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SWEDEN ROCK 2020 – Second Wave of Bands (News)

The acts for the Sweden Rock 2020 – Second Wave of Bands is unveiled today. Here’s the PR email translated by Google Translate: Another 21 of the total 90 acts that will play at the Sweden Rock Festival this summer are now confirmed! In Flames this year has been successful with the new album I, […]

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SWEDEN ROCK 2020 – First Band Reveal (News)

This morning it seems after a couple of bands jumped the gun and posted, Sweden Rock 2020 – First Band Reveal is here. Here’s the PR email, translated by Google Translate: Now we can present the first 31 acts, out of a total of 90, for next year’s Sweden Rock Festival! Volbeat is today one […]

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SWEDEN ROCK 2020 Tickets (News)

The date is now set! On WEDNESDAY THE 27TH OF NOVEMBER 11.00 AM CET, the tickets for SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL 2020 go on sale! As they have sold out very fast the last couple of years we recommend that you mark it in your calendar. And don’t forget to tag your festival crew in the […]

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TARJA – In the Raw (Album Review)

Symphonic Metal has slowly gained popularity in the North American market. Yes, we had Evanescence, but for many parts around the world there was Nightwish who made their mark in the symphonic genre with their first release in 1997. From there Nightwish has gone on to be the biggest Symphonic Metal band in the world. […]

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SAXON – Sweden Rock 2019 (Photo Gallery)

One of the perennial favorites with the Sweden Rock crowd. Saxon debuted in 1979, made it big the following year with sophomore effort Wheels of Steel, and have ever since with slight deviations delivered classic British heavy metal on 22 studio albums so far, most recently Thunderbolt (2018). Saxon‘s consistently high standard on record and […]

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RITCHIE BLACKMORE’S RAINBOW – Sweden Rock 2019 (Photo Gallery)

The Rainbow story begins in 1975, when one of the world’s biggest guitar heroes Ritchie Blackmore leaves Deep Purple for a new project. Until 1984 Rainbow is a waterhole for some of the greatest musicians in hard rock, releasing seven studio albums packed with classics like “Man on the Silver Mountain”, “Stargazer”, “Long Live Rock’n’Roll” […]

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MYRATH – Sweden Rock 2019 – Two Shows (Photo Galleries)

The Tunisian masters of prog metal have released four albums since 2007, most recently Legacy (2016), and number five is in the making. Being influenced by Tunisian folk music, Myrath have developed a very personal sound, sometimes referred to as “oriental metal”. The band has toured the world with the likes of Robert Plant, Dream […]

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HAMMERFALL – Sweden Rock 2019 (Photo Gallery)

Their debut Glory to the Brave (1997) made Swedes Hammerfall spearheads of the so-called power metal movement. Subsequent releases maintained their momentum – songs like “Heeding the Call”, “Renegade” and “Hearts on Fire” have become classics and Hammerfall recognized as one of the most important bands in Swedish hard rock history. Following a couple of […]

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