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Sweden Rock Festival 2012SEVEN NEW BANDS JOIN RUSH AT SWEDEN ROCK 2013!

SRF organisers have today announced that Status Quo, Krokus, Demon, Amaranthe, Axxis, Witchcraft and Huntress have been added to the line up for next year’s festival joining the already announced headliners Rush!

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Getaway Rock Festival 2012DYNAZTY AND TWO LOCAL BANDS CONFIRMED FOR GETAWAY!

Getaway Rock Fesitva new additions 2012The countdown has begun – only 10 days to go before the festival area opens for 2012!  Dynazty have been confirmed for Getaway Rock Festival!

In addition to Dynazty, organisers have also announced 2 more fantastic local bands through – ATTITUDE and Ink Stained Promises, as both will play in the Gasklockan

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MetalTown 2012, Gothenburg, SwedenMetal Town 2012 PosterMORE METAL IN ONE PLACE THAN YOU EVER IMAGINE!

So if you are in the Gothenburg area this coming weekend and fancy checking out some great bands like IN FLAMES, SLAYER, OPETH, MACHINE HEAD, MARILYN MANSON, MASTODON ANTHRAX, LAMB OF GOD and any more then never fear as there are still some tickets available and you can purchase them in total security through our friends at Eventim Sweden using the link below!

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Peace and Love Festival Sweden 2012RED HOT HOUSE & DUBSTEP FROM UK – NERO ADDED TO PEACE & LOVE LINE UP!

The British Act of Nero is finally booked! With only two weeks to go until the start of this year’s festival, one of the most sought after acts in house and dubstep has been added to the line up! Nero plays Friday, June 29.

Nero has made a big name in both the Drum & Bass, House and Dubstep, often with a mixture of all styles. In June 2006 Nero released their acclaimed ep, “Requiem ep” and in 2008 came “This Way” which became one of the biggest successes in dubstep for years and still sells large quantities all over the world.

Since then, Nero delivered radio hits and filled dance floors at a furious pace. Last year they were selected to the BBC’s vote “BBC Sound of 2011”. They have worked with everything from Deadmau5 and Tiësto to Beyoncé and Daft Punk.

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Peace and Love Festival Sweden 2012Roxette at Peace & Love 2012ROXETTE TO PLAY ONE SWEDISH SHOW IN 2012 AT PEACE & LOVE FESTIVAL!

In 2012, Roxette will make one appearance in Sweden and it will be at Peace & Love.

Since their comeback in 2009, Roxette fever has risen at a furious pace all over the world and Marie and Per are hotter than ever. An incredibly successful world tour, nineteen months long, with over 1.5 million tickets sold  and in addition, Roxette managed to release two albums: Charm School and Travelling which together sold 700 000 copies.

“It’s been a wonderful journey and we look forward to making our stop in the beautiful Swedish Dalarna” says Per Gessle.

“This is nostalgia high level. Every Swedish probably have a relationship with Per Gessle and Marie Fredriksson of Roxette. When they run “Must have been love” teaches singing along would be enormous” says press officer Ronny Mattsson

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West Coast Riot Sweden 2012WEST COAST RIOT ADDS FIVE MORE ACTS TO THE LINE UP!            

Just two months away from Scandinavia big punk festival West Coast Riot in Gothenburg! Today organisers have announced five new additions –  The veterans Randy is back this summer for a long awaited gig. In addition, the Street Team, The Danish  band 20Belows, and the two Norwegian favorites Wolves Like Us and Honningbarna.

West Coast Riot, which this summer celebrates its fifth anniversary being organised for the first time in a new festival site at the Red Rock on 26 July. Klara already include Rancid, Against Me!, Gallows, Anti-Flag and Astarte.

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Peace and Love Festival Sweden 2012PEACE AND LOVE ADDS ROSVO, A SWEDISH TIGER, GREENLEAF AND MORE!

Peace & Love have added a further five acts to this year’s program.  This time it is about five acts in rock, punk and hardcore. Joining the line up today include hardcore band Rosvi with Peter Dolving from The Haunted, Göteborg punk band a Swedish Tiger and Greenleaf with former members of Dozer.

The full announcement is as follows:  Rosvo, A Swedish Tiger, Greenleaf, Great Heat, Benesser

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Getaway Rock Festival 2012GETAWAY ADDS HAWKEYES AND OZ TO HTIS YEAR’S LINE UP!

From the UK, Leeds quartet Hawkeyes represents one of the major breakthroughs in 2012. With the band’s recently released album, Ideas, the acclaimed heavyweights such as Kerrang, Q Magazine and Metal Hammer, to name a few, and deservedly described as the future of the heavier British rock.

Getaway Rock Festival also welcomes veterans Oz, 30 years after his debut by continuing to hold heavy metal flag flying. As recently as last November, they gave us samples of the old is the oldest of the disc Burning Leather, produced by none other than Nicke Andersson.

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MetalTown 2012, Gothenburg, SwedenMETAL VETERANS CANDLEMASS AND OZ JOIN LINE UP!

With only one month left to the festival, organisers continue to fill the line up with artists.

Confirmed today are the Swedish doom metal kings of Candlemass who in the summer make their first Metaltown appearance in five years. In addition, the legendary Finnish band OZ are also confirmed, reformed after a full 20 years of silence now resurfaced.  Also joining today’s announcement is Canadian comedian and rock lover Jason Rouse.

After three decades as a band belonging Candlemass our most experienced metal masters and most revered Swedish hard rock bands. Grammy-winning, groundbreaking and trend-setter with its doom metal that could not be compared with many other things in the ’80s. The album “Nighfall” from 1987 is a real milestone for the whole genre. The plate which sold nearly a million expemplar became Candlemass definitive breakthrough.

Now updated with their eleventh studio album, “Psalms for the Dead”. Candlemass 2012 is heavier than ever before. A plate as close to dark perfection as you can get and who should be most complete to date.

The Finnish metal veterans in OZ formed the band in the late 70’s. 1983 released the album “Fire in the brain,” as the cult declared and counted as a true metal classic. With songs like “Search Lights,” “Black Candles” and “Megalomaniac” became the album is pretty good here in the USA and Japan.

After 20 years of silence resurfaced OZ last year. Along with Nicke Andersson from the Hellacopters as a producer, they played the album “Burning Leather”.

The rebellious and independent comedian Jason Rouse maintains this summer Metaltown! Canadian who made his name by appearance on including Showtime, HBO, MTV and BBC. We’re talking about a stubborn hard rockers who performed at festivals like Sonisphere, Blood Stock, Hole in the Sky, Download, just to name a few. After an earlier visit to Sweden, he created the evening newspaper headlines after an altercation.

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Peace and Love Festival Sweden 2012THRRE NEW POP ACTS CONFIRMED FOR PEACE AND LOVE FESITVAL L2012

Organisers have today confirmed 3 popular pop acts for this year’s festival line up!   Indie pop band The Shins from New Mexico in the U.S. will visit Sweden and Peace & Love during her extensive European tour. Sugarplum Fairy, who played at the festival almost every year are coming back and also Gothenburg artist Kristian Anttila is confirmed.

The Shins make the perfect pop personified. They are a contemporary pop band with a dash of everything from various 60’s to early The Church and Echo & The Bunnymen. In other words, the pop band you’ve always wanted to hear, and most likely you have already heard The Shins. This summer expect sold-out gigs in London, Amsterdam, Paris, Berlin and Stockholm, and a large and continuous coast to coast tour in the U.S.. The band has been praised wherever they come, and new single, “The Rifle’s Spiral”, taken from the album Port of Morrow, will be released on 28th May, but the magic of Edward Gorey-inspired animated video is already released.

