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Formed: 1998 in Los Angeles, CA
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Group Members: Alex Parnell, Andy Blunda, James Grundler, Florian Reinert, Jason Johnson, Tommy Black
Biography: Rock group Paloalto is led by singer/songwriter/guitarist James Grundler, a Los Angeles native who named the band not after the northern California city, but after his preschool. Grundler began writing songs as a grade school student, and by 1994, was coming up with compositions he felt good about. In ...Read full biography
Released: 2000
Label: Sony Music Distribution
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Like many rock bands, Paloalto is really a vehicle for a singer/songwriter, in this case James Grundler. The band plays melodic, guitar-dominated rock in a conventional, familiar style. Grundler has a ...Read full review
Heroes And Villains
Released: 2003
Label: American Recordings
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On Heroes and Villains, Paloalto work with the post-alternative mix found on their self-titled debut for a glossy sophomore finish. Singer/songwriter James Grundler is more personal and thoughtful, not ...Read full review
More Paloalto albums: Main Albums (4), Singles & EPs (5)