Multi-platinum hard rock icons Extreme’s latest single Rise, has seen unprecedented success, alongside a fiery music video, which has received over two million views to date (watch it here). The critically acclaimed song, from their new album SIX out June 9th through earMUSIC, has earned praise from international top tier media outlets including Consequence, Classic Rock, Music Radar and Guitar World in addition to accolades from such fellow musical peers as Brian May and radio personality Howard Stern while peaking at #3 on the Classic Rock charts.

The band—Gary Cherone (vocals), Nuno Bettencourt, Pat Badger (bass), and Kevin Figueiredo (drums)—have today (April 19th) shared two new singles along with dazzling videos to accompany each, Banshee and #Rebel, which can viewed, below.

Banshee is a seductive classic hard rock tune with a chugging rhythm section, playful guitar wizardry and electrifying vocals that testify to the power and inspiration of the female form and spirit. #REBEL takes on scathing so-called keyboard warriors, with its head-nodding beat and searing dive bomb lead guitar runs catering to the harder edges of the band’s sound.

“We’re calling out those trolls who can’t back up their words,” explains Cherone.

Pre-order SIX now at: officialextreme.lnk.to/SIXWE.

The track listing is:

1.   Rise

2.   #Rebel

3.   Banshee

4.   Other Side of the Rainbow

5.   Small Town Beautiful

6.   The Mask

7.   Thicker Than Blood

8.   Save Me

9.   Hurricane

10. X Out

11. Beautiful Girls

12. Here’s to the Losers

Extreme are also excited to announce they will bring SIX’s music to audiences across the globe on the Thicker Than Blood Tour. The tour will see the band visit North America from August 2nd-29th and Australia from September 6th-13th where they will be joined by special guests Living Colour. The band will also continue to bring the Thicker Than Blood Tour to audiences in Japan from September 17th-26th Tickets for Japan will go on sale April 22ns. GA tickets and VIP upgrades–which include access to the band’s soundcheck–for the North American dates will go on sale April 21st at 10:00 A.M. local time, as well as, tickets for Australia.

See Extreme live at one of the upcoming dates: 

4/29-5/4 Cape Canaveral Trailer Village, FL – Monsters of Rock Cruise 

5/6-7 Columbia, MD – M3 Rock Festival 

6/2    Sao Paul, BR – Best of Blues and Rock Festival

8/2    Portland, ME – State Theatre #

8/3    Hampton Beach, NH – Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom # 

8/5    Boston, MA – Roadrunner #

8/6    Huntington, NY – The Paramount #

8/8    Reading, PA – Santander Performing Arts Center # 

8/10  Sayreville, NJ – Starland Ballroom # 

8/11  Hartford, CT – Webster Theater # 

8/12  Glenside, PA – Keswick Theater # 

8/14  Detroit, MI – St. Andrews Hall # 

8/15  Milwaukee, WI – Pabst Theater # 

8/17  Gary, IN – Hard Rock Live # 

8/18  Minneapolis, MN – Skyway Theatre # 

8/19  Cedar Rapids, IA – The Paramount # 

8/21  Denver, CO – The Ogden # 

8/22  Albuquerque, NM – Revel Entertainment Center # 

8/24  Anaheim, CA – House of Blues # 

8/26  San Francisco, CA – The Regency # 

8/28  Portland, OR – TBD #

8/29  Seattle, WA – The Showbox #

9/6    Perth, AU – Regal Theatre #

9/8    Adelaide, AU – Hindley Street Music Hall # 

9/10  Melbourne, AU – Forum #

9/12  Sydney, AU – Enmore Theatre # 

9/13  Brisbane, AU – Fortitude Music Hall #

9/17  Sendai, JP – Sendai Gigs

9/19  Yokohama, JP – KT Zepp Yokohama

9/21  Tokyo, JP – Hitomi Memorial Hall 

9/25  Nagoya, JP – Shimin Kaikan Hall 

9/26  Osaka, JP – Zepp Namba

# with Living Colour

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5 Responses

  1. Banshee sounds like another song, but I cannot place it. There is definitely an Aerosmith influence to the sound.

    The middle of Bettencourt‘s solo on, #Rebel, sounds like Van Halen‘s, on Michael Jackson’s Beat It. Also, I can’t stop hearing, “Hey, wait, I got a new complaint..” (Nirvana‘s Heart Shaped Box).

  2. Best material from Extreme since Three Sides. True fans know that Three Sides is a masterpiece. These new songs are powerful musically, vocally, and dripping with hooks. I love it, and I can’t WAIT to get the new album. If you think you know Extreme but never gave them much of a chance, please go and see them. The guys in Queen love them. There you go.

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