Local bands and musicians

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Adam Feilmeier Rock
Adam Franklin Rock
Adam Gimbel Rock
Adam Gnade Acoustic, Rock
Adam Lambert Pop
ADD/C Covers | Standards
Addiquit Hip-Hop & Rap
Adelitas Way Rock
Adella Lane Acoustic, Bluegrass & Roots, Covers | Standards, Rock, World
Adestria Metal | Hardcore, Rock
Adhima Hip-Hop & Rap, Reggae & Ska
Adriana Smith and Ghost in the Graveyard Rock
Adrian Demain Rock
Adrienne Nims Jazz
Adrienne Nims & Spirit Wind Jazz
Ad Seg Metal | Hardcore, Punk, Rock
Aerodrone Pop, Rock
The Áfrojazziacs Jazz, Latin | Tejano, Reggae & Ska
Afrotruko Latin | Tejano

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Local Music News

Death Valley Pizza

Ian Zalewski and Dennis Caplinger are heading to Oregon to record with San Diego's Duncan Moore on drums and Kim Deschamp of the Cowboy Junkies guesting on pedal steel.

Bill Ray

The busy drummer will be in L.A. on September 29, being interviewed for the TV show Unsung about his years playing in the Grammy Award-winning Ike Turner band Kings of Rhythm.

The Loons

The band is featured in a new book, Knights of Fuzz, detailing sixties-inspired bands including other locals like Shake Before Us, the Gravedigger V, the Morlocks, the Event, Tell-Tale Hearts, Manual Scan, and the Crawdaddys.

Long Live Logos

Their former singer/keyboardist, Danny Castro was sentenced to nine years and eight months in state prison, stemming from a felony DUI that caused a driver to lose her arm. It's the maximum term under the law, with the judge saying Castro lacks courage, character, and remorse.

Strawberry Alarm Clock

Randy Seol and company are back in the studio for the first time since 2012, recording new music with Robert Cowan and others.

Adam Lambert

The American Idol vet will substitute for Keith Urban during the show's Season 14 auditions at Brooklyn's Barclays Center.


Their first five Capitol Records will be issued on limited edition picture disc vinyl for the first time in the U.S., including Peace Sells…But Who’s Buying?, So Far, So Good…So What!, Rust In Peace, Countdown To Extinction, and Youthanasia.

Josh Damigo

“Just Give Me a Call,” the lead single from his upcoming full-length I Will Be There (drops October 2 at House of Blues downtown), is now available online.

Sierra West

The 2014 SDMA Best Singer-Songwriter nominee just closed a deal to have her song “Hold Your Fire” included in an upcoming episode of ABC TV's Resurrection.

Tribal Theory

Their Mr.2Nite Fall Tour runs through the end of November, when they'll wrap up in Seattle, Washington with Hawaiian singer Anuhea.

Dave Mustaine

Megadeth cancelled their involvement in Motorhead's upcoming Motorboat cruise after frontman Dave Mustaine was told by his doctor to cancel all performances for the next two months, due to complications arising from a previous cervical spine surgery.

Tom Waits

Director John Lamb launched a Kickstarter campaign to restore the animated short “Tom Waits For No One,” starring a rotoscoped Waits performing “The One That Got Away” in 1979 at Hollywood's La Brea Stage.

Jim Croce

The upcoming Jerry Lee Lewis album The Knox Phillips Sessions: The Unreleased Recordings, due September 23, includes the Killer's cover of Croce's “Bad, Bad Leroy Brown.”

Steve Poltz

The occasional Rugburn will open the first five dates of the 2015 Mike and the Mechanics tour, which marks the first time Mike Rutherford and company have toured the U.S. and Canada since 1989.

The Long and Short of It

"Three out of the four of us have started families, and I just got engaged" says Brian Barrabee of the delay in releasing Burl, their first full-length since 2009, which drops (on vinyl and CD) October 11 at Soda Bar.

All Leather

A new video for “An Insufficient Apology,” directed by Dennis Bersales and from the band's newest 7-inch, is streaming online.

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