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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

Dave Mustaine

His house in Fallbrook's Rolling Hills Estates is listed for sale at $5.375 million. Built in 1990, the 9.5-acre property includes vineyards, pastureland, and a pond, with a five bedroom five-bath country English-style main residence featuring 5,345 square feet of living space and ten fireplaces.

Yale Strom and Hot P’Stromi

A new CD, City of the Future, is due November 13, with a jazzy Hot P’Stromi lineup featuring Jeff Pekarek, Duncan Moore, Tripp Sprague, Fred Benedetti, and Lou Fanucchi.

Matt Cameron

The Soundgarden/Pearl Jam drummer's new band Ten Commandos features QOTSA guitarist Alain Johannes, Soundgarden bassist Ben Shepherd, and Burning Brides frontman Dimitri Coats, with their first single "Staring Down the Dust" now available and an album due in November via Monkeywrench Records.


Their third full-length La La La, recorded by Steve Albini in August at Electrical Audio in Chicago, drops November 20, with the first single "Barney's Girl" now available.

Delta Spirit

Singer Matt Vasquez will debut his new solo recording The Austin EP, named after the Texas hometown he recently moved back, at the Irenic on November 13.

Gayle Skidmore

Along with drummer Bill Ray and several other locals who've recently moved away from San Diego, Skidmore is leaving town, in this case relocating across the ocean to the Netherlands.

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 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."

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