The Men of San Diego Rock 2013

As 2012 draws to a close, we give thanks to the guys who made the San Diego music scene rock.

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Steve Covault
Snow Patrol
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Steve Covault
As we look forward to 2013, we take a look back on some of the men who made 2012 rock.
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Dan Chusid
Grammy-winning singer/songwriter Dave Alvin played at Acoustic Music San Diego on Jan. 21.
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Chuck Lapinsky
Angels & Airwaves played a sold-out show at the Belly Up on Feb. 1.
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Dan Chusid
Local favorites from the Farmers joined Albert Lee for a show at Anthology on Jan. 27.
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John Hancock
Jason Mraz and Lucinda Williams were among the many artists who played Sunset Sessions in Rancho Bernard in February.
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Paul Parks
SoundDiego presented An Evening With Switchfoot at La Jolla Playhouse on March 20.
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Orko Eloheim headlined SoundDiego LIVE at the Griffin in March.
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Dan Chusid
Gary Sinise and the Lt. Dan Band played a benefit concert in Temecula March 1.
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Vito DiStefano
The Aggrolites brought their dirty reggae to La Jolla Playhouse on March 26.
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The Nervous Wreckords played a show at The Casbah on March 31, along with other performers Gram Rabbit, Maren Parusel and Low Volts.
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Paul Parks
Chicago punks Rise Against played at Viejas Arena on April 15.
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Steve Covault
Alt-rockers Snow Patrol performed at Pechanga Resort in May.
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Paul Parks
Switchfoot were one of many bands that layed the San Diego County Fair in the summer of 2012.
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Paul Parks
Jane's Addiction were caught stealing at 91x's X-Fest in June.
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Paul Parks
Locals P.O.D. were one of several bands on the bill at X-Fest in June.
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Ryan Cowen
Dance-pop duo LMFAO put on an extravagant show at Viejas Arena at SDSU in June.
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Dan Chusid
San Diego bands the Nervous Wreckords and Maren Parusel celebrated CD releases at the Casbah in July.
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Dan Chusid
Former Kinks singer Ray Davies graced the House of Blues stage on July 22.
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Chopper 5
P.O.D. performed at the 2012 San Diego Music Awards in August.
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Dan Chusid
The '80s New Wave icon Adam Ant brought San Diego back to the days of hairspray and shoulder pads when he performed at 4th & B on Sept. 15.
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Dan Chusid
Concertgoers hit the streets for KPRI's Little Italy block party with the Wallflowers in September.
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Dan Chusid
Sex Pistols frontman John Lydon brought his other band, Public Image Ltd., to San Diego in November.
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