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    Rival Sons

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    Genre:Blues, Rock
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    Most Popular Songs (more)

    1Torture (Live In Gothenburg) lyrics
    2You Want To lyrics
    True lyrics
    4The Heist lyrics
    5Get Mine lyrics
    Thundering Voices lyrics
    7Belle Starr lyrics
    8Pretty Face lyrics
    9My Nature lyrics
    10Manifest Destiny Pt.1 lyrics

    Most Popular Albums (more)

    1Head Down
    Hollow Bones [2016]
    Great Western Valkyrie [2014]
    4Pressure And Time [2011]


    Rival Sons is an American blues-rock band from Los Angeles, California. The band was formed in 2009 from the ashes of guitarist Scott Holiday's previous band Black Summer Crush (which featured Michael Miley on drums and Robin Everhart on bass). The band took shape when singer Jay Buchanan was persuaded to come in as vocalist on the re-recording of Before the Fire. The band currently features bassist Dave Beste after Robin Everhart left in August 2013.


    Formed in June 2008 the line-up for Rival Sons was completed when singer-songwriter Jay Buchanan joined the band. They recorded Before the Fire, and digitally self-released it in June 2009. The single Tell Me Something, from the album was used in a television campaign for Izod Indy car racing.

    In 2010 the band opened for Alice Cooper, several USO shows with Kid Rock, and a televised performance, centre track, at The Indianapolis 500, the world's largest sporting event., May 2011 The band played CMJ in New York in 2010.

    The band signed with Earache Records in 2010, who will release Pressure & Time in June 2011. The album was written, recorded, and mixed in just 20 days, a process the band says is to their liking as it ensures a rawness for both the listener and the band.

    The track Get Mine was featured in a Jeremiah Weed premium malt beverage television advertising campaign showing an arm wrestling competition.

    Rival Sons played a showcase in London at HMV's Next Big Thing at the Camden Barfly on February 12th 2011, with Sons of Icarus and Vintage Trouble.

    Rival Sons played in Dallas for the football championship at Aces & Angels Salute to the Troops hosted by Gene Simmons from KISS on Wednesday February 2nd 2011.

    Rival Sons played a showcase in London at HMV's Next Big Thing at the Camden Barfly on February 12th 2011, with Sons of Icarus and Vintage Trouble.

    The album artwork for Pressure and Time was created by graphic designer Storm Thorgerson who has also designed artwork for Led Zeppelin, 10cc and, most notably, Pink Floyd's Dark Side of The Moon.

    It was announced in September that Rival Sons would provide support on Black Sabbath's "The End" farewell tour.

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