Davy Knowles grew up on the Isle of Man, learning to play guitar from listening to the likes of Gallagher, Clapton, Knopfler, Green and Mayall in his father’s record collection, and honing his skills playing the local music circuit. He arrived in America age 19 with his band Back Door Slam with rave reviews at SXSW 2007. (“I heard the spirit of Jimi Hendrix “– Patrick MacDonald, Seattle Times). He appeared on Jimmy Kimmel and Good Morning America and had a three year run at radio with the singles ‘Come Home’ from the debut album Roll Away and ‘Tear Down the Walls’ and ‘Coming Up For Air’ from the Peter Frampton produced sophomore album – both albums Top 3 Billboard Blues Chart. “Davy already has a recognizable style. He’s definitely the gunslinger guitarist of the 21st century,’’ – Peter Frampton He's toured with Jeff Beck, Buddy Guy, The Who, Warren Haynes, George Thorogood, Peter Frampton, Joe Bonamassa, Kid Rock, Lynyrd Skynyrd, The Rhythm Devils, and the Satriani/Hagar inspired supergroup Chickenfoot. Other highlights from this period include playing live to Astronauts on the ISS from mission control in Houston.