California Bands

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  • 3 Heads >>
    The 3 Heads are an acoustic rock/pop group that focuses its collective talent on straightforward songwriting. As you will hear, or have already heard, all of the songs vary in style and range from power-pop songs to mid-tempo grooves to soulful mellow ba
    Genre Rock | Location Eureka California | 2003 - 2004
  • 39 Reasons >>
    Genre Rock | Location Los Angeles California | 2006 - 2007
  • 3against1 >>
    We got to share the same 100 foot stage as The Phracyde, Naughty by Nature, Homegrown, Pulley, Yellowcard and more.
    Genre Hard Rock | Location San Diego California | 2003 - 2004
  • 3rd Alley >>
    From Long Beach, California, this band blends an eclectic variety of styles, with a reggae-ish side, but not the see-through white boy singing with a Jamaican accent about jah and weed.
    Genre Rock | Location Long Beach California | 2005 - 2006
  • 4 ft Deep >>
    Bluesy rocking power trio with a female vocalist that can wail, out of Riverside, California.
    Genre Rock | Location Riverside California | 2003 - 2004
  • 7ft. Wave >>
    Breaking away from the ordinary cookie-cutter pop/rock that's clogged radio waves across the United States.
    Genre Rock | Location Santa Monica California | 2003 - 2004
  • 9 Ball >>
    9 Ball is a hot up and coming band in Orange County. Nominated in the 2003 and 2004 Orange County Music Awards for Best Pop/Rock Band. Their new CD will be in stores in June 2004.
    Genre Rock | Location Orange County California | 2004 - 2005
  • A Prize Worth Killing >>
    The best looking, most fashionable band in the OC hardcore/emo/indie scene. APWK plays extensively, records relentlessly, and is breaking hearts all along the coast.
    Genre Emo | Location Orange County California | 2003 - 2004
  • Abe Lincoln Story >>
    The original swing punk soul band from Silverlake, CA.
    Genre Alternative | Location Los Angeles California | 2004 - 2005
  • abercrombie >>
    Mew album called COMEBACK KIDS released thru Cdbaby in 11/99. Upcoming feature on TV show nationally on USA Network Mondays @ 11pm. First track off album called Porn Star wins Best Lyrics Overall and places #26 in the final round on Garag
    Genre Rock | Location Santa Monica California | 2000 - 2001
  • About 2 Break >>
    From Castro Valley, California, About 2 Break is about to break!
    Genre Rock | Location Castro Valley California | 2005 - 2006
  • Accomplice >>
    Made up of classically trained musicians that build emotionally-charged aggressive rock songs with abundant hooks.
    Genre Rock | Location Los Angeles California | 1999 - 2000
  • Acoustic Aggression >>
    Guitars, melody and rich harmony would be the embodiment of their style. An aggressively acoustic style, which pulled the listener in, was their goal. Acoustic Aggression was born.
    Genre Acoustic | Location San Luis Obispo California | 2004 - 2005
  • Acronymph >>
    Style, Class, Savoir-faire, We Don't Got Any Of That!! Hard Rock Is What We Got.A New Type Of Original Rock With Old School Flavor.
    Genre Hard Rock | Location Auburn California | 2003 - 2004
  • Adam's Ghost >>
    Formerley known as electrik , Adam's Ghost is a four piece pop/rock outfit with an alternative flair. Positive lyrical content, heavy vocal harmonies, and an intense live show are trademarks which set the band apart on the local LA club scene.
    Genre Rock | Location Los Angeles California | 2003 - 2004
  • Adema >>
    Hailing from Bakersfield, California, Adema exploded onto the Modern Rock scene in 2001 with the release of their self-titled debut on Arista Records.
    Genre Hard Rock | Location Bakersfield California | 2000 - 2001
  • Adverse Side-FX >>
    Like a circus side show act, these boys roam the San Francisco club circuit in search of the holy grail.
