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Sounds Like San Diego: July 16

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    NEWSLETTERS

    Rosemary Bystrak
    The Heavy Guilt celebrate the release of their SDMA nominated record, In The Blood, tonight at Glashaus.

    There is no way I can pretend to be unbiased. From the first time I saw The Heavy Guilt perform live, I've been a fan. I was blown away by Erik Canzona's vocals, I was intrigued by Alfred Howard's percussion, and I loved the tweaks in Sean Martin's face as he really dug into his guitar. Every song taught me something about the massive dynamics of this band and while I can delve into my efforts as a fan-girl to know all six members of the band, I will keep it simple and tell you that there is nowhere else to spend your Saturday evening except Glashaus. In The Blood, though only being released to the public today, has already been nominated in the Best Alternative Rock Album category for this year's San Diego Music Awards and is quite deserving. I would love to say this is one of our best local bands, but I'd rather believe that The Heavy Guilt is the next breakout band from San Diego that is just simply one of the better bands currently making music anywhere.

    Saturday, July 16:

    • The Heavy Guilt Record Release Party feat. Gun Runner, The Heavy Guilt, Low Volts, Black Sands @ Glashaus (1815 Main Street, San Diego. All Ages. 6-11 pm. $5.)
    • X-Fest feat. Incubus, bush, Face To Face, Iration, Middle Class Rut, Viva Brother, Little Hurricane, Graffiti6 @ Cricket Wireless Amphitheatre
    • SD Pride feat. Kristine W, Margaret Cho, Selene Luna, Danielle LoPresti and the Masses, Ross Matthews, Lady Xplicit, The Baja Bugs, Tori Roze and the Hot Mess and more @ Marston Point, Balboa Park
    • Ghetto Blaster, Hepa/Titus (ex- Melvins & Cows), Kill The Capulets (members of Retox), Otro @ Eleven
    • Bill Maher @ Humphrey's Concerts By The Bay
    • King Khan & the Gris Gris, Shake Before Us, The Finkbombs @ Casbah
    • The Mutaytor, Diego’s Umbrella @ Belly Up
    • Neon Beat feat Junior The Discopunk & Vaughn Avakian @ Bar Pink
    • Blackfeet Braves, Allah-Las, Los Coyotes, The Cosmic Telegraph Co. @ Tin Can
    • Klub Therapy feat. Starcrossed, DJs Bryan Pollard & Severin @ Til Two Club
    • Ernie Velas & Mikey Adron's B-day Bash feat. Los Seafinks Se Vende, Jonny Castle @ The Shakedown
    • 80s vs. 90s feat Beto (from 92.5), Gabe Vega vs. Saul Q, Kid Wonder @ Whistle Stop
    • Benz Brothers, Skyhigh Karma, Echo Revolution @ Soda Bar
    • BCMG & Wonderwall Magazine Presents: Sounds of Summer feat. FOA, Dante’s Boneyard, Dying To Wake, Dez Cled, Leyva, Dead 67’s, Social Club, Almost New, Isaiah Blas, The Pennant @ House of Blues
    • Alison Lonsdale @ Lestat's (6-8pm)
    • Chad Cavanaugh, Joel Eckels, The Romp @ Lestat’s
    • Kaos Nation Music Presents The Iron Maidens , Bad Karma,G.F.I., A Dying Ember @ Brick By Brick
    • Bass Quake @ Winston's
    • Red Not Chili Peppers, Dust n Bones @ 710 Beach Club
    • In Fear and Faith, Adestria, Vanna, A Loss For Words, Close To Home, Chunk! No Captain Chunk , Ten After Two @ Soma
    • A Lot Like Birds, I The Mighty, Lexington Field, Idlehands, The Calefaction, Silent Vice, The Maul Shoppe @ Epicentre
    • Fire Eaters @ Marble Room
    • Atomic Groove @ Humphrey's Backstage Lounge (9pm)
    • Nathan James @ Hensley's Flying Elephant
    • The San Diego Pride Pariies- Circuit Daze, DJs Manny Lehman, Rosabel, Able, and Ralph Rosario @ 4th & B
    • Ottmar Liebert and Luna Negra @ Anthology (Early Show 7:30pm, Late Show 9:30 pm)
    • Keyser Soze, DJ Chelu @ Gallagher's
    • Hoff & Waldo, Huge Euge, Damn Juelz, Adam Salter @ El Dorado
    • Lazy Rich @ Voyeur
    • Mark Farina & Doc Martin @ Spin
    • Aquatic with Sid Vicious & Rico DeLargo @ Fluxx
    • The Motels, Crush The Rose, Scott West @ Ramona Mainstage

    Rosemary Bystrak writes about the San Diego music scene, events and general musings about life in San Diego on San Diego: Dialed In. She does social media for the Casbah, books at West Coast Tavern, and is trying her hand at band management. Follow her updates on Twitter or contact her directly.