you're recording music, driving a race car or using heavy
machinery, a red line means the same thing. It's a warning
or a limit. Cross it and
you risk distortion, overheating or damage.
members of Redline, a Petaluma - base alternative rock
trio, don't worry about crossing the line. They chose
their moniker because they
they're pushing the limits of rock music and breaking
new ground. They effort seems to be paying off. Their
debut CD, "My disease," has
airplay on more than 100 radio station in 14 states since
it was released last February. A new CD is scheduled for
release in March.
sprinkles its heavy alternative rock with doses of jazz
and R & B. " It's kind of heavy music meets Pink
Floyd with a psychedelic sound,"
lead vocalist and bassist Karl Anderson. "Our trademark
is the beat and key changes. It gives moody ups and downs,
highs and lows."
a Casa Grande High grad, J.C. Prince (lead guitar and
vocals) and Steve "Sarge" Giordano (drums) all
met in Petaluma in mid-1990s.
Anderson lives in Berkeley now, but the band didn't hit
its musical stride until four years ago when they began
playing as a trio.
we play together, there's a Redline sound that just flows
out of us," Anderson said. "We have a chemistry
that you can only get by playing
music with the same people for a number of years. It's
a chemistry that goes beyond keeping time or the beat.
When we're writing a song,
the guitar player may come out with idea and the other
two will immediately know where to go. We start playing
and the vocal lines just appear
as a stream of subconscious reality < Next