WINNER Independent Music Awards, NEW Recordings, AUSTRALIA and more..

We are very vere excited…THE KNOCKOUTS are playing with BRIAN SETZER’s Rockabilly Riot on their premiere night of the Europe Tour at Azkena Rock Festival JUne 25, Aitoria Gasteiz, Spain!!!

We can proudly annouce that THE KNOCKOUTS WON the category BEST PUNK ALBUM for this years American Independent Music Awards(AIMA) with “AMONG THE VULTURES”Nominted in three awards for best punk song (Heat for the Hunted) and best alternative country song (Ever Been Hurt)

http://www.independentmusicawards.com/ima/

THE KNOCKOUTS will be heading in the Studio in the next weeks –
Watch out for the updates on facebook (www.facebook.com/theknockouts ) for the new summertime EP to be released in MAY this year! – At the moment they are also working on new material for upcoming full length album release in 2012.

Johan was recently in Australia exploring options for recording and touring down under! He spent some time in an exclusive Melbourne Recording Studio planning a few surprises on the next full length album. As a endorsed artist with Fender/Gretsch Scandinavia, Johan has been working with Gretsch Australia and would like to give A BIG THANK YOU to GRETSCH AUSTRALIA for the Chris Cheney signature GRETSCH Guitar!

Last week Johan was invited to play live in the studio of Bandit Rock (the biggest rock channel in Sweden).
He was interviewed about the latest news and played a live acoutic version of Heat for the Hunted. Check it out here:

And if that isnt enough!! THE KNOCKOUTS has been chosen number 11 on Slitz magazine, TOP 100 ROCK BANDS. Check out the magazine in stores – http://www.slitz.se/

 

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