Local Band Name Breakdown: Where we ask Bay Area bands the story behind their names. Don't pretend you never wondered.
Oakland-based Wax Idols, the badass group of gals (and one bass-playing guy!) banging out post-punk gems and one of our top 7 bands to watch this year, are quickly proving to be one of the rawest, rough and ready bands doing the dive scene in the city right now. Fronted by singer Hether Fortune (quoted here), they just debuted their first video to the Wire-esque "All Too Human", which we can't stop spinning.
One thing San Francisco's music scene will never be short on is ego, especially during a time when artists here are trend-setting at a breathless pace.