    Genre Rock | Location San Francisco California | 1999 - 2000
  • Alameda All Stars >>
    We have a 4 song download, free on our website that was recorded in July '05. It was mixed by former Pat Travers/Asia/Meatloaf guitarist Pat Thrall.
    Genre Rock | Location Alameda California | 2005 - 2006
  • Alien Cowboys >>
    Alien Cowboys are a bay area instrumental rock band with two full length CD's available. Big grooves and big melodies.
    Genre Instrumental | Location San Francisco California | 2000 - 2001
  • Alison Allison >>
    Simply lovely pop-rock from an English songstress on the LA club circuit.
    Genre Pop | Location Los Angeles California | 1999 - 2000
  • Anal Kitties >>
    Anal Kitties is pleased to annouce the Anal Kitties Shoe Box Chronicalls.
    Genre Industrial | Location Los Angeles California | 2004 - 2005
    ANGELSPIN is an Christian Alternative Rock band who's sound is in the style of Creed, Hoobastank, Linkin Park & No Doubt. ANGELSPIN can be heard from The Hard Rock Cafe & the Roxy to various bars & Cafe's off the California coast! Check out our website fo
    Genre Alternative | Location Los Angeles California | 2004 - 2005
  • Arigon Starr >>
    Native American alternapop diva, Arigon Starr and her band are currently making live appearances around the country.
    Genre Rock | Location Los Angeles California | 1999 - 2000
  • Armadillo Man >>
    Armadillo Man is an animal that has been evolving for years as a kind of social by-product. Having worked with persons who are homeless, mentally ill, HIV infected, and/or drug addicted for more than 15 years he has developed a very different view of the
    Genre Rock | Location Huntington Beach California | 2000 - 2001
  • As A People >>
    In the summer of 2005 former Eat the Day vocalist Adam Yas, along with drummer Tim Way and bassist Nigel Sussman formed As A People - an alternative rock band with a progressive sound.
    Genre Progressive | Location San Francisco California | 2005 - 2006
  • Ascension >>
    Formed in 1999, Ascenison has had the chance to play with Marcy Playground, Deep Blue Something, and even Danger Kitty! They have also spent a few years playing all the major Hollywood clubs, from the Roxy and Whisky to the viper room.
    Genre Alternative | Location Moorpark California | 2002 - 2003
  • Ashes >>
    Ashes recently wrapped up their Fade Tour 2004 in support of their new album Fade produced by Nick Forcillo (Adema). Prior to leaving their home town of Bakersfield, California Ashes played with Noise Ratchet, Dizmas, and more at a nearly sold out show
    Genre Rock | Location Bakersfield California | 2004 - 2005
  • asphalt canyon >>
    Original groove for the new millennium.
    Genre Rock | Location San Francisco California | 1999 - 2000
  • At Risk Teen >>
    At Risk Teen is: The sound of 50 years of pop/rock/indie/electro being smashed into atoms and lovingly reassembled as 3 minutes shards of aggravated noise n' beats.
    Genre Electronica | Location Los Angeles California | 2006 - 2007
  • Atrophine >>
    Our sound is very unique. If you could mix old school Aerosmith and Old School Metallica you would have the sound that we carry. We have peircing guitar riffs, double bass, and melodic vocals.
    Genre Hard Rock | Location Temecula California | 2004 - 2005
  • Audio Rage (Band) >>
    Audio (musician) is best known in his career as his one-man virtual band Audio Rage and being one of the founding members and guitarist/vocalist in his now-defunct Wallenberg High grunge band Samurai Sorcerers. He was born Patrick Lew in San Francisco in
    Genre Hard Rock | Location San Francisco California | 2006 - 2007
  • audiopilot >>
    Audiopilot Artist Profile: In the late summer of 1995 the band Audiopilot was born. Two students, Jason Napier and Dony West, met while attending art school in Columbus, Ohio. Together they formed a rock band and called it Sink to See, there they bega
    Genre Alternative | Location Los Angeles California | 2005 - 2006
  • avelar >>
    avelar is a brilliant new blip on LA's indie rock radar with an original sound somewhat akin to that of bands like Modest Mouse, Deathcab for Cutie, Built to Spill and Pavement... but different.
