Along with Limp Bizkit, the Deftones are often considered to be disciples of Korn, but in fact, they've been around for just as long (if not longer). The Sacramento fivesome (featuring vocalist Chino Moreno, guitarist Stephen Carpenter, keyboardist Frank Delgado, drummer Abe Cunningham and bassist Sergio Vega) were also one of the first groups to alternate heavy riffs and screamed vocals with more ethereal music and hushed singing, spawning a fair amount of imitators in their wake. They are currently on tour to support their newest album, 'Koi No Yokan,' which was released in November 2012.
Looking for food, fun, and fantastic music? Well, look no further. Award-winning African musical and dance artists will take center stage this year when the PECO Multicultural Festival Series resents the annual African Festival hosted by The African Cultural Alliance of North America's (ACANA). The ACANA African Festival is a day of nonstop music, food, games and activities for the whole family. Headlining this year will be Senegalese sensation Pape Diouf.
O.A.R. (aka Of a Revolution) converted from an Ohio State frat band to Billboard chartbuster and headliner at major venues across America. O.A.R., likened to Dave Matthews Band, consists of lead singer/rhythm guitarist Marc Roberge, lead guitarist Richard On, saxist Jerry DePizzo, bassist Benj Gershman and drummer Chris Culos.
Gov't Mule is a southern rock band formed in 1994 as an Allman Brothers Band side project by Warren Haynes and Allen Woody. The band features members of the Allman Brothers and has continued on even after the death of bassist Allen Woody. Besides Haynes, who is number 23 on Rolling Stone's list of 'The 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time,' the band includes Matt Abts, Danny Louis and Jorgen Carlsson.
Vocalist Aaron Freeman and guitarist Mickey Melchiondo, also known as Gene and Dean Ween, form the core of this quirky rock band that has built a strong following through extensive touring. The Pennsylvania duo was formed in the mid-80's and has since gathered many fans with a hybrid mix of alt-rock and pop culture references.