Royal Blood Release New Song – Perform On Jimmy Kimmel Live!

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Los Angeles – British rock band Royal Blood have released a second track and accompanying music video from their highly anticipated new album How Did We Get So Dark?, titled “Hook, Line, and Sinker”. The song follows the previously released single “Lights Out” and is now available as an instant download for anyone who pre-orders the new album from the band’s official webstore. How Did We Get So Dark? will be released on June 16th on Warner Bros. Records.

Earlier this month Royal Blood performed on Jimmy Kimmel Live! In addition to a blistering performance of “Lights Out”, the band stuck around to perform “Hook, Line, and Sinker” for the first time in the U.S.

Royal Blood recently announced a headlining U.S. tour which will kick off on June 2nd at the Paradise Rock Club in Boston, MA and conclude on August 16th at The Wiltern in Los Angeles. Tickets for all dates are available now. See below for a complete list of dates.

After becoming the biggest breaking British rock band with their self-titled 2014 debut album, Royal Blood’s second album How Did We Get So Dark? is one of the most anticipated releases of the summer. How Did We Get So Dark will be released on digital, CD and vinyl formats. Also available are a super deluxe vinyl set and a cassette. Pre-orders are now open from and all fans who pre-order the album via the official band webstore will receive an instant download of ‘Lights Out’ and “Hook, Line, and Sinker”.

Royal Blood’s breakthrough was huge. Their debut album was the fastest-selling British rock debut in three years, hitting #1 in the UK, debuting in the Top 5 on the Billboard 200 Chart in the U.S. and going Top 20 in 12 countries. Before they knew it, they were performing for Howard Stern, touring with Foo Fighters, holding dressing room audiences with Jimmy Page in New York, and being presented with a BRIT for Best British Band in 2015 by the very same guitar god. Their ascendency was further underlined with major awards courtesy of Kerrang!, NME and Q.

Royal Blood will also appear at festivals this summer including The Governors Ball in New York City, Glastonbury, Eden Sessions, and Japan’s Summer Sonic Festival. Visit for a complete list of upcoming live dates.


Royal Blood U.S. Live Dates

2nd June – Paradise Rock Club, Boston, MA – SOLD OUT

3rd June – Warsaw, New York, NY – SOLD OUT

4th June – Governor’s Ball, New York, NY

6th June – 9:30 Club, Washington, DC – SOLD OUT

7th June – Union Transfer, Philadelphia, PA – SOLD OUT

9th June – St. Andrews Hall, Detroit, MI – SOLD OUT

10th June – Newport Music Hall, Columbus, OH

11th June – Bonnaroo Music Festival, Manchester, TN

29thJuly – WayHomeMusic&ArtsFestival – Oro-Medonte, ON

31stJuly – UpstateConcertHall, CliftonPark, NY

1stAug – TownBallroom, Buffalo, NY

3rd Aug – Bogart’s, Cincinnati, OH

5th Aug – Lollapalooza, Chicago, IL

8th Aug – Commodore Ballroom, Vancouver, BC – SOLD OUT

9th Aug – Showbox, Seattle, WA

10th Aug – Roseland Theater, Portland, OR

12th Aug – Outside Lands, San Francisco, CA

13th Aug – The Observatory, Santa Ana, CA

15th Aug – The Observatory North Park, San Diego, CA

16th Aug – The Wiltern, Los Angeles, CA


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