Boston indie rockers Rival island released their latest album just last week titled "Year of The Butterfly". The follow up to their 2018 effort "Heroes and Villians" finds the foursome entering more diverse territory, and not simply adhering to the musical script to create a truly dazzling effort that reflects where the guys are at this stage of their professional life. The group consists of Tommy Flynn on lead vocals and guitar, Michael Swanson on bass, Ryan Flynn on guitar, and Joe Lamonica on drums. I've had the opportunity and privilege of knowing Tommy, Swanny, and Ryan back from their old outfit Red Star Super Giant, and seeing the leaps and bounds they've made since then is truly remarkable. This effort shows all the hard work that they poured into this effort with with varied rhythms and a strong musical awareness that makes this effort one to listen over and over to fully appreciate the mastery that went into it. A stunning effort that you'll want to take notice of right away.
To check out "Year of The Butterfly" for yourself, it's available on all major streaming providers and for more on Rival Island, please give them a 'Like' on Facebook from this locale here, and please visit their official website directly over here for more in depth info surrounding the fellas, including possible tour dates coming to the area sometime soon.