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BEST OF 2020 – Shawn “Animalize” Irwin

This year CGCM decided to include EP (previously they were excluded from Top Ten Albums). Live albums and re-records were still disqualified, new music only for Best of Year. We also instigated a (highly complex🤣 – 1 point for 10th place through to 10 points for 1st place) rating system throughout all individual lists to […]

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SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL 2021 ANNOUNCE 82 BANDS (News)

The press release from Sweden Rock Festival 2021 (translated via Google Translate): Today we have the pleasure to present 82 of a total of 89 acts before Sweden Rock Festival 2021. We are of course fully aware that there is a risk that the ongoing pandemic will also affect next summer’s events, while there are […]

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SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL 2020 CANCELLED (News)

SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL 2020 CANCELLED In the last few weeks, we have been working hard investigating the possibilities to reschedule the 2020 festival from June to the end of the summer. For a while, it looked doable, as we received a very positive response to the plan from artists, suppliers and collaborators. However, due to […]

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SWEDEN ROCK 2020 Unveils Five More Bands (News)

This morning five more bands added to the 2020 Sweden Rock lineup ahead of single-day ticket sales tomorrow. Here’s the press release translated from Swedish by Google Translate: American Stryper is one of the bands coming to Sweden Rock Festival this summer. One of the most classic names in melodic American 80s hard rock, Stryper, […]

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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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BULLET – Live (Album Review)

Bullet is a straight-ahead AC/DC-style Hard Rock/Heavy Metal band from Vaxjo, Sweden. Originally culminating in 1996, the current roster sees Dag “Hell” Hofer (vocals), Adam Hector (bass), Gustav Hjortsjo (drums), Hampus Klang (guitars) and Alexander Lyrbo (guitars). One of my early articles, when I started out writing for Decibel Geek, was a piece on Bullet. […]

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