RAYZING SONS

RAYZING SONS

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RAYZING SONS is hard rock slapped upside the head with "Metalody" in a hurricane of soulful distortion!

Biography

Six to Deal Wit is no idle boast here. The newly released EP features the showcasing prowess of Rayzing Sons’ six talented members performing six highly-charged songs. It is the Orange County, California-based NFE Records’ cornerstone release for 2006.

Rayzing Sons is comprised of …

Terantz & R.V.: the vocalists and front men of the band and instigators of musical riots ignited on stage
Scott: Electric Guitarist with FX aka Scotsman with the long red mane
Ben: Bass player, the stuntsman, the FNG [f*ckin’ new guy] in the band
Chris: Electric Guitarist and Trick Master aka Keeshan
Aaron: Drummer, accomplished and diverse

Together their music is aggressive yet melodic; street-edge yet raging with soulful distortion. Their performances are full of unabashed energy, while their look, style, and electrifying sound are without rival currently seen on the charts.

One listen to songs such as “Noose,” or the track “Deal Wit It,” or perhaps the band’s collective favorite, “Thievery,” and you will understand the power and range of Rayzing Sons. If you’re still unconvinced, we suggest you take a listen to the hip-hop-inspired “Crunk Bounce,” or “Under The Knife” or “Way of the World” for further proof of the band’s raw energy and potential staying power. Within each of the songs, their lyrics and message cover a myriad of themes from Love-Life-Pain-Fear & Freedom.

The path for Rayzing Sons has been one of patience, tenacity and perseverance. The group came together in 2001, originating when Tearantz and R.V. exited the group Poppy Seeds and hooked up with former Rayzing Sons drummer Armonn—who came up with the group’s existing name. Unknowingly, Armonn and guitarist Chris were neighbors and eventually the latter was brought to the attention of the other members. The group attests that they “stole” Scott from a competing band—and more recently adding bassist Nick Guadagnoli and drummer Aaron Haggerty to the mix. As they say, the rest is history.

Over time, the band has generated quite a buzz for itself performing at numerous clubs on the famous Sunset Strip like The Whiskey, Roxy, The Key Club, and the Viper Room as well as the Gig on the neighboring Melrose stretch. They entered and won their first Battle of the Bands in San Francisco, and repeated that success with another victory from the KROQ Battle of the Bands on the rooftop of the Glendale Galleria near Los Angeles.

Essential to the complete Rayzing Sons experience is witnessing their live performance. They are practically beasts when it comes to the power of the stage. “We’re a performance band hands down,” says R.V. “We thrive in front of audiences, and we live to perform.” Tearantz agrees, “The energy that we bring to the stage is unmatchable. A lot of bands may perform, but they may have gotten stagnant and do only what they think people want to see. We go for what we know on stage and what we want to bring. We also love to incorporate the audience and make them feel they’re getting their money’s worth when they come and see us.”

Other past Rayzing Sons’ highlights include a 10-city East coast tour with Freeze Magazine (2002), national commercial spots for Titleist golf balls, Florida Citrus Orange Juice, and more recently Cox Communications (running in 36 markets, Cox’s 30-second commercial features the band alongside its new animated brand icon, Digital Max. In the spot, Digital Max helps a frustrated dial-up user to quickly download music via Cox High Speed Internet service. The spot’s “ditch the dial-up” message is visually and acoustically punctuated when the band instantly streams into the living room, belting out a heavy rocking song that has consumers from Florida to Arizona asking, “Who’s that Band?” ).

In addition to amassing formidable fan bases in the U.S. and Canada, Rayzing Sons have performed on TV via the Hollywood Hot Mix and Buzzz TV for European MTV, and a performance on Warped Tour. As if that weren’t impressive enough, Rayzing Sons has aligned sponsorships with Monster Energy Drink, No Friends Clothing, and the underground Whiteboy Clothing.

