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BLUES PILLS: DEBUT ALBUM ARTWORK REVEALED

BLUES PILLS: DEBUT ALBUM ARTWORK REVEALED - 2014-04-30

2014-04-30 - Up-and-coming multinational blues rockers BLUES PILLS have unveiled the artwork to their forthcoming self-titled debut album created by world renowned Dutch artist Marijke Koger-Dunham (THE BEATLES, GEORGE HARRISON, ERIC CLAPTON).

“She painted this sometime in the late ‘60s,” states the band, “and because we were looking for some ‘60s-inspired artwork, we thought, ‘What could be better?’ For us, it is a representation of the balance of life, as shown in the symbolism of natural dualities such as darkness and light, sun and moon, life and death, etc. It shows how opposite forces are interconnected and complement each other to form a whole. Besides that, it just looks absolutely amazing!”



Due out in North America on August 5th, Blues Pills was produced by Don Alsterberg (GRAVEYARD, SOUNDTRACK OF OUR LIVES, THE INTERNATIONAL NOISE CONSPIRACY) and is the band’s follow-up to last year’s 4-song Devil Man EP. Watch the lyric video to the title track here: http://youtu.be/g6p2R8jaUW0. Import versions of the EP can be ordered from the Nuclear Blast USA Webshop: http://smarturl.it/BluesPillsDevilMan

This spring & summer, the band will be performing throughout the open air festival circuit in Europe.

29.05.2014 DE Out & Loud Festival, Geiselwind
30.05.2014 DE Freak Valley Festival, Netphen-Deutz
31.05.2014 CZ Metalfest, Plzen
06.06.2014 SE Sweden Rock Festival, Sölvesborg
08.06.2014 DE Rock Hard Festival, Gelsenkirchen
21.06.2014 DE Metalfest Loreley, St. Goarshausen
22.06.2014 FR Hellfest, Clisson
27.06.2014 NO Steinkjerfestivalen, Steinkjer
04.07.2014 NO Skanevik Blues Festival, Skanevik
12.07.2014 AT Lovely Days Festival, Wiesen
17.07.2014 LT Devilstone Festival, Vilnius
24.07.2014 CH Blue Balls Festival, Luzern
26.07.2014 DE Wilwerath Rock City, Wilwerath
31.07.2014 DE Burg Herzberg Festival, Breitenbach am Herzberg
01.08.2014 DE Krach am Bach, Beelen
02.08.2014 DE Labertal Festival, Schierling
09.08.2014 SE Getaway Rock Festival, Gävle
14.08.2014 DE Summer Breeze, Dinkelsbühl
16.08.2014 PT Sonic Blast, Moledo Do Minho
22.08.2014 CH Open Air Gränichen, Gränichen

More to be announced soon!




HEARD IT ON THE GRAPEVINE

• "Blues Pills is a cool band with a ripping youngster on guitar. I'll throw these folks my vote." - Scott Holiday, RIVAL SONS

• "Blues Pills sounds like a super group straight out of 1967 San Francisco - Big Brother and The Holding Company - thrown to the dirty floor to be mopped up by The Jimi Hendrix Experience Band. It's great to see a band doing the ‘60s thing with such reverence for authenticity." - Carter Kennedy, ORCHID

• "The explosive offspring from a cosmic ménage à trois between the Jimi Hendrix Experience, Shocking Blue, and early Fleetwood Mac. Poppin' some of these pills will free your mind and your ass will most likely follow." - Ludwig Dahlberg, FREE FALL/ THE (INTERNATIONAL) NOISE CONSPIRACY

• “The Blues Pills are one of the best female-fronted rock groups of the scene today, paying homage to the founders of 60's and early 70's psychedelic/hard rock music, while forging ahead into the future with their own unique sound.“ - Mike Varney, founder of SHRAPNEL RECORDS

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BAND INFO

Home Base: Örebro, Sweden
Origin: Multinational – SWEDEN, USA, and FRANCE
Genre: Blues Rock
Homepage: http://www.BLUESPILLS.com
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