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Adam Feilmeier Rock
Adam Franklin Rock
Adam Gimbel Rock
Adam Gnade Acoustic, Rock
Adam Lambert Pop
Adam Townsend Acoustic
ADD/C Covers | Standards
Addiquit Hip-Hop & Rap
Adelitas Way Rock
Adella Lane Acoustic, Bluegrass & Roots, Covers | Standards, Rock, World
Adestria Metal | Hardcore, Rock
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Local Music News

Joey Harris

Keyboardist Mighty Joe Longa, who has been battling cancer, passed away early Sunday morning, August 30.

Justin Pearson

In addition to a new band project with Luke Henshaw called Planet B, Pearson appears in IFC's Incompresa, a film by Asia Argento featuring two tunes by Pearson and Gabe Serbian (released on vinyl as a limited edition 7-inch).

Angels & Airwaves

A new Angels & Airwaves EP, ...Of Nightmares, tying into a planned trilogy of Poet Anderson novels frontman Tom DeLonge is co-writing with author Suzanne Young, is due October 6.

Cleopatra Degher

She's back from an east coast tour that found her playing three sold out nights at the Birchmere, outside Washington DC, opening for the Bacon Brothers, where Kevin Bacon asked her to join him in singing "Footloose."

Lucy's Fur Coat

Their delayed reunion performances at the Casbah will now take place on September 19 and 20.


They'll play their final show in November at the Casbah, with keyboardist/singer Carrie Gillespie Feller already having launched a new solo electronic-pop project called Hexa.


The band has parted ways with lead singer Jon Campos and will be auditioning replacements in September.


Mark Hoppus joined Mumford And Sons onstage on August 18 at the Forum in Inglewood, CA for a cover of the Eurythmics' "Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This)."


They're releasing a collaboration album with Tokyo, Japan-based experimental band Tenniscoats, Healthy in California, recorded in Ocean Beach and to be supported with a Japanese tour later this year.


Their upcoming album, featuring new members Chris Adler (Lamb Of God) and Kiko Loureiro (formerly with Brazilian band Angra), will includes two cover tunes: "Melt The Ice Away" by Budgie and "Foreign Policy" by Fear.

Astra Kelly

Her album Back to Ten (September 18 release at Bella Vista Social Club) features local guests on songs like "Light of Day" (Gayle Skidmore), "Lullaby Lady" (Jeff Berkley), and "One True Love" (co-written by and featuring Cathryn Beeks).

The Sleepwalkers

Action Andy Rasmussen's last performance with the band will be at Adams Avenue Street Fair on September 26. "It's been 25 years with them, and they'll always be family to me [singer Johnny Valenzuala is his brother]...wanted to focus on my other band, Action Andy & the Hi-Tones, and have some quality family time at home."


A video is streaming for their track "Archers," from the band's self-titled debut album which features Oh, Sleeper frontman Shane Blay in place of Tim Lambesis (who left the band after being arrested for soliciting the murder of his wife).

Cattle Decapitation

They'll embark on a North American tour with Cannibal Corpse and Soreption, kicking off October 8 in Jacksonville, FL at the Underbelly and running through November 7, when it concludes in Orlando, FL at Venue 578.

The Shambles

Their song "Wouldn't You Like to Be A Bear?" will appear on the bear-themed 4-disc 40th Anniversary Box Set from German label Bear Family Records, alongside tracks from Ry Cooder, Chip Taylor, Swamp Dogg, the Fuzztones, and around 60 others.

Jake E. Lee

His band Red Dragon Cartel announced its sixth lead vocalist in the past four months, or actually the rehiring of their first singer Darren James Smith, who replaces former Jones Street singer Shawn Crosby, who replaced Chas West (who was preceded by DJ Smith, Michael Beck, and Smith).