From the second the inimitable yet feminine growl of Fit For Rivals' frontwoman Renee Phoenix knocks you off your feet, you know: There is something special here. Indeed, in the time since the band self-released their debut album, Steady Damage, they've amassed a rabid fan base. The music videos for "Damage" and "Crash" are Youtube sensations, with nearly 18 million views combined, and the band has toured with notable acts such as The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, Hoobastank, Candlebox, Go Radio and Framing Hanley, playing to audiences in the thousands nationwide. Based in Jacksonville, FL., Fit For Rivals now finds their fanbase expanding internationally.
After the rapid ascent brought on by the success of Steady Damage, Fit For Rivals headed back into the studio with producer Gavin Brown (Metric, Lady Gaga, Billy Talent) to record their second full length album, Freak Machine, to be released in early 2015 on Big 3 Records/Sony Red. The new record calls upon influences as varied as The Zombies, Massive Attack, Beck and The Foo Fighters, and builds upon the foundation laid with Steady Damage to showcase a natural evolution of a band destined for notoriety.
The band just announced that they will be supporting Flyleaf, Adelita's Way and Framing Hanley on the in 2015.