Los Angeles, CA | Dark Pop-Rock RIVALS is a dark pop-rock band from Los Angeles, CA formed in 2014 by vocalist Kalie Wolfe, bassist Sebastian Clarke, guitarist Micket Woodle and drummer Josh Alves. Driven by Wolfe’s powerhouse vocals and the band’s infectious yet raw sound, RIVALS is fueled by powerful and energetic songwriting, bringing forth a type of fearlessness in their music that stands out among the rest. Since the release of their debut EP in 2015, titled Haunted/Hunted , the band has been making waves and for good reason. Revered by many on their live performance, RIVALS has previously toured the country with bands like Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, Story Untold and Assuming We Survive, in addition to sharing a lineup with acts like, The Word Alive, Underoath, August Burns Red and Oceans Ate Alaska. The band’s impressive live performances also led to partnerships with MEE Audio , Sennheiser, SJC Drums and TRX Cymbals. In 2016, RIVALS gained mass attention with their unique take on twenty one pilotsʼ track, “ Heathens ,” which has garnered over 1,000,000 listens collectively across Spotify, YouTube and other streaming platforms. Now, the band has unveiled their first full-length LP, Damned Soul, via SmartPunk Records. Damned Soul was produced by John Espy and Aaron Edwards, with additional writing for drums and mixing/mastering by Cody Stewart . Filled with 10 powerful and emotional tracks, Damned Soul has gathered over 3 Million total streams across all platforms. Following the release of their newest single "Strawberries" they projects an outstanding track that will surely captivate your ears. Starting the track with an upbeat energy leading onto her loud and luscious vocals she completes the track entirely. To explain the track further it's about singer Kalie Wolfe’s past addictions with drugs and alcohol, and how she healed from these past issues and found happiness. The track is from the band’s latest full-length album, Sad Looks Pretty on Me, which will be released on March 19, 2021 via SmartpunkRecords. The track would be just right for a late night drive or hanging out with some friends. Go stream "Strawberries" and check out their discography which is filled with amazing tracks.