GIBRALTAR WELCOMES ALABAMA SHAKES' STEVE JOHNSON
May 08, 2012
This up-and-coming band definitely has a buzz going on! Their debut album "Boys & Girls" has sold over 115K albums in 4 weeks and has been in the Top 20 since its release, highest being #8. Has sold over 45K albums in the UK and has been in the Top 10 since its release, debuting at #3. In this week's Billboard Top 200, they are at #11.
They have performed on many European and U.S. TV shows, as well as the SXSW Festival, and will be supporting Jack White later this month. They also had a feature this week in Rolling Stone.
"Raw-boned and proudly unprocessed." - The New York Times
"A White Stripes-ian sense of what-the-f*** discovery... swings like wrecking balls." - Rolling Stone
"Destined to be one of the albums of the summer" - Los Angeles Times
"The country's hottest emerging band..." - USA Today
Their video "Hold On" has over 500,000 views since last month.
To check it out, click here
When asked why he chose Gretsch, he replied "I've always been a fan of Gretsch. In my experience, their drums offer the best tone, looks, quality, and durability." Steve will be touring with a New Classic Series kit in Vintage Glass along with Gibraltar Hardware.