Illicit Behavior

Marcus Matherly: Guitar (acoustic), Guitar (electric) | John Adams: Guitar (acoustic), Guitar (electric), Keyboards, Vocals | Karl Drews: Bass guitar, Vocals | Todd Everett: Guitar (acoustic), Guitar (electric), Vocals | Don Schilter: Drums

Genre: Covers | Standards, Rock

Sound description: Rock classics.

RIYL: Classic rock

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Inception: Vista, 2005

Influences: Aerosmith, Bad Company, Deep Purple, Led Zeppelin, Ted Nugent, the Doors, Pink Floyd


Illicit Behavior is a North County band playing a wide variety of classic rock and roll. Setlists include songs from the 1960s through music by present-day bands like Collective Soul, Sublime, and Velvet Revolver, to name a few.

John Adams (lead guitar, keyboards, vocals) spent the first 20 years after college on the road, playing in bands all over the country. For the past ten years, he’s worked at (and now owns) the music store Band Central Station in Vista.

Karl Drews (bass, vocals) is a former member Clement Forrest, a 1970s North County group once signed to MCA Records. He also played locally with the Matter and in L.A. with Presence. Todd Everett (guitar, vocals), another former member of the Matter, is the band’s newest player. Marcus Matherly plays guitar, and Don Schilter is the drummer.

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