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Rival Sons announce Canadian tour to support album

Rival Sons has announced a tour of Canada from January 31 to February 16 in support of their critically acclaimed new album HEAD DOWN.

Rival Sons has announced a tour of Canada from January 31 to February 16 in support of their critically acclaimed new album HEAD DOWN. Its first single “Keep On Swinging” is currently at #2 on the Rock Radio Charts in Canada. HEAD DOWN is out now digitally on Earache Records and being released physically in the U.S. on March 5, 2013. The video for “Keep On Swinging” can be seen here

The Long Beach, CA quartet–Jay Buchanan (vocals), Scott Holiday (guitar), Robin Everhart (bass), Mike Miley (drums)–will perform a special show tonight at The Echo in Los Angeles and then head north to San Francisco, Portland and Seattle before launching the Canadian tour in Vancouver (full itinerary below).

Reaching #1 on the Rock chart in 2012 in the U.K., HEAD DOWN has garnered RIVAL SONS critical acclaim (including a four-out-of-five star review from The Guardian/U.K.), the cover of Classic Rock magazine (U.K–cover below) and a “Breakthrough Artist” award at the 2012 Classic Rock Awards show in London. In the recent Jimmy Page cover story in Rolling Stone, David Fricke writes about Page’s affection for the group, saying, “[Jimmy] Page is fully engaged in current music; he enthuses about recent London shows he’s seen by Muse and a young American blues-rock combo, Rival Sons (12/6/12). RIVAL SONS also recently premiered their new music video for “Until The Sun Comes” on NME.com. The video, directed by Simon Gesrel–protégé of Academy Award-winning director Michel Gondry (White Stripes, Bjork)–can be seen here.

DATE

CITY

VENUE

Wed

1/9

Los Angeles, CA

The Echo

Wed

1/23

Costa Mesa, CA

Segerstrom Center

Fri

1/25

San Francisco, CA

Café Du Nord

Mon

1/28

Portland, OR

Doug Fir

Tue

1/29

Seattle, WA

Tractor Tavern

Thu

1/31

Vancouver, BC

The Roxy

Sat

2/2

Calgary, AB

Back Alley

Mon

2/4

Lethbridge, AB

Average Joe’s

Tue

2/5

Red Deer, AB

The Vat

Wed

2/6

Edmonton, AB

Knowville’s

Fri

2/8

Regina, SK

The Pump

Sat

2/9

Winnipeg, MB

The Oak

Mon

2/11

Hamilton, ON

Stonewalls

Wed

2/13

Kingston, ON

Marchant Tap House

Thu

2/14

Ottawa, ON

Mavericks

Fri

2/15

Toronto, ON

Lee’s Palace

Sat

2/16

London, ON

Norma Jeans