Past Stories
10musicBOTW-(Thoramay)2

Thoramay

MEMBERS:  May Sullivan (lead singer); Tony Touchette (lead guitarist); Steve Daniels (rhythm guitarist); Chuck Loyer (bass guitar); Randy (drummer). CITIES OF ORIGIN: San Bernardino, Fontana, Rialto. KINDRED SPIRITS: Flyleaf...


9musicBOTW-(Voodoo-Fox)2

Voodoo Fox

MEMBERS:  Sean York (vocals); Scott York (guitar, bass, drums, keys). CITY OF ORIGIN: Riverside. KINDRED SPIRITS: The Beatles (of course), Cream, The Black Keys, Otis Redding, Eric Clapton, Stevie Wonder and Incubus. WEBSITE...


8musicBOTW-(A-Shipwreck-A-Castaway)1

A Shipwreck A Castaway

MEMBERS:  Jacob Stilwell (vocals); Robby Stilwell (drums, percussion); Nick Mac (guitar, vocals); Matt Hale (synth); Brad Castro (bass); Nate Vizcarra (guitar). CITY OF ORIGIN: Riverside. RECENT RELEASE:  The Home Life, Ancho...



7musicBOTW-(The-McKintree-Boys)

The McKintree Boys

MEMBERS:  Mark Ashley (upright and downright bass, vox); David Dickey (fiddle, mandolin, vox); Scott Ellis (drums, bodhran, percussion.); Adam McIntyre (acoustic guitar, electric guitar, lead vox). CITIES OF ORIGIN: Riverside,...


Photo by Marc Piron

The Fingers

Photo by Marc Piron MEMBERS:  Chris Pepino (keyboard, vocals); Matt McKnight (bass, vocals);  Jeff Shannon (drums, vocals); Oscar Heller (guitar, vocals); Ray Zeigler (guitar, vocals). CITIES OF ORIGIN: Redlands, Yucaipa, Cu...


5musicBOTW-(MULA)1

MULA

MEMBERS:  Allen Aguilar (vocals, guiro); M. Rudie Marie (guitar, backing vocals); Oskar Rivas (bass guitar); Juan Gomez-Gomez (drums); Nick Shades (tenor sax, backing vocals); David Sanchez (Bb Trumpet; backing vocals); Mario ...



4musicBOTW-(Hot-Chix)1

Hot Chix

MEMBERS: Rene Contreras (vocals, maraca, cowbell, shock-value); Joey Gonzalez (guitar, vocals, only non-straight edge member); Adrien Parker (drums, vocals, perverted-humor); Pedro Garcia (bass, vocals, perverted-humor).  ...


3musicBOTW-(The-Burning-Bed)-1

The Burningbed

MEMBERS:  Pablo Luna (singer, songwriter, guitar, keys, synths); Efren Vizcaino (vocals, bass); Jessie Melendrez (drums, percussion). CITY OF ORIGIN: Riverside, Upland and Corona. RECENT RELEASE:  Adventos, Self Released (201...


2musicBOTW-(Maddox)1

Maddox

MEMBERS:  Derek Helton (guitar, vocals); Walter Roman (bass). CITY OF ORIGIN: Upland. RECENT RELEASE:  Maddox EP (2012). KINDRED SPIRITS: Led Zeppelin, Alice in Chains, Pink Floyd, Nirvana, Rush, Stone Temple Pilots, Black ...



1musicBOTW-(Cogito)2

Cogito

MEMBERS:  Evan Snyder (vocals); Brandon Villalovos (guitar); Bryce Darrow (guitar); Destin Rogers (drums). CITIES OF ORIGIN: Claremont. RECENT RELEASE:  Man O War (2011). KINDRED SPIRITS: The Doors, The Growlers, Radiohead, C...


52musicBOTW-(My-Double,My-Brother)2

My Double, My Brother

MEMBERS:  Joel Hasemeyer (vocals, guitar), Andy Leong (guitar, glockenspiel, percussion, vocals), Evan Eliason (bass, vocals), Beau Knechte (keyboard, French horn, glockenspiel, vocals), Matt Bushyeager (drums, percussion and ...


51musicBOTW-(Campaigning-for-Zeros)

Campaigning For Zeros

MEMBERS: Eric Taylor (vocals, guitar); Brad Ouellette (drums); Kevin Wiseman (bass).   CITIES OF ORIGIN: Coachella Valley, Cathedral City, Palm Springs. RECENT RELEASE: Premonitions, self-released (2011). KINDRED SPIRITS: ...



50musicBOTW-(Casey-Jones-and-The-Railsplitters)

Casey Jones and The Railsplitters

MEMBERS:  Wayde Jones (guitars, vocals); Jeff “JJ” Olds (bass, vocals); Tony Snow (drums, vocals); Casey Jones (songs, vocals, guitars). CITIES OF ORIGIN: Moreno Valley, Pomona, Chino. RECENT RELEASE:  Off the Rails (2012...


