After a period of forced silence because of illness, THE KNOCKOUTS are back and will shatter the silence with a colossal BANG! Thursday September 6, 2012.
THE KNOCKOUTS bounce back with this once only, special event with their good pals Slim Jim Phantom, rockabilly cult hero of the Stray Cats, and Jonny Bowler from the Guana Batz, Nick 13/Tiger Army, both hailing from California, USA.
Success has followed THE KNOCKOUTS, stealing the trophy for the Best Punk Album at the American Independent Music Awards and with the single ‘A Lie Like In Natalie’, on high rotation on the national Swedish rock station BANDIT ROCK.
They have been on the biggest European rock festivals such as Peace & Love, Putte Parken, West Coast Riot, Azkena Rock Spain, and more. The success of the Album, Among the Vultures, included massive tour schedules throughout Europe. THE KNOCKOUTS were invited to open Brian Setzer’s (founder of the legendary Stray Cats) Rockabilly Riot Tour. Joining them in gigs across Europe ending with an EXPLOSION as THE KNOCKOUTS front man Johan Frandsen joined fellow Gretsch Guitars/ TV Jones endorsed artist, Brian Setzer and drummer Slim Jim on the stage for the encore performance at the Helsinki Ice Hall.
After a long friendship with Slim Jim and Jonny Bowler, the time has come for a guest appearance with THE KNOCKOUTS for one night only, at Debaser Slussen, Stockholm, Thursday September 6, 2012.
A unique event not to be missed!
Be there to experience the magic when these phenomenal musicians join forces and share the stage to deliver their own brand of punchy rockabilly and razor sharp country punk. As if this isn’t enough THE KNOCKOUTS will be revealing tasters of new material from the upcoming album!
THE KNOCKOUTS Swedish dynamite at its best!