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Amidst praise for new album and with sold-out shows nationwide, COLONY HOUSE prepares for their debut performances at THE GRAND OLE OPRY and BONNAROO, while "CANNONBALLERS" climbs the charts

Lead single, "Cannonballers," currently #31 and rising on the alt-rock radio charts

May 9, 2023 - The Grand Ole Opry - Nashville, TN
June 17, 2023 - Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival - Manchester, TN

Colony House Climbs Alt-Rock Top 40

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NEWS SOURCE: One in a Million Media
April 20, 2023

(New York, NY) The music of Colony House—an indie rock band made up of brothers Will and Caleb Chapman, as well as Scott Mills and Parke Cottrell—is playfully self-described as “landlocked surf rock.” Their music is built on pillars of honesty, accessibility and family, and much of The Cannonballers is too: within 11 tracks, the band delves into where they come from and how a place, and its memories, have made them. 

The Cannonballers marks the band’s fourth full-length release: their three previous studio collections take listeners on a journey through stories of loss, grief, and heartbreak while welcoming them into the hope that comes on the other side. Colony House’s 2014 debut, When I Was Younger, included the single “Silhouettes,” which became the #1 most played track on Sirius XM’s Alt Nation for four months straight. Only The Lonely, whose title and demeanor pay tribute to the vintage sounds of Roy Orbison and the Beach Boys, followed in 2017. The surf-rock hit, “You Know It,” went viral on Tik Tok, and has amassed 100 million streams across all platforms to date, after being featured as the soundtrack to Samsung Mobile’s nationwide ad campaign. Leave What’s Lost Behind was released in January of 2020; the band managed to play half of their 40 city headline tour before being forced to pause alongside the rest of the world. Like many touring artists, they found different ways to continue to create, producing and directing a full-length feature film, “Everybody’s Looking For Some Light,” which was an official selection at the Nashville and Knoxville Film Festivals. The movie debuted at a two-day drive-in event produced by the band at Greystone Quarry in Franklin, TN. Over 2,000 people (in over 600 cars) showed up to watch the film and see Colony House perform.

Colony House has performed their songs for worldwide audiences with two appearances on both Late Night with Seth Meyers and CONAN, as well as The Today Show, VH1’s “Morning Buzz,” and MTV Live. They have also been part of several festival lineups including Shaky Knees, Austin City Limits, Firefly, WonderBus, and Lollapalooza. In June of 2023, Colony House will add Bonnaroo to that list, after a national tour that kicked off with a sold-out show at their hometown’s Ryman Auditorium.

The Cannonballers is an apt addition to the band’s catalog, staying true to what Colony House does best, and expanding on what their fans have gravitated to for the past decade: hope and light in the midst of it all. No frills, no gimmicks. Just heart-level rock and roll music.

The Cannonballers is now available wherever you listen to music. In support of the album, Colony House is on tour now. Dates HERE.

The Cannonballers

1. Landlocked Surf Rock
2. Would Ya Could Ya
3. Cannonballers
4. Trying to Survive
5. One of Those Days
6. Everything
7. Don’t I Know You
8. Man on the Run
9. Don’t Give up on Me
10. Do You Ever Feel
11. I’m Not Dying



"A torchbearer of Nashville’s indie rock legacy… [with an] immaculately crafted brand of landlocked surf rock"
- No Country For New Nashville

"The Tennessee quartet’s new material builds on the bold and vibrant sound they’ve become known for... inspired by the isolation of a time where they should have been touring its predecessor, as well as falling back in love with where they’re from."
- FLOOD Magazine

"Equal parts thrilling and entrancing, the album is a wild ride"
Imperfect Fifth

"A shot of serotonin straight to the brain"
Baylor Lariat

"Scruffy guitar-driven rock with punchy, anthemic choruses that will surely have live audiences bouncing"
Spill Magazine

"The four-piece bring the heat... A Colony House show is a united front of modern rock fans"
The Aquarian

"Seeing them live did not disappoint... they sounded amazing and put on a great show... to say it simply, it rocked"

"This is one for the books. If you ever get the chance to see Colony House live, I recommend you take it"
Backward Noise

"The perfect balance of escapism and modern reality"




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