Local bands and musicians

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10 19 The Numberman Hip-Hop & Rap
1207 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
3rd Borough Electro | DJ, 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
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Local Music News

Ratt

Warren DeMartini, Juan Crocier, and Stephen Pearcy have formed yet another version of Ratt, this time without longtime drummer Bobby Blotzer, who recently lost his lawsuit seeking control of the band's name and music.

Manganista

A new Manganista track "Mr. Who" will be released on a split single featuring Unsteady’s song "Liar," pressed on randomly colored vinyl to make every record unique.

Roxy Monoxide

Scott Samuels, Michael Rennie, Darko Petrovic, and Scott Southwood will reunite for the first time in six years for the Second Annual Big Stir Powerpop Show at the Chico Club on February 25.

Nashville Ramblers

A January 7, 2017 gig at a private party in Hollywood found occasional Monkee Micky Dolenz performing "Let's Dance On" with the group.

A.J. Croce

He's collaborating with producer/songsmith Dan Penn on an album featuring guests like Muscle Shoals bassist David Hood, blues guitarist Colin Linden, and gospel singers the McCrary Sisters.

Flogging Molly

The band's Salty Dog Cruise celebrating St Patrick’s Day weekend in March will include a performance by Matt Hensley's side band Brogue Wave, featuring local fiddle star Patric Petrie.

Rifftide

Singer/keyboardist Dave Inumerable will play his last gig with the band on January 28 at Chula Vista's Manhattan Bar, after which the group says they'll probably go on hiatus.

The Paladins

The band is recording new tracks at Thunderbird Analog Recording Studio.

Chickenbone Slim & the Biscuits

Bassist Mike Chiricuzio suffered a stroke on December 19. "I am receiving care in the hospital," he reports. "Unfortunately, I have some significant paralysis on my left arm and hand."

Berkley Hart

Jeff Berkley reports "Berkley Hart Will do ten shows in San Diego [next year]. We will re-create each of our albums in reverse order [and] will end up early in 2018 with a re-creation of our very first album Wreck 'N' Sow." The final event Wreck 'N' Show will be at Poway Center For the Performing Arts.

Dave Lombardo's Dead Cross

The Slayer/Suicidal Tendencies drummer has recruited Faith No More/Mr. Bungle frontman Mike Patton to be their lead singer, alongside Retox duo Justin Pearson and Michael Crain.

Dave Mustaine

The 2017 Megadeth Boot Camp is described as "the ultimate fan experience," with the "once-in-a-lifetime" chance to hang out on Mustaine's private estate in Fallbrook for one weekend next March.

Planet B

The debut album from Justin Pearson, Gabe Serbian, and Luke Henshaw will feature collaborations with Martin Atkins (Ministry, PIL) and Brian Evans (Retox).

The Beat Farmers

21 years after the death of Country Dick Montana, a recording of a 1988 concert will be released as an album, Beat Farmers Heading North In Bremen, Germany.

Hideout

Their sophomore album So Many Hoops/So Little Time, due February 3 via Small Plates Records, is preceded by singles for "Doctor" and "I Got Your Message."

Blink-182

The trio announced a 10-date UK tour for summer 2017, opening in Cardiff on July 3 and wrapping up in London on July 19.

Mattson 2

They're working on a joint LP with Chaz Bundick (of Toro y Moi), Star Stuff, due March 31 on the Company Records label.

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