Acclaimed as one of the “BEST BANDS TO CATCH” by CBS
LOS ANGELES. So Cal Alternative Rock / Pop Punk band ROCKET is made up of members Janelle Barreto (Lead Vocals), Eric Wibbelsmann (Guitar), Steve Kilcullen (Guitar), Ozzie Hammer (Bass), and Paul DePatie (Drums).
With a driving rock sound in the vein of Paramore, Foo Fighters, and
Green Day, ROCKET is recording with Grammy Award Nominated Producer MARK NEEDHAM (Imagine Dragons, The Killers, Neon Trees, The Airborne Toxic Event). Their newest release "Losing Breath" drops June 25th.
ROCKET have garnered much notoriety, industry attention, and COMMERCIAL ALTERNATIVE RADIO play including on KROQ 106.7 (Los Angeles); KLOS 95.5 (Los Angeles), Indie 103.1 (Los Angeles); East Atlanta Village Radio 105.7 (Atlanta, GA); FM 90 KACV (Amarillo, TX); KRZQ 104.1 (Reno, NV); WRIF2 101.1 (Detroit, MI); WLKK 107.7 (Buffalo, NY), including COLLEGE RADIO across the U.S.
ROCKET has played with notable bands MISSING PERSONS, BOW WOW WOW, ALIEN ANT FARM, CRAZY TOWN, PUDDLE OF MUDD, TANTRIC, TRAPT, VAST, SMITHEREENS, GENE LOVES JEZEBEL, and were added to the MAKE AMERICA ROCK AGAIN TOUR (Los Angeles) at The Yost Theater. The band has also been finalist in the WARPED TOUR Battle of the Bands, live guests on iHEART
RADIO; charted to #1 ROCK BAND on ReverbNation Los
Angeles, and featured in MUSIC CONNECTION MAGAZINE. ROCKET
has been awarded the BEST ROCK BAND by The Examiner Los
Angeles Music Critic Awards, winners for BEST MUSIC VIDEO for
their single “Hey Baby” from the Other Venice Film Festival, and
selected to perform at the WORLD ARTS MUSIC “Touring Kick Off” event at the historic Ivar Theater.
Now is the time to catch them while you can. ROCKET has taken off, on the
rise, and is destined for the STARS.
Jennifer Thorington & Samuel Markus
Phone: 951 468-4372