radio-violence-logo-2011_wht-300Hattiesburg, MS (July 3, 2014) – Hattiesburg, Mississippi based Rock Cover band RADIO VIOLENCE makes their long awaited return to live performing Saturday August 23rd at Sully’s Tavern in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. The wildly popular outfit, best known for their spot on covers of AC/DC and energetic stage shows, had been on hiatus since December 2012 with their last live performance having been July 13, 2012 at Sideline’s Sports Café in Hattiesburg.

Lead singer and founding member Michael Mergens (SuperTalk Mississippi 97.3 and 99.3) and lead guitarist Tom McKay (C4, Southbound Crescent) spearheaded the group’s return in October of 2013. The band’s most recent drummer, Andrew Quinn (Crusty Rusty and The Nails) returns to the line-up along with newest member Zac Blackwell (Crusty Rusty and The Nails, Plant the Waters) on bass.

The Sully’s Tavern show is 21+. Doors open at 9:00 p.m. with the band taking the stage at 10:00 p.m. Cover is $5.00. There is no support act.

More live dates are forthcoming including an appearance at the annual Pink Ribbon Music Fest at Brewsky’s in Hattiesburg slated for October 12th.

Hailing from Hattiesburg, MS, the quartet—Michael Mergens (vocals), Tom McKay (lead guitar), Andrew Quinn (drums) and Zac Blackwell (drums)— has created an unprecedented following for a regional rock cover band since forming in October 2007. Best known for their spot on covers of AC/DC, the band covers a wide variety of Rock and Hard Rock music spanning from the 70’s to today from bands such as Cheap Trick, Mötley Crüe, Led Zeppelin, Kiss, Judas Priest, Van Halen, Stone Temple Pilots and Foo Fighters, to name a few, all while consistently setting the bar for live performances with their high octane shows and production. For more about the band, visit www.radioviolence.com.