    Genre Alternative | Location Los Angeles California | 2003 - 2004
  • backdrop >>
    Ambitious groove-core band straight out of the CYP with thrashing guitar lines, bumping bass grooves and on fire vocals that will make you want to get up and move.
    Genre Hard Rock | Location Cypress California | 1999 - 2000
  • Beltwork >>
    Dirt Rock from Gardena, California. Great looking web site from a brand new band
    Genre Emo | Location Gardena California | 1999 - 2000
  • Betty Dillon >>
    Country flavored rock with a touch of desert psychadelia and jazz thrown in. Currently based in Los Angeles.
    Genre Psychedelic | Location Los Angeles California | 1999 - 2000
  • Beware >>
    The band has a new website and now has a MP3. Check it out and see what you think. Beware's next show will be on Feb. 22nd '03. The band will be playing at the Adelanto Grand Prix. There was over 20,000 people there last year.
    Genre Hard Rock | Location Adelanto California | 2003 - 2004
  • Beyond Rhythm >>
    Opened up for the Legendary Pato Banton at the key club in Hollywood, Ca. Debut release expected in 2003.
    Genre Reggae | Location Riverside California | 2003 - 2004
  • Big Daddy Orchestra >>
    Big Daddy Orchestra (BDO) is America...
    Genre R & B | Location San Diego California | 2007 - 2008
  • Big Flea and the Infestations >>
    Based in Redwood City, California, Big Flea was formed in 1983 and plays hard rock and blues.
    Genre Hard Rock | Location Redwood City California | 1999 - 2000
  • Big Stick Friday >>
    Big Stick Friday Is starting to tour to promote thier New Release nice guy convention
    Genre Alternative | Location Fullerton California | 2003 - 2004
  • bigsaver >>
    Four people who play music because they can & do. Interested in making movies w/ sound.
    Genre Alternative | Location Orange California | 2001 - 2002
  • Bill Lonero >>
    My biggest gig was at Burning Man Festival, my latest cd was Sidesteppin' which featured Steve Vai drummer Mike Mangini and Mariah Carey drummer Gigi Gonaway.
    Genre Guitar Rock | Location San Jose California | 2000 - 2001
  • Birdmonster >>
    We rock so hard live it is frightening.
    Genre Modern Rock | Location San Francisco California | 2005 - 2006
    The Palace in Hollywood with Faster Pussycat.
    Genre Glam | Location Los Angeles California | 2003 - 2004
  • BLATANT >>
    BLATANT is a San Francisco based band that has been described as a cross between Dave Mathews and NOFX or Green Day. Recently, while appearing on a local TV show, a caller described BLATANT as an EMO/PUNK band. Whatever the style, get ready because BLATAN
    Genre Punk | Location San Francisco California | 2003 - 2004
  • Blind Before Dawn >>
    Multi-coloured imagery, energetic and very catchy songs from Van Nuys, California.
    Genre Electronica | Location Van Nuys California | 2000 - 2001
    Genre Rock | Location San Diego California | 2003 - 2004
  • Bonecrusher >>
    Banned from every club in Orange County, California. Now hear why
    Genre Punk | Location Huntington Beach California | 2000 - 2001
  • Botboy >>
    A four-piece band from Anaheim, California that combines the style and energy of T-Rex, with the vocal sound of the Kinks.
    Genre Modern Rock | Location Los Angeles California | 1999 - 2000
  • BragrinnPsymn >>
    Genre Soft Rock | Location Philipsburg California | 1989 - 1987
  • Brain Buckit >>
    Brain Buckit is an earthy stew made up of jammin' guitar and funky horns. Imagine if Hendrix went to Mardis Gras....
