Mike Madriaga 9:30 a.m., May 25
Genre: Metal | Hardcore
Sound description: Heavy melodic metal.
RIYL: Iron Maiden, Megadeath, Metal Church
Inception: San Diego, 2004
Ex-Band Members: Jason Cowels, Bass guitar
Influences: Slayer, Iron Maiden, Judas Priest, Dio, Anthrax, Black Sabbath, Megadeth, W.A.S.P
Formed in Portland, Oregon, in 2004, the Bastard Saints arrived in San Diego with a new lineup in 2007. Their sound is heavy and melodic with a touch of thrash, while the lyrics are rebellious, anti-establishment, anti-government, and pro-revolution.