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Meet Kingston-Grown Rock Band: The Glorious Sons

Posted on September 15, 2017

The Glorious Sons have etched a name for themselves in the Canadian rock world and continue to rise! Below we take a look at their journey, from the very beginning. 

Their Band Name

When this five-piece group formed in 2011 they decided on a name that connected them together, as a tight knit group of friends. They have strong family values which is a huge influence on the music that they write and play. 

The Glorious Sons are comprised of five members – Brett Emmons (Vocals), Jay Emmons (Guitar), Andrew Young (Guitar), Adam Paquette (Drums), and Chris Huot (Bass). 

Family Day.

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Their Big Break

The band got their first chance when the owner of a hometown bar, The Merchant, saw something special and decided to give them a weekly gig. This is where they were able to perform songs that they were truly passionate about. The Glorious Sons were given an opportunity to show the town of Kingston, Ontario their talents; which then lead them to being signed by Black Box Records.

Their Music

Their debut full length album came out in 2014, called The Union. This album got them nominated for Rock Album Of The Year at the JUNO Awards in 2015.

The real power of The Glorious Sons is their ability to create music that not only holds nostalgia, but connects and engages their audiences at concerts. They’re stellar when it comes to genuinely interacting with a crowd. The band carries around an honesty that keeps them grounded, while staying true to their Canadian roots. 

2017 has been a year of releases for this rock n roll band! They released a single called “Kill The Lights” earlier in the year, alongside a music video:

Most recently, they released another amazing single called, “Everything is Alright“:

We can’t wait to hear what’s coming next! Keep your eyes peeled for their upcoming album, Young Beauties and Fools – available October 13, 2017.  

Get to know The Glorious Sons even better, in our latest episode of UMUSIC 5: