The Sexy at Java Joe's on July 24.

Sierra West

"'Kiss Goodbye,' the first co-write I did with Tracey and Vance Marino from NSAI, got placed in season two, episode ten of [Bravo reality TV series] Southern Charm," reports West.

Sacha Boutros

Her new single "A Love Song" (featuring Peter Sprague) is her first country recording, covering a tune made popular by Anne Murray in the 1970s.

Author & Punisher

The new album from this Tristan Shone project, Melk En Honning, was produced by Phil Anselmo (Pantera, Down, Superjoint Ritual, and head of A&P’s new label, Housecore Records).

Slightly Stoopid

They'll headline the second Closer to the Sun music fest (December 5 through 9) at Now Sapphire Resort in Puerto Morelos, Mexico, for a bill that also includes SOJA, Iration, Pepper, Ozomatli, G. Love, Don Carlos, Karl Denson, and Ian Neville.

Cattle Decapitation

They'll spend July and August on the Summer Slaughter Tour with Arch Enemy, Born Of Osiris, Veil Of Maya, the Acacia Strain, Obscura, After the Burial, and Beyond Creation.

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