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Release Date: September 14, 2015



Blackwater are a modern hard rock band with previous touring merits in EU and US within the band including: Shinedown, Black Stone Cherry, Halestorm, Alter Bridge, Tremonti, Thin Lizzy, Takida, Staind and more. Blackwater firmly believe in the philosophy “go big or go home” a statement that can clearly be seen and heard within their stadium worthy anthems and their tireless on going hard work and efforts to succeed since the inception of the band. Rising out of the ashes of well-respected underground artists, Blackwater have a clear unanimous vision of what needs to be done and just how to do it. Lead singer and guitarist Jay Bartlett formally of “Counterpoint & Cervello”, was initially approached by Per Karlsson and Peter Uven (former April Divine members), to start writing together and it did not take long for all three to realise the potential they had collectively on a commercial music and business level. Realizing their capabilities Blackwater hatched a plan to aspire to give the people what they want. Driving feel good pop/rock songs, radio friendly hooks and meaningfully relatable lyrics touching upon personal and sometimes serious issues delivered with a positive message and musical style. Blackwater’s first single “By Day & By Night” was released for “Cancer Research” in Europe to great avail and public support, The second single “High Coast Heroes” released in co-operation with “Modo Hockey” top SHL team instantly went to number one in Sweden, iTunes Rock chart and stayed for a full week, climbing up to number four in the overall charts. Blackwater is a fresh new breed of popular music artist; adaptable, tenacious, forward thinking and extremely passionate about and dedicated to their art. Currently promoting their advance E.P “River” to their full-length debut album due late 2014, Blackwater continue to surge on up to the top of the rock and roll ladder.