Local bands and musicians

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1019 The Numberman Hip-Hop & Rap
1207 Hip-Hop & Rap
12 Cent Alternative, Punk, Rock
145th Street Blues & Soul, Rock
16 Hour Drive Punk
16 Sparrows Rock
1Louder Covers | Standards, Rock
2000 Tons of TNT Blues & Soul, Funk, Jazz, Reggae & Ska, Rock
2:01am Alternative, Rock
22 Kings Acoustic, Rock
The 25th Hour Metal | Hardcore
321 Stereo Rock
3against1 Alternative, Rock
3 By Design Rock
3 Guys Called Jesus Rock
3rd Borough Electro | DJ, Rock
3 the Hardway Hip-Hop & Rap
40 Oz. to Freedom Punk, Reggae & Ska, Rock
+44 Alternative, Electro | DJ, Punk
50/50 Electro | DJ, Hip-Hop & Rap, Rock

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Local Music News

Alyssa Jacey

She won first place at this year's Singer-Songwriter contest at the San Diego County Fair.

Vokab Kompany

A three-song EP dropped on Fathers Day 2018, One Of Infinity, featuring "All original concepts by the late great Casey Maloney & Burgundy Morgan, re-visioned and tracked by Geoff Nigl, Burkey Vokab and Robbie Gallo aka B3K," according to the band.


A new single, “Spaced-Out,” features former Motion City Soundtrack frontman Justin Pierre, b/w a cover of “California” by the Rentals, the band formed by former Weezer bassist Matt Sharp.

Chris Hillman

He'll join fellow Byrds co-founder Roger McGuin for a short tour performing 50th anniversary sets of their Sweetheart of the Rodeo album with guest Marty Stuart, as well as appearing with Herb Pedersen at Bernardo Winery on August 12.

E.N. Young

In advance of Young's fourth full-length Forest Wilderness (recorded, produced, mixed, and mastered at his IB studio Imperial Sound Recording Studio), a single is available, "Wake Up," featuring Peetah Morgan of Morgan Heritage.

Justin Pearson

A new book called The Race to Zero is a collection of all lyrics he has written throughout his career up until 2018, as well as containing various examples of short creative vignettes and prose.

Priti Gandhi

San Diego Opera’s Artistic Administrator has been hired by the Minnesota Opera as their Chief Artistic Officer, a job she starts in July.

Blackout Party

Super Troopers 2 features their song "All My Friends," alongside tracks by fellow locals Low Volts and Stephen Pearcy.

As I Lay Dying

After serving time over a murder for hire plot against his wife, frontman Tim Lambesis is reuniting with his former bandmates (previously known without him as Wovenwar) for a new song, "My Own Grave."

Casey Hensley

An album called Casey Hensley Live is being mixed and mastered by Black Market III guitarist-singer Scottie Blinn

The Stereotypes

Their new single "Creator/Destroyer" was recorded with Mike Kamoo at local Earthling Studios.

Lower Left

The jazz trio, which rarely performs due to members' musical commitments, will appear June 29 at the Handlery Hotel's 950 Lounge to debut their sophomore release, a live album called Just Playin'.

The Slashes

New singles from the band include "Nunu's" (named after a famous local eatery) and "Heavy Bowie."

Sister Speak

They'll spend late July and early August touring Germany, including stints in Cologne, Falkenberg, Leipzig, and Berlin.

Cattle Decapitation

Former bassist Derek Engemann is playing with Cast the Stone, featuring Mark Kloeppel (Misery Index, Scour), Jesse Schobel (Legend, ex-Scour), and singer Andy Huskey, with a new EP called Empyrean Atrophy.


Their June residency in Las Vegas at the Palms Casino-resort was cancelled due to drummer Travis Barker being diagnosed with blood clots in each arm. Says the band, "The situation is currently being closely monitored."

Satanic Puppeteer Orchestra

"The robot and I are heading into the studio next month to start recording a series of themed EPs," says Professor B. Miller. "The first wave will likely come out at the end of the year. I've got names for all of them, lyrics for most of them, and album art done for the first two EPs."

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