September Mourning with special guests

Brick by Brick presents

September Mourning with special guests

Edge of Paradise, 222, AndEver

Wed · August 9, 2017

Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 7:30 pm

$15 adv & day of

This event is 21 and over

*Online sales end at 6PM day of show unless otherwise noted. After that, limited tickets will be available at the door.

September Mourning
September Mourning
September Mourning revives the concept of rock star meets superhero. If Marilyn Manson and Lady Gaga had a kid, it would be September Mourning, who also cites influences as varied as David Bowie, Motionless in White, KISS, Paramore and My Chemical Romance.

"For me, the project is a story, a theatrical art piece," September explains. "Music is a piece of the backbone, but for this to work, it has to include the imagery and the narrative all symbiotically linked into the whole. Music taps into your innermost being. There's something very intimate and personal about it."

The character of September Mourning is a human-reaper hybrid, who feels the need to give some human souls a second chance, and thus toys with Fate. To expound on this narrative, September is working with iconic comic book artist Marc Silvestri, who started out on the original X-Men comics and went on to form both Image and Top Cow Productions (Witchblade, The Darkness). Together, they are putting together the story of September Mourning in graphic novel form, to accompany, and enhance the storyline and musical message.

September Mourning carries positive passions into its music, which is often operatic, but also completely rock 'n' roll in all its majestic glory.

Having toured with Marilyn Manson, September Mourning has already built up an impressive fan base, which she calls her "Children of Fate," constantly encouraging them to have "the courage to embrace their passion… to allow yourself to follow your heart and not be a slave to your fears. To know that the only boundaries that exist in our lives are the ones we allow."
Edge of Paradise
Edge of Paradise might be a new band, but when your debut album includes the rhythm section of bassist Tony Franklin (Blue Murder, The Firm) and drummer Gregg Bissonette (David Lee Roth Band), you know you're already in great shape. Now add the powerhouse vocals of Margarita Monet and Dave Bates' towering guitars and you have yourself a record essential to any fan of melodic metal.

Formed by Monet and Bates in 2011, Edge Of Paradise debut release 'Mask' (Co written with Robin Mc Auley ) that came at #6 most added on national CMJ radio, right behind Machine Head and Five Finger Death Punch. An album chockfull of industrial-tinged metal coupled with soaring vocal hooks, was greatly received by critics and fans worldwide. Legendary Rock Interviews stated "Once in a while a new band comes along that not only has a unique sound of its’ own but draws upon all the things we love about metal or rock to begin with. Edge of Paradise are one of the best independent bands to come out of L.A. in some time."

Edge Of Paradise has been gearing up for the new year with new music and big plans. The group immediately began writing to showcase the bands maturity and define the direction that was pre-empted by “Mask”. Working with legendary Michael Wagener on the mix of the songs and recording with grammy winning producer Bob Kulick (Kiss, Motorhead), the new songs will be a showcase for the staggering growth and maturity, achieved since the release of the “Mask”.

Edge Of Paradise knows how to bring it live. HardRockHaven stated, "Don’t be fooled by her angelic personality and beauty, Monet’s power and intensity will grab you by the neck and won’t let go until your head is blown off by her unearthly vocal range, hitting the notes most singers would not dare to attempt. Guitarist, Dave Bates is the epitome of sheer effortless virtuosity; this guy will make all guitar players either Idolize or hate him, as there are very few guitarists on this Earth that can shred like Bates."

With the solid line up that consists of Margarita Monet -vocals, Dave Bates-guitars, Nick Ericson-bass, John Chominsky-drums, the band is planning a heavy touring year.

During one of their past live shows, Music Connection Magazine described the band “as a tight, well-oiled machine". The band is now ready to bring that machine to the people!
222 delivers their own power packed take on dance rock via a mixture of pop punk 80s/ 90s influenced rock mixed with current techno influences. Respected music blogs and have both highlighted the unique sound and songwriting talents of 222 and their debut CD Libretto. Their high energy live shows have built a strong following across the U.S. via a string of well attended club dates including a successful gig at the Red Gorilla Fest in Austin, TX. The band’s growing popularity is also due to airplay of their debut single “One Night Stand” on influencer radio stations such as KROQ in Los Angeles.

222 is Jade Howard and Dennis Hamlin. The duo wrote and recorded the songs on Libretto themselves in their home studio with the only other credit on the album going to Frank Rosato who mixed the record. Howard and Hamlin are both prolific songwriters drawing their musical influences from books, movies and life experiences.“One Night Stand” is loosely based on the Edgar Allen Poe story the Tell Tale Heart. The collection of songs on Libretto play much like an opera in that every song is a story. Yet don’t let the opera reference fool you, the album is a collection songs that will move and groove you from start to finish.

222’s creativity pours into all aspects of their artistic expression. The provocative self- produced videos made in support of Libretto are truly mini movies and the perfect visual companions to the songs featured on the album. Videos for “One Night Stand,” “Headcake,” and the lyric video for “Fair Weather Send Off” can be seen on the band’s YouTube Channel. 222 will soon debut the newest video “Pick Up Line.”

Having just returned to Los Angeles following tour dates in the South, Midwest, SouthWest, and East Coast, the band is currently in the studio writing and recording new material for their next album slated for release in the fall. 222 can also be found performing select club dates in and around Los Angeles.
Coming from other bands and solo projects, AndEver was formed in 2011 by Lindsay Hail and Steve Almos. With a vision in mind to share personal trials and testimony through music and lead the “lost” to Jesus Christ. The duo began working on recording their first album entitled Pathways in the Spring of 2012, and performing their music in acoustic clubs and writing the key elements to complete their first album. By 2014, AndEver finished tracking the songs that would make the album. Released in September of 2014, AndEver began working on establishing its fan base by getting their music aired on local San Diego radio shows such as Loud n Local spotlight on ROCK105.3 and Homegrown Hour hosted by Cathryn Beeks (formerly of KPRI 102.1). In 2015, Lindsay and Steve began focusing on playing in local worship teams and leading worship for Celebrate Recovery, as their search for finding a drummer and bassist launched. In the beginning of 2016, Steve Almos was reunited with longtime friend Richard “SikRik” Thomason, immediately joined AndEver as the band's bassist. Rick, brings in serious low end attack,confidence and has great stage presence. In 2016, AndEver played the Relay for Life Cancer Benefit, SOMA San Diego on a local showcase, and is opening for Sonata Arctica and direct support for Xasthur (acoustic) in December. The band is currently writing its follow-up material to their debut album, Pathways. They plan to schedule preproduction for the beginning of 2017.
Venue Information:
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1130 Buenos Ave
San Diego, CA, 92110