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Blacklist Royals



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Hometown: Nashville, TN (USA)

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After years of touring, overcoming everything from member changes to terminal illness, Blacklist Royals DIY approach and die-hard spirit won the attention of Paper and Plastick Records (owned by former Fueled By Ramen founder, Vinnie Fiorello); Gunner Records also supported the band's European release, alongside their catalogue of bands such as Frank Turner and Gaslight Anthem. Both labels released Blacklist Royals' critically acclaimed debut full-length album, "Semper Liberi" in late 2010.

After having spent 2010 touring across the United States and Canada, appearing at SXSW, Harvest of Hope, the Gainesville Fest and more, Blacklist Royals kicked off 2011 by showcasing the song, "Churchbells are Ringing" on the hit television series, "Sons of Anarchy," on the FX Network, followed by a run of sold-out shows with Less Than Jake.

In the early spring, Blacklist Royals embarked on an extremely successful European tour, including dates supporting Dropkick Murphys, NOFX and performing at the sold-out Groezrock Festival.

Following that, Blacklist Royals announced a split 7" with Boston Punk Rock stalwarts Street Dogs (Hellcat Records) just in time to begin their second appearance on the Vans Warped Tour. Complimenting the tour, Blacklist Royals contributed an unreleased song to the SideOneDummy Warped Tour compilation.

For 2012 and beyond, Blacklist Royals are returning to the studio to continue crafting their sophomore album, and preparing for where the road continues to take them.


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Monday, November 16, 2009 at 7:00 PM (EST)

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Media: Blacklist Royals join Krian/UMG
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Media: Blacklist Royals: "Righteous Child"
Blacklist Royals have released a lyric video for "Righteous Child." The song is from the 7-inch EP of the same name that was released earlier this month. The EP is the interlude to their sophomore album due out early next year.…
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Media: Swingin' Utters announce 'Stuck in a Circle' 7-inch, tour with Blacklist Royals
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October 10, 2013
Tours: Riverboat Gamblers / Blacklist Royals
Blacklist Royals and Riverboat Gamblers are hitting the road together late next month, traveling around the south and western US. The Riverboat Gamblers released…
July 19, 2013
Tours: Face to Face / Teenage Bottlerocket / Blacklist Royals
Face to Face has announced another block of headlining dates in support of Three Chords and a Half Truth. The new shows will include Teenage Bottlerocket and…
May 02, 2013
Contests: Win stuff from Teenage Bottlerocket
Teenage Bottlerocket kick off their tour with Face to Face, Blacklist Royals, and Joshua Black…
April 24, 2013
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April 20, 2013
Media: Blacklist Royals & Red City Radio: "A Vagabond Christmas Song"
Paper and Plastick has posted a new song from Blacklist Royals featuring Red City Radio, titled "A Vagabond Christmas," as a free digital…
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Media: Blacklist Royals: "Brothers and Sisters" (acoustic)
Blacklist Royals have released a video for their new song, "Brothers and Sisters." The full-band version of the song appears on a limited flexi-disc, released by Folsom Records, the new label started by Trever Keith of…
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