RIVAL SONS ANNOUNCE EUROPEAN HEADLINING TOUR

RIVAL SONS have confirmed dates for a European headlining tour in support of their forthcoming new album, HEAD DOWN, which is due to be released on September 17th.  The tour kicks off on September 21st with nine shows in the UK, before moving on to continental Europe.

It follows a massively successful run through Europe earlier this summer, where the band performed numerous headlining club shows and huge rock festivals, as well as shows with the likes of GUNS N’ ROSES and EVANESCENCE.

RIVAL SONS drummer MICHAEL MILEY comments:

“Hey y’all!  It’s SOO good to be home, back in sunny Los Angeles… Getting some much needed rest after the Pressure & Time onslaught.  We had so much fun this summer – and the last year as well – in Europe and UK.  September 17 marks the new chapter for Rival Sons.  SOO looking forward to playing the new material for ya’s.  Our autumn tour dates will be announced SOON.  Thanks to all our awesome super fans.  See you soon!”

RIVAL SONS guitarist SCOTT HOLIDAY adds:

“This last tour was definitely our most successful yet.  All the headline shows were at capacity, support shows with kick-ass bands and the festivals were extremely great to us… Great slots, huge crowds, and got to connect and play with some of our favorite bands as well as meet a ton of new great ones.  Making lots of new friends.  We also got to play some unbelievable new places.  The whole tour was basically a complete onslaught of radicalness.  Looking forward to coming back through to all these places in support of the new record this next year.  People are always graciously telling us these amazing things like, ‘you guys have made me believe rock ‘n’ roll isn’t dead’… ‘You guys are the future of rock ‘n’ roll’ etc.  But I can wholeheartedly say, the reaction we got from the crowd on this tour reinstated my firm belief that people really want, even NEED rock ‘n’ roll in their lives.”

See RIVAL SONS on tour in Europe at the following shows:

Sep. 21 – Brighton, UK – Concorde 2
Sep. 22 – Bristol, UK – Thekla
Sep. 23 – Nottingham, UK – Rescue Rooms
Sep. 24 – Sheffield, UK – Corporation
Sep. 26 – Newcastle, UK – Academy 2
Sep. 27 – Glasgow, UK – Garage
Sep. 28 – Manchester, UK – Ritz
Sep. 29 – Wolverhampton, UK – Wulfrun Hall
Oct. 01 – London, UK – Electric Ballroom
Oct. 02 – Antwerp, Belgium – Trix
Oct. 03 – Amsterdam, Netherlands – Melkweg
Oct. 04 – Frankfurt, Germany – Zoom
Oct. 05 – Berlin, Germany – Postbahnhof
Oct. 07 – Warsaw, Poland – Hydrozagadka
Oct. 08 – Vilnius, Lithuania – New York Club
Oct. 09 – Tallin, Estonia – Rock Cafe
Oct. 11 – Helsinki, Finland – Club Circus
Oct. 12 – Tampere, Finland – Pakkaguane Club
Oct. 13 – Oulu, Finland – Club Teatria
Oct. 15 – Stockholm Sweden – Tyrol
Oct. 16 – Oslo, Norway – Rockefeller
Oct. 17 – Stavanger, Norway – Folken
Oct. 18 – Bergen, Norway – Hulen
Oct. 20 – Gothenburg, Sweden – Pustervik
Oct. 21 – Copenhagen, Denmark – Vega
Oct. 22 – Hamburg, Germany – Knust
Oct. 23 – Munich, Germany – 59:1
Oct. 24 – Vienna, Austria – B72
Oct. 26 – Bern, Switzerland – Bierhubeli
Oct. 27 – Milan, Italy – Magazzini Generali
Oct. 28 – Zurich, Switzerland – Plaza
Oct. 29 – Paris, France – Nouveau Casino

View the tour flyer at http://earacherecords.com/myspace/rivalsons_hd_eurotour.jpg

Planet Rock will be hosting an exclusive pre-sale for the UK shows this coming Monday, August 6th.  Keep an eye out at http://www.planetrock.com

HEAD DOWN was recorded in Nashville, Tennessee with Grammy-nominated producer DAVE COBB (JAMIE JOHNSON, SHOOTER JENNINGS) and Grammy-winning engineer VANCE POWELL (JACK WHITE, THE WHITE STRIPES, KINGS OF LEON).

HEAD DOWN is available to pre-order now on CD, digisleeve CD and limited edition audiophile vinyl.  A special stencil edition created by the band themselves is also available exclusively from the Earache Webstore.  Pre-order the album now in Europe at http://bit.ly/jucwYJ or in North America at http://bit.ly/mtaFfm

HEAD DOWN is also available to pre-order on iTunes at http://bit.ly/KMbFhR

Get more RIVAL SONS news and info at:

Official site – http://www.rivalsons.com
Facebook – http://www.facebook.com/rivalsons
MySpace – http://www.myspace.com/rivalsons
Twitter – http://twitter.com/rivalsons

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