If I ever had a new aria to learn I would listen to Gedda first in order to make sure I was “doing it right.”
Garrett Harris 4 p.m., Feb. 27
Inception: San Diego, 2005
Influences: Slayer, Iron Maiden, Megadeth, Mudvayne, Machine Head, Cage, Cradle of Filth, Incantation, Black Sabbath, Metallica, Anthrax, Guns 'N Roses, Ratt, Whitesnake, Poison, Avenged Sevenfold, Testament, Fear Factory, Exodus
Based in San Diego, Encinitas, and Santee, Detonated features vocalist and guitarist James Palmer, who has been playing thrash metal with bassist Dwight Hoy since a very young age. Former members include drummer Blake P (who was with the band for the first five years until being replaced by Travis Harvey) and guitarist Jeff Madden.
Their debut full-length album Set to Annihilate was released in April 2012.