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Rival Sons

Rival Sons is an American blues-rock band from Los Angeles, California. The band has digitally self-released one album andalso a self-titled EP, boththrough Earache Records, before marking their full label debut (also on Earache) with Pressure &Time in June 2011.Formed in June 2008 the line-upfor Rival Sons was completed when singer-songwriter Jay Buchanan joinedthe band. They recorded Beforethe Fire, and digitally self-released it in June2009. The single Tell Me Something, from thealbum was used in a television campaign forIzod Indy car racing.In 2010 the band opened for AliceCooper, several ...read more

Rival Sons is an American blues-rock band from Los Angeles, California. The band has digitally self-released one album andalso a self-titled EP, boththrough Earache Records, before marking their full label debut (also on Earache) with Pressure &Time in June 2011.Formed in June 2008 the line-upfor Rival Sons was completed when singer-songwriter Jay Buchanan joinedthe band. They recorded Beforethe Fire, and digitally self-released it in June2009. The single Tell Me Something, from thealbum was used in a television campaign forIzod Indy car racing.In 2010 the band opened for AliceCooper, several USOshows with Kid Rock, AC/DC in Las Vegas, and a televised performance, centretrack, at The Indianapolis 500, May 2011. Thebandplayed CMJ in New York in 2010The band signed with Earache Records in 2010, who released Pressure & Time in June2011. The album was written,recorded, and mixed injust 20 days, a process the band says is to their liking as it ensures arawness for both the listener and the band.Rival Sonsplayed a showcase in London at HMV’s Next Big Thing at the CamdenBarfly on February 12, 2011, with Sons of Icarus andVintage Trouble.Rival Sonsadvocate classic rock and roll.The track GetMine was featured in a Jeremiah Weed premium malt beverage television advertising campaign showing anarmwrestlingcompetition.Rival Sons played in Dallas for the NFL's Super Bowl kickoff party at Aces & Angels Salute to the Troopshosted by GeneSimmons fromKISS on Wednesday February 2, 2011.The album artwork for Pressure and Time was created bygraphic designer Storm Thorgerson whohas also designed artwork for LedZeppelin, 10cc and, most notably, Pink Floyd’s DarkSide of The Moon.Rival Sons supported Judas Priest on the UK legof their 2011 Epitaph World Tour including a performance atHigh Voltage Festival.Rival Sons has toured with Evanescense in 2011 and started their2012 U.S. tour dates, also withEvanescense, in Clemson S.C.Rival Sons begin touring with Black Stone Cherry at the beginning of March on aEuropeanTour.Rival Sons was named the iTunes "Rock Breakthrough Band" of the Year in 2011.According to guitarist Scott Holiday, thenew album, tobe released in fall 2012, has the following vibe. "100 people were polled afterlistening, and they all said theEXACT same thing: Like being chased byninjas.. while jumping a '71 Dodge Charger out the back of anairplane..through a ringof fire..only to come to a cushiony landing in a pit of 100 dollarbills, womens under garments, and jelly donuts...andpolarbears. Some people changed the car or the donut..but same outcome. But it's hard to reallynail it down. It could just soundlike ChuckBerry on a bad acid trip."On June 1st, it was revealed that Rival Sons' new album is called Head Down, andwill bereleased in late August.

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LPs
Great Western Valkyrie
2014

3.7
23 Votes
Head Down
09/18/2012

4
37 Votes
Pressure And Time
2011

3.9
46 Votes
EPs
Rival Sons
2011

4.1
8 Votes

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