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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

The Monroes

Bob Monroe has a new band called the Remnants, featuring Ronny Jones, Barry Scott, Dave Pomeranz, and Bobby Sale.

Bart Mendoza

His writing appears in first book from Burger Records, the Scooter Chronicles, covering the early 1980s Southern California mod scene, with name checks for area bands like the Crawdaddys, the Odds, Tell Tale Hearts, and more.

Radio Moscow

The Iowa-turned-San Diego band will promote their new album New Beginnings with a European tour that kicks off in May.

The Gloomies

They have a new single, "Tiger," which they'll support by touring through May with Cullen Omori, before finishing a new album due for release later this year.

Chad Farran

A new single is out for "Like a River," with an accompanying video melding black and white and color party footage with a closeup of Farran singing, scenes reflected in a pair of comically oversized shades.

Blink-182

They'll play a residency in Las Vegas starting in May at a theater in the Palms Casino-resort, with additional shows slated for June, October, and November.

Flogging Molly

After Dennis Casey's cracked rib from an overly enthusiastic fan hug heals, a co-headlining tour with Dropkick Murphys kicks off June 1 at Jacobs Pavilion in Cleveland, OH, and wraps up June 23 in Gilford, NH.

Black Market III

"Black Market III is officially signed to Rip Cat Records," reports Scottie Blinn. "Stoked to be label-mates with the Blasters, Kid Ramos, John Clifton, the 44s, Orphan Jon & the Abandoned, Alastair Greene [Alan Parsons], Rod Piazza, and many more greats on the worldwide blues scene."

King Taylor Project

They're on the road through June for a national tour that takes them through 23 states, with over 40 gigs in 12 weeks.

Wavves

The Ghost Ramp label is putting out a two-sided single featuring their collaborations with Bay Area garage punk rockers Culture Abuse, "Big Cloud" and "Up and Down."

Body Song

Their new single, "Mad Girl's Love Song," is being promoted with a video directed by Jackson Milgaten.

Rob Crow

Joyful Noise will release a box set featuring many of his projects, with around 20 full albums, including some focusing on just one group, with bands represented to include Pinback.

Travis Barker

Barker reportedly drums on new solo tracks being recorded by Limp Bizkit guitarist Wes Borland.

AJ Froman

"We have a couple festivals we’ll be playing in the desert in March," reports singer Sarah Norwood, "and our biggest tour yet coming up in May. We’ll be hitting the Bay Area, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Utah, and Arizona for 15 shows."

DFX2

The drummer for the influential '80s punk band, Frank Hailey, has passed away.

Mike Keneally

The former Frank Zappa sideman will take part in a tour with other former Zappa bandmembers, to be fronted by a holographic projection of Zappa created by Eyellusion, who previously crafted a Ronnie James Dio hologram.

Andra Day

She'll appear at this year's Newport Jazz Festival, taking place August 3 through August 5 at Newport's Fort Adams State Park.