Mike Madriaga 9:30 a.m., May 25
Sound description: The band descibes its music as “grunge up-lifted mixed with intense post-rock.”
RIYL: Placebo, the Pixies, Pearl Jam, the Beatles, Smashing Pumpkins, Pixies, Nirvana, Soundgarden, Dave Matthews, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Foo Fighters, Radiohead, Placebo, Jeff Buckley, Interpol, Kings of Leon, Jane's Addiction, the Melvins
Inception: San Diego, 2007
Influences: Joy Division, Pearl Jam, Interpol, Foo Fighters, Sting
Based in Ocean Beach, Silent Lune is an alternative rock solo project founded in 2007 by Roger Chavez (songwriter, guitarist, and vocalist). The band won a Harrah’s Rincon Casino battle of the bands in October 2008.
After a self-titled debut EP in 2008/2009, they released the three-song Melatona EP in 2010 (with a four-song version released in Mexico the following year) and a full-length called Chapter I in 2012.