    Genre Rock | Location San Diego California | 2005 - 2006
  • Brand New World >>
    Brand New World Music for the New Millennium Brand New World is an all-original rock band from Orange County California. Formed in 1994, the band members have been playing together in various configurations for over 10 years. Our music combines
    Genre Hard Rock | Location Costa Mesa California | 2000 - 2001
  • Brazen Tribe >>
    Three piece original band that draws on a wide variety of musical styles - modern, latin, funk and disco!
    Genre Funk | Location San Diego California | 1999 - 2000
  • Breva >>
    A melodic rock band from Sacramento, California.
    Genre Experimental | Location Sacramento California | 2006 - 2007
  • Bumpin' Uglies >>
    Some messed up music from some messed up fools in Chico, California.
    Genre Heavy Metal | Location Chico California | 1999 - 2000
  • Busstop Hurricanes >>
    A stimulating mix of tender unparalleled maximum R&B freakout, blues and surf influenced guitars, pop, jazz and hippie free love all crashing into one to form what is The Busstop Hurricanes. They perform a strangely pleasing brand of music some have
    Genre Modern Rock | Location Fullerton California | 2000 - 2001
  • Cadillac Angels >>
    This Santa Barbara, California-based band has one foot straddling the roots and rock-a-billy camps and the other testing the surf.
    Genre Rock-A-Billy | Location Santa Barbara California | 1999 - 2000
  • Call Me Alice >>
    Call Me Alice is a multi-media gothic / theme-based project from of San Diego. Harmonic vocals flow on top of a crazed undercurrent of heavy madness which make this one aural experience you do not want to miss. See hear and experience CMA
    Genre Glam | Location San Diego California | 2000 - 2001
  • Campground Effect >>
    dynamic indie rock from Fountain Valley, CA. upcoming cd to be released early 2001 on Glue Factory Records. In depth site contains pics, mp3's and everything else.
    Genre Emo | Location Fountain Valley California | 2000 - 2001
  • Cannibal Nursery >>
    Our current album will be a traditional dark metal release, with themes of death, love and evil.
    Genre Heavy Metal | Location Los Angeles California | 2004 - 2005
  • Canon >>
    Prog rock in the footsteps of Yes, Pink floyd, Radiohead.
    Genre Progressive | Location Los Angeles California | 2006 - 2007
  • Carbon 9 >>
    With a new millennium, a new child of rock is born. A hybrid potion of techno, industrial and alternative rock, elevated to the ultimate climactic fantasy... Carbon 9.
    Genre Hard Rock | Location Los Angeles California | 2000 - 2001
  • Castles in Spain >>
    Have played all over California with appearances at many festivals. KALX live radio performance.
    Genre Modern Rock | Location San Francisco California | 2000 - 2001
  • Cathryn Beeks >>
    Cathryn Beeks makes available her disc Coaster , a compilation of her collaboration with the talented Cleveland musicians of JunkQueen and La La Land.
    Genre Rock | Location San Diego California | 2000 - 2001
    Dance rock band.
    Genre Dance | Location North Hollywood California | 2000 - 2001
  • Cesjacuzzi >>
    Known for their powerful live shows, improvised guitar solos, strong beat and intriguing bass lines, this San Diego based band has made a name for themselves opening for some big names.
    Genre Hard Rock | California | 1994 -
  • Cessation Of life >>
    The History Of Cessation Of Life Look for SIDE NOTES from different band members that go more in depth on a particular subject. Started by Drummer Ron Ostlund in November 1995 the yet un-named band included Chris Cromelin on lead guitar. The
    Genre Heavy Metal | Location Camarillo California | 2004 - 2010
  • CHAKRA >>
    Chakra is an amazing alternative/hip hop band that reins from Los Angeles California. This powerful band explodes on the stage with a rap-filled high-energy hard-rock sound and will spawn a new generation of funk-rock fans!!.
