Chad Deal 6 p.m., March 28
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Inception: San Diego, 2002
Ex-Band Members: Norm Hasenfang, Bass guitar
“Our first guitar player was an architect,” says singer-guitarist Jim Popeney of Zone 4’s band name, “and he noticed most of the buildings he drew up around here need to have a certain rating to be able to stand up to an earthquake. Seismic zones are labeled one through four, with the numbers representing increasing risks and magnitude of damage likely to occur due to earthquakes in those zones.
“Here in San Diego, buildings have to be rated to withstand a ‘zone 4’-type quake.”