The Havknotz – Music-Life-Pain EP

With MC Losty on Vocals, Waza on the bass and the beats and guests as diverse as Ill Bill (LA Coka Nostra), DJ Kilmer and Rob Hirst (Midnight Oil) on drums, as individuals they’ve done their time supporting everyone from Koolism to The Prodigy. Together they are The Havknotz and their Music-Life-Pain EP is unleashed Jan 21 2011, just ahead of their National tour supporting HED P.E, a major US player in the genre.

MC Losty: Rhymes – Losty’s dynamic stage presence has seen him support Obi Trice, Koolism, Good Buda, The Prodigy, Scribe, Bone Thugs n Harmony and The Crystal Method. He won the Rhyme n Reason mag’s 1st prize working with American producer Chops, (infamous for his work with Ice Cube, The Game, Kayne West, Snoop). In 2007 he collaborated with legendary Midnight Oil drummer Rob Hirst on his solo independent LP Land of The Lost. When he’s not rapping he hosts most major Australian dance music events (+ a recent host for Ice Cube), appearing at Big Day Out no less than five times to date.
Waza: Beat Maker – Waza started playing the bass at the age of 13 inspired by the 90’s rock movement. Since then he’s played live shows in Punk, Metal, Hip-Hop and Rock bands, including playing Australia’s The Big Day Out with rap metal band Hollowpoint. Waza’s supported The Pharcyde with hip hop band Blindhoarse and produces as well as playing bass, guitar, drums and piano.

The Music-Life-Plan EP presents The Havknotz groundbreaking style; a powerful mix of rap, metal, rock and hip hop, delivered with raw intensity and emotion. The EP also features strong collaborations with artists Ill Bill, Sadat-X (Brand Nubian), Rob Hirst (Midnight Oil) & DJ Morgz (Thundamentals, Obese Records) as well as Australia’s MC’s Fortay, Anecdote, Redbak, Plague and Johnny Row! They bring their unique sound to life. Now you’ll certainly hear them coming as they hit the road around Australia unleashing their

HED P.E Tour Dates with support from The Havknotz
Jan 27, Corner Hotel Melbourne
With special guests: The Havknotz
Jan 28 – HI-FI BAR, Brisbane (TBC)
With special guests: The Havknotz
Jan 29 – Manning Bar, Sydney
With special guests: The Havknotz + Recoil
Jan 30 – Cambridge Hotel, Newcastle
With special guests: The Havknotz + Recoil
Feb 2 – Amplifier, Perth
With special guests: The Havknotz

Music-Life-Pain Is Available January 21st through iTunes & select national record and skate stores. See http://www.myspace.com/thehavknotz for more details.

The Havknotz – Rain & Thunder feat. 2Furious