    Genre Alternative | Location Los Angeles California | 2005 - 2006
  • Cheswick >>
    Cheswick is a new Southern California indie rock band formed in summer 2000 that features former members of One Hundred Words For Snow, Bank Of Brian and Drawings For April. The Cheswick sound falls somewhere in between Jimmy Eat World, Sense Field, early
    Genre Emo | Location Orange California | 2000 - 2001
  • chris matheos >>
    instrumental funk fusion
    Genre Instrumental | Location Eureka California | 2006 - 2007
  • CID >>
    CID is a south OC band who has been together for 2 years, performing with artists such as Delinquent Habits, Afrodisiac and Freakdaddy. We
    Genre Hard Rock | Location Huntington Beach California | 2001 - 2002
  • Cinder Red >>
    Cinder Red has already climbed into the music scene despite their recent formation in January 2006. The untitled 2006 demo brings back the fist pumping rock era, the shredding guitar and the throw your fist up catchy songwriting feel. Try not to be fooled
    Genre Hard Rock | Location Los Angeles California | 2006 - 2007
  • Cinergi Effect >>
    Cinergi Effect has played venues such as the Whisky, the Roxy and the MTV Spring Break festival. They also have a song on the soundtrack of the upcoming movie Pinata .
    Genre Alternative | Location Los Angeles California | 2000 - 2001
  • claudettemp2 >>
    Genre Swing | Location Friendswood, Tx, USA California | 1974 - 1979
  • Cnix-Pack >>
    Kick-yer-ass, All-Chick Punk Rock N Roll Band. High energy Old School/New School
    Genre Punk | Location San Francisco California | 2006 - 2007
  • Coinfish >>
    Their music is an intercourse of swirling, emotionally charged music with spiritual issues (faith, love, abandonment, guilt, and hope.) The band
    Genre Alternative | Location Riverside California | 2004 - 2005
  • Collinz Room >>
    Collinz Room represents a vision of Struggle, Youth and Life! Their passion for music brings a sound of raw, straight forward rock! Currently the band is moving forward and recently had a cd release of their debut album titled Vampire Puppet ! The album
    Genre Rock | Location Los Angeles California | 2006 - 2008
  • Color Wall >>
    Heavily influenced by the 'shoegaze/dream pop' sounds that came from Britain in the early 90's, their name is an apt description of their sound.
    Genre Pop | Location Los Angeles California | 1999 - 2000
  • Come And Go >>
    Biggest gig: Whisky, Dec. 10, 1999 New CD: NOT DEAD IN L.A. (live recording of that Whisky gig) See us at: The Whisky, Coconut Teaszer, Bar Azure, Malibu Inn, etc.
    Genre Hard Rock | Location Los Angeles California | 2000 - 2001
  • contagion >>
    Nearly eight years dormant from the alternative dance scene, industrialists CONTAGION (formerly BIOHAZARD PCB) have emerged with a vengeance through their latest CD, INFECTANT. As a diverse follow-up to their 1992 release CONTAMINANT PCB (Capitol Records
    Genre Industrial | Location Los Angeles California | 2000 - 2001
  • Cosmic Pimp >>
    This San Diego based musician combines the influences of classic and psychedelic rock with the energy and feel of the new millennium.
    Genre Hard Rock | Location San Diego California | 1999 - 2000
  • COUZIN IT >>
    Classic rock band from Los Angeles, California.
    Genre Hard Rock | Location Los Angeles California | 2006 - 2007
  • Creekside >>
    From Palo Alto, California, David Ireland and Mike Kuykendall have been writing rock songs for 15 years.
    Genre Hard Rock | Location Palo Alto California | 2005 - 2006
  • crimson stained nails >>
    We are a fast paced kick in the face punk.
