Jay Allen Sanford 2 p.m., Dec. 5
RIYL: Rainbow, Black Sabbath, Heaven And Hell, Iron Maiden, Elf, Dio, the Winery Dogs, Ozzy Osbourne, Firebird, Deep Purple, Motorhead, Accept, Alice In Chains
- "New Bands to Know" · Jan. 19, 2014
Inception: San Diego, 2012
Influences: Motorhead, Black Sabbath, Dio, Rainbow, Judas Priest, Firebird
Formed in late 2012 from the ashes of an original rock band named Julian, S.M.C. performs mostly covers of Ronnie James Dio-related material (early Rainbow, Black Sabbath, Elf), as well as music by Ozzy Osbourne and some original songs.