The Rifles are an English indie rock band from Chingford, London. Their debut album “No Love Lost” was released on 17 July 2006 and was produced by Ian Broudie. The band’s single Local Boy played on the Saturday morning show Soccer am helped to give the band more exposure. The band toured in 2006 and performed at A Campingflight to Lowlands Paradise 2007 and Paaspop Schijndel 2007, two music festivals in the Netherlands. The Rifles have launched their European tour to promote their new album including a gig at the Forum, London in which Paul Weller (The Jam) appeared on stage to play the song “She’s The Only One” with the band and The Jam’s famous single “The Eton Rifles”. The Rifles recently announced through their MySpace blog that they have finished the recording of their new album “The Great Escape”. The original release date of 13 October 2008 has been pushed back to the 26 January 2009. In addition to the band making their second album they will also be making appearances at the Underage Festival and the V Festival this summer and have announced an extensive tour throughout October and November 2008.