Past Stories

CHRIS RYAN

CITY OF ORIGIN: Grand Terrace MOST RECENT RELEASE: Colors (Take 2 Productions, 2009) KINDRED SPIRITS: Jack Johnson, John Rzeznik, an acoustic Jimmy Eat World, and a solo Patrick Stump all jam around the campfire WEBSITE: www.m...


THE WALKING TOXINS

CITY OF ORIGIN: HemetMEMBERS: V-Fatal (bass, vocals); Donny Distraught (vocals, guitar); Mo Joel Fixen (guitar, vocals); Bad Kid (drums), Kid (Marosis) Ventura (lead guitar, vocals)RECENT RELEASE: Infant Envy (2008), self-relea...


HEAR 2 PLAY

CITIES OF ORIGIN: Rancho Cucamonga, Claremont, Pasadena MEMBERS AND INSTRUMENTS: Mackenzie Kreinheder (lead vocals); Devin Trott (lead guitar); Royce Holly-Ledwig (second guitar); Joey Putterlik (drums); Gianni Marasco (keyboa...



BIG BLACK NOVEL

CITIES OF ORIGIN: Upland, Chino, Covina, Ontario MEMBERS AND INSTRUMENTS: Devon “Redhead” Reeves (vocals); Javier Zesati (guitar); Steve G (drums); Derick Romero (bass). RECENT RELEASE: Big Black Novel (coming Marc...


SCIENCE FICTION THEATER

CITY OF ORIGIN: Rancho Cucamonga  MEMBERS AND INSTRUMENTS: Matt Jimenez (guitar, vocals, keys); Artie Marchain (bass); Mike Jimenez (lead vocals, guitar, drums). RECENT RELEASE: The City Saints EP (self-released, 2006) K...


MG3

HOMETOWN: San Bernardino/Glendale/Lakewood/Burbank MEMBERS AND INSTRUMENTS: Matt Gerovac (guitar, vocals); Brandon Petersen (drums); Tyler Drake (bass); Joseph “Panhead” Peck (steel drums) KINDRED SPIRITS: File und...



Band of the Week

CITIES OF ORIGIN: Yucaipa, Redlands, Big Bear, San Bernardino, Highland MEMBERS: DinoJames (vocals, guitar); Iz (bass); Limey (guitar); JoeyMac (drums); Kujo (keys).  RECENT RELEASE: Thischangeseverything EP (2008) KINDRE...


AVOLITION

CITY OF ORIGIN: Riverside MEMBERS: Cameron Wayland (vocals, guitar); Adrian Smith (bass); Adam Gort (drums) RECENT RELEASE: (self-titled demo) KINDRED SPIRITS:  Screaming Trees, C/Z Records, Meat Puppets, Alice In Chains,...


KILL VICTORIA

CITIES OF ORIGIN:  Moreno Valley & San Bernardino MEMBERS AND INSTRUMENTS: William Stark (guitar, lead vocals); Logan-Michael Ayres (guitar); Max Manley (bass); Nathaniel Tabor (drums)RECENT RELEASE: Freak Show (self-...



ROLLING REUNION

CITY OF ORIGIN: Redlands MEMBERS AND INSTRUMENTS: Spiro Nicolopoulos (guitar, vocals, MIDI); Matt McKnight (bass, vocals, programming); Chad Patrick (acoustic/electronic drums, percussion, vocals). KINDRED SPIRITS: Daft Punk, &...


PLANES CRASH

CITY OF ORIGIN: Riverside MEMBERS AND INSTRUMENTS: Josh (vocals); Jon (guitar); Ryan (drums); Andy (guitar). RECENT RELEASE: Secrets (self-released 2008). KINDRED SPIRITS: Confide, seat cushions that act as flotation devi...


Band of the Week: Apryle Dalmacio

CITY OF ORIGIN: RiversideRECENT RELEASE: Pieces of Apryle (self-released, 2007)KINDRED SPIRITS: KT Tunstall, acoustic guitars, Vanessa Carlton, going solo, Michelle Branch, thinking, feeling, connectingWEBSITE: www.myspace.com/...



Band of the Week

CITY OF ORIGIN: BloomingtonMEMBERS: Eric Ross Davenport (lead vocals, guitars); Wally Rivas (guitars, bass), Tony Padua (guitars/bass).RECENT RELEASE: Carbon McCartney (Merit Records, 2007)KINDRED SPIRITS: Start off with Sir Pa...


DEVIANT REMORSE

CITY OF ORIGIN: WildomarMEMBERS AND INSTRUMENTS: Davis Eddy (vocals); Josh Wilson (bass); Zack Smith (guitar, backing vocals); Jesse Martinez (drums).RECENT RELEASE: Deviant Remorse (self-released, 2008)KINDRED SPIRITS: Megadet...


