Their official biography from their record company Universal Music says that the band was founded on a winter evening in 1999, when Peder Ernerot (aka “Pedda P”) and Johan Forsberg were listening to Johnny Cash in a local pub. They noticed that no-one had done a good Swedish country album, and decided to make a good one themselves.
Magnus Johansson is a singer/songwriter from Norrkoeping, Sweden. He sings in Swedish with lyrics that is inspired by love, reality and traditional folk songs. His first album was released in the early 90's. The single "Vakna nu Anneli" turned into a radiohit.
Monark X is a band from Hultsfred in South-Sweden.
They play 70's inspired indie pop punk. Bandmembers:
Pelle Andersson - Bas & Sång
Jocke Jönsson - Gitarr & Sång
John Petersson - Gitarr
Andreas "Pröppen" Svensson - Batteri
Babian is a Malmö-based garage rock band formed in late 2006. Their primitive sound and their eccentric stage show has made them unique in Swedish rock.
Tobias Allvin - Vocals, Guitar
Conny Andersson - Guitar, Vocals
Anders Baeck - Drums, Vocals
Nisse Hellberg plays guitar and is the lead singer of the swedish band Wilmer X. He has also recorded a couple of solo albums and one record together with fellow swedish musician Peps Persson, calling their collaboration simply Nisse Hellberg & Peps Persson.