"East West" is a melodic rapcore band that started in 1993 in Irvine, CA. The band later re-located to Corona, CA. The most well know line-up included Mike Tubbs (vocals), Mike "House" Housen (guitar), James "JJ" Jenkins (bass), Bobby Vegura (drums). The band takes its name from the Bible verse Psalms 103:12. In 2002, "House" left the band and John Druse filled in the guitar position. Their song "Song-X" was featured on the soundtrack for the motion picture, Extreme Days. East West has appeared at Cornerstone Festival. Not much has been heard of them since the release of their last album in 2003, but in the May/June issue of HM Magazine, Mike Tubbs had this to say:
East West was formed in 1988 by Mike Housen (guitarist, back up vox), Erick Kieselhorst (lead singer) and Ralph Lamagna (Drummer) in the San Fernando Valley. East West played the Sunset Strip (Whisky, Roxy) quite a bit, and opened for well known bands at the time, such as , "Mary's Danish" and "Warrant". The band also had a song in KROQ-FM's rotation called ,"Southern Dawn". Housen later moved to Orange County and in 1991, reformed East West. This version included Housen (lead Vox, guitars), Dave Barrs...