To say that 2019 was a breakout year for Dirty Honey would be an understatement. Recorded in Byron Bay, Australia with producer Nick DiDia
, Rage Against The Machine
), the band released its self-titled debut EP in March 2019. The band didn’t waste any time before making music history when it became the only unsigned artist ever to hit #1 on Billboard’s
Mainstream Rock Chart with its debut track “When I’m Gone.” The band’s second single, “Rollin 7s,”went into the Top 5 at Rock Radio (and was still headed up when COVID changed everything), and the music video has racked up more than 5.5-million YouTube plays. Between the Fall of 2018 and early 2020, Dirty Honey opened for The Who
, Guns N’ Roses, and Slash
ft. Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators, performed at more than a dozen major summer festivals, including Welcome to Rockville, Louder Than Life, Heavy MTL, Rocklahoma, Sonic Temple and Epicenter, and played to SRO crowds at every show on its first-ever headline tour in December, January and February 2020. Additionally, Dirty Honey was named Canadian Rock Radio’s #1 International Breakout Artist of 2019, the band was nominated as Best New Rock/Alternative Artist for the 2020 iHeartRadio Music Awards, and Rolling Stone
wrote about the band as an “Artist You Need To Know.” On March 5, 2021, Dirty Honey unveiled “California Dreamin
’,” the lead single from its debut album that is set for release April 23, 2021.