HARD ROCKING QUARTET KILLINGERNABS “PEOPLE’S
CHOICE” EDMONTON MUSIC AWARD
(New York, NY) – Canadian rockers Killinger have been honored with the 2012 Edmonton Music “People’s Choice” Award. The award is all the more meaningful for the Edmonton-based band since it was determined by online fan voting. Lead singer Dave Williams commented, “To be nominated is an honor, to be recognized by your hometown is a thrill…but to win ‘People’s Choice”, lets us know we have a loyal, devoted fan base. We thank each and every one who voted. Killinger loves our fans!” The Edmonton Music Awards took place this past Saturday, April 28th at The Royal Alberta Museum. Killinger will next be featured at the 8th Annual Boonstock Music & Arts Festival in Gibbons, Alberta, Canada on June 30thalongside such heavyweights as Korn, Puddle Of Mudd and Volbeat. For more information on Boonstock, please visit: www.boonstock.ca.
Killinger’s self-titled full-length debut was released last year in North America via Sunmor Entertainment, distributed by BDG. BDG is distributed by RED Distribution, LLC (a division of Sony Music Entertainment). The album features a contemporary rock sound which incorporates the best elements of 80s hard rock and metal. Produced by Rick Plester (Michael Schenker, George Lynch) and mixed by Mike Fraser (Aerosmith, AC/DC, Metallica), KILLINGER contains catchy melodies, big guitar riffs and a guest appearance by guitar great George Lynch.
With an over-the-top live show, the band has already established a solid fanbase in Western Canada, touring with the likes of Lynch Mob and Stryper. Of Killinger, Exclaim!best describes their sound as “gritty, double-time rock with soaring vocals and dive-bomb guitar solos…”, while The Belleville Intelligencer avows, “Laden with crunching guitars, thunderous drums and old-school lyrics…the sound is huge like the classic arena rock albums of the 1980s…” Click here to witness the sexy video for the track “Holding On”. Killinger is: frontman Dave Williams, lead guitarist Kevin Morin, bassist Justin Craig and drummer Chris Challice.
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