Rival Sons – Audio Interview with Dave Beste from Rival Sons at The Liquid Room, Edinburgh – 16/06/2104

I caught up with Rival Sons Bass Player Dave Beste prior to Rival Sons gig at The Liquid Room Dave Beste Interviewin Edinburgh. This gig was one of a few shows around the UK in support and promotion of Rival Sons fourth full studio album “Great Western Valkyrie“, which was released in the UK on 9th June 2014.

The interview took place outside in the warm Edinburgh sunshine out the back of the venue just after the bands soundcheck. Dave talks about the new album itself, his time within the band, life outside touring and Walkers Sensations crisps!

The gig was a fantastic one itself. I had seen Rival Sons in Birmingham nearly a week earlier. For a full review of that gig please click on the link below. Just like the Birmingham gig, Edinburgh was a hot, vibrant and sweaty affair. The sell out venue was packed to the rafters and all were treated to a lot of the new album being played live, with some fan favourites thrown into the mix. The band received a fantastic reception, and all were treated to a warm, outstanding and intimate Rival Sons performance. Support was provided by Californian solo artist Jameson, and UK band Crystal Seagulls. The interview can be listened to via the play button on the media link directly below, with photographs from the Edinburgh gig below that.

Rival Sons, Jameson and Crystal Seagulls at The Liquid Room, Edinburgh:

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For a full review of Rival Sons Birmingham UK gig on 10th June 2014 please click HERE

For a full review of Rival Sons album “Great Western Valkyrie” please click HERE

Rival Sons are:
Jay Buchanan – Vocals
Scott Holiday – Guitars
Dave Beste – Bass
Michael Miley – Drums

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About Del Preston

So there I am, in Sri Lanka, formerly Ceylon, at about 3 o'clock in the morning, looking for one thousand brown M&Ms to fill a brandy glass, or Ozzy wouldn't go on stage that night. So, Jeff Beck pops his head 'round the door, and mentions there's a little sweet shop on the edge of town. So - we go. And - it's closed. So there's me and Keith Moon and David Crosby, breaking into that little sweet shop, eh. Well, instead of a guard dog, they've got this bloody great big Bengal tiger. I managed to take out the tiger with a can of mace, but the shop owner and his son, that's a different story altogether. I had to beat them to death with their own shoes. Nasty business really. But sure enough, I got the M&Ms and Ozzy went on stage and did a great show.
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