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The Margaret Scranton Band is: Margaret Scranton (guitar, songwriting) Wendy Russell (vocals) Jane Tyska (bass) Alvin Adame (drums)
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About the ArtistMargaret Scranton is an accomplished lead guitarist and songwriter based in Oakland, CA. Her original music can be described as melodic old school hard rock, she is hugely influenced by guitarist Randy Rhoads of Ozzy Osbourne fame.Margaret is a dynamic performer and has been playing guitar in various bands for over 20 years.She was recently selected to headline an industry showcase at the Derby in Hollywood, and was featured in the Nov. 2009 issue of Guitar Player Magazine. Her current band, Scranton, plays at various Bay Area clubs including The Red Devil Lounge, Bottom of the Hill, The Uptown and many other venues. Margaret is also the guitarist for the Hormones, an all-girl Ramones tribute band. She’s a fine-art photographer and printer and children’s guitar teacher.Margaret’s EP “Born Ready” is available on ITunes and CD Baby."Classic metal meets AM radio, Black Sabbath meets Broadway
The World Needs a Lil' Margaret Scranton
by by Michael Mercer ~ October 15th, 2008 Margaret Scranton may have been born too late. As an artist, her outlook reflects those of the music revolutionaries from the late sixties/early seventies. “...
Scranton Rocks at "She Rifs"
by by Michael Mercer ~ January 26th, 2009The Margaret Scranton Band joined other leading guitar ladies for the “She Riffs” event at the Red Devil Lounge last Friday evening. The event was formulated...
Guitar Player Magazine Review by
Margaret was selected as one of 10 featured guitarists of the month in Nov. Guitar Player mag! Here's what ace axe editor Mike Molenda had to say:Guitarist Margaret Scranton has a delightfully...