THE KNOCKOUTS touring with BRIAN SETZER’S ROCKABILLY RIOT…
THE KNOCKOUTS are starting up the tour season with an EXPLOSION – supporting Brian Sezter’s Rockabilly Riot on their premiere night of the Europe Tour at the Azkena Rock Festival June 25, Vitoria Gasteiz, Spain! Heading into a massive touring schedule over summer throughout Europe THE KNOCKOUTS are taking over Scandinavia supporting Setzer on July 19 Vega – Copenhagen, Denmark, July 20 München Bryggeriet – Stockholm, Sweden (Additional dates to be announced !) playing to over 40,000 people – watch out and book fast!
Azkena Rock, Spain http://www.azkenarockfestival.com/arf/2011/
Vega – Copenhagen, Denmark http://vega.dk/#event=3092
München Bryggeriet – Stockholm, Sweden http://www.ticnet.se/event/Brian-Setzer-s-Rockabilly-Riot-biljetter/MUN0720
Helsinki Ice Hall – Helsinki, Finland http://www.rle.fi/RLE/brian_setzer.html
Johan Frandsen Interview
FUZZ – the number one and only guitar magazine in Scandinavia will be featuring an Interview and pics with Johan Frandsen, due to be in stores 24th of June. http://www.fuzz.se/
New Summertime Single!
The Knockouts NEW SINGLE Will be release worldwide on June 7th 2011. The cocky punkrock extraordinaires hailing from Stockholm, Sweden, KNOCK THIS ONE OUTTA THE PARK!
With a cult following and a rapidly developing reputation as the hardest touring Swedish band since the Hellacopters, The Knockouts punchy melodies and killer guitar will have you BEGGING and WANTING MORE!
With faith in PunkRock since 1996′ and with a solid grip on the live music scene throughout Scandinavia, The Knockouts NEW SINGLE will be is the first mouth watering taste of what is to come!! – As a follow up to the success of the full length album – The Knockouts – AMONG THE VULTURES that recently scooped the award nominations in three separate categories at the 2011 American Independent Music Awards.
Its just the crest of the wave… With over 100 reviews worldwide since the album’s release in Scandinavia, March 2010. As the momentum builds, The Knockouts are touring throughout Europe and USA, performing hundreds of sweaty, high energy, sold out shows.
“…It’s the real deal kids and these songs prove that this band can stand on its own six feet and punch their own hole in a genre of music through the quality of the song writing which just happens to shine through like an absolute huge fuck off diamond. …” – Dom Daley, Uber Rock, 2010
Diamond Prime/ Sound Pollution and really excited to announce that THE KNOCKOUTS are currently negotiating to produce and record more killer hits for their NEW album, After the launch of THE KNOCKOUTS summertime single, THE KNOCKOUTS brand of Swedish dynamite is going explode with the release of the new album in early 2012!