WINNER Independent Music Awards, NEW Recordings, AUSTRALIA and more..

We are very vere excited…THE KNOCKOUTS are playing with BRIAN SETZER’s Rockabilly Riot on their premiere night of the Europe Tour at Azkena Rock Festival JUne 25, Aitoria Gasteiz, Spain!!!

We can proudly annouce that THE KNOCKOUTS WON the category BEST PUNK ALBUM for this years American Independent Music Awards(AIMA) with “AMONG THE VULTURES”Nominted in three awards for best punk song (Heat for the Hunted) and best alternative country song (Ever Been Hurt)

THE KNOCKOUTS will be heading in the Studio in the next weeks –
Watch out for the updates on facebook ( ) for the new summertime EP to be released in MAY this year! – At the moment they are also working on new material for upcoming full length album release in 2012.

Johan was recently in Australia exploring options for recording and touring down under! He spent some time in an exclusive Melbourne Recording Studio planning a few surprises on the next full length album. As a endorsed artist with Fender/Gretsch Scandinavia, Johan has been working with Gretsch Australia and would like to give A BIG THANK YOU to GRETSCH AUSTRALIA for the Chris Cheney signature GRETSCH Guitar!

Last week Johan was invited to play live in the studio of Bandit Rock (the biggest rock channel in Sweden).
He was interviewed about the latest news and played a live acoutic version of Heat for the Hunted. Check it out here:

And if that isnt enough!! THE KNOCKOUTS has been chosen number 11 on Slitz magazine, TOP 100 ROCK BANDS. Check out the magazine in stores –


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TVJones, New Gigs, Live Nation Finland Tour, Follow us on facebook

Hi Friends!

The Knockouts and Management are busy as always and here is just a bit of the latest news:

For all you guitar geeks out there head over to the website of our dear friend TVJONES (the finest American made guitar pickups on the market today) to see Johan featured in the Artist section w guitarists like Brian Setzer, Chris Cheney, Billy Gibbons etc

While we’ve been adding more live dates to the list below, we are proud to announce
that 4 of these dates in early September are with our latest business partner LIVE NATION FINLAND.

You might catch the Knockouts Rockabilly tribute on the Hellacopters compilation album,
“Dancing on your Graves”, set for world wide release by Wild Kingdom and Sound Pollution late September.
Don’t miss the release party in Stockholm at Debaser Slussen September 23rd (free gig) !

If your coming to shows during the autumn maybe you may hear some new material….
The Knockouts are working on new songs for an EP that will be released in Spring 2011.

See the dates below and catch you at one of our shows! More dates to be announced.
And for all you facebook fanatics  – you can can find us here:

Aug 28 2010, Skeppsbron 11 NYKÖPING, Sweden

Sep 8 2010, Bar Soho PORVOO, Finland

Sep 9 2010, House of Rock KOUVOLA, Finland

Sep 10 2010, Vastavirta TAMPERE, Finland

Sep 11 2010, On the Rocks HELSINKI, Finland

Sep 23 2010, Debaser Slussen STOCKHOLM, Sweden

Sep 24 2010, Sigurdsgatan 25 VÄSTERÅS, Sweden

Sep 25 2010, Cadillac Bar ÖREBRO, Sweden

Nov 5 2010, Backstage Rockbar TROLLHÄTTAN, Sweden
Nov 6 2010, Nöjesfabriken/Rockbaren KARLSTAD, Sweden

Nov 26 2010, Sticky Fingers GÖTEBORG, Sweden

Nov 27 2010, Harry B James STOCKHOLM, Sweden


Mar 5 2011, Backstage SKÖVDE, Sweden

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