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56 Hope Reggae & Ska, Rock
5 Miles High Covers | Standards, Rock
5nSlime Hip-Hop & Rap
66ohm Acoustic, Alternative, Country, Rock
6ONE9 Rock
71 Fish Acoustic, Rock
(760) Alternative, Metal | Hardcore, Rock
7sealdub Reggae & Ska
7th Day Buskers Acoustic, Bluegrass & Roots, Blues & Soul
9 Theory Electro | DJ, Rock
Aaron Bowen Acoustic, Blues & Soul, Rock
Aaron Poehler Rock
Aaron Zigman Classical, Soundtrack
A Battle to Fight Metal | Hardcore, Rock
Abigail's Attic Alternative, Punk, Rock
Abject Punk, Reggae & Ska, Rock
Able the Allies Rock
Abrina Blues & Soul, Pop
Accept That You Have Suffered Rock
The Accident Experiment Alternative, Metal | Hardcore, Rock

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Local Music News


Ian Alexander's newest band, L.A.-based Beauty In the Breakdown, is fronted by his wife, former Duran Duran percussionist/singer Chastity Ashley.

Travis Barker

The drummer teamed up with rapper Asher Roth and producer Nottz for that duo's second collaboration as Rawth, for a new EP called Rawther.

Angels & Airwaves

Tom DeLonge announced Sekret Machines, a transmedia series about UFOs to feature new music from Angels & Airwaves, non-fiction books, a documentary, and a hardcover novel, Sekret Machines Book 1: Chasing Shadows, the first in a trilogy cowritten by DeLonge and A.J. Hartley.

Gilbert Castellanos

"I just got invited to perform at this year's Monterey Jazz Festival in September," reports the trumpet champ. "It will feature an all-star band that will be conducted by Quincy Jones and John Clayton. The musical director will be Christian McBride."

Hotel St. George

The defunct band's singer-guitarist Matthew Binder will release his debut novel, High in the Streets, in April via Roundfire Books.

Daniel Isle Sky

He just recorded an 18-song album with Alan Sanderson at Pacific Beat Recording. "These are songs I wrote using chord structures Donovan taught me [when] I spent a week with him as a student, and featuring styles the Beatles studied with Donovan which resulted in much of the style on the White Album."

Tribal Theory

A new single called "Burnin'" previews their upcoming Reclamation EP, recorded with Jesse Barrera of My American Heart.

Falling Doves

Chis Leyva's band, having recently toured England, has signed with Britain's RMN Records.


Their Nothing Is Sound full-length will be re-released on colored vinyl on March 8, with 500 copies on 180 gram Buttercream and 1,000 copies on 180 gram red, including a bonus track, "Goodnight Punk."

Pony Death Ride

They appear on a new vinyl-only local band compilation from Blindspot Records, Sounds From the Stratosphere, also featuring Manual Scan, Super Buffet, Blaise Guld, and Satanic Puppeteer Orchestra.


Bandleader Matt Caskitt and his wife Christy are relocating to Hollywood, which is where the band will now be based.

The Shambles

Their Clouds All Day album will be reissued on vinyl with a bonus DVD featuring an 11-song set on Spanish TV.

Josh Damigo

Damigo announced that he's relocating to Ventura County.

Drive Like Jehu

The band announced they'll headline the 2016 All Tomorrow's Parties festival, set to take place at Pontins in Prestatyn, North Wales, April 22–24, marking their first U.K. performance since 1994.


The band has released a short film for the track "Across the Sea of Madness," off their new 19-track horror-metal concept album Ancient Evil.

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