"BURST" After the Boom
Metal art by John Ricker of Peaceful Streets
"Turning Guns Into Art"

Saturday, November 15,2003
Doors open at 9pm 21+
StudioZ 314 11TH Street @ Folsom, San Francisco
Purchase $15 Tickets Online
Band Contact: Scott 510-468-3729
Promotions: Mari 415-626-6141

Winner of California Music Award for Outstanding Debut Album, "Luce" Includes the hits "Good Day" and "Long Way Down" (included on KFOG's 2002 Live from the Archives 9 compilation). They are also heard on KLLC, KOSO and KZZO. You may not recognize the name, but you have heard the music on recent film and TV soundtracks.

The Particles
The Particles is a socially conscious alt rock band based in Oakland CA fronted by songster Scott Arey. A passionate entertainer, Scott wants to get under your skin. He puts his attitudes into sing-along tunes that follow you home. Their "Inhumanity" CD, currently being played on college stations around the country, deals with the darker sides of human nature – the cruelty of children, the longing of love, the tears of fear, and fears of loss – the inhumane, behavior some humans resort to. We are happy to report that we made it onto the KAOS show out of Ison Live Radio in Australia. In fact we are number one this week because of a request.

The new "Burst" CD explores the burst after the dotcom "boom", how it feels to go from being treated as creative genius to the status of wage slave. The loss of freedom to grow and expand in one's career can be as oppressive and debilitating as the cut in salary.

Brad Wolfe
Brad Wolfe grew up between the Santa Cruz Mountains and San Francisco Bay, in Los Altos, CA. Brad has followed his musical passion and developed a catalog of original material reflecting his great depth, spanning the emotional gamut from sweet, to sad, to humorous. Brad’s superb songwriting ability is highlighted by his clever lyrics, outstanding vocals and unique guitar sounds. His live performances are also drawing attention from the Bay Area music community. After just one performance at the Tongue and Groove in SF, Brad was offered a monthly show at the venue. Brad’s musical popularity is continuing to spread throughout the Bay Area and is resonating with a wide mix of music fans of all ages. His style is anything but ordinary; his lyrics force you to listen and his melodies force you to sing. So take a listen for yourself, and discover Brad Wolfe, one of the next great songwriters of his generation.