Rival Schools photographed by Eric Snyder

Rival Schools

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Hometown: New York City, NY (USA)


Rival Schools were a short–lived post–hardcore band from New York, featuring Walter Schreifels on vocals and guitar; Ian Love on guitar; Cache Tolman on bass guitar; and Sam Siegler on drums.

Formed by Schreifels, frontman of the highly–influential Quicksand, Rival Schools were a hardcore 'supergroup' – its members being alumni of such '80s and '90s hardcore bands as Gorilla Biscuits (Schreifels), CIV (Siegler), Youth of Today (Schreifels and Siegler) and Iceburn (Tolman).

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Civ, Gorilla Biscuits, Quicksand, Youth of Today, Walter Schreifels


Rival Schools Found [12-inch]

Rival Schools

Found [12-inch] (2013)

United By Fate

Rival Schools Pedals

Rival Schools

Pedals (2011)

Photo Finish/Atlantic

The Gaslight Anthem / Rival Schools live in New York

The Gaslight Anthem / Rival Schools

live in New York (2010)

live show

Rival Schools United by Fate

Rival Schools

United by Fate (2001)


Rival Schools United By Fate

Rival Schools

United By Fate (2001)


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