Scranton

Scranton

BandRockClassic Rock

Margaret Scranton is an accomplished lead guitarist and songwriter based in Oakland, CA. Her original music can be described as melodic old school hard rock, and she is greatly influenced by guitarist Randy Rhoads of Ozzy Osbourne fame. Classic metal meets AM radio, Black Sabbath meets Broadway.

Biography

Margaret Scranton is an accomplished lead guitarist and songwriter based in Oakland, CA. Her original music can be described as melodic hard rock, and one of her greatest influences is 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.

Her current band, Scranton, plays at prominent local venues including The Red Devil Lounge, Bottom of the Hill, and The Uptown. Margaret is also the guitarist for the Hormones, an all-girl Ramones tribute band who have upcoming shows at Slims and the Little Fox Theater. She’s a fine-art photographer, printer, children’s guitar teacher and hopes to make a difference in the world with her music.

Margaret’s EP “Born Ready� is available on Itunes and CD Baby.

Discography

Born Ready EP (2006)
Genuine Article LP (2007)

Set List

Our all-original set list consists of about 10 songs, give or take depending on the venue and time allotted. We generally do 45 minute to 1 hour sets. We have a number of originals and also do some cover tunes, so could do two sets or a longer set if needed.

We are currently booking shows with Luvhed:
http://www.myspace.com/luvhed

and the Hormones, a kick-ass all-girl Ramones tribute band featuring Margaret on the guitar!
http://www.myspace.com/ramoneshormones