Battles (music group)

Ready to rock 'n' roll at Battle of the Bands

Ready to rock 'n' roll at Battle of the Bands

EDITOR'S NOTE: Since the original publication of this story, Battle of the Bands has been rescheduled for Jan. 31. The 17th annual edition of Anne Arundel County's Battle of the Bands will, once again, be rattling the windows at Maryland Hall. Don't come expecting to hear Beethoven, Sousa, or Jimmy Dorsey. This is all about rock 'n' roll and tons of young, exuberant, over-the-top showmanship. Battle is the premier showcase for local high school bands. It's not often a teen band has the opportunity to play before a house jammed with hundreds of cheering fans. Ten top bands are in the lineup this year, representing six county public high schools, one...