Founded in 1993, Donots have made a name for themselves as one of the top punk bands in Germany and throughout Europe. Well respected in the international punk community, Donots were invited by Green Day to play with them on all German dates of the Green Day Tour 2010. They have also shared stages with Blink 182, Sum 41, NoFX, Weezer, Anti-Flag, Jimmy Eat World and many others.
Wake The Dogs is the band's ninth studio album overall and second to be released in the US. The US edition features 14 new songs, plus 2 bonus tracks not included in the German release.