Fresh off a tour opening for Kiss and right into numerous festival stops, Taking Dawn continue to take Europe by storm. Guitarist Mikey Cross checks in from a motel in Germany to let us know all about it:

"Yesterday we played Rock Im Park and the day before was Rock Am Ring. For those who don't know what it is its like the biggest rock festival in Germany. There are 3 stages and billions of people. Since we are a new "bitch band" as we like to call it, we played the smallest of the 3 stages. This was cool with us because we are happy to play to anyone who is willing to sit through 40 minutes of us making noise and grabbing our dicks.(Even if there isnt much to grab)

We had the stages packed when we played which was awesome! The cool thing about festivals is that people have the option of seeing 3 different bands at any time. The fact that people chose us as the band to watch while 2 (bigger) bands were playing at the same time means alot. Danke schön to all you crazy fuckin Germans!"

Read the whole tour blog at and check back for more updates from the rowdy quartet as they continue to play some of Europe's biggest festivals this summer.

Taking Dawn's debut album Time to Burn is out now. Pick up your copy right here and watch the smoldering video for the title track below.