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Royal Thunder

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Biography All Music Guide

All Music Guide:

Rising out of Atlanta, Georgia, Royal Thunder have been conjuring stoner rock grooves out of the Southern heat since they were formed in 2006 by guitarist Josh Weaver. Featuring singer and bassist Mlny Parsonz, drummer Lee Smith, and guitarist Josh Coleman, the band's hazy, psychedelic sound evokes the early days of stoner and space rock, with Parsonz's soulful vocals bringing an element of dark drama to the band's swaggering sound. Royal Thunder made their recorded debut in 2009 with a self-titled EP, which the band self-released before signing to Relapse shortly afterwards, where the label re-released the album the following year. Their first full-length, CVI, arrived two years later in 2012.

Tour Dates All Dates Dates In My Area

Date Venue Location Tickets
07.27.14 New Brookland Tavern West Columbia, SC US
07.30.14 High Dive Gainesville, FL US
07.31.14 Backbooth Orlando, FL US
08.01.14 Crowbar Tampa, FL US

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  • 07.18.14 NEXT WEEK Royal Thunder will kick off their summer co-headlining tour with o'brother! Beginning in Atlanta at The... http://t.co/8rmb6Ic31H
  • 07.10.14 In just TWO WEEKS Royal Thunder will kick off their summer co-headlining tour with o'brother. This set of dates... http://t.co/7laiqf2OIa
  • 06.07.14 Don't miss your chance to see Royal Thunder this summer on their Co-headline tour with o'brother! These set of... http://t.co/KZXzluSj23
  • 05.30.14 Tickets are now on sale for the Royal Thunder & o'brother Co-headline tour! Follow the links below to grab yours!... http://t.co/121XFTZjvF
  • 05.28.14 Royal Thunder have revealed US tour dates with fellow Atlantans o'brother! The co-headlining tour kicks off in... http://t.co/EYCQV4JbT2
  • 04.30.14 ♫ Just Announced: Vitoria, Spain - Jun 21 at Azkena Rock fest http://t.co/B4joLhS31t
  • 04.15.14 Royal Thunder returns to Macon, Georgia's Bragg Jam Music & Arts festival this year! The event is being held on... http://t.co/HJM56XaBxb
  • 04.15.14 ♫ Just Announced: Macon, GA - Jul 26 at Bragg Jam Music & Arts Festival http://t.co/t02iFCYoT6
  • 04.14.14 Guitarist Josh Weaver with some of the gear he used on the upcoming record http://t.co/3O9f1wL995
  • 04.07.14 Here is a great shot captured of the band with producer/engineer Joey Jones at his very own Aria Recording Studio. http://t.co/e4li4RZnAZ
  • 01.16.14 Royal Thunder are heading back into the studio! Vocalist / bassist MLny Parsonz had this to say about the... http://t.co/iT0z7Z5N9P
  • 12.16.13 ♫ Today: Columbia, SC - Dec 16 at New Brookland Tavern http://t.co/w3TfsNInl7