Formed in 2006, Ohio hard rockers Red Sun Rising have announced an indefinite hiatus. Posting on social media, the band said:
To all our beloved fans,
Red Sun rising will officially be entering into an indefinite hiatus. We will be forever grateful for all of your love and support throughout the years. Thank you for making RSR an unforgettable chapter in our lives. Please continue to follow us individually for updates on our newest projects. We hope to move forward with all of you into the next phase of our careers.
Mike, Ryan, Dave, Pat , Ricky
Red Sun Rising released two independent albums: ‘Red Sun Rising’ (2010) and ‘Making of Kings’ (2011), which they followed with two studio full-lengths: ‘Polyester Zeal’ (2015) and ‘Thread’ (2018). The band also published a trio of EPs: ‘The Fix’ (2012), ‘Into Forever’ (2013), and their latest effort ‘Peel’ (2019).
Red Sun Rising’s top singles are “The Otherside” (2015) and “Emotionless” (2016), which both reached number 1 on the Mainstream Rock Charts. Their 2016 single “Amnesia” and 2018 song “Deathwish” peaked at number 6 and 7, respectively.
Last year, Loudwire listed ‘Thread’ on their ’66 Best Rock Albums of the Decade: 2010-2019,’ placing the LP at number 50.
Also in 2019, Red Sun Rising performed U.S. shows beside the likes of Incubus, Hellyeah, Goodbye June, Dirty Honey, and others.
Top photo by Lina Glasir