Local bands and musicians

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Fabiana Passoni Latin | Tejano
The Fabulous Belair Boys Covers | Standards, Pop, Rock
The Fabulous Earrings Rock
The Fabulous Pelicans Covers | Standards, Pop, Rock
The Fabulous Rudies Punk, Reggae & Ska
Facelift Covers | Standards
Faded Chroniclez Hip-Hop & Rap, Reggae & Ska, Rock
Faded Natives Rock
The Fairfield Fats Band Blues & Soul, Country, Rock
Faith Faward Reggae & Ska, Rock
Fake Booby Judy Pop, Rock
Fakebook Alternative, Blues & Soul, Punk, Rock
Fake Tides Rock
The Fallbrook Music Society Classical
Fallen Monuments Punk, Rock
Falling Doves Rock
Family Wagon Rock
Fanny, Nook, and Cranny Acoustic, Bluegrass & Roots, Blues & Soul
Fanny & the Atta Boys Blues & Soul, Funk, Rock
Fantastic Magic Rock
Far Alternative, Rock
Far From Ya Average Hip-Hop & Rap
Farhad Bahrami World
The Farmers Alternative, Bluegrass & Roots, Rock
Farrows Electro | DJ, Rock
Fashion Jackson Rock, Surf
Fast Heart Mart Rock
Fat Beat Squad Funk, Hip-Hop & Rap, Punk, Rock
Fat Man’s Misery Blues & Soul, Rock
Fattburger Jazz
Fatty Freelunch and the Natives Blues & Soul, Funk, Hip-Hop & Rap, Reggae & Ska
Fearless in Fairweather Rock
Federal Funk Covers | Standards, Funk, Rock
Federal Reserve of Consumption Rock
Feeling of Hate Alternative, Rock
The Feelings Mutual Rock
Fenix TX Punk, Rock
Fever Sleeves Rock
Fiction Rock
Fiction Family Rock
The Fictitious Dishes Rock
Fiffin Market Acoustic, Pop, World
Fifty Fathms Hip-Hop & Rap
Fifty on Their Heels Alternative, Punk
Fight Fair Metal | Hardcore, Pop, Punk
The Fighting Able Alternative, Blues & Soul, Rock
Fight the Fear Alternative, Reggae & Ska, Rock
Film School Rock
The Filthy Violets Rock
Finch Alternative
Finding T.H.E.T.I.S. Rock
Fing Electro | DJ, Funk, Rock
The Fingers Rock
The Fink Bombs Rock, Surf
Finnegan Blue Funk, Jazz, Rock, World
Finn McCool Hip-Hop & Rap
Firefly Jazz Quartet Jazz
Firethorn Rock
First Power Crew Hip-Hop & Rap
First Wave Hello Alternative, Metal | Hardcore, Rock
Fish Out of Water Rock
Fish & the Seaweeds Reggae & Ska, Rock
Fishwife Punk
Fistfights With Wolves Classical, Jazz, Noise | Xprmntl, Rock
Five More Days Alternative, Rock
Five Pound Grin Rock
Fkenal Noise | Xprmntl, Rock
Flaggs Rock
Flamenco Nova Latin | Tejano
Flames Of Durga Alternative, Punk, Rock
Flat Out Liars Covers | Standards, Rock
Flatsound Acoustic, Rock
Flatten Manhattan Funk, Rock
Fleetwood MAX Covers | Standards, Rock
Flight Path Acoustic, World
Flight to Athena Alternative, Rock
The Flimz Acoustic
Flipside Burners Country, Rockabilly
Flogging Molly Acoustic, Alternative, Punk
The Flounders Acoustic, Covers | Standards
The Flower Animals Latin | Tejano, Rock
The Flowerthief Rock
fluf Rock
Fluid Foundation Reggae & Ska, Rock
Fly to Blue Acoustic, Rock
The FMera Rock
The Focke-Wolves Rock
The Focus Group Rock
Focus in Frame Metal | Hardcore, Rock
Folding Mr. Lincoln Acoustic, Rock
Fold Zandura Electro | DJ, Gospel, Rock
Folklorick Acoustic
Fono Alternative, Metal | Hardcore, Punk
The Fooks Rock, World
The Fooz Fighters Covers | Standards
Forced Down Metal | Hardcore, Rock
Ford Madox Ford Blues & Soul, Punk, Rock
Forecast Jazz, Rock
Forest Grove Punk, Rock
Forever Days Forgotten Metal | Hardcore
Forever Ends Now Metal | Hardcore
The Forget Me Nots Covers | Standards, Pop
Forrest Westbrook Jazz
Forsaken Truth Acoustic, Alternative, Rock
The Four Kings Alternative, Funk, Rock
Four Minutes Till Midnight Funk, Hip-Hop & Rap, Rock
Framework Rock
Francesca Sola Pop
Francesca Valle Rock
Fran Hartshorn Acoustic, Blues & Soul, Jazz
Frank Ballard Acoustic, Latin | Tejano
Frankie Dee & the Funk Natra Band Blues & Soul, Covers | Standards, Funk
Frankie J Blues & Soul, Latin | Tejano, Pop
Frankie Laine Lounge, Pop
Frank LaMarca Jazz
Frank Lazzaro Acoustic, World
Frank Lee Drennen Alternative, Punk, Rock
Frank Renk Classical
Frank Slay Pop, Rock
Frank Zappa Alternative, Rock
The Frantic Romantic Alternative, Rock
Freakshow Metal | Hardcore, Rock
Freak the Mighty Rock
Freaky Tiki Rock
Fred Benedetti Acoustic, Classical, Latin | Tejano
Fred Burton and Chris B(e) Hip-Hop & Rap
Fred Heath & the Slidewinders Blues & Soul
Fred Saxon Jazz
Free Beer Country
Freedom Fries Rock
FreeMartin Acoustic, Rock
Free Mind Hip-Hop & Rap
Free Minds Hip-Hop & Rap
The Free*Stars Noise | Xprmntl, Rock
Freeze Frame Pop, Rock
Freezing Vinyl Rock
The Fremonts Blues & Soul
French Kiss Koma Alternative, Punk, Rock
Frequenz Drop Electro | DJ, Noise | Xprmntl, Rock
The Fresh Brunettes Rock
The Frets Rock
Friction Monster Rock
Friends of Ghosts Rock
The Frights Punk, Rock, Surf
Fro Brigham Jazz
The Front Punk, Rock
Frontside Punk, Rock
Frosty Hip-Hop & Rap
The FuckLordz Metal | Hardcore, Punk, Rock
Fula Bula Latin | Tejano, World
Full Blown Stone Reggae & Ska, Rock
Full Circle Rock
Full Effect Blues & Soul, Covers | Standards, Rock
Full House Band Jazz
Full Strength Funk Band Funk
Funeral March Metal | Hardcore, Punk, Rock
Funk Junkies Blues & Soul, Funk
Funky Pox Blues & Soul, Funk, Pop
Furious IV Rock
FuseBox Funk, Rock
The Fuss Jazz, Pop
Future Crooks Pop, Punk
Future of Forestry Rock
Future Shock Hip-Hop & Rap
Future You Pop, Rock
Futyle Rock
F.U.Z.Z. Acoustic, Noise | Xprmntl, Rock
Fuzz-Huzzi Alternative, Pop, Punk
FX5 Rock

