“…Almost three years after suffering a debilitating stroke – Kiwi rock legend Chris Knox has stormed the stage to inspire a new generation of rockers.
Knox surprised Auckland punk rock band Rackets by joining them in a performance at Real Groovy Records yesterday.
The band members – Jeremy Goatsman, Oscar Davies-Kay and Vince Nairn – said it was a nerve-racking, but thrilling experience.
Davies-Kay, who shared the microphone with Knox, said singing alongside him was a highlight of his career – and life.
“We didn’t expect Chris Knox to perform with us. We were completely in the dark. It was pretty incredible because he’s a hero of ours and a song-writing idol of mine,” he said.
“His music is so inspiring to lots of bands and so honest. He’s just one of those living legends where his music will be timeless.”
Knox proved he was every bit still a rock star – leaving more than 100 fans jumping and screaming for more..”
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