Toronto, ON – Calgary-based pop-rockers Seventh Rain return with a new EP, Room For A Rumour, set to be released on Tuesday, June 19, 2012. The first single, “Turned Around,” was delivered to radio on March 12 and is a ballad inspired by the late Chelsea King. The band met her in 2009 while promoting their Show Some Heart Program in San Diego the day before she went missing. Produced by Jeff Dawson (Daniel Powter, State of Shock), Room For A Rumour was recorded in Vancouver, BC at three different studios including Dawson’s own space, The Den. Full track listing below.

“The music on Room For A Rumour is like nothing we’ve created before,” says lead vocalist, Ryan Williams. “We really went in a new direction and put together an amazing track list with some of the best songs we’ve written to date. We can’t wait to share the new EP with our fans at home and across the country.”

Seventh Rain consists of members Ryan Williams (vocals), Rich MacFarlane (guitar), Luke Sheppard (bass) and John Byskal (drums).  Formed ten years ago in Calgary, they began their journey with strong support from Calgary based radio stations, which saw their albums Byda (2007), Ghost In Me (2009) and their last EP, Hearts Not Beating (2011) spawn eight radio singles. In 2010, they won the $200,000 90.3 AMP Big ROCK STAR contest and in 2009 they won $10,000 at the Fuel 90.3 Rock Band contest. In 2005, they were named “Best Unsigned Artist” and awarded $150,000 by Calgary radio station Vibe 98.5 (now Virgin 98.5). Seventh Rain have toured throughout Canada, Mexico and the United States, opening for major recording acts including Mariana’s Trench, Hedley, Ill Scarlett, Ten Second Epic, Nickelback, Evanescence, Sum 41 and Third Eye Blind.

In addition to their music, Seventh Rain has continued to build their fan base and reputation through their Show Some Heart program, a campaign that has them performing and speaking out against bullying in schools across Canada and the United States. Having experienced bullying personally, the band is making an effort to connect with students through their music.

This summer Seventh Rain will be heading out on the road performing show dates around Canada. See below for more details.

Track Listing – Room For A Rumour

  1. Get Your Hands Up
  2. Turned Around
  3. Heart’s Not Beating
  4. What Do You Want?
  5. Love Always
  6. Room For A Rumour
  7. Forget It

Canadian Performance Dates

     May 24, 2012                     The Grind                                                     Kamloops, BC

May 25, 2012                    Sande’s Lounge & Banquet Hall            Burnaby, BC

May 31, 2012                    The Club                                                           Regina, SK

June 1, 2012                     Winnipeg Free Press News Café                           Winnipeg, MB

June 14, 2012                    St. Joseph’s Collegiate High School                       Brooks, AB

June 16, 2012                    Albert Park Community Centre                             Calgary, AB

July 13, 2012                     The Pawn Shop                                                        Edmonton, AB

July 14, 2012                     Alberta Rocks Festival                                         Didsbury, AB



Twitter: @Seventh_Rain

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