The Quill are sometimes labeled pioneers of Swedish stoner, sometimes simply heavy groove-based 70s hard-rock (drummer Jolle Atlagic with his Hanoi Rocks/Electric Boys resumé contributes greatly to the latter). More or less all the band’s albums since their 1995 debut have met with great reviews and delighted their loyal fans. Not least their sixth and most recent album Born from Fire (2017), marking the return of classic singer Magnus Ekwall, often favorably compared to Chris Cornell. The Quill were forced to cancel the Sweden Rock Festival 2018 show on short notice due to illness but will be back for another swing in 2019. (from


Check out all of Shawn‘s galleries from Wednesday, June 5, at Sweden Rock 2019: DEMON / DYNAZTY / GATHERING OF KINGS / JAMES HOLKWORTH / JOE LYNN TURNER / OZ / SKID ROW

Check out all of Shawn‘s galleries from Thursday, June 6, at Sweden Rock 2019: A.C.T / AMON AMARTH / BLAZE BAYLEY / DEADLAND RITUAL / DEF LEPPARD / KROKUS / POWERWOLF / SEVENTH WONDER / SLAYER / TENACIOUS D / THE WILD!

Check out all of Shawn‘s galleries from Friday, June 7, at Sweden Rock 2019: AXEL RUDI PELL / BURNING WITCHES / DISTURBED / MAGNUM / NIGHT FLIGHT ORCHESTRA / THE QUILL /

And see all of the CGCM/Decibel Geek Sweden Rock 2019 coverage through this link: Sweden Rock 2019

Shawn’s Gallery of THE QUILL – Sweden Rock 2019