Fans across North America are quickly becoming Rayzing Sons believers finding the band to be a ‘breath of fresh air.’ “No one is doing what we’re out there doing,” states Scott. “In rock, you’re starting to see the racial boundaries being blurred now. Before, you didn’t see blacks and whites together in a rock band. I still haven’t seen a band with our racial mix just yet. And the fan response has been incredible.”

With an integrated band, you also get an array of different backgrounds, outlooks and musical influences. Rayzing Sons has been inspired by a plethora of influences and sounds, from acts like Rage Against the Machine, In Flames, Tomahawk, Kill Switch Engage, Tool, Prince, George Clinton, Sly & the Family Stone, and even a lot of the old Motown music.

As the band releases their EP, Six to Deal Wit, they look forward most to hitting the road and garneri

Lyrics

Deal wit it

Written By: rayzing sons

DEAL WIT IT!!!
By:rayzing sons

1.

SOMETIMES RAIN FALLS ON YOU.
FEAR THAT PLACE IS GONE-ALL TRACES OF DOUBT ARE BLOWN.
CHANGE REARRANGE YOUR POINT OF VIEW.
LEAVE THAT PLACE IS MINE-HOW DARE YOU CROSS THIS LINE.

ANYTHING AND EVERYTHING IN THIS WORLD IS RELAVENT
SO JUST EXCEPT IT.
EVERYTHING AND ANYTHING DO WHAT YOU GOTTA DO AND
YOU WILL SEE IT.
FILTER OUT THE NEGATIVE AND YOU WILL SEE THE LIGHT
BURN THRU YOUR EYE LIDS (DON’T TRY)
ANYTHING YOU GOTTA DO, DO WHAT YOU GOTTA DO TO
MAKE YOU FEEL ME!

HOOK

PAIN COMES IN LIFE, YOU’RE ALIVE, THIS IS THE PRIZE.
YOU BETTER DEAL WIT IT!
LOVE, STICKS AND STONES, RIGHT OR WRONG UNTIL THE END.
YOU BETTER DEAL WIT IT!

2.

CRASHING WAVES FILL THE VOID.
IT’S REAL IT MAKES YOU FEEL, PEEL OFF DEAD SKIN TO HEAL.
FACE OBSCURITY KILL THE NOISE.
TAKE ME FOR WHAT I AM TEAR THRU YOUR ISSUES NOW.

ANYTHING AND EVERYTHING IN THIS WORLD IS RELAVENT
SO JUST EXCEPT IT.
EVERYTHING AND ANYTHING DO WHAT YOU GOTTA DO AND
YOU WILL SEE IT.
FILTER OUT THE NEGATIVE AND YOU WILL SEE THE LIGHT
BURN THRU YOUR EYE LIDS (DON’T TRY)
ANYTHING YOU GOTTA DO, DO WHAT YOU GOTTA DO TO
MAKE YOU FEEL ME!

HOOK

BRIDGE

WHY DOES IT SEEM THAT WE HAVE TO CONVINCE EVERYBODY
THAT WE ARE WHO WE ARE ALL THE TIME, ALL THE TIME.
WHY CAN’T IT JUST GO DOWN THE WAY IT DOES FOR ANYBODY?
LET US JUST B LET THE LIGHT SHINE
(CAN U FEEL ME, LET THE LIGHT SHINE BRIGHT)

HOOK

DEAL WIT IT!!!

Discography

"6 to Deal Wit" EP - Selling at shows and Online
"DEAL WIT IT"" - streaming at www.indiebandradio.com
"crunk bounce"- streaming at www.indiebandradio.com
ËVERYTIME""as opening title to Ü.S. Freeskiing open"on SpikeTV, and just recently added to the promo DVD commercials for Universal Pictures' "DOOM".

Set List

set list is WHATEVER you want it to be. We have 2 hours worth of material to play.

Typical set is 30-45 mins:
1. Far 2 long"
2. My Awakening
3. Attention Getter
4. DID ju'get off?
5. crunk bounce
6. Deal wit it
7. way of the world
8. pshyche 101