Label: Emblem Music Group
Forthcoming Album: Self Titled
Current Single: “Wild At Heart”
Current Video: “Wild At Heart,” filmed in Nashville and directed by Elliot Lester (Jessica Simpson, Jason Mraz, and 30 Seconds to Mars) and executive produced by Kathleen Sigmund and Tamera Brooks.
Current Producer: Matt Serletic
Band members: Tom Gossin, Vocals/Guitar; Rachel Reinert, Vocals; Cheyenne Kimball, Vocals/Mandolin; Mike Gossin, Vocals/Guitar
Management: Emblem Management
Outside Interests: Brothers Tom and Mike are movie buffs and spend free time on tour taking in flicks. Tom also loves to hike, but had to leave his favorite companion Paris, a four-year-old Boxer, in North Carolina for the time being. Mike is an avid wakeboarder—a water sport combining water skiing, snowboarding and surfing techniques. Rachel’s two older brothers play college football, so she spends Saturdays cheering for Vanderbilt and UPenn. Beyond music, she’s also interested in the craft of make-up artistry. Cheyenne recently got her first brand new car, so right now she enjoys driving around listening to music, or plugging in her iPod at home.
Musical Influences: Fleetwood Mac, The Eagles, Keith Urban, Ryan Adams, Tom Petty, Sheryl Crow
Twitter ID: glorianatheband
Gloriana was formed when brothers Tom Gossin (27) and Mike Gossin (24) moved to Nashville in the winter of 2008 and began collaborating with Rachel Reinert (19) and Cheyenne Kimball (18). After a few inspiring jam sessions, a new Country band was born. Before they even had a name, the four toured the Southeast, playing for free and coming up with different band names each night. Their first recordings soon found their way to Grammy Award winning producer Matt Serletic, who brought the group’s distinct sound to Emblem Music Group. Known for his work with Rob Thomas, Willie Nelson, and Aerosmith, Serletic co-wrote and produced the band’s debut album and first single “Wild At Heart.” Combining classic bluegrass with contemporary Country music influences, Gloriana delivers a vibrant and powerful sound featuring soaring four part harmonies.
Gloriana has been creating quite a buzz and has gained early notoriety in Country Weekly, MusicRow, and online at AOL’s The Boot, Yahoo! Music, and Clear Channel Online Music & Radio. They opened for LeAnn Rimes on select tour dates through February 2009.
Gloriana will be the opening act for the much anticipated Taylor Swift Fearless Tour 2009, bringing their fresh new sound to the 49 cities on the outing, which officially kicks off in Evansville, Indiana April 23. The six month run will also include American Idol alum Kellie Pickler and will make stops in several major cities including Los Angeles, New York, Baltimore, Cleveland, Chicago, and Minneapolis, as well as Canada.