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1) RIVALS is a dark pop-rock/punk/metal band from Los Angeles, CA formed in 2014 by vocalist Kalie Wolfe, bassist Sebastian Chamberlain, guitarist Micket Woodle and drummer Josh Alves.
After releasing the Haunted/Hunted EP, RIVALS gained mass attention with their unique take on Twenty One Pilots track, “Heathens”, and in 2018 they released their debut LP Damned Soul, via SmartPunk Records.
2) Rivals are from the North East of England, carrying the DIY punk rock indie mantle handed down from generations of bands such as Red Monkey, This Ain't Vegas and countless more. Rivals sound is direct and urgent, with garage. rock and post punk influences . They have pedigree too; guitarist / vocalist Ross Millard is a founding and current member of Futureheads.
3) RIVALS released their debut single, COLLIDE, on limited edition 7" on 1st May 2006. It was playlisted on XFM, Virgin Radio, BBC 6 Music and also played on BBC Radio 1's Zane Lowe show and many more. Rivals supported The Strokes on their recent visit to Ireland and played at the 02 Wireless Festival at Hyde Park, London in June 2006 with The Strokes, The Ranconteurs, Dirty Pretty Things. The band also performed at Vital 06 and recently toured with Fightstar.
4) The Rivals - Punk Rock / Power Pop band from Kent England who formed around 1978. The band released two great and highly sought after 7" singles before the band split in 1981. In 2007, unreleased superb quality recordings from back in the day + their two singles were put out on their "If Only" LP / CD on Detour Records in England. Over the last couple of years even more great quality unreleased recordings have been released as "First Ever Session 78 & Demos" on CD in Japan on 1977 Records.
5) RIVALS is a band based in Brisbane, QLD.
Formed in 2012, the band has completed several regional, Midwest and east coast shows including most of Australia's major cities. The band describes their EP message as one that directly addresses personal encounters, but also on a scale of viewing situations in another person's perspective.
This band see themselves as a strategic way to voice their opinion and share it to a larger audience while still doing what they love. Their vision as a whole is to influence misguided youth in a positive direction, being able to relate to their music and lyrics. Their debut EP "Visceral" now available for FREE download as of March 4th, 2014.
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