The band — which draws influences from Foo Fighters, Matchbox 20, Jimmy Eat World, etc., sound distinctively like what a pop/rock band should sound like: edgy, with a lot of hooks. Rise Phoenix Rise have performed up and down the East Coast, everywhere from New York City to Key West, Florida, and have garnered praise and a legion of fans.
Lee Swartz of Sony Publishing wrote, “The Land Of Oohs & Ahhs” shows signs of a major hit record”. Rise Phoenix Rise” has been gaining airplay on many stations throughout the country that rarely play independent music. This band personifies the kind of youthful rock that hits a nerve with listeners of all age groups. Ryan Wild of KCCQ had this to say about “Walk Away” “It’s a good tune, I think they have something here.”