Rival Sons hit the road for southern US shows

Californian blues-rockers Rival Sons are on the road for a number of Southern US shows.

Rival Sons are kicking off their string of Southern shows with a performance at Hangout Music Festival in Gulf Shores, Alabama, this Saturday, May 21st.  Rival Sons will be performing on the main stage along with such artists as Foo Fighters, The Flaming Lips, Motorhead, Primus and more.

Rival Sons drummer Michael Miley comments:

“Ya!  We are on our way to Gulf Shores, Alabama, as we speak, for the Hangout Fest.  It’s been an adventure already, having locked our keys in the van (um, Scott) with a friendly young, able and willing Texan gentleman devising his own slim jim to “unlock” our vehicle after about 2 gallons of water spilling on our bed and electrical inverter, shorting it out.

“Last night we rolled up to the Mule in Fort Worth where Josh Weathers was playing (with whom we’re playing next Thursday at Wild Rooster in Fort Worth) and had a beer or three.  This run of southern dates is great cuz it allows us to obviously connect with our southern fans but also to prepare for the crazy European summer we have ahead of us.  With the new album coming out as well and the single/video for ‘Pressure and Time’, we have a lot on our plates but we’re so pumped for European invasion and loving the loads of support we’re getting from Earache and our team at home.  We can’t do this alone!”

Don’t miss Rival Sons live on tour at the following shows:

Rival Sons
May 21 – Gulf Shores, AL – Hangout Music Festival
May 24 – Houston, TX – House of Blues
May 25 – Dallas, TX – Double Wide Bar
May 26 – Fort Worth, TX – The Wild Rooster Bar
May 28 – Austin, TX – Lambert’s Downtown BBQ
June 24 – Bilbao, Spain – Azkena Rock Festival
June 26 – Imola, Italy – Sonisphere Festival
July 02 – Werchter, Belgium – Rock Werchter Festival
July 03 – Arras, France – Main Square Festival
July 05 – Oslo, Norway – John Dee
July 06 – Kalskoga, Sweden – Putte Parken Festival
July 08 – Weert, Netherlands – Bospop Festival
July 09 – Knebworth, UK – Sonisphere Festival

Rival Sons w/ Judas Priest, Queensryche
July 15 – Newport, UK – Newport Centre
July 16 – Manchester, UK – O2 Apollo
July 17 – Doncaster, UK – The Dome
July 19 – Glasgow, UK – SECC
July 20 – Newcastle, UK – Metro Arena
July 21 – Wolverhampton, UK – Civic Hall
July 23 – London, UK – High Voltage Festival
July 24 – Bournemouth, UK – BIC

Rival Sons have just released a new music video for the track “Pressure and Time”, which premiered on the front page of VEVO and is already proving to be a huge hit online.  Watch the incredible new video now at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-MA0m1K2jW4

Rival Sons new album, Pressure & Time, is due to be released on June 20th in Europe and July 26th in North America.  The album is available to pre-order now from the Earache Webstore on CD and limited edition audiophile vinyl LP with a free, exclusive A2 poster.

Pre-order Pressure & Time now in Europe at http://j.mp/jucwYJ or in North America at http://j.mp/mtaFfm

European fans can also pre-order the album now from Play.com with a free limited edition band photo signed by the members of Rival Sons themselves.  Reserve a copy while stocks last at http://bit.ly/gxitPm

Pressure & Time is also available to pre-order now on iTunes, featuring two exclusive bonus tracks not available anywhere else.  The album will be released on iTunes in North America on June 21st.

Pre-order the exclusive iTunes edition now in Europe at http://j.mp/l09Sji or in North America at http://j.mp/jnpcLp

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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