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WHAT IT IS: The L.A.-based rock & roll group of upstarts consists of Josh Katz (vocals, guitar), Joe Morrow (lead guitar, backing vocals), Alex Espiritu (bass) and Anthony Sonetti (drums). The band has toured with Red Sun Rising, Pop Evil and Billy Talent, and has shared stages with the likes of KONGOS and The Veronicas. The band was named Apple Music’s “Artist of the Week” upon release.
ALBUM: Temper EP
RELEASE DATE: 11/4/16
SINGLE: “Animal”
LIVE: Just wrapped U.S. tour supporting Pop Evil and Red Sun Rising; festival dates in April/May include Buzzfest (4/15), Rock on the Range (5/19), Rocklahoma (5/26); playing San Antonio’s AT&T Center 5/27
INTERNET: 16k+ Facebook likes, 4k Twitter followers, 3k Instagram followers; 4k Spotify followers, 178k monthly listeners, 900k+ Spotify single streams, cover of Spotify’s Digging Now playlist; 3k YouTube subscribers, 221k total views
RADIO: Impacted Rock Radio 10/15; 716k total audience (+131k TW); #32 on Active Rock radio chart; recent adds include WMMR, WHQG, WJJO, KROQ
PRESS: Temper named one of the “Best Albums of 2016 in Rock” by iTunes, iTunes “Artist of the Week” feature & Music Main Placement; Apple Music newsletter feature; single named “One of the Best Tracks of 2016 in Rock” by iTunes; High Voltage (“The sound that Badflower creates is something akin to a perfect storm”; “That noise... presents itself with an unrestrained and cinematic passion”), Cryptic Rock (“Touring in support of their first major label EP, Temper, they had a spot-on balance of heaviness, groove, and soulfulness that had the audience headbanging one minute and dancing the next”), OC Weekly, Loudwire, more; “Animal” premiere via Guitar World 9/1
BOOKING: Andrew Buck/APA
MANAGEMENT: Jesse Beer-Dietz/The MGMT Company