The self-titled first album by Austin’s deputized resident rockers SCORPION CHILD has debuted at #26 on the Billboard Heatseekers chart & #99 on the Hard Music Album chart. Checking in from their current trek on this summer’s Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival – where SCORPION CHILD is headlining the Sumerian Stage – is lead vocalist Aryn Jonathan Black: "We are incredibly ecstatic to be listed in the Billboard charts and want to thank the fans who have supported us to make it possible for us to be associated with ‘heatseeking’ bands. This news will definitely amp up the level of intensity that The Child will perform with tonight at in Washington at the White River Amphitheater! Anyone who bought the album, please visit our Facebook page and say hello! " For a taste of SCORPION CHILD’s wicked fine hard rock, check out their two lyric videos on YouTube: “Liquor” - http://youtu.be/h7uITA22HIY “Polygon Of Eyes” - http://youtu.be/nYw9hFeonW8 Opening and closing with the sound of cicadas, the band’s debut release – described by Black as “a sonic landscape of a 24-hour period” - was released on June 25th & was produced, recorded with analog technology, and arranged by Chris “Frenchie” Smith (The Answer, Jet, And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead, The Toadies, Dax Riggs). Remaining dates on the 5-week Rockstar Mayhem tour are as follows: 07/03/13 White River Amphitheater - Auburn, WA 07/05/13 Desert Sky Pavilion - Phoenix, AZ 07/06/13 Isleta Amphitheater - Albuquerque, NM 07/07/13 Fiddler's Green Amphitheater - Englewood, CO 07/10/13 Molson Canadian Amphitheater - Toronto, ON – CANADA 07/12/13 First Niagara Pavilion - Burgettstown, PA 07/13/13 Susquehana Bank Center - Camden, NJ 07/14/13 Darien Lake Performing Arts Center - Darien Center, NY 07/16/13 Comcast Center - Mansfield, MA 07/17/13 Bangor Waterfront - Bangor, ME 07/19/13 Toyota Pavilion at Montage Mountain - Scranton, PA 07/20/13 Saratoga Performing Arts Center - Saratoga Springs, NY 07/21/13 The Comcast Theatre - Hartford, CT 07/23/13 PNC Bank Arts Center - Holmdel, NJ 07/24/13 Jiffy Lube Live - Bristow, VA 07/26/13 Klipsch Music Center - Noblesville, IN 07/27/13 First Midwest Bank Amphitheater - Tinley Park, IL 07/28/13 DTE Energy Music Theatre - Clarkson, MI 07/30/13 Lakewood Amphitheater – Atlanta, GA 07/31/13 1-800-Ask-Gary Amphitheater – Tampa, FL 08/02/13 Tower Amphitheater – Austin, TX 08/03/13 Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion - Woodlands, TX 08/04/13 Gexa Energy Pavilion – Dallas, TX Advanced tickets & V.I.P. packages can be purchased at RockstarMayhemFest.com/dates. The track listing for Scorpion Child is: 1. Kings Highway 2. Polygon Of Eyes 3. The Secret Spot 4. Salvation Slave 5. Liquor 6. Antioch 7. In The Arms Of Ecstasy 8. Paradigm 9. Red Blood (The River Flows) BONUS TRACK for CD & vinyl editions: 10. Keep Goin’ (Lucifer’s’ Friend cover) Exclusive iTunes BONUS TRACK: 11. Lover’s Leap Scorpion Child can be ordered from the SCORPION CHILD Landing Page and includes the following versions & bundles: • Double wallet CD • Aqua blue etched double-vinyl (color exclusive to North America) • Exclusive album art t-shirt + double wallet CD • Exclusive album art t-shirt + aqua blue double-vinyl The album (bonus track edition) is available digitally on iTunes: http://smarturl.it/scorpchild-st-itunes. Visit the SCORPION CHILD YouTube Channel and meet the band! • Part 1 (band introductions & influences): http://youtu.be/in-t2zNWTKA • Part 2 (life on the road): http://youtu.be/fVOoTTGxWJI • Part 3 (album details & member backgrounds): http://youtu.be/QmfQVlIZPrc SCORPION CHILD are: • Aryn Jonathan Black – Vocals • Chris Cowart – Lead Guitar • Tom Frank – Rhythm Gu