In conjunction withthe tour announcement, Dirty Heads have released their new EP DESSERT, out NOW via Five Seven Music. Recorded with producers Rome Ramirez and Da Internz during the making of their 2016 self-titled 5th studio album, the EP stimulates an eclectic palate with the four previously unreleased tracks.
Formed in 2003 out of Huntington Beach, CA, DIRTY HEADS –Jared Watson (vocals), Dustin “Duddy B” Bushnell (vocals/guitar), Jon Olazabal (percussion), Matt Ochoa (drums) and David Foral (bass) released their debut album, Any Port In A Storm in September of 2008, which features the RIAA certified gold track “Lay Me Down,” a song that spent 11 weeks at #1 on the Billboard alternative chart, more than any single that year by any other artist. DIRTY HEADS’ most recent release Sound Of Change turned heads upon its July 2014 release, with Esquire saying “Sound of Change is brimming with the kind of catchy hooks that keep you plugged in for both their complex tones and cheerful breakdowns… we want seconds of whatever this pop/dance/rap hybrid is serving up.” The album debuted at #8 in the Billboard Top 200 chart and its first single, “My Sweet Summer,” was a #3 hit at alternative radio. DIRTY HEADS marks the bands fifth studio album, out July 15th, 2016, which debuted at #1 on the Independent Label Albums Chart and #2 on the Alternative and Rock charts.
SOJA is a 2x GRAMMY®-Nominated Washington DC area based band that blends reggae, go-go, DC hardcore, Latin, rock and hip-hop. The 8 piece group – Jacob Hemphill (singer/songwriter/guitar), Bobby Lee (bass/vocals), Ryan Berty (drums), Patrick O’Shea (keyboards), Ken Brownell (percussion), Hellman Escorcia (saxophone), Rafael Rodriguez (trumpet), and Trevor Young (lead guitar/vocals) has built a massive, dedicated fan-base around the world. SOJA has sold more than 350,000 albums, headlined shows in over 25 countries around the world, generated over 4.5 million Facebook fans, and amassed over 300 million YouTube views. SOJA’s 3 most recent album releases (Live In Virginia – 2016, Amid The Noise and Haste – 2014, and Strength To Survive – 2012) all debuted at #1 on the Billboard and iTunes Reggae Charts, as well as in the Top 20 Billboard 200 Charts