Sizzling Nation Knights — the ‘90s-influenced comedic nation band fronted by Dierks Bentley (aka Douglas “Doug” Douglason) — has signed a worldwide recording take care of Common Music Group Nashville, it was introduced Thursday (Jan. 2). In a press launch, the band guarantees to “deliver actual ’90s nation music again to a format that’s been drowning in male sensitivity, cashmere cardigan sweaters and programed drum loops.”
“Some artists on the market tried to place the ‘O’ again in nation, that was a factor for some time…. however what it’s actually lacking is the ‘T,’” mentioned band chief Douglason (Bentley’s alter ego) in a press release. “Nation music has Low-T proper now…it might use a decide me up, if you realize what I imply. These document label individuals over at Common lastly realized that solely the Knights could possibly be as much as a job this massive and arduous.”
Along with Bentley/Douglason, Sizzling Nation Knights is comprised of members of Bentley’s dwell touring band, all performing below alter egos: lead bass participant Trevor Travis, lead guitarist Marty Ray (“Rayro”) Roburn, keytar/fiddle participant Terotej (“Terry”) Dvoraczekynski, metal guitarist Barry Van Ricky and percussionist Monte Montgomery.
Began in 2015, the band mixes comedy with covers of songs by such ‘90s nation mainstays as Alan Jackson, Clint Black and John Michael Montgomery, typically opening for Bentley at his dwell reveals. All six band members, who sport mullets and costume in ‘90s fashions, include elaborate backstories; Bentley’s Douglason is a mustachioed porn star-turned-country singer.
You’ll be able to watch the group’s signing video beneath.