    Genre Punk | Location Bakersfield California | 2002 - 2003
  • Cromwell >>
    Cromwell has played a numerous amout of venues and events including the following , The world famous Whiskey a go go, The Roxy,The Troubadour, The Knitting Factory, The Viper room, The Vibe, Gothams La Luna for radio station KCXX 103.9 and Skinnie Maga
    Genre Rock | Location Inland Empire California | 2005 - 2006
  • Cross Town >>
    ALETHEA RECORDS says, Cross Town is an L.A. Blues/Rock Power Trio with a Memphis Soul feel and a Spiritual 'Point Of View'! Based in Glendale, Arizona and Los Angeles, California, Cross Town's sound is a dynamic mix of Classic and Blues Rock with songs a
    Genre Christian | Location Los Angeles California | 2005 - 2006
  • Crosstops >>
    Crosstops have played The Fillmore twice, once opening for Royal Crown Revue. Other bands that we have gigged with include The Dwarves, Doo Rag, MIRV, Testament and Southern Culture on the Skids. I don't think that we've had too much airplay in Japan, but
    Genre Punk | Location San Francisco California | 2001 - 2002
  • Crystal >>
    Crystal, a melodic hard rock band based out of San Diego, has shared the stages with artists such as Kansas, Steelheart, Firehouse, and many more.
    Genre Hard Rock | Location San Diego California | 2000 - 2001
  • Curtis >>
    Guitar driven rock music with currents of jazz, blues, surf, and country. Great melodies, virtuosity, and soulful playing!
    Genre Instrumental | Location Los Angeles California | 2003 - 2004
  • Cut Throat >>
    Graduates of the Hollywood School of Hard Knocks , Cut Throat is ready to re-establish the meaning of Hard Rock!
    Genre Hard Rock | Location Los Angeles California | 1999 - 2000
  • CYNIX >>
    After a near-death situation, a move from NYC to LA, and drama after insane drama, Cynix's debut album, DIRTY LAUNDRY is finally here!!! listen to the full album for free at Cynix, even though a fairly recent newcomer to the
    Genre Modern Rock | Location Los Angeles California | 2004 - 2005
  • Daemos >>
    Spreading their brand of metal for the past three years, Daemos twists heavy guitars and textured riffs to make exciting heavy music.
    Genre Heavy Metal | Location San Diego California | 1999 - 2000
  • daisyhead >>
    Daisyhead just released its first full-length all original CD in February, 2000. We are based in the SF bay area. We most recently played at the Mid State Fair in Paso Robles, but we have played San Jose's Tapestry In Talent as well as qualifying for the
    Genre Alternative | Location Santa Cruz California | 2000 - 2001
  • Dark32 >>
    In March of 2003 L.A. metal band Dark32 will begin storming the airwaves with the first single from their new 6 song EP. Their debut CD American Psycho (Sept. 2001) included a special appearance by Phil Campbell of Motorhead fame, earning the group wor
    Genre Heavy Metal | Location Los Angeles California | 2003 - 2004
  • Dava >>
    The magical music of San Francisco's Dava and The Peace Army, with songs dedicated to love and inspiration.
    Genre Rock | Location San Francisco California | 1999 - 2000
  • dave & confused >>
    Tight and fast rock & roll three-piece from San Francisco, hell bent on a good party.
    Genre Rock | Location San Francisco California | 2009 - 2010
  • Dave Stein Bubhub >>
    Weaving a sultry tapestry of colors and tones which implores fans to dance in a smoky melange of funk, rock, soul and jam, The DAVE STEIN BUBHUB is a new band of seasoned players, playing non-stop sets of groove-driven funk.
    Genre Funk | Location San Francisco California | 2007 - 2008
  • day tripper seven >>
    Our CD (Serenely Jaded) is being released on May 20 at our CD release party (Hogue Barmichaels in Costa Mesa, CA).
    Genre Hard Rock | Location Garden Grove California | 2000 - 2001
  • Days Of Rage >>
    Hard rock band from San Fransisco, California.
    Genre Hard Rock | Location San Fransisco California | 2005 - 2006