Pictures: Baltimore's best unsigned bands
Two years ago, it would have been much easier to name the 10 best unsigned Baltimore bands.
That was before the word got out about Baltimore's boiling-over music scene. Since then, record labels like Sub Pop, Thrill Jockey and Merge have swooped in and signed several of the city's best bands. But there are still plenty groups who deserve some recognition. Here are 10 of the most promising Baltimore bands.--Sam Sessa, Baltimore Sun reporter
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9. Dropout Year
When it comes to catchy pop punk, Dropout Year has the potential to be one of the area's next breakout bands.