16 September 2016

Orange County's pop-rock trio Ceasefire debut explosive new "JOYRIDE" single

Officially a must-see act capable of selling out venues throughout the SoCal region, red hot modern rock trio Ceasefire are now taking listeners on a most fantastic voyage into the great unknown with their explosive new single, “JOYRIDE.” Co-engineered by Brian Virtue (30 Seconds To Mars / “Jane’s Addiction”) and Ben O’Neill, mastered by Sterling Sound’s Joe Laporta, and mixed by Grammy-nominated Mark Needham (The Killers, Imagine Dragons), “JOYRIDE” is reflective of Ceasefire’s invincible spirit and hunger for adventure, which features the passion and energy that have enabled the band to rapidly build their fan base on a global scale.

Channeling the best of 80’s new wave and 90’s arena rock, Ceasefire have created a buzz via their electrifying live show, catchy songs, and cool demeanor. According to singer Ray Alexander, “JOYRIDE” embodies Ceasefire’s lust for life, love, and exploration:

“This song is about a journey. It’s about taking chances and exploring what the world has to offer. It’s about finding love in a place you least expect it, at a time when you are not looking for it. It is a song about love, spontaneity, and excitement. It’s about a wild ride that takes you somewhere you’ve never been.”

Comprised of Alexander, Kamren Alexander (guitar), and Anthony Hainsworth (drums), Ceasefire formed in 2011 in Orange County, CA. The band is known for their riveting live performances, captivating vocal presence, and shimmering guitar hooks. Those sonic elements are fully evident on “JOYRIDE.”

In 2013, Ceasefire recorded their debut EP, In the Dead of Night, with Grammy-winning producer Josh Mosser (Imagine Dragons, Eminem) and Mark Needham. Ceasefire's 2014 single, “Wake Up,” was featured on Los Angeles-based KROQ’s Locals Only show and dominated local airwaves by staying in the Top 5 most requested songs for a record-breaking 21 weeks. “Wake Up” also landed at #2 on 2014's Top 50 songs for Tazy Phillips Ska Parade. Ceasefire’s 2015 follow up, "No Tomorrow," also broke the Top 5 of KROQ’s Locals Only.

In addition to having their music featured on numerous hit cable television shows, Ceasefire have placed music in several international campaigns. Ceasefire's nominations include Alternative Album of the Year at the 2014 IMEA Awards and Best Live Band at the 2012 OC Music Awards.


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