Andrew Hamlin 10 a.m., Nov. 14
RIYL: The Eagles, Black Keys, Wired, Jackson Ridge Rodeo
Inception: San Diego, 2012
Influences: Deftones, Adam Deitch, Black Keys, Beatles, Guess Who, Van Halen, Nirvana
Based in San Marcos, John Caruso was the lead singer, guitarist, and songwriter for alt-rock trio Wired, as well as drumming for Americana/roots rock outfit Jackson Ridge Rodeo.
In 2016, he released his album Rock Music, recorded at home and featuring himself on all instruments and programming. "The album centers on pop, rock, and alternative, with lyrics exploring life, love, fun, and rock and roll music," he says.
- Rock Music