Of Mice & Men
The Pit / The Lock UpSaturday7:55 pm
Changes don’t have to actually change anything.
Just ask Of Mice & Men.
No matter what changed around them, the Southern California quartet Aaron Pauley [vocals, bass], Valentino “Tino” Arteaga [drums], Phil Manansala [lead guitar], and Alan Ashby [rhythm guitar]—clung to their identity while making the aptly titled Defy [Rise Records]. In fact, the group’s fifth full-length album not only reasserts that identity but also cements it stronger than ever before.