49musicBOTW-(Freddie-Nunez)

Freddie Nunez

CITY OF ORIGIN:  Moreno Valley. RECENT RELEASE: Runaway (2011). KINDRED SPIRITS:  Agent Ribbons, Chet Baker, John Osborne’s The Entertainer, and The Elephant Man (film). WEBSITE: www.sharkbernard.bandcamp.com.   In the...


(WEB)botw

Loot-N-Rok

MEMBERS:  Bryce (vocals); Bobby (guitar); J Money (guitar); Alien (drums); Jeremy (bass). CITY OF ORIGIN: Hesperia. KINDRED SPIRITS: Grandpa, Refused, Korn, Pantera, Dog Fashion, Disco and Tool. WEBSITES: www.reverbnation.com/...



Summer Twins

MEMBERS:  Chelsea Brown (guitar, vocals); Justine Brown (drums, vocals); Marcio Rivera (guitar); Danny Delgado (bass). CITIES OF ORIGIN: Riverside, Redlands. RECENT RELEASE:  Summer Twins, Burger Records (2012). KINDRED SPIRI...


The Lillies

MEMBERS:  Roberto Pereda (singer, guitarist); Matthew Humphrey (guitarist); Raul Magana III (bassist); Mark Simpson (drummer). CITIES OF ORIGIN: High Desert (Phelan, Hesperia). UPCOMING RELEASE:  Moonlight Song (January 2012)...


Alf Alpha

MEMBERS:  Rafael Lopez (Also known as Alf Alpha, Pleyboy and Cholo Bueno). Instruments include two Technic turnables, a mixer and a sampling drum machine. CITIES OF ORIGIN: Palm Desert. RECENT RELEASE:  He Pley So Good LP (20...



Dragon Shepherd

MEMBERS Spencer Sherman (lead vocals, talk box); Jimmy Warner (bass); Kevin Parra (lead guitar); Mike Valadez (guitar/sampling); Chris Perez (drums). CITIES OF ORIGINS Corona. UPCOMING RELEASE Dragon Shepherd EP (2012). KINDRED...


The Brock Party

MEMBERS: Billy Brock (bass); Andrew Brock (keys, synth); Justin Poole (male lead vox, acoustic guitar); Griffin Boostrom (lead guitar); Chantelle (female lead vox); Andi Guevara (saxophone); Walter Jackson (drums). CITIES OF OR...


Ruptures

MEMBERS Raz (vocals, guitar); Dave (guitar, bass, vocals); Jorge (drums). CITIES OF ORIGIN Ontario, Rancho Cucamonga, La Puente. RECENT RELEASE Deadbloom EP (2011). KINDRED SPIRITS They as in Them, Moss Youth, Slave, La Bella, ...



HighRise

MEMBERS:  Dave Franzoni (vocals); Jaime Gomez (drums, backing vocals); Larry Floyd (guitar, backing vocals); John Sleeger (bass guitar, backing vocals). CITIES OF ORIGIN: Chino Hills, Rancho Cucamonga, Claremont. RECENT RELEAS...


Arc Type Set

MEMBERS:  Max Tousseau (vocals, guitar); Erik Sawrey (guitar); Mikey Tucker (drums); Anthony Jaeger (bass). CITIES OF ORIGIN: Temecula. RECENT RELEASE:  Child EP (2011). KINDRED SPIRITS: Radiohead, Mew, St. Vincent, Fleet Fox...


Floodlight City

MEMBERS:  Brian Cowan (bass); Eric Espinoza (drums); Austin Ott (guitar, vocals). CITIES OF ORIGIN: Alta Loma. UPCOMING RELEASE:  “We’ve been releasing small untitled EPs throughout our existence starting in summer 2010....



WEBBOTW_

Throw the Goat

MEMBERS:  Michael “Barba Rojo” Schnalzer (lead vocals, bass); Brian “Puke” Parnell (lead guitar, backing vocals); Johnny “Trash” Wilson (rhythm guitar, backing vocals); Tim “Beats McGee” Olivier (drums). CITIES...


WEBBOTW_

Beulah and the Beat

MEMBERS:  Mikey (guitar, vocal, harmonica); Beulah Mae (bass); Danny Jones (drums); Matt Karaffa (trumpet, egg shaker, vibra-slap); Nate Hull (saxophone, tambourine, guiro). CITIES OF ORIGIN: Lake Elsinore, Rancho Cucamonga, F...


WEBBOTW_

Dose of Adolescence

MEMBERS:  Timmy Brown (guitar, vocals); Jimmy Brown (vocals); Roger Esparza (bass, vocals); Tyler Armenta (drums); Colin Andersen (lead guitar). CITIES OF ORIGIN: Rancho Cucamonga and Ontario. UPCOMING RELEASE:  “Stand by M...



Grieve for Tomorrow

MEMBERS: Trevor Laake “T-Rev” (vocals); Greg Steward “Greg Grieves” (guitar, vocals); Daniel Steward “Danny T” (bass, vocals); Alex Llanos “Alex Agony” (guitar, vocals). CITIES OF ORIGIN: Moreno Valley, Rancho C...