RocketRocketShip is the kind of band that you will drive hours and hours for the chance to see live. Starting out strong, the St. John’s, Newfoundland 5-piece has only been together since 2009, but have already opened for bands like Marianas Trench and Down With Webster and are gaining fans by the truckload.
RocketRocketShip’s have a strong online presence constantly interacting with their 3,000+ Twitter followers and 4,500 Facebook likes. They recently went on a 6-province, 5-month, 75 show tour with not-for-profit organization, Live Different.
Their sophomore album “Shake It Off!” was released in summer 2014 and garnered them numerous award nominations at the 2014 Music Newfoundland Awards as well as the 2015 East Coast Music Awards. The first single “Here’s To Us” charted nationally on the on the Canadian Hot AC charts with airplay on over 30 stations across Canada reaching number one on the East Coast Countdown.
- ★ Nominated for 2015 East Coast Music Award for “Rising Star Recording of the Year”
- ★ Nominated for 5 Music NL Awards (2014)
- ★ Regional Winner of Bell Media’s Radiostar Competition (2014)
- ★ Performed with the Newfoundland Symphony Orchestra at their annual NSO Hibernia Gala (October 2014)
- ★ Winner of Music NL Pop/Rock artist of the year (2013) with 4 nominations
- ★ The Scope Magazine’s Best Band of the Year (2013)
- ★ Shared the stage with Marianas Trench, Faber Drive, The Arkells, These Kids Wear Crowns, Ten Second Epic, Down With Webster, Karl Wolf and more
- ★ Played the Music NL Awards Gala (2013 & 2014)
- ★ Over 1000 subscribers on youtube & over 80,000 views
- ★ Four showcases at the 2014 East Coast Music Awards in Charlottetown, PEI
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