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Formed in 2015 and lead by two brothers; vocalist/songwriter Steven Blake and drummer William Alton originally cut their teeth playing in small clubs up and down the east coast. The name Animal Sun was in dedication to their late friend and musical compadre James Sun, who’s life was tragically cut short in 2011.
By late 2017, Animal Sun had begun appearing all over local radio and opening for noteworthy acts such as The Frights, (Epitaph) as well as minor touring throughout the region. After establishing a dedicated fanbase, the two decided to move to Los Angeles, CA where they would meet keyboardist/percussionist Tyler DeCastro and bass player Adam Gardner.
Their lead single "Girl in Blue" was released on June 20th, 2019, and quickly made its way onto renowned alternative stations such as idobi radio and KROQ "Locals Only", even snagging the #5 spot for multiple weeks in a row. The immediate success allowed Animal Sun to begin playing to packed rooms all over, including most recently the legendary Troubadour. While quietly building their most ambitious project set to release in 2021, the band also released the single ‘Still Believe’ which was featured in the award-winning, music magazine; American Songwriter. With the new year finally here, Animal Sun finally reveals their brand new single ‘every word’ from their upcoming debut album. With a stunning new visual world, Animal Sun begin’s it’s most exciting era to date.