“Blue Rising is a perfect example of the direction in which commercial Rock and Roll music should head in the upcoming decade,” states Matt Riefler of Digitrack Studios from Bloomington, IN. Topping the charts of independent rock stations around the world, Blue Rising is rapidly building an impressive repertoire of hard-hitting original rock music that is turning heads in the Midwest and beyond. The band’s debut full-length album is receiving airtime on international radio stations in Europe and South America, as well as Canada and the United States. Their debut single, “Bones,” has secured the position of number one most requested song on Canada’s Rock X Radio and maintained it for 7 consecutive months, outperforming rock and metal singles from powerhouse groups like Avenged Sevenfold and Alter Bridge. Rock writer, Michael Spiggos, from Corfu, Greece calls Blue Rising “one of the most promising bands to come out of the USA in the last couple of years” and claims “their widely-acclaimed 4 track EP release and full-length album have proved that they are very rightfully poised for great success and a very bright future!”
In the local scene, Blue Rising’s music has received rave reviews from fans and press alike. Jennie Marker of 99.1 FM Bloomington states, “Seeing Blue Rising live is an experience not to forget and hearing them truly makes you wonder, who is this and where can I get this album?" On air personality, Pam Thrash, of B97 Bloomington proclaims about the band, “they’re going places. They have a BIG sound, quality musicianship, and in your face vocals.” Austin Frink, the band’s vocalist, was recently voted best male rock vocalist in Bloomington’s Herald Times newspaper.
“We are proud of what we have accomplished so far, but we are always moving forward,” says Frink of the band’s progress. Although their debut album was released only months ago in the summer of 2014, and the 'Holy Wars' EP in winter 2015, they look forward to their next new full length release in the summer 2015. “We have really come into our own during the writing and recording of the 'Holy Wars' EP, but we are just getting started” says drummer Luke Narey.
Stay connected with Blue Rising by visiting the band’s official website, BlueRising.net, where you can find links to their social networking profiles, as well as the digital download buy links for all of their current releases.