Mike Madriaga 9:30 a.m., May 25
Plane Without a Pilot
Sound description: Pop-punk.
RIYL: The Gaslight Anthem, Hot Water Music, the Loved Ones, Green Day, Alkaline Trio, Social Distortion, the Clash, the Hold Steady, Sharks, McFly, All Time Low, Blink-182, Sum 41, Rancid, MxPx, Larger Than Life, Fenix Tx, Bowling for Soup, Brand New, Mest, the Police, Simple Plan, Anti-Flag, the Beatles, New Found Glory, Sugarcult, Queen, NOFX, Allister, Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, No Use for a Name, the Offspring, the Rolling Stones, Denver Harbor, Millencolin, Boxcar Racer, +44, Angels & Airwaves
- Hometown CD Review · Nov. 5, 2008
- As I Hear It · Sept. 3, 2008
Inception: San Diego, 2005
Ex-Band Members: Rey, Drums
Influences: The Clash, the Gaslight Anthem, Tom Petty, Dave Hause, Bruce Springsteen, Hot Water Music, the Loved Ones, the Dear Hunter, the Cure, the Black Keys, Sharks, Saves the Day, Reeve Oliver, Social Distortion, Green Day, Alkaline Trio, Spoon
Based in Clairemont, Plane Without a Pilot says they believe that work ethic and touring is the only survival of a real successful band. They are constantly working on improving their live shows and songs by pushing themselves to try new things.
The band has shared stages with likes of the Ataris, Authority Zero, Implants, Amber Pacific, Houston Calls, Implants, the Summer Obsession, Fight Fair, the Silent Comedy, Parker Theory, Allstar Weekend, Home Grown, and Pierce the Veil.
Their Illuminate EP was released in 2013.