"some music was meant to stay underground..."


From: Whittier, CA, United States
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Al-Ce-Mi Interviews and Features

Below are our features and interviews with Al-Ce-Mi.


Making No Sense With Al-Ce-Mi's Ned Barrett

Alchemy—(Al-Ce-Mi): the transmutation of base metal to heavy metal such as platinum and gold. Like the alchemist that fuses together elements to make potions this band combines the sounds based in the Los Angeles streets. Whittier, California's AL-CE-MI is a band that doesn't pull its punch when it comes to expressing itself across all dividing lines of rock music. The band has just finished recording its debut EP with legendary NoFX producer Ryan Green and are gearing up for a new round of shows throughout the Southland. I got some Q&A completed, amazingly, with their rough and tumble and always ready to poke you in the neck with a stick guitarist, Ned Barrett. More...

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Interview With Nyroh From Al-Ce-Mi

Whittier, California's Al-Ce-MI are an unsigned punk/metal act that are going to have their debut EP recorded by pretty much the best in the business in Ryan Green (Bad Religion, NOFX, Nerf Herder, The Dickies) and I can't wait to hear the results they come up with. I got some Q&A in recently with their bassist, Nyroh. More...

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Punk In Metal: Ray Mendez Of Al-Ce-Mi

It's really amazing how the world works. I remember just months back for the very first time meeting Josh, the lead singer for Whittier, California's Al-Ce-Mi, in front of The Whisky A Go Go, sharing just a few words, and now here we all are linked up and working so closely together. I'm even prouder that this talented and dynamic punk/metal act is going to have its debut EP recorded by pretty much the best in the business in Ryan Green (Bad Religion, NOFX, Nerf Herder, The Dickies) and it seems like they are really about ready to start turning a major corner now in the music world. I think it's important for us to stay open minded, even being the diehard extreme metalers most of us are. A band like Al-Ce-Mi really does refuse to be labeled and I think that's why they are becoming more accepted in the harsher circles. I got some questions answered recently by the band's guitar player, Ray Mendez .


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