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16 Hour Drive Punk
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1Louder Covers | Standards, Rock
2000 Tons of TNT Blues & Soul, Funk, Jazz, Reggae & Ska, Rock
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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
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Local Music News

Stick Figure

With a new video for "Above the Storm," the reggae rockers will embark on a U.S. tour that opens at the Fillmore in Philadelphia, PA, on January 17 and wraps at Brooklyn Bowl in Las Vegas on February 9.

Marie Haddad

Her song "Wishing Well" was heard on Lifetime's TV series Dance Moms, during a season 7 episode 24 routine featuring dancer Lilliana.

The Oxen

Drummer Matt Nelson has announced he's leaving the band, following the departure of bassist James Molden, who played his last show with the group at the Casbah on May 4.


They teamed with original members of goth rockers Christian Death for a new single, “Cursed Be Thy Blessings.”

Tom DeLonge

DeLonge announced the launch of the To the Stars Academy of Arts & Science, described as "a consortium of scientists, aerospace engineers, and creatives that will work collectively," as well as a funding campaign to build an "ElectroMagnetic vehicle to travel instantaneously through space, air, and water by engineering the fabric of space-time."


Their Heatseekers Winter Tour kicks off January 18 in Bakersfield, CA and concludes February 8 in Flagstaff, AZ, with opening support from the Movement and Tyrone's Jacket.

Pierce the Veil

The newest video from their fourth studio album Misadventures, "Today I Saw the Whole World," is streaming online.

Louis XIV

Frontman Jason Hill scored a soundtrack gig scoring music for David Fincher’s new 1970s-set Netflix series Mindhunter.

Relax Max

Guitarist Sergio Estrada, who also taught at Olive Peirce Middle School in Ramona and played with Monsters of Rock, lost his battle with cancer.

Gary Wilson

Wilson recently opened for Todd Rundgren, telling the Reader "During our final song, after whipping my keyboard player with a large plastic bag, Todd Rundgren's manager jumped on the stage and started yelling in my ear 'get off the stage now.' It was a good night."

Enter the Blue Sky

Sande Lollis won the West Coast Country Music Association competition for Best Female Vocalist of the Year and Best Female Entertainer of the Year, earning a slot at the national competition at Pigeon Forge, Tennessee in March 2018.


His Colorful Radiation album, due in November, is preceded by a single and video for the track "Rise," which he describes as "my reaction to the Trump phenomena."

Chris Hillman

The Rock and Roll Hall-of-Famer and former Byrd/Flying Burrito Brother has a new album, Bidin' My Time, recorded with Tom Petty.


Mark Hoppus' song “Not Every Dog Goes To Heaven,” inspired by National Lampoon’s Vacation, appears on the charity album Dog Songs, released to raise money to help dogs affected by Hurricane Harvey.

Matt Cameron

The Pearl Jam/Soundgarden drummer is streaming "Time Can't Wait" as the lead single from his forthcoming debut solo album, Cavedweller.


Richard Filaccio recorded a new version of his 1986 solo track "The Night of the Hunter," which he describes as "A tale of a nightmarish escape scene from a vampire, running and hiding, but also realizing it is too late. Things have happened...horrible things."

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