Like Kings of Leon before them, Sons of Bill
are a Southern outfit, deeply committed to American rock and roll's proud tradition, and hell bent on honoring the family that made them who they are. As a tribute to the man who taught them how to play guitar and write songs, James, Sam, and Abe Wilson named their band Sons of Bill, after their father. Together with Seth Green and Todd Wellons, the Charlottesville Virginia outfit just released their album Sirens
and we're premiering the band's title track of sorts, "Siren Song". The album is available now. If you like what you hear, be sure to check out the band on tour this fall.
Bill Wilson is from Central Virginia. He is a professor of philosophical theology, a songwriter, an expert on southern literature, and a father of six.
His three eldest sons returned to Virginia to start a rock band in 2006 with long-time musical compadres Seth Green and Todd Wellons. As a tribute to the man who taught them how to play guitar, write songs, drive a stick-shift, and back up a trailer, the band decided to name themselves Sons of Bill.
In the summer of 2011 Sons of Bill entered Sound of Music Studios in Richmond VA, with producer David Lowery (Cracker, Camper Van Beethoven) to record their latest record "SIRENS." The band describes this record as a musical arrival point, and will be released on March 26th 2012.