Antigone (Say it 'an-TIG-uh-nee') died 4000 years ago, but the first
female rebel can't lie dormant forever. She's back! She's rising!
And she's coming to ROCK YOUR TOWN!
Antigone Rising, collectively known as AR, are lead vocalist Cassidy,
guitar slinging sisters Cathy & Kristen Henderson, Dena Tauriello
(drums) & Anne-Marie Stehn (bass guitar). The band's 2001 full length
CD, "Rock Album", has already sold 10,000 copies since its release
in January 2001. Their debut 6 song EP, "New & Used" (2000) was
co-produced by the legendary Tony Visconti (David Bowie, Moody Blues).
And in January, 2002, the band released its first full-length live
CD, titled 'Say It an-TIG-uh-nee' (recorded live at The Bitter End
in NYC). The new CD is comprised of mostly new material (10 of the
16 tracks have never been released on prior CDs).
AR has built a loyal following along the eastern seaboard since
playing several dates on Sarah Mclachlan's Lilith Fair. More recently,
VH-1 named them one of the top 10 "One's to Watch". The band played
with Long Beach Dub All-Stars (formerly Sublime) in front of 10,000
fans at U. Mass, opened dates for 7 Mary 3 (Atlantic), and shared
several bills with The Pushstars (Capitol) in the fall of 2001.
AR also signed a one year deal with Technics featuring full page
ads in many national magazines (Rolling Stone, Spin, Details, Maxim,
In February, '01, Antigone Rising showcased at the National NACA
Convention in Nashville, TN broadening their already established
college fan base. Colleges AR visits on a regular basis include
Penn State, Drew Univ., U. Mass, Univ. of Wisconsin, U. Conn, Stony
Brook University, U.S.M.A. at West Point, & many others.
The band is currently gaining airplay on college and commercial
radio stations nationwide. But the best way to experience AR is
at any one of their raucous & solid live shows, where they have
quickly earned the respect of any guy band they share a dressing
Prevent giving the band cold spine chills! SAY IT! Antigone (an-TIG-uh-nee)
Rising, and the world will be a better place...More info can be
found at antigonerising.com.