Rival Sons' Latest Album HEAD DOWN to Hit U.S. Shelves, 3/19

February 13
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Rival Sons' Latest Album HEAD DOWN to Hit U.S. Shelves, 3/19

Coming on the heels of their success and critical acclaim in the U.K., Europe and Canada, America's own RIVAL SONShave announced their third album HEAD DOWN will arrive in stores in the U.S. on March 19 via their new affiliation withCentury Media Records. Ahead of the in-store date, the soulful, maximum-blues-infused hard rock band will performThursday, March 7 on ABC-TV's "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" at 11:35pm/10:35pm CT on ABC.

Reaching #1 on the Rock chart in 2012 in the U.K., HEAD DOWN has already garnered the Long Beach, CA group four-star reviews (including Mojo and the Guardian) overseas as well as magazine covers and the "Breakthrough Artist"award at the 2012 Classic Rock Awards show in London. In the tradition of American artists like Jimi Hendrix, Tom Petty, The Strokes and Kings Of Leon who broke overseas first, RIVAL SONS have become a substantial presence in Englandand Europe, headlining their own shows and opening for Guns N' Roses and AC/DC, among others. On top of this, the album's first single "Keep On Swinging" has been #1 for four straight weeks on the Active Rock Radio Charts in Canada. They'll perform "Keep On Swinging" on Kimmel.

On the live front, RIVAL SONS--Jay Buchanan (vocals), Scott Holiday (guitar), Robin Everhart (bass), Mike Miley(drums)--are now in the midst of a headlining Canadian tour after which they have dates set in

Chicago (2/18), Des Moines (2/19), Denver (2/21), Las Vegas (2/23) and a confirmed performance at this year's SXSW Music Festival.

Rival Sons are a raucous, maximum-blues-infused, hard rock band which explodes with the rhythm and roughness of some of the greatest rock acts of all time. From a self-released full-length album Before The Fire and EP (self-titled), to the strength of their live performances, the band gain major attention everywhere they play. Early accolades included a stint opening up for Legends like AC/DC and Alice Cooper, several USO shows with Kid Rock, and a televised performance in The Pit at The Indianapolis 500. The Huffington Post even dubbed Rival Sons as "one of the top 5 bands to watch" during 2010's CMJ Music Marathon in New York City. RIVAL SONS' full-length Earache debut, Pressure & Time, was recorded in Los Angeles and released Worldwide in May 2011. The record quickly charted in the UK, Germany, Sweden, Norway, Switzerland and beyond. And by the time Rival Sons embarked on their first full length headline tour of Europe in November 2011 they'd sold out every UK show, as well as gigs across the continent. The album was voted No.2 Album of the Year by Classic Rock Magazine. In 2012, they released Head Down, achieving greater success and acclaim.






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