Hailing from Nashville, TN, Five Knives are the perfect intersection of where electronica and rock n’ roll meet. Front woman Anna M’Queen, keyboardists/programmers Nathan Barlowe and Zach Hall, and drummer Shane Wise grind heavy synth riffs into an undeniably catchy sound that’s rooted in old-school punk, new school electronic and pure, unadulterated pop. They have scored three Top 10 Dance hits with “The Rising,” “Sugar” and “Savages,” their songs have been remixed by UZ, Jauz, Chris Lake, Pretty Lights and more, and the Eddie Amador remix of “The Rising” was nominated for the 2014 Grammy Award for Best Remixed Recording. Five Knives released their Mark Needham (Imagine Dragons, The Killers)-produced debut album Savages June 2nd and the video for the album’s title track premiered recently on Entertainment Weekly. The band spent the fall on tour with Icona Pop and has shared the stage with artists like Tove Lo and Elliphant in between US festival dates at Hangout, Firefly, Summerfest and Electric Zoo.
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We teamed up with Red Bull athletes to curate playlists that get them ready to race. Next up is Swiss skater Kilian Braun. He says, “These are the perfect sounds for going downhill and coming down after an adrenaline rush. I like rock songs that are happy and fun, but also relaxing music for the stress.”
The hysterical new fang-filled vampire comedy Bloodsucking Bastards is in theaters and VOD now! Stars Pedro Pascal, Fran Kranz and features music from Red Bull Records artists, Five Knives, Itch, and Twin Atlantic!