Maximum-blues-infused, hard rock band RIVAL SONS just wrapped up their headlining tour with shows in Canada, Europe and the U.K. and now the group have confirmed a string of dates here in the U.S. beginning May 29 in Grand Rapids, MI (itinerary below). The acclaimed Long Beach, CA band--Jay Buchanan (vocals), Scott Holiday (guitar), Robin Everhart (bass) and Michael Miley (drums)--is touring in support of their third album HEAD DOWN, which was released March 19 on Century Media Records and features the single "Keep On Swinging."  The song hit #1 on the Active Rock Radio Charts in Canada and remained at the top for six straight weeks.

The video for "Keep On Swinging" can be seen here: www.vevo.com/watch/rival-sons/keep-on-swinging/GBA631200133.

The band is anxious to be back in the States, says drummer Michael Miley, "Finally!  Back in the USA! We've been steeped in Europe and UK love for two solid years.  We're so ready to play the home court. Live, raw, and truthful. We're thankful to the US radio for stepping up and taking a risk on us.  See you soon!"

Reaching #1 on the Rock chart in 2012 in the U.K., HEAD DOWN has garnered the group four-star reviews (including Mojo and the Guardian) overseas as well as magazine covers and the "Breakthrough Artist" award at the 2012 Classic Rock Awards show in London. The RIVAL SONS made their major national television debut when they performed "Keep On Swinging" on ABC-TV's "Jimmy Kimmel Live!," in March. Here are the links:

Performing their single "Keep on Swinging": http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PwW43MaPNDM
Performing "You Want To": http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p16PSwrcODc

In last year's Jimmy Page Rolling Stone cover story, 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).
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