Acclaimed as one of the “BEST BANDS TO CATCH” by CBS LOS ANGELES. So Cal Alternative Rock / Pop Punk band ROCKET is made up of members Janelle Barreto (Lead Vocals), Eric Wibbelsmann (Guitar), Steve Kilcullen (Guitar), Jordan Lawson (Bass), and Paul DePatie (Drums).
With a driving rock sound in the vein of Paramore, Foo Fighters, and Green Day, ROCKET is currently working with, and in the recording studio with Grammy Award Nominated Producer MARK NEEDHAM (Imagine Dragons, The Killers, Walk The Moon, Pink, The 1975). They recently released their newest single GIANTS, produced by MARK NEEDHAM and DOUG GREAN (Stone Temple Pilots, Velvet Revolver, Sheryl Crow).
ROCKET have garnered much notoriety, industry attention, and COMMERCIAL ALTERNATIVE RADIO play including on KROQ 106.7 (Los Angeles); KLOS 95.5 (Los Angeles); Indie 103.1 (Los Angeles); East Atlanta Village Radio 105.7 (Atlanta, GA); FM 90 KACV (Amarillo, TX); KRZQ 104.1 (Reno, NV); WRIF2 101.1 (Detroit, MI); WLKK 107.7 (Buffalo, NY), including COLLEGE RADIO across the U.S.
ROCKET has played with notable bands MISSING PERSONS, BOW WOW WOW, ALIEN ANT FARM, CRAZY TOWN, PUDDLE OF MUDD, TANTRIC, TRAPT, VAST, SMITHEREENS, GENE LOVES JEZEBEL, and were added to the MAKE AMERICA ROCK AGAIN TOUR (Los Angeles) at The Yost Theater. The band has also been finalist in the WARPED TOUR Battle of the Bands, live guests on iHEART RADIO; charted to #1 ROCK BAND on ReverbNation Los Angeles, and featured in MUSIC CONNECTION MAGAZINE. ROCKET has been awarded the BEST ROCK BAND by The Examiner Los Angeles Music Critic Awards, winners for BEST MUSIC VIDEO for their single “Hey Baby” from the Other Venice Film Festival, and selected to perform at the WORLD ARTS MUSIC “Touring Kick Off” event at the historic Ivar Theater.
Now is the time to catch them while you can. ROCKET has taken off, on the rise, and is destined for the STARS.