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Looking somewhat like Dracula’s nasty little brother who spent some hard years drinking and working as a carnival barker for a second-rate freak show, Unknown Hinson translates that vibe to his style of country and western-tinged psychobilly. Hailing from Charlotte, North Carolina, this red-necked crooner gained regional popularity with a self-produced television show in 1992 and soon was touring nationwide, wowing audiences with his outrageous and campy, white-trash persona and freewheeling, sleazy tone. Hinson’s most recent CD release, “Target Practice”, melds weepy twang and searing guitar riffs and lyrics that speak of love-gone-bad and the dark side of the honky-tonk lifestyle. Raucous, theatrical and over-the-top, Unknown Hinson isn’t just for the trailer park set anymore!
Unknown Hinson is a winner in the 2009 Independent Music Awards for his entry track “Torture Town” from the album “Target Practice”.
UNKNOWN HINSON is a featured artist of the month – http://www.reverendguitars.com
Rockabilly Magazine named Unknown Hinson as their “Find of the Year” for 2009.
Live Concert Footage from the Stubbs show in Austin this summer is now burning up the bandwidth at Guitar Player Magazine’s website.
http://www.guitarplayertv.com – click on “new artists”.
Four out the top five viewers’ favorited videos currently belong to Unknown Hinson.
Live interviews with Unknown Hinson along with his music are broadcast nationally on XM Radio’s National Lampoon channel. (XM 154 along with FM radio partners). http://www.nationallampoonradio.com/
He’s toured with Hank3, Rev. Horton Heat, the Boxmasters and Willie Nelson. Appearances on Jimmy Kimmel Live and other syndicated programming round out the list.
Billy Bob Thornton names Unknown as “one of my favorite songwriters and a genius picker”. Matt Groening (creator of The Simpsons) labels Unknown as a “guitar maniac (and funny as hell to boot!)” Hank3 has Unknown’s face tattooed on his bicep!
Unknown is also gaining notoriety (and fans) as the voice of lead character “Early Cuyler” in the popular show from Cartoon Network – “The Squidbillies”. The first two seasons were so well-received that an immediate green light was given to two more seasons. Check website for dates and time slots.
In addition to the band website at:
What do ventriloquism, hoola hoop contests, target practice, monster sideburns, and hellacious guitar solos have in common? Book Unknown Hinson and find out!
Manager/Booking Agent: Margo Baker
Office: 704 545 0380
Mobile: 704 804 0271
Unknown “King” Hinson – Lead guitar, Vocals
Roger “Tiny” Kohrs – Bass
James Michael “Bubba” Bruce – drums
21 Charttoppers (Uniphone Records)
The Future Is Unknown (Uniphone Records)
The Future Is Unknown (Capitol Records)
RocknRoll is Straight from Hell (Capitol Records)
Target Practice (Uniphone Records) May 2006
Live and Undead (Uniphone Records) October 2008
|Photo Slide Show|
|Billy Bob introduces Unknown|
|Guitar Player Video- click artist features|
|Show Photos – Oz Geier|
|Vincent Tseng Photos 2007|