New Mexico

New Mexico

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Equal parts indie rock and post-punk, New Mexico formed in San Diego, California in 2008. Originally the band was called Apes of Wrath and put out a self-titled album under that name, but after the departure of guitarist Andrew Geldmeier, the group decided to switch its name to fit a new, punkier direction. Vocalist/guitarist Rob Kent, bassist Jake Blankhead, and drummer Dustin Elliott agreed on New Mexico while at South by Southwest in 2010, based on a T-shirt worn by an attend... Read more

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