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(New York, NY) Rock radio hit-makers Red Sun Rising return with their brand new music video for their first single, “Deathwish”, off of the band’s forthcoming sophomore release Thread out on March 30th (Concord Music/Razor & Tie).

The anthemic single “Deathwish” is currently #11 on Billboard’s Active Rock Chart and is available for purchase on iTunes, Apple Music, and Amazon.

The apocalyptic video is  directed by Brad Golowin


In addition, the band have offered “Fascination” and “Left For Dead” as instant grat tracks.

The epic video for “Fascination” pays homage to Georges Méliès 1902 Silent film Le Voyage dans la Lune and shows off the band’s intricate detail to their musicianship with their 3 part harmony choruses and more.

Red Sun Rising is Mike Protich (vocals/guitar), Ryan Williams (guitar), Ricky Miller (bass/vocals, Keys), Dave McGarry (guitar/vocals)and Pat Gerasia (drums).

Produced by Matt Hyde (Deftones, AFI, Porno For Pyros) and mixed by Jay Ruston, Thread continues to expand on Red Sun Rising’s concept of mixing different genres and influences to create a unique sound.

Physical pre-order’s for the highly anticipated release are available for purchase on Band Store: https://red-sun-rising-music.myshopify.com/ and  Merchnow.

When asked about the upcoming album, lead singer Mike Protich stated:

“This album feels like a rebirth. Although Red Sun Rising played 140 shows on our last tour, it was not until we made this album that I felt we became a band. 

The growth and evolution of RSR that you will hear in our sound and our songwriting builds on our ‘Thread’ mentality (songs that people can love and sing with us but don’t fit a mold).  We aren’t chasing trends and never will.”

Red Sun Rising made headlines with their debut full-length album Polyester Zeal and earned their own piece of rock radio history with two back-to-back #1 hit singles off of their debut album on Billboard’s Mainstream Rock Chart.

This marked the first time in over a decade that a band has achieved back-to-back #1s on the Rock Chart with its first two singles, “The Otherside” and “Emotionless.”

Adding to their radio success, the band was nominated in the “Best New Rock/Alternative Rock Artist” category (Foals, Kaleo, Nathaniel Rateliff, The Strumbellas, Red Sun Rising) for the 2017 iHeartRadio Music Awards.  RSR was also named New Artist of the Year at the 2016 Radio Contraband Awards.

The band are currently on their U.S. headline tour in support of the forthcoming album release. Red Sun Rising will be performing at all of the major rock festivals this year and will join The Used as direct support beginning May 1 and will also join Godsmack& Shinedown on their late summer tour beginning August 14.

For all upcoming show dates, see below!


Headline Tour Dates

April 7 – San Diego, CA – House of Blues

April 8 – Las Vegas, NV – Beauty Bar

April 10 – Anaheim, CA – House of Blues

April 11 – Sacramento, CA – Holy Diver

April 13 – Spokane, WA – Knitting Factory

April 15 – Seattle, WA – Chop Suey

April 16 – Boise, ID – Knitting Factory

April 18 – Colorado Springs, CO – Black Sheep

April 19 – Lincoln, NE – Bourbon

April 20 – Des Moines, IA – Wooly’s

April 21 – Sioux City, IA – Anthem at Hard Rock

April 22 – Chicago, IL – Bottom Lounge

April 24 – New York, NY – Mercury Lounge

April 28 – Jacksonville, FL –Welcome to Rockville

April 29 – Sunrise, FL – Fort Rock

May 1 – Wilmington, DE – The Queen *

May 2 – Richmond, VA – The National *

May 4 – Charlotte, NC – Carolina Rebellion

May 5 – Akron, OH – Musica

May 8 – Toronto, ON – The Phoenix Concert Theatre *

May 9 – Kitchener, ON – Elements *

May 11 – Buffalo, NY – Town Ballroom *

May 12 – Fort Wayne, IN – The Clyde Theatre *

May 13 – Somerset, WI – Northern Invasion

May 15 – Billings, MT – Pub Station

May 17 – Fargo, ND – The Sanctuary *

May 19 – Royal Oak, MI – Royal Oak Music Theatre *

May 20 – Columbus, OH – Rock on the Range

May 22 – Louisville, KY – Mercury Ballroom *

May 24 – Omaha, NE – Sokol Auditorium *

May 25 – Pryor, OK – Rocklahoma

                                                  Dates with The Used *

Below dates are with Godsmack & Shinedown


Little Rock, ARVerizon Arena


Biloxi, MSCoast Coliseum


Atlanta, GALakewood Amphitheater


Virginia Beach, VAVeterans United Amphitheater


Bristow, VAJiffy Lube Amphitheater


Saratoga Springs, NYSaratoga Performing Arts Center


Meadowbrook, NHBank of NH Pavilion


Hartford, CTXfnity Amphitheater


Mansfield, MAXfinity Center


Camden, NJBB&T Amphitheater


Pittsburgh, PAKeyBank Pavilion


Syracuse, NYLakeview Amphitheater


Scranton, PAMontage Mountain PAC


Holmdel, NJPNC Amphitheater


Wantagh, NYJones Beach Amphitheater


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