Tag Archives: Rival Sons

Thunderous Jones – Thunderous Jones EP

@planetmosh reviews .@ThunderousJones on .@SoundHub Records. Hailing from the Midlands, Thunderous Jones formed in 2009 and went through various line-up changes before finally settling on their current roster early last year.  They are: Liam Coffey – Vocals, Tay Lakin – Bass, Mike Wroe – Guitars, Mark Eyden – Guitars and …

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RIVAL SONS: Late show with DAVID LETTERMAN

Long Beach, California’s RIVAL SONS made their mind-blowing debut on the Late Show last night, as they joined host David Letterman and actors Robert Duvall and Elle Fanning before putting on an unforgettable performance. The band nearly shook the roof off the Ed Sullivan Theater in New York as they …

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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 in 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 …

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Jameson – Pronto

@planetmosh reviews Pronto by .@Jamesonmusic Every so often you go to a gig having never heard of the support act and leave feeling like you witnessed the beginning of something pretty huge.  This happened to me on Monday night, when I turned up at Edinburgh’s Liquid Room to see Rival …

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Rival Sons – O2 Academy 2, Birmingham – 10/06/14

One tall dude and his guitar is how I can briefly describe Jameson Burt, who is opening the night’s proceedings. Hailing from California, I can hear why Jameson was asked to join Rival Sons on tour. As I’m photographing during the first few songs I am focusing more on the …

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Lionize – ‘Jetpack Soundtrack’

Lionize - Jetpack Soundtrack Artwork

The music business is a bit like politics, in that it is incestuous and often works on the basis of “it’s who you know not…” etc.  Take the example of Weathermaker Music, for example:  until now, every release issued by the label has had a direct link to Clutch (the …

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Rival Sons – Great Western Valkyrie

It has been around a year and three quarters since Classic Rock Magazine’s 2012 Breakthrough Artist Rival Sons last impressed us with the release of their “Head Down” album. This is an album I have praised with very high regard, and I have followed the band ever since I saw …

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RIVAL SONS announce HMV UK in-store performance & signing sessions

RIVAL SONS are teaming up with HMV for two special in-store appearances during the band’s upcoming sold out UK tour. The band will be performing short acoustic sets for fans and will also be signing copies of their brand new studio album, GREAT WESTERN VALKYRIE.  Due to live events restrictions, …

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RIVAL SONS release new video for ‘Open My Eyes’

RIVAL SONS have released a new music video for the track “Open My Eyes“, which is taken from the band’s forthcoming new album, GREAT WESTERN VALKYRIE. The stunning new video was filmed with director GREG EPHRAIM of RSM, who previously worked with the band on other videos, and is available …

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DOWNLOAD FESTIVAL: The app, more bands and the Doghouse!

AVENGED SEVENFOLD announced as first headliner for DOWNLOAD 2014

Six weeks until Download Festival. Yep, you read that right. Six. SIX. And with time until the gates open getting ever shorter, this year’s official DOWNLOAD 2014 APP has been released for iPhone and Android, featuring all the latest news, information and advice needed to make this year the best one …

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RIVAL SONS announce ‘Electric Man’ dance competition!

Fans of Long Beach rockers RIVAL SONS are being invited to show the band their dance skills, with the chance to win some very special prizes! RIVAL SONS want you to submit a dance routine for their new track, “Electric Man“, and upload it to YouTube for the world to …

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RIVAL SONS Announce New Album ‘Great Western Valkyrie’

Long Beach, California’s RIVAL SONS have revealed the title of their forthcoming new album as GREAT WESTERN VALKYRIE.   GREAT WESTERN VALKYRIE was recorded with producer DAVE COBB at LCS Studios in Nashville earlier this year, and is due to be released on June 6th in Europe, June 9th in …

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RIVAL SONS Introduce New Bassist Dave Beste

Rival Sons, who recently finished work on their fourth full-length album at LCS Studios in Nashville, have announced the addition of DAVE BESTE as an official member of the band, taking up position on bass. Originally from Lincoln, Nebraska, DAVE BESTE moved to Los Angeles in 2000 to pursue music …

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Rival Sons – The Shepherds Bush Empire, London – 9th April 2013

This was gonna be a night I was really looking forward to. Three bands who should work well together at the sold out Shepherds Bush Empire venue in London. The blues based groove of The Graveltones, The blues/glam/rock&roll/classic/Indie you name it every kind of influence of Ulysses and the classic …

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Rival Sons, The Garage, Glasgow Review – 27/09/12

From what can only be described as white noise in the background, hissing and crackling, the stage is dark, on walks four figures, the band prepare themselves, Lead singer Jay Buchanan utters two words, “All right”, drummer Mikey Miley counts the band in using his sticks, and with a rip-roaring …

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Eldorado – ‘Antigravity Sound Machine’

In Spanish, ‘El Dorado’ means ‘The Golden One’. Originally attributed to an ancient Colombian chieftain who covered himself in gold dust and then committed suicide, it has become much better known as the mythological city sought by the Spanish Conquistadores in the 15th and 16th centuries, which resulted in genocide …

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The Burning Crows – ‘Never Had It So Good’

The Burning Crows plough a rich vein of good-time, old-fashioned sleazy, snarling rock ‘n’f’n’ roll that traces its roots back to the likes of Mott The Hoople, Slade and Bad Company and, more especially, latterday reprobates such as Dogs d’Amour, The Quireboys and The Wildhearts. Indeed, mention of the quintessential …

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