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Los Angeles, California, United States | Established. Jan 01, 2013 | SELF

Los Angeles, California, United States | SELF
Established on Jan, 2013
Band Rock Alternative




"Fans of Muse and Mars Volta will love "All The Way" by Madus [Music Video]"

"Their sound is rich, gritty, and electrifying as it takes you through an auditory journey with every meticulously crafted guitar lick and snare hit" - Earmilk


"The track gives off an aural drive, punching you in the gut at times, while still being catchy enough to be stuck in your head for hours to come." -Under the Gun - Under the Gun

"MADUS master their sound with "All the Way""

"There’s a comfort in the late 90’s/early 2000’s rock influence, and a uniqueness in the mesh of this style with their own." - Indie Habit - Indie Habit

"MADUS @ the Viper Room"

MADUS got pretty insightful about who they were and what they plan on doing as musicians. And I really respect these guys for being so candid. - Dear Song in My Head

"Alternative Nation’s Modern Artists Showcase: June 2015"

With the sensual croons compared to the likes of Muse or Incubus, this Los Angeles-based rock band brings back the much-needed moody energy to modern alternative rock - Alternative Nation

"Q&A: Dugan Cruz of Madus"

LA-based alternative rock four-piece MADUS is set to be one of the most buzz worthy bands of the year, and with catchy singles like, “All The Way,” who’s to stop them? - Planet Stereo

"Madus - All the Way"

I didn’t even know I wanted this
band in my life, and after 1 listen to their new EP ‘All
The Way‘ – I can’t imagine a world without them! A
band that certainly aren’t afraid to push the boat as far
as guitar effects are concerned. - Broken Arrow Magazine

"Madus grabs your attention with their new video for All the Way"

These guys have a vibrant rock energy that will have you instantly addicted to their swirling guitars, emotive vocals and catchy tunes. - Music Junkie Press


May 2015 - All the Way EP

December 2014 - We Were Warned - Single

July 2014 - Running From Your Truth - Single

December 2013 - Look Like an Angel - Single 

September 2013 - Secret Sex Machine - Single 

June 2013 - Debut (Self-Titled) EP 



Madus is a riffy, dynamic, Alternative Rock band from Los Angeles that beckons to fans of Queens of the Stone Age, Arctic Monkeys, and the Strokes.  They are comprised of Dugan Cruz on vocals/guitar, James Teekel on  Hunter Craig on Bass, and Sam Sobo on Drums.

They are known for their electric live performances and versatile musical style. The band released their debut EP in June 2013, which was recorded by Grammy Award winning producer Matt Hyde (No Doubt, Jonny Lang). The EP showcased an aggressive sound tempered with soulfulness and occasional melancholy.  After releasing their second EP, "All the Way" in Spring 2015 they received national radio play and charted in the top 20 of the specialty radio charts.  Ever since they have been touring the southwest, writing new music, and recording with producer Noah Shain (Dead Sara, As Tall as Lions).  

Madus also had songs placed in several films and TV shows such as, CBS's NCIS: LA, award-winning documentary H2Indo, and one of Stone Brewing CO's Holiday videos. 

Band Members