Last year was an exception. It was the only year ever that Sugarplum Fairy hasn’t played at Peace & Love. Although organisers invited along with the band at a free gig in Borlänge to compensate but this year it’s a really hungry band who after the year is do not want anything but to return to the stage at Peace & Love.

Kristian Anttila solidifies his greatness as pop prince from the West Coast with his melodious indie and incredibly beautiful lyrics. It was two years since the last album Swedish girls was released and since then we’ve really missed Kristian,luckily he  is now back with the album Animals and humans.

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Getaway Rock Festival 2012BLACK METAL FOUNDERS VENOM JOIN GETAWAY LINE UP!

Venom at Getaway Rock Festival 2012Black metal’s founders Venom will appears at this year’s Getaway Rock Festival. With their album Black Metal from 1982, earning Venom their rightful place in hard rock history books, when those with a violent and dark rage forever altered and defined our perception of heavy metal.

Over the years, the Newcastle band have contributed to countless boys and girls picking up instruments and forming bands, and their influence on giants like Metallica, Megadeth and Slayer is indisputable.

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MetalTown 2012, Gothenburg, SwedenHAMMERFALL, DEATH DESTRUCTION AND MORE FOR METAL TOWN 2012!

From being a gang in the mid 90’s, harrowed at various places in Gothenburg, has been HAMMERFALL Sweden’s biggest heavy metal band. As is now kicking the doors to arenas Scandinavium.

The story began sometime in 1993 when Oscar Dronjac left the death metal gang Ceremonial Oath. Together with members including In Flames and Dark Tranquillity, he assembled a group that came to represent an early version of Hammerfall. A few years later joined the singer Joacim Cans.

HammerFall was offered a recording contract with Metal Company Nuclear Blast and released 1997 debut album “Glory to the Brave.” The disc was a huge success in many parts of the world and at home in Sweden, the plate was nominated for a Grammy.

Last year, HammerFall released their eighth studio album, “Infected”. At the same time, they made an acclaimed concert in Stockholm, Expressen Martin Carlsson described this way: “After 14 years I’ve actually never seen the band do better than this evening.”

Also added to the line up today are Death Destruction, Year Of The Goat, Sectu, Imminence and Start A Fire!

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Peace and Love Festival Sweden 2012PEACE AND LOVE ANNOUNCE ACOUSTIC ACTS TO THE LINE UP!

Today festival organisers have released five new acts with a focus on the more acoustic music. If you like steel stringed guitars, this is the release for you. Whisk Open’s elite, including Johan Johansson and Dan Viktor come in with The Industry, praised Israel star Nash Gripka, Factory Brains and Mattias Hellberg & The Fur Heads. Moreover, we can reveal that the hard rockers Raubtier takes on cowboy hats and country rock in front of the Bourbon Boys.

Today’s acts:
Israel Nash Gripka [U.S.]
The industry
Bourbon Boys
Mattias Hellberg & The Fur Heads
Factory Brains

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MetalTown 2012, Gothenburg, SwedenMETAL TOWN ADDS 20 BANDS TO THE NEMIS CAMPING STAGE

Festival organisers have added ten bands per day who will play at the Metal Towns camping scene on Friday and Saturday.

A total of 20 bands will perform at the NEMIS CAMPING STAGE, “We have selected bands from our musical activities and from across the country in this effort with a camping scene that we feel is unique” says David Dagemark Studiefrämjandet Gothenburg.

The stage will be close to the campground’s service area and be open from about 14:00 to 22:00 pm on Friday and Saturday.

The bands that play: Mind Ghost, Frozen Ferrets, Doom Dogs, Manimal, Amrita, Noise Of Error, Chilli Hounds, Zero Illusions, Frantic Amber, Lapis Lazuli, In Bloom, Unangel Ennead, Follow The Captain, Dying For Some Action, Black Bush, Backwater, Zephyra, Body, Village Night

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Peace and Love Festival Sweden 2012SVENSKA BJÖRNSTAMMEN, REBECCA & FIONA AND URBAN CONE JOIN LINE UP!

