A band like Death Eyes wouldn't exist if not for that collaborative spirit. Last year, as two local punk bands—Rats Eyes and Death Crisis—were reaching their end, members of each band came together to form a new entity from the ashes: Death Eyes.
Bringing those out-of-town bands to San Diego is a fairly structured process. It usually begins with a booking agent, who’ll ask the venue to hold a series of dates for their band, after which point the venue is expected to make an offer for how much the band will get paid.
One of the most heroic rock songs of 2014 wasn’t written by Tom Petty or Bruce Springsteen. And you won’t likely be hearing a Coachella headliner cover it anytime soon. It’s “Separate Songs,” the second track on LP3, the literally titled third album by Philadelphia’s Restorations.