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Rival Sons talk about their upcoming tour, “Pressure and Time” redux

Posted by jrod1209 on Friday, February 17, 2012 at 4:44 PM (PST)

Californian hard rock act Rival Sons are preparing to release a special redux version of their 2011 breakthrough album Pressure and Time a day after they kick off a European tour.

The band will start the tour on March 11th with a run of UK dates with Black Stone Cherry, before heading on to mainland Europe for a number of headlining shows.

Rival Sons guitarist Scott Holiday comments:

“We’re looking forward to getting back to our ‘home away from home’, Europe, and specifically the UK. Since we were last out there we did a tour of the States and a quick run through Canada, where we pleasantly received an overwhelming response, which is fantastic. This time we’ll be joining up with the band Black Stone Cherry for the UK dates – we hear they do really well in the UK, and are a buncha good dudes.

“The rest of Europe will see us on our own, headlining again – great response last time, and it looks like this tour is already selling really well. We’ll have our follow-up record wrapped up before we leave for the tour (which we’re working on feverishly right now), so I suspect we’ll be feeling good and fired up to get cracking back on stage every night. Might even sneak a new number in here and there.

“Dearest UK and European friends – we see you are starved of the rock ‘n’ roll – famished even – and that makes us sad. No one deserves that! So now, we will bring you the rock ‘n’ roll sandwich. That’s us… the Rival Sons. See ya soon.”

Check out all upcoming tour dates here.


Mar. 11 – Norwich, UK – UEA

Mar. 12 – Nottingham, UK – Rock City

Mar. 14 – Birmingham, UK – O2 Academy

Mar. 15 – Liverpool, UK – O2 Academy

Mar. 17 – Sheffield, UK – O2 Academy

Mar. 18 – Manchester, UK – Academy

Mar. 19 – Newcastle, UK – O2 Academy

Mar. 21 – Edinburgh, UK – HMV Picture House

Mar. 22 – Aberdeen, UK – Lemontree

Mar. 23 – Inverness, UK – Ironworks

Mar. 24 – Glasgow, UK – O2 Academy

Mar. 26 – Bristol, UK – O2 Academy

Mar. 27 – Southampton, UK – Guildhall

Mar. 28 – London, UK – HMV Forum


Mar. 30 – Hamburg, Germany – Uebel & Gefährlich

Apr. 02 – Stockholm, Sweden – Debaser Medis

Apr. 03 – Oslo, Norway – John Dee

Apr. 04 – Bergen, Norway – Garage

Apr. 06 – Gothenburg, Sweden – Sticky Fingers

Apr. 07 – Copenhagen, Denmark – Vega Small Hall

Apr. 08 – Schijndel, Netherlands – Paaspop Festival

Apr. 09 – Brussels, Belgium – AB Box

Apr. 11 – Paris, France – Fleche D’Or

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