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Local Music News

The Zeros

Having announced new music on the horizon, the influential reunited punks are reissuing their classic single "Don't Push Me Around" in an autographed starburst vinyl pressing with an original insert, released by Bomp Records.

The New Regime

Their new EP Heart, part one of a four part EP series called Heart, Mind, Body, & Soul, will be followed November 22 by part two, Mind, with a video now streaming online for "A Way To Feel Again," directed by John David Moffat.

Ariel Levine

A new single drops October 22, "If This Isn't Me," along with a music video directed by Grant Reinero. "The songs take a new direction for me," Levine told the Reader, "as they are very personal and focus on my own life experiences, inspired by some recent events and hardships in my life. No plans to play these new songs live, they may just live in the recorded world. However, some members of my band Ariel Levine & Mechanical Royalty are considering coming out of hiatus and forming a new three-piece with new music."

Marc Intravaia

In response to Eve Selis' post about the two no longer working together, he replied "Eve and I remain friends and will always be friends. We did not have a fight or a blowout or anything of that nature. The fact is we just drifted apart musically. It’s been happening for the last couple years and now she is on a much different path than me."


Fronted by singer-guitarist Riley Hawk (Petyr), son of skateboard star Tony Hawk, the band's first video from their debut full-length Down In Flames, "Bleed Me Free," was shot entirely on Super 8 film. They're on an album support tour with San Francisco stoner rockers Acid King.

The Palominos

Singer-songwriter Mark Merrell (who also played with Whiskey Heart and the Neverly Brothers) passed away

Tom Waits

Come On Up To The House: Women Sing Waits (due November 2) features new renditions of classic Waits songs by Aimee Mann, Phoebe Bridgers, Shelby Lynne & Allison Moorer, Corinne Bailey Rae, Patty Griffin, Rosanne Cash, Courtney Marie Andrews, and others.

Rob Halford

The Judas Priest frontman is streaming video of "Donner And Blitzen" as the lead track from forthcoming Rob Halford & Family & Friends Christmas album, Celestial, featuring his brother Nigel on drums, nephew Alex (son of Priest bassist Ian Hill) on bass, sister Sue, on bells, and guitarists Robert Jones and Jon Blakey. Other tracks include "Deck The Halls," "God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen," "Joy To The World," and "Hark! The Herald Angels Sing."


The new lineup has released several singles off their new album Nine (due September 20): "Darkside," "Happy Days," "Generational Divide," "Blame It On My Youth," and "I Really Wish I Hated You."

Odessa Kane

His new single and music video for "Tres Sietes" comes in advance of his upcoming studio album King K.A.N.E.

Thousand Below

A single for "Chemical" is streaming online from their second album Gone In Your Wake, along with a video for a new track, "Disassociate," as they tour in support of the release with Of Mice & Men.


Their third album Dreamer is being supported with a national headline tour that began October 11 in Ventura and ends in San Diego at Observatory North Park on November 23. A video for the album's fourth single "Message In A Bottle" is streaming online.

Cattle Decapitation

Their Geocidal Tendencies tour with Atheist kicks off November 22 in Austin and wraps at Brick by Brick on December 22.

Stone Temple Pilots

They're streaming audio of a 1994 live version of "Interstate Love Song," recorded in New Haven, CT, from the 25th anniversary edition of their second album Purple. The reissue includes three unreleased songs from the 1994 KROQ Acoustic Christmas show, including a version of "Christmastime Is Here" from A Charlie Brown Christmas, as well as demos ("Unglued" and "Army Ants"), alternate takes ("Meat Plow" and "Interstate Love Song"), and acoustic recordings ("Big Empty").

Jacob Turnbloom

The Mrs. Magician and First Wave Hello guitarist formed Cheddar Goblin Records for his debut solo studio album, Cemetery Luau, due in October. After that, "I'm going to be releasing a new cassette tape with a lot of weird songs, demos, and instrumentals...it's kind of a sister tape to the 'death tape' that I released on Grizzly Records in 2012."

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