The more you listen to Santa Ana four-piece Deathday Party, the harder it is to write them off as another raven-haired set of depressed art rockers. Instead, guitarist Alex Guillen, his brother/vocalist Giovanni Guillen, bassist Patrick Covert and drummer Joevanni Lopez balance the dark roots of post-punk with angelic, heart-pounding instrumentation, pushing their songs into the heavens. Their chaotic guitars, tribal tom-slamming and ghostly ambiance captivate crowds across LA and OC. In Santa Ana, you can usually find them at Fluxclub—a biweekly event at the Crosby (created by Alex himself). Whether they’re playing local haunts or LA hipster dens, the band’s main objective—oddly enough—is to pump life into the underground music scene... More >>>