K626

CITY OF ORIGIN: Crestline MEMBERS AND INSTRUMENTS: Brent Wisdom (lead guitar); Joe Downard (drums); Brian Downard (bass); Chris “Skary” Shaw (vocals) RECENT RELEASE: Seven Deadly (self-released, 2008) KINDRED SPIRITS: Death...



ARMY OF DARKNESS

CITIES OF ORIGIN: San Bernardino, Hesperia, Colton, Orange MEMBERS AND INSTRUMENTS: Joseph Gonzalez (lead vocals, guitar); Ant (lead guitar, backing vocals); Brian Rogers (bass, backing vocals); Derrin Argon (drums). RECENT RE...


BETTER CHEMISTRY

CITY OF ORIGIN: La Verne MEMBERS AND INSTRUMENTS: Dave Monaco (lead vocals, guitar); Eric "Dr. Wood" Woodruff (vocals, percussion, turntables); Rene Casas (bass guitar); Chad Junkin (keyboards); Anthony Logerfo (drums...


Ivan Colon

BAND OF THE WEEK: Ivan Colon CITY OF ORIGIN: Loma Linda MEMBERS AND INSTRUMENTS: Ivan Colon (guitar, harmonica, lead vocals); Jon Will (bass); Jillinda Palmer (accordion); Aaron Beaumont (celeste); K.C. Hohensee (drums); Shelly...



GROOVESESSION

CITY OF ORIGIN: Ontario MEMBERS AND INSTRUMENTS: Manny Sanchez (drums, vocals); Ronnie Sanchez (bass, vocals); Sarven Manguiat (guitar, vocals). RECENT RELEASE: The Flying Burrito (2008) KINDRED SPIRITS: Herbie Hancock, head no...


STEEZY D

CITY OF ORIGIN: Riverside MEMBERS AND INSTRUMENTS: Megan Barbour (vocals); Mikey Aguirre (guitar); Nick Sandoval (drums); Matt Hadsell (bass). RECENT RELEASE: Before The Lights Go Down… (2008) KINDRED SPIRITS: Pantera, Th...


100

CITY OF ORIGIN: Rancho Cucamonga  MEMBERS: SouthPaw; Waterpipe; Krumah K.A.P.O.W. RECENT RELEASE: St. LA Bay (out in late 2008) KINDRED SPIRITS: E-40, Beijing Olympic gold medal winners, OutKast, headliners at the forthcom...



DWALE

CITY OF ORIGIN: Riverside MEMBERS AND INSTRUMENTS: Travis Bartlett (vocals, bass); Spencer Bartlett (guitar); Sherman Coleman (drums) RECENT RELEASE: Dwale (self-released demo) KINDRED SPIRITS: Metallica, thrash metal, Vikings,...


PANIMA

CITY OF ORIGIN: Riverside MEMBERS AND INSTRUMENTS: David Elijah (vocals); Justin Canela (guitar, vocals); Steven Delman (guitar), Davith Daravanh (bass, vocals); Raul Martinez (drums) RECENT RELEASE: Take Cover (2008) WEBSITE: ...


Kidnapping the City

CITIES OF ORIGIN: Rancho Cucamonga, Upland, Chino MEMBERS: Emilie Corpuz (guitar, vocals); Alex Araujo (bass); Jack Roche (drums). RECENT RELEASE: Indirections (2008) KINDRED SPIRITS: Sunny Day Real Estate, moods, Sarge, intros...



DIVIDE THE DAY

CITY OF ORIGIN: Colton MEMBERS AND INSTRUMENTS: Joey Nichy (vocals); Billy Haig (bass, vocals); Adrian Maude (lead guitar, vocals); Adam Dashwood (rhythm guitar, vocals); Brian Dropkin (drums, samples) RECENT RELEASE: Pretty Gi...


THE SLEEPING SEA KING

CITY OF ORIGIN: Riverside MEMBERS AND INSTRUMENTS: Joey Kohorst (vocals, guitar); Andy Hunt (guitar); Fert Borboun (bass); Andre Morales (drums). RECENT RELEASE: A Celebration Of The Soul  KINDRED SPIRITS: Kyuss, Clutch, T...


C.G. Ryche

CITY OF ORIGIN: Fontana RECENT RELEASE: Echoes of Silence (Vanishing Point Entertainment, 2006) KINDRED SPIRITS: Mickey Hart, Blue Man Group (minus the blue skin), Phil Collins, drum circles, exotic sounds WEBSITE: www.cgry...



PINHEAD

CITIES OF ORIGIN: Pomona / Diamond Bar  MEMBERS AND INSTRUMENTS: Pherber Jones (lead vocals/guitar); Eric Ruelas (lead guitar/vocals); Paul Bayze (bass/vocals); David Quintanar (drums). RECENT RELEASE: Surfing the Afterlife (2...