Rival Sons - Keep On Swinging (video)

Love me some Rival Sons!! They just released a new video Keep On Swinging from their upcoming album Head Down.  The album is due to be released on September 17th. If you like vintage soulful kick ass stripped down blues based rock and roll, then Rival Sons is your band. No pretensions here. They are as good as it gets! If Keep On Swinging is any indication of what Head Down will sound like, I'm jumping to the front of the queue to buy the album!

RIVAL SONS guitarist SCOTT HOLIDAY comments:
"Churches, people feelin' the spirit, and a handful of snakes!  That's a little taste of the new video - the first from our new record, Head Down.  The song?  'Keep On Swinging'.  Directed by our buddy Greg Ephraim, who did 'Pressure and Time' and 'All Over the Road', this idea was an easy choice when we read his treatment.  A little bit of southern baptist evangelical churchin' spirit and a big dose of rock 'n' roll.  We actually had a bunch of people from the actual parish of the church we played in sitting in during the performance, and I think they were actually feeling the spirit!  It was pretty far out...  A really fun way to kick off the new album.  People fainting in the aisles, Jay as a possessed preacher and, well, you never can go wrong with the serpent making an appearance in a rock 'n' roll video."

HEAD DOWN is available to pre-order now on CD, digisleeve CD and limited edition audiophile vinyl.  A special stencil edition created by the band themselves is also available exclusively from the Earache Webstore.  Pre-order the album now in Europe at http://bit.ly/jucwYJ or in North America at http://bit.ly/mtaFfm

HEAD DOWN is also available to pre-order on iTunes at http://bit.ly/KMbFhR



RIVAL SONS have just announced a new European headlining tour.  See the band live at the following shows:

Sep. 21 - Brighton, UK - Concorde 2
Sep. 22 - Bristol, UK - Thekla
Sep. 23 - Nottingham, UK - Rescue Rooms
Sep. 24 - Sheffield, UK - Corporation
Sep. 26 - Newcastle, UK - Academy 2
Sep. 27 - Glasgow, UK - Garage
Sep. 28 - Manchester, UK - Ritz
Sep. 29 - Wolverhampton, UK - Wulfrun Hall
Oct. 01 - London, UK - Electric Ballroom
Oct. 02 - Antwerp, Belgium - Trix
Oct. 03 - Amsterdam, Netherlands - Melkweg
Oct. 04 - Cologne, Germany - Werkstatt
Oct. 05 - Berlin, Germany - Postbahnhof
Oct. 07 - Warsaw, Poland - Hydrozagadka
Oct. 08 - Vilnius, Lithuania - New York Club
Oct. 09 - Tallinn, Estonia - Rock Cafe
Oct. 11 - Helsinki, Finland - Club Circus
Oct. 12 - Tampere, Finland - Pakkahuone Club
Oct. 13 - Oulu, Finland - Club Teatria
Oct. 15 - Stockholm Sweden - Tyrol
Oct. 16 - Oslo, Norway - Rockefeller
Oct. 17 - Stavanger, Norway - Folken
Oct. 18 - Bergen, Norway - Hulen
Oct. 20 - Gothenburg, Sweden - Trädgår'n
Oct. 21 - Copenhagen, Denmark - Vega
Oct. 22 - Hamburg, Germany - Knust
Oct. 23 - Munich, Germany - 59:1
Oct. 24 - Vienna, Austria - B72
Oct. 26 - Bern, Switzerland - Bierhubeli
Oct. 27 - Milan, Italy - Magazzini Generali
Oct. 28 - Zurich, Switzerland - Plaza
Oct. 29 - Paris, France - Nouveau Casino

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