Western Settings

Ricky Schmidt: Bass guitar, Vocals | Adam Kissell: Drums | Dylan Walters: Guitar (electric) | Will Castro: Guitar (electric)

Genre: Rock

RIYL: Hot Water Music, the Menzingers, Guttermouth, the Flatliners, Iron Chic, Cobra Skulls, Bad Cop Bad Cop, Swingin' Utters

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Inception: San Diego, 2013

Influences: Hot Water Music, Fear, Black Flag, the Menzingers, Dead Kennedys, Jawbreaker, the Replacements


Melodic-punk band Western Settings played their first gig in October 2013. The group features vocalist/bassist Ricky Schmidt and drummer Adam Kissell (both from Man Eats Man), alongside guitarists Dylan Walters (Deadhorse) and Will Castro (Threefoot), who also owns La Escalera Records.

Their sophomore album Yes It Is was released in February 2015.



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