The Easthills release new single feat. Frank Hannon (of Tesla) & Neal Doughty (of REO Speedwagon)

The Easthills release third single “Holiday Women” from forthcoming album

Song features special guests: guitarist Frank Hannon (of Tesla) & Neal Doughty (of REO Speedwagon) on piano

New single is available now thru iTunes, Amazon, & CD Baby

(INDIANAPOLIS, IN – Jan. 26, 2016) The new, and third, single from Indiana-based rock band The Easthills is now available. “Holiday Women” features a special guest appearance by renowned rock guitarist Frank Hannon (Tesla) on both acoustic and slide guitars and classic rock legend Neal Doughty (REO Speedwagon) on piano. The song is available now for digital download through iTunes, Amazon, and CD Baby, and will be included on The Easthills’ forthcoming full-length sophomore album Fear and Temptation, out on March 1, 2016.

“Holiday Women” is a departure for The Easthills and represents the bands classic rock influences. “Holiday Women” is released on the heels of the forthcoming album’s first two released songs “Mothers & Fools” and “Snake In My Gut” (Caronline’s Heart), both of which were issued in late 2015 and feature Doug Gillard  (Nada Surf, Guided By Voices) on guitar.

“We have been fortunate to serve as an opener for Tesla in Indy and on multiple shows for REO Speedwagon. During the recording of the new album we created this barroom style tune that had a very jangly guitar tone to it. We felt like it called for slide guitar and piano so we decided to reach out to both Frank and Neal who graciously obliged; of which we are most appreciative,” stated Hank Campbell of The Easthills.

Fear and Temptation follows the band’s critically acclaimed 2013 full-length debut album Death of a Salesman and the 2014 four-song EP World Class Prick. The new album promises another dose of indie-pop-rock-meets-classic-rock, additional guests in addition to Hannon, Doughty and Gillard will be announced soon. Additional singles will continue to be released digitally in the coming months after the album’s release. The full-length album will be available in both digital and CD formats upon release on Tuesday, March 1, 2016.

The Easthills rounded out 2015 with shows supporting Cheap Trick and the Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band and have a winter 2016 mini-tour on the books that includes stops on 1/29 in Newport, KY (near Cincinnati, OH) at the Southgate House Revival; 2/5 in Terre Haute, IN at The Verve; 2/20 in Dayton, OH at Blind Bob’s; 2/25 in Columbus, OH at Ace of Cups and a special album release show on 2/27 in Indianapolis, IN at White Rabbit Cabaret that will also features special guests Miles Nielsen and Doug Henthorn.

Since the inception of The Easthills they have played multiple Midwest shows with REO Speedwagon, Fastball, Georgia Satellites, The Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band and Here Come the Mummies while also serving as support for Cheap Trick, Tesla, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Ian McLagan (Faces) and Blues Traveler. The band has also appeared on several noteworthy music festivals playing alongside the likes of Flaming Lips, Weezer, Roky Erikson, Guided By Voices, Meat Puppets, Chris Robinson and many more.


The Easthills announce Winter Mini-Tour 2016 in advance of new album


INDIANAPOLIS, IN – Jan. 6, 2016 — The Easthills today announced a five show winter mini-tour in advance of their new full length album “Fear and Temptation”, which is due Feb 27 (in CD format at the Indy show) and March 1 (online). All shows are on sale now, or at the door night of the events.

The dates are as follows:

Jan 29 – Southgate House Revival – Newport, KY (Cincinnati) w/ The Ready Stance & Bonesetters

Feb 5 – The Verve – Terre Haute, IN

Feb 20 – Blind Bob’s – Dayton, OH

Feb 25 – Ace of Cups – Columbus, OH w/ The Ready Stance & Bonesetters

Feb 27 – White Rabbit Cabaret – Indianapolis, IN w/ special guests Miles Nielsen, and Doug Henthorn

*additional dates might be added soon