Young Rising Sons are an American alternative rock band consisting of Andy Tongren (lead singer/guitar), Dylan Scott (lead guitar), Julian Dimagiba (bass) and Steve Patrick (drums) formed in 2010. With the release of their debut single “High”, Young Rising Sons signed with Dirty Canvas/Interscope Records in 2013.
BBC Radio 1 DJ, Zane Lowe named “High” a “Next Hype” track upon its release in the spring of 2014.
Scott, Dimagiba, and Patrick grew up playing music together in Red Bank, NJ. After watching Tongren perform an acoustic set at a New York City bar, the other members approached him about taking lead vocals in their newly formed band.
The band's musical influences range anywhere from Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers and Rancid to Queen and The Four Tops.
In 2013 through mutual friends of Tongren, Young Rising Sons were introduced to New York producers Shep Goodman and Aaron Accetta. After hearing Tongren’s soulful voice and witnessing the band's incredible chemistry, they immediately signed Young Risings Sons to a production deal with their label Dirty Canvas Music.
The band then went on to collaborate with Dirty Canvas Shep Goodman and Aaron Accetta as well as long time friends Christian Medice and James Adam Shelley to record new music which ultimately led to their debut single “High”.
Paired with a black and white video filmed in their hometown of Red Bank, NJ by friend and photographer Jesse DeFlorio. The first single “High” was released July 22, 2014 on Dirty Canvas Music. The video for “High” premiered on Mostly Junk Food and Buzznet. The response was explosive and quickly went viral hitting #1 on Hypem Twitter and landing on the main music page on YouTube. With the well received buzz, “High” instantly caught the attention of tastemakers across the globe including BBC Radio 1 DJ, Zane Lowe, who dubbed “High” his “Next Hype” track.
The band signed with Interscope Records in 2014. With this, Young Rising Sons released a self-titled 4 track EP through Dirty Canvas/Interscope Records.
The band spent the next few months touring the US with such artists as The Griswolds, Miniature Tigers, Little Daylight, Weezer, Band, Kongos and are heading out on a full US tour supporting The 1975 in November and played their first show on October 14, 2014 in London supporting The Neighbourhood.
Currently the band is completing their full length debut LP due out in early 2015.
“High” was featured on NHL Awards, MLB Network, NBC Summer Image Campaign in 2014. The single was also featured on Fox Broadcasting Company’s hit television show “Red Band Society” and ABC’s “Selfie” in 2014.
In March and April 2015, the band toured with Halsey on the "American Youth" tour.
Young Rising Sons release their debut single "High" on July 22, 2014. The self-titled EP followed, officially released on July 22, 2014 by Dirty Canvas/Interscope Records.
Sources: Last.fm, Wikipedia
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