GIG – The Family Rain at The Joiners – Wednesday 27th November 2013

the family rainThe Family Rain are an English blues rock band formed in Bath in 2011 by brothers William, Ollie and Timothy Walter.

The band was formed following the dissolution of the brother’s previous band, the AC/DC influenced Rock Pirates formed in 2004with guitarist Tom Johnsonwho were describe as an “irony-free Darkness with bare torsos and blond highlights”[3] and later named Dark Horse who released a self-titled EP in February 2010.

In 2011 the three brothers regrouped by themselves to form The Family Rain and released their debut single “Trust Me I’m A Genius” on Bigger Splash Records in November 2012before signing to Universal Music Group subsidiary Mercury Records and setting to work on their debut album with producer Jim Abbiss at Hansa Studios in Berlin. The band released “Carnival”, their first single for Mercury in March 2013 and following that up with the “Pushing It EP” in May 2013.The bands debut album is set for release later in the year.

The band toured the UK and Europe supporting The Courteeners and Willy Moon throughout March and April 2013before embarking on their first headline tour throughout May and June 2013 in support of the Pushing It EP.Another headline tour tour of the UK will take place in October 2013.

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