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Adam Gnade Acoustic, Rock
Adam Lambert Pop
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Adella Lane Acoustic, Bluegrass & Roots, Covers | Standards, Rock, World
Adestria Metal | Hardcore, Rock
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Local Music News

Rihanna

Her new single new song "Towards the Sun" comes from the soundtrack to the DreamWorks animated movie Home (due March 27). She also voices a character in the movie (based on Adam Rex's sci-fi kids book The True Meaning of Smekday).

Scott Weiland

In advance of Scott Weiland and the Wildabouts' debut full-length Blaster, a video is streaming online for the track "Modzilla," and singles are available with "Way She Moves" and "White Lightning" from the album.

blink-182

"March 1, I will be launching personal recordings of new Blink demos along with a few extra tracks on TomDelonge.me," the band's ex-frontman has announced. He'll be replaced at the Musink Tattoo & Music Festival in Costa Mesa by Alkaline Trio's Matt Skiba.

The Midnight Pine

Their song "Caution" was recently heard on the Bravo TV show Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce.

Redwave

The band formerly known as the One and Onlys is now known as Redwave.

Nathan East

He'll rejoin Eric Clapton's concert band in May, to perform six concerts in London, England.

Bach Collegium San Diego

The ensemble, formed in 2003, has named its first executive director, Abigail McKee, who was previously director of cultural events at San Francisco's Grace Cathedral.

The Donkeys

With a live video for the title track of their new album Ride the Black Wave streaming online, a U.S. tour starts at SXSW in Austin on March 16, lasting through May 12 and including a San Diego date at Soda Bar on April 3.

Tom Brosseau

His upcoming full-length Perfect Abandon is being promoted with videos for "Roll Along With Me," the lead single (whose B-side "Dark Garage" was recorded on KCSB Radio in 2004), and for "My Sweetest Friend," directed by filmmaker Sarah Morton.

Sometimes Julie

"We've just learned that we've won the Akademia Music Award for Best Americana Album for our CD Head First," says guitarist Rick Walker. "The Awards are determined by an expert panel of six judges, who are all former senior executives and industry veterans from some of the largest record companies."

Ratt

In a new interview with Eddie Trunk, former singer Stephen Pearcy said he'll work again with original bassist Juan Croucier, who was also a member of his outfit Dirty Rats, but rules out ever recording with Ratt again.

Stone Temple Pilots

A U.S. tour with Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington kicks off April 8 in Seattle, taking them through California, Colorado, Texas, Oklahoma, Illinois, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, and Massachusetts, before wrapping up in Philadelphia on April 30.

Red Not Chili Peppers

"After a year of hard work, I'm finally bringing the Red Not Chili Peppers to Japan," reports bassist Jonathan Savage. "Gotta love the vision of [promoter] LOR, reminding us that tribute bands should be built from respect and honor of the original music, two things which also make the Japanese culture so incredible."

Turiya Mareya

"I am leaving April 3 for a three year sojourn in Asia," reports the Texas-born jazz pianist, who'll be performing at venues in Okinawa, Tokyo, Shanghai, Taipei, and Hong Kong.

P.O.D.

They'll embark on a ten-date overseas tour with Hoobastank and Alien Ant Farm, beginning in London on May 7.

Karl Denson's Tiny Universe

Ron Wood told Radio.com that the Rolling Stones will launch a North American tour this summer, with Karl Denson replacing their sax player Bobby Keys, who died in December.

No Kings

Their upcoming full-length Lowlifes and High Rollers, recorded and produced by their drummer's brother Gab Scatolin (based in San Paulo, Brazil), features Scott Inumberable (2000 Tons of TNT, Mochilero Allstars) and Boostive sax player Nathan Kocivar.

Retox

In support of their new full-length Beneath California (Epitaph Records), the band is departing on a lengthly tour of the U.S., Canada, Europe, and Russia.

Drew Andrews

The former member Via Satellite/Album Leaf player will release a novella in March, the Shepherd’s Journals, published by Portland's Blue Skirt Productions.

Slightly Stoopid

They'll play the First Annual Blaze 'N' Glory Festival on May 15 and 16 in San Bernardino, alongside fellow locals like Pepper and others, including Rebelution, Iration, Method Man, Redman, Ice-T's Body Count, and more.

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