Monday, May 20, 2013


RIVAL SONS have confirmed a number of new European summer shows, including dates in Germany.

The band will be playing a handful of shows in the USA before setting off on their month-long European tour, which kicks off on June 8th in Finland and includes both headlining shows and festival appearances, as well as three shows with rock legends KISS.

RIVAL SONS drummer MICHAEL MILEY comments:

"After a couple of weeks of sleep and surf, we're almost ready to leave again for a short run of dates across the US midwest, starting 29th May supporting the great radio play we've been getting.  Then it's back to Europe and summer festivals, starting in beautiful Finland for Kivenlahti Rock on Saturday 8th June, and including Download festival in the UK and Main Square in France, and also some of our own headline shows in Germany, Austria and Holland - and supporting Kiss in Italy and Switzerland, of course - Kiss?!  Haha!  Madness!  Anywayz, maximum rock 'n' roll returns to a town near you, so we wanna see your asses shakin'!  See y'all on the road; as always, we are thankful for your support!"

See RIVAL SONS on tour at the following shows:

May 29 - Grand Rapids, MI - The Intersection
May 30 - Chicago, IL - Reggie's
May 31 - Detroit, MI - St. Andrew's Hall
Jun. 02 - Rockford, IL - District
Jun. 03 - Madison, WI - Frequency
Jun. 04 - Minneapolis, MN - The Nether Bar

Jun. 08 - Kivenlahti, Finland - Kivenlahti Rock
Jun. 09 - Tampere, Finland - Pakkahuone
Jun. 12 - Odense, Denmark - Posten
Jun. 14 - Bergen, Norway - Bergenfest
Jun. 15 - Oslo, Norway - Norwegian Wood
Jun. 16 - Castle Donington, UK - Download Festival
Jun. 17 - Udine, Italy - Villa Manin (w/ KISS)
Jun. 18 - Milan, Italy - Forum (w/ KISS)
Jun. 20 - Zurich, Switzerland - Hallenstadion (w/ KISS)
Jun. 21 - Dresden, Germany - Beatpol
Jun. 22 - Salzburg, Austria - Rockhouse
Jun. 25 - Bochum, Germany - Zeche
Jun. 27 - Norrköping, Sweden - Bravalla Festival
Jun. 29 - St. Gallen, Switzerland - Open Air St. Gallen
Jun. 30 - Heidelberg, Germany - Karlstorbahnhof
Jul. 02 - Hengelo, Netherlands - Metropol
Jul. 03 - Haarlem, Netherlands - Patronaat
Jul. 05 - Arras, France - Main Square Festival
Jul. 07 - Gierle, Belgium - Sjock Festival

View the European tour flyer at

RIVAL SONS' new album, HEAD DOWN, is out now in Europe on CD and limited edition vinyl at and on iTunes at

HEAD DOWN is also available now in the USA via Century Media/Earache Records at

Watch the official music video for "Until the Sun Comes" at

Download a new high-res band photo at

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