: Oakland, CA
Major Local Attraction(s)
: Jack London Square, Hell's Angels
: With a punk rock pedigree that includes a stint as frontman of the Peechees and a current day job as the president of Lookout! records, you'd think Chris Appelgren would rest on his laurels. You'd think wrong! The Pattern is high-octane California garage rock at its fast and furious finest.
In Their Own Words
: "The worst thing I've had to do as a boss is fire someone, a friend. It was miserable.
" - Chris Appelgren, vocals