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GATHERING OF KINGS – Sweden Rock 2019 (Blog & Photos)

Gathering of Kings issued their debut album, First Mission, earlier this year. It’s not so much of a regular band, more of a supergroup. A huge supergroup, in fact. As the brainchild of Ron Dahlgren, Gathering of Kings (also monikered as GOK) is a collection of talented musicians from the Swedish Hard Rock scene. Featuring […]

DEMON – Sweden Rock 2019 (Blog and Photos)

Demon are a British band formed in the late ’70s. They are considered an integral part of the New Wave of British Heavy Metal movement. Splitting up in the ’90s, vocalist and sole remaining founding member Dave Hill reformed Demon in 2001. Throughout the years, Demon have amassed a thirteen album collection. I, Rich “The […]

GENERATIONS ARMY – Voices and Visions (EP Review)

I discover new and “new to me” music from a variety of places. Festival attendance is one way through either the pre-fest listening prep or the surprise live set. Another is through recommendations of friends. So, when a friend asked me to look into a band called The Generations Army I thought, “what the hell?”. […]

SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL 2019 – Final Bands (News)

Final 14 Bands for SWEDEN ROCK Festival 2019 Announced Press Release (translated by Google Translate): Today we can present the last 14 bands to Sweden Rock Festival 2019. One of the world’s largest extreme metal bands, Behemoth, returns to Sweden Rock with a larger stage production than ever before. LOK resumes when the others fall […]

SWEDEN ROCK 2019 – NEMIS Stage Bands Announced (News)

From a SWEDEN ROCK 2019 Press Release translated via Google Translate (with slight edits): Together with Studiefrämjandet Musik, the eight Nemis bands are presented today, which this summer will have the chance to show off for the Sweden Rock audience. Today we have the pleasure of presenting the eight new bands that this summer get […]

SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL 2019 – Complete Coverage (Festival)

The Meister is all set for his seventh return engagement to SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL 2019. Starting out solo in 2013 representing Decibel Geek, many were amazed Meister would make the journey. Subsequently, over the years he has been joined by different friends and other Decibel Geeks as well. Following Meister‘s exploits and all the pertinent Sweden Rock Festival […]

SWEDEN ROCK 2019 – Unveil 10 More Bands (News)

Yesterday the SWEDEN ROCK 2019 FESTIVAL announced that Melodic Rock band Easy Action will make an exclusive appearance. Here’s the post taken direct from the Sweden Rock Facebook page: “1986 saw the release of a Swedish melodic rock classic: the Easy Action album That Makes One. This summer, the That Makes One version of the […]

SWEDEN ROCK 2019 – More Bands Announced (News)

Twelve more acts for the 2019 Sweden Rock Festival were revealed this morning! Speaking as an attendee of the event since 2013, Sweden Rock 2019 may just be one of the best lineups yet. For me personally anyway! Here’s the press release announcement translated from Swedish thanks to Google Translate: Slayer does his last Sweden […]

Second Wave of Bands for SWEDEN ROCK 2019 (News)

SWEDEN ROCK 2019 reveals the next wave of bands for the event. The full press release announcing the 20 additions appears below (translated from Swedish via Google Translate and with slight edits). SWEDEN ROCK PRESS RELEASE Tuesday November, 20, 2018: ZZ Top is one of the 20 bands the Sweden Rock Festival today announces for […]