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Dissident Souls

Dissident Souls

Rock / Classic Heavy Metal / Hard Rock/Metal Livermore, CA  US
Trying to Find the Light
Trying to Find the Light
Wings of Steel
Wings of Steel
Fade Away
Fade Away
Mental Divergence (with Darren Lee Richardson on vocals)
Mental Divergence (with Darren Lee Richardson on vocals)
It Ain't Joe (remixed)
It Ain't Joe (remixed)


Battle of the Bands, DNA Lounge


  • Sat

    Apr 25

    San Lorenzo, CA, US | 3:30pm

    Saturday, April 25th Annex LIVE 2554 Grant Ave. San Lorenzo, CA 94580 ALL AGES!!! Doors at 3:30PM Show at 4:00PM Tickets $12.00 LINE-UP: TOY CALLED GOD MUKAGEE SIX GUN SAINTS DISSIDENT SOULS HIT & RUN ATTIK DOOR ANGELS OF FEAR WINDVEIL BURN RIVER BURN

  • Sat

    Feb 14

    Sunnyvale, CA, US | 8:00pm
  • Fri

    Jan 16

    Livermore, CA, US | 8:00pm

    Show starts at 8:30 PM $10 cover at the door.

  • 2014

    Nov 1

    Concord, CA, US | 8:00pm

    Dissident Souls and Retconstruct join LIPSHOK for a great "Let's Keep Halloween Going Forever" show.

  • 2014

    Sep 20

    Hayward, CA, US | 8:00pm

    Bands4Bands Presents Analog Soul playing a headlining set with members of Swaybone, Razor Train, Flesh Assembly, and Dissident Souls all playing acoustic sets...These events are designed to show the variety and talent within The Bands4Bands Organization. It also gives the non-performing bands a chance to rebuild the scene, network, and socialize in a supportive environment!


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  • Salt NZ (Artist)
    Salt NZ
    You Guys ROCKED us !!!! Great sound/songs.. Thank you ( : Salt & TGM
  • WOLV (Artist)
    Cool melody !
  • DRIVEN (Artist)
    Good tunes. very Scorpions meets Judas Priest, Y&T with Krokus! .... good stuff!
  • Andrew Haym (Artist)
    Andrew Haym
    Great work! Breathtaking and original!
  • FLUFFER (Artist)
    You play my favorite style of Metal great songs and playing guys!!
  • AITG/Agony In The Garden (Artist)
    AITG/Agony In The G...
    Excellent sound, Fade Away ROCKS! Cheers & Voted!


  • Front Line at the Quarter Note
  • Marc Hughes hamming it up.


Ron Castia

Guitar, Lead Vocals

Ryan Baillie

Electric Guitar, Backup Vocals

Art Cox

Electric Guitar

Alfredo Iraheta Jr.



Sounds Like: George Lynch Fan Page, Michael Schenker Group / Temple Of Rock, Scorpions, Ritchie Blackmore, Iron Maiden

Manager: Ron Castia

Bio: Dissident Souls is a Hard Rock/Heavy Metal band reminiscent of the sounds and feel of bands such as Iron Maiden, Judas Priest, Scorpions, Accept, Dokken, Michael Schenker Group, and Black Sabbath.
Well written songs that are progressive enough to inspire other musicians, yet having the hooks and ...See Full Bio

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Recent Blogs

"Mental Divergence" song info
Jan 29, 2014

This blog is to supply information and credits for Darren Lee Richardson's work ... [more]


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Q: Hi. Swaybone would like to play with you at the Annex. 510-907-1612. Thanks, Theo.

A: Hey Theo, Thanks for getting back to us. Looks like we have the spot covered, but let's keep in touch and get something going in the next few months. BTW: Please hit us with a "Like" on Facebook. Cheers, Ron

Asked by Swaybone. Answered on Thu Mar 27 2014

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