Music notes

Local bands Delusions of Grandeur and Kr’uppt got a big break from J Max productions on March 26 when the two heavy bands opened for Static X at the New Oasis. The show was a sellout. Both bands expressed their gratitude and excitement at opening for such a big national act. “My leg shook for the first two songs,” said D.O.G. guitarist Dan Gallaher. The audience’s response to the “home boys” was off the hook, with the crowd headbanging to the music and cheering the bands on. Both groups had contacted J Max productions repeatedly asking for opening slots with national acts and persistence finally paid off. … The Reno Philharmonic Youth Orchestra was founded in 1995 to give musical experience to middle school and high school students. Applications and audition music for the RPYO are now available; applications are due April 18. Call 323-6396 x3 or visit for more information.