RIYL: Dolan Brotherhood, New Day Mile, Juiced, Crown 10, Everybody Panic, Aghori
- "Rise of the Wyvern dragon" · Aug. 22, 2018
Inception: San Diego, 2017
Influences: King's X, Led Zeppelin, Yes, Black Sabbath, Pantera, Rush, Jimi Hendrix, Parliament Funkadelic, Frank Zappa
Formed in 2017 - with members based in Valley Center, San Diego, and Temecula - Aether X is a progressive hard rock trio featuring Jeff Smith (drummer for Dazed and Confused), Everybody Panic bassist-singer Michael Alarid (formerly of Aghori), and New Jersey-born Dolan Brotherhood singer-guitarist James Brady (formerly of New Day Mile, Juiced, and Crown 10), whose one-time guitar teacher Dave DiPietro also taught Zakk Wylde (Black Label Society, Ozzy Osbourne) and Dave "The Snake" Sabo (Skid Row).
Their first live performance was July 8, 2017, opening for Adrenaline Mob at Brick By Brick, followed the next month with an opening slot with Steel Panther at House of Blues. In April 2018, they opened for King's X at Coach House.
Their EP Wyvern was recorded in late 2017 at Pacific Beat Recording with Alan Sanderson (Rolling Stones, Switchfoot) and released in September 2018.
- Wyvern EP