Just as the last of the Amber Alerts are set to expire, we've received word and indication that the members of Rose Hill Drive are emerging from their self-imposed hiatus. Although the act has played a couple of dates recently, for all intents and purposes, it's been a good year and a half or so since the band was last active.
This Saturday, September 25, the former power trio -- now a quartet, with the addition of bassist Jimmy Stofer -- will be in its old stamping grounds at the Fox Theatre, playing a gig with Meniskus and Flashbulb Fires. Tickets for this all-ages show are $18.50 in advance ($22.50 at the door) and include a download card featuring a pair of new songs from the band.
In advance of this weekend's show, you can sample both tracks,"Mr. Right" and "Setting Sun," on Rose Hill's website. Honestly, neither of the tracks -- the former recalls Nirvana with fancier fretwork, while the latter seems rather anemic compared to previous tunes -- really knocked our socks off, but it's good to see the guys getting back after it.