Revolver has described JANUS as a band that sounds like “Deftones getting Disturbed because their Chevelle stalled when the alt-metallers were just 30 Seconds To Mars.”


The Chicago band—-David Scotney (vocals), Johnny Salazar (drums), Alan Quitman (bass), Mike Tyranski (guitar/programming)—will soon be able to show everyone that they live up to such a compliment.  Once a current trek of headlining shows concludes, JANUS will perform a month’s worth of dates with Chevelle starting February 8 in Boston at the House of Blues.  They’ve been touring non-stop to promote their debut album, RED RIGHT RETURN, since its release September 22, 2009 on REALID Records, through Warner Music Group’s Independent Label Group.

The album’s explosive first single, “Eyesore,” is currently spinning on over 50 Rock radio stations nationwide, and is approaching Top 20 on the Active Rock charts.  A video for the track—directed by Noah Shulman (Sleepless City Productions)–can now be seen on the band’s Myspace and YouTube pages.

“This musically versatile band is locked and loaded for a nationwide takeover…This band is a hard rock dream team.”
News 4U

“There are a few bands, given the opportunity, could take the radio by storm.  JANUS is a perfect example of this type of band.  If they were given the chance, and played on some larger radio stations alongside all of our alternative ‘favorites’ (sound-alikes), they could earn themselves hordes of fans.”
Absolutepunk.net

“There’s no need to beat around the bush here–RED RIGHT RETURN is a near flawless affair…the group accomplished with RED RIGHT RETURN what many bands strive for their entire careers. From the tight and pinpoint precision of their musicianship to their enviable and poetic penmanship, Janus are years and years ahead of the pack. RED RIGHT RETURN is an orgasm to 30 Seconds to Mars fans seeking the next generation, so all you bandwagon folks leftover from “The Kill” would be damned not to take a flyer.  I’ll digress and give Janus the floor, because they not only deserve your undivided attention, but also earn it with RED RIGHT RETURN.”
Tunelab.com

RED RIGHT RETURN is phenomenal, a massive piece of near perfect modern rock sensibilities. This masterpiece is truly driven by outstanding hooks fueled by frontman David Scotney’s vocal multi-tasking…This is as captivating and engrossing as rock records come–it is polished and well produced. There is no doubt that the boys put a lot of time into Red Right Return, and it shows…This is a record that will stick with you, a characteristic many rock albums sadly do not boast.  It shouldn’t be long before this Chicago quartet rightly takes their place atop modern rock’s throne. Hell, with how good RED RIGHT RETURN is, they very well might be considered rock music’s ‘it’ band right now.  Janus is one of the best modern rock bands on the scene today, and with their talent and an album like RED RIGHT RETURN, these guys might be an unstoppable force.”
Chicagoathome.com

Chevelle/JANUS tour dates:
DATE CITY VENUE
Mon 2/8            Boston, MA                   House Of Blues
Tue 2/9             New York, NY                The Fillmore
Wed 2/10          Providence, RI               Lupo’s Heartbreak Hotel
Fri 2/12             Philadelphia, PA            Electric Factory
Mon 2/15           Columbus, OH               Lifestyles Communities Pavilion
Tue 2/16            Royal Oak, MI               Royal Oak Music Theatre
Wed 2/17          Fort Wayne, IN              Piere’s
Fri 2/19             Indianapolis, IN              Egyptian Room
Sat 2/20            Chicago, IL                    Riviera Theatre
Sun 2/21           Waterloo, IA                  McElroy Auditorium
Tue 2/23            Rapid City, SD               Barnet Arena
Wed 2/24          Fargo, ND                     The Venue
Fri 2/26             Sioux City, IA                Convention Center
Sat 2/27            Grand Island, NE           Heartland Arena

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