The Catalyst

The Expendables

The Catalyst Presents

The Expendables

Tomorrows Bad Seeds, Pacific Dub

Sun, December 16, 2012

Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

The Catalyst

Santa Cruz, CA

$20 in advance / $25 at the door

Off Sale

This event is 16 and over

The Expendables
The Expendables
The Expendables enjoyed a laid-back lifestyle growing up in Santa Cruz, CA; surfing, skating, partying, and playing music were commonplace. Since 1997, The Expendables have staked their claim in the California surf/rock genre by headlining venues from coast to coast. Blending Reggae, Punk Rock, and 80s style dueling guitar solos, The Expendables have made heads turn and floors shake for years.

The band consists of four longtime friends: Geoff Weers (Guitar and Vocals), Adam Patterson (Drums and Vocals), Raul Bianchi (Lead Guitar) and Ryan DeMars (Bass). The first seven years of their career was fueled with three full-length, completely independent releases. No Time To Worry (2000), Open Container (2001), and Gettin' Filthy (2004), would bring in a combined total of over 40,000 units sold with no physical distribution and no record label.
Tomorrows Bad Seeds
Tomorrows Bad Seeds
Tomorrows Bad Seeds, "leaders of the new school" is a five piece American band from Hermosa Beach, California formed in 2004. Their Southern California influences helped yield their unparalleled sound. A coalition of rock and reggae, punk and blues, beats and riffs. From break dancing to spinning tracks these boys emerged into multi-cultural musical phenomenon with a cause. Tomorrows Bad Seeds aims to be a fundamental development in the reproduction of conscious music worldwide! Meet the Seeds: Moises Juarez (lead vocals), Sean Chapman (vocals/guitar), Mathew McEwan (vocals/guitar), Patrick Salmon (drums), and Andre Davis (bass).January of 2011 began with an ignited fire. TBS started the year off by filming a music video for their fan loved song "Reflect". Days later on January 12 they filmed their first national TV appearance for The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson which aired March 3, 2011. By the end of January TBS headed out for a four week tour with the legendary Wailers. Within days of the tour ending they teamed up with Katchafire and stayed on the road. Tomorrows Bad Seeds live shows provides a high-energy mix of rock, soul, pop, punk, reggae and hip hop guaranteed to move and inspire your soul. Since the band's inception, they have shared the stage with the likes of UB40, 311, Slightly Stoopid, Pennywise, Pepper, The Wailers, Steel Pulse, Half Pint, The Expendables, Hed(pe), Eek-A-Mouse, Pato Banton, John Brown's Body, The Aggrolites and Fishbone, just to name a few.Tomorrows Bad Seeds continue to tour extensively amassing a large and loyal grassroots following which is rapidly gaining momentum. If you pay attention to their tour ethic, you will see their dedication to their music and fans. Following a sold out performance at the world famous Roxy Theatre on Sunset Blvd, the band went on the road with The Expendables touring in April 2010. In July the band showcased at the 2010 Warped Tour. With much anticipated buzz surrounding Tomorrows Bad Seeds, they shut down the 2010 Sunset Music Festival in August headlined by the Smashing Pumpkins. By October the band was back on the road for a co-headlining tour with Passafire. On November 18th, 2010 Tomorrows Bad Seeds received the "Commercial Success Award" at the Los Angeles Music Awards for having more than 150,000 downloads for 2010. This number continues to grow! On December 2nd, 2010 Tomorrows Bad Seeds headlined their very intimate "Holidaze Acoustic Tour" to promote their upcoming acoustic album to be released in 2011.In this increasingly uncertain economical and political world we live in, Tomorrows Bad Seeds prove to be extremely talented musicians, vocalists and entertainers as a whole, using their music to spread conscious lyrics for the conscious mind. In 2007 Tomorrows Bad Seeds signed with Urbantone Records as a vehicle to spread their seed, the band released their debut album "Early Prayers" in June 2007, featuring the singles Rhyme & Reason, Vices, Warrior Poet and Love Street. (Love street hit # 3 on the Hawaiian charts.) Tomorrows Bad Seeds released their sophomore record entitled "Sacred For Sale" on May 25th, 2010 with UrbanTone Records, distributed by MRI a subsidiary of Sony/RED. You can find Tomorrows Bad Seeds music online on Itunes, Amazon, CDbaby, etc. and some retail stores. Our fans can reach us on top social media sites such as Myspace, Facebook, Twitter and on our official web page. "We're so versatile because we come from such a melting pot of music here in the South Bay," Moises said. "...We all grew up on punk, and then hip hop kinda came and took over, but we all loved oldies back in the day...we all surf too...it's really just a blend of everything."
Pacific Dub
Pacific Dub
Coming from Surf City USA, Pacific Dub resides in Huntington Beach which is nestled nicely in southern California's Orange County. Other bands such as Korn, The Offspring, Avenged Sevenfold, and The Dirty Heads all have members that call this surfer's paradise home.

Combining catchy chorus's, heavy rock n' roll guitar melodies, and smooth hip-hop and reggae rhythms are all significant characteristics that add to Pacific Dub's coastal vibe, and genuine objective of creating innovative alternative-rock-reggae while sharing a message of love and peace.

Now with 4 Western US Tours, 3 Albums, 1 single, and an ever growing and enthusiastic fan base under their belt, Pacific Dub shows no signs of slowing down now. Following multiple sold out shows supporting bands such as- The Dirty Heads, Iration, & Rebelution on their 2011 Spring Tours, PDub has been hard at work writing new songs, which eventually will turn into the bands next 12-15 song full-length album.

In between writing and recording, the band intends to tour extensively throughout the remainder of 2011- including a Co-Headlining National Summer Tour w/ The Movement.
From the entire Pacific Dub family, we thank you for your continued support, and look forward to releasing new music, and seeing you at a show soon.
Venue Information:
The Catalyst
1011 Pacific Avenue
Santa Cruz, CA, 95060
http://www.catalystclub.com/