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The initial lineup for May’s seventh annual California Roots Music And Arts Festival has been revealed.
Latest The Expendables Setlist
The Expendables at Soundwell
- Tight Squeeze
- Bridges Burned
- Smoke Two Joints
- Pace Yourself
- Minimum Wage
- Donkey Show
- Ganja Smugglin'
- Drift Away > I Got 5 On It
- Down Down Down
- Head in My Hands
- Let Her Go
- Let Loose
- Nuthin' but a "G" Thang
- Bowl For Two
- Because I Got High
About The Expendables
While touring and supporting their album, Gettin’ Filthy, The Expendables would share the stage with Slightly Stoopid and catch the attention of founders and front men Kyle McDonald and Miles Doughty. In 2007 Slightly Stoopid formed their own independent label, Stoopid Records, and signed The Expendables for the label’s first non-Stoopid release, which was The Expendables self-titled. Released in September 2007, the album would be accepted as an instant classic by fans and received rave reviews from critics. The band continued supporting the album with hundreds of shows over the next two years, gaining fans around the world, and respect from the bands that influenced them. The band would share the stage with bands like Slightly Stoopid, NoFX, Less Than Jake, Pennywise and Pepper to name a few. At the end of 2009 and beginning of 2010 the band would work on their next album Prove It produced by Paul Leary (producer of Sublime, Slightly Stoopid, Pepper, Supersuckers, as well as the guitar player for Butthole Surfers) and El Hefe (guitar player for NoFX).
Prove It was released May 11th 2010 debuting at #158 on the Billboard Top 200, #30 on Billboard’s Independent charts, and #4 on Billboard’s Heatseekers! The album also pushed to #15 on iTunes Top 200 and #5 on iTunes Alternative Charts, jumping The Expendables to a new level in their career. The band’s new release would include guest performances by C-Money, OG, and Dela of Slightly Stoopid throughout the album. Jumping into the mix as well would be long time friend G. Love on the ballad “Wells”.
Thirteen years later, five albums down and countless miles covered, The Expendables show no signs of slowing down.
The JamBase 20th Anniversary 20 For 20 series continues with a list of 20 Fan Sites launched in the past 20 years.
Spafford released audio from their recent show at The Bluebird in Bloomington, Indiana which featured two completely improvised sets just in time for this week’s ‘Full Show Friday’ column.
Midnight North shared a new single, “Long View,” and detailed their creative process from writing to recording.
The Avett Brothers added a few dates to their 2020 spring tour.
Livetronica trio The New Deal added a handful of tour dates to their 2020 winter tour.