Three Swedish and much desired files are ready for Peace & Love. With less than two months away from publication of the Svenska Björnstammen, Rebecca & Fiona and Urban Cone. In addition, 300 extra tickets for the peace camp to be released on Monday at 11.00. Peace & Love takes place June 26 to 30 in Borlange, and this year’s theme is “A New World”.

With the song “Where I was in World Turns” has the Svenska Björnstammen has shaken life in earlier killing dance floors with each pop fan to hum on an extremely catchy loop.  Last year there were many who missed Rebecca & Fiona‘s gig at P & L, now offers visitors a chance to dance the shit out to one of Sweden’s foremost DJ duos. This time on a bigger stage and with even fatter bass. To miss the women’s success in recent years have been impossible, prices have rained over them and the dance floors has just become more and more packed with every day that has passed. Last fall was the debut album I love you, man!

It’s gone away for the Stockholm guys in the Urban Cone. After putting out the song Urban “Photograph” 2010 was the direct acclaimed, rewritten, and began to spin properly on the radio. In summer you have the opportunity to see them on many of the country’s major festivals, including Peace & Love.

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Peace and Love Festival Sweden 2012PEACE AND LOVE RELEASES 6 NEW ACTS FOR THIS YEAR’S LINE UP!

May month’s first band release contains six pop acts where two can already be considered veterans and four rookies are a promising and bright future ahead of them.

Her sweet and unique voice has gone straight into the hearts of us. She turned over the bones of the Swedish people when she considered other in so much better. She knocked the legs from us again with the single “Some die young”, in other words, Laleh hotter than ever so it would be more or less scandal to not let her play at Peace & Love 2012th The album Sing was released in January and went straight into number one on album charts.

This is pop music consisting of Super Mario beats and drunken synth loops, it is one of last year’s most popular artists and this is just the beginning of a long and lovely career. Tove Styrke is the artist who was discovered by Anders Bagge, the road went through Idol, got rid of the idol stamp and now is an electro pop artist of note. “Call my name” was going through each and every play list last year and the New York Post has listed Tove strength as one of the 10 most interesting artists.

Icona Pop is the Swedish duo that delivers electronic pop at its best. The forming, bloggers, dance floor and music critics worldwide. With the first single “Manners” secured the one spot in French labeln Kitsunés iconic collection series. In the autumn of 2011 came the group’s first proper release, the highly anticipated debut EP Nights Like This. During the year, scheduled to debut album to be released.

Lidingö girl Amanda Mair ended up on top when the news agency TT spectra at the end of last year asked a large number of people in music and media industries which artist they believe will account for the big breakthrough in 2012. We think they are absolutely right, soon 18-year-old Amanda’s big breakthrough will come in 2012 and therefore it is quite obvious that the book such a shining star for Peace & Love 2012th

Alina Devecerskis breakthrough single, “Move over” was officially released a few weeks ago but then a month, it spun frequently on the radio. Alina Devecerski from Sundbyberg, has played in several bands before, and in summer you have the opportunity to see her on several stages around the country.

Caviare Days consist of Maja and Lina Westin from Gävle. An unusual duo takes on modern pop music to new heights. Yesterday was released the debut album and this summer is the chance to see those everywhere in the country. The music includes psychedelic pop with a dollop of it where the dark from the 70’s, in other words, a recipe for success.

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Rockstad Falun Festival, SwedenVIKING METAL FROM VARG ADDED TO ROCKSTAD FALUN LINE UP!
Viking metal band VARG was formed in 2005 and has so far released three full-length album, the first one: “Wolfszeit” had a major impact on the dedicated underground Pagan Metal crowd and gave the band a big boost.

2010 they released the album “Blutaar” on Noise Art Records and it took the band’s old sound to a whole new level of brutality and thicker sound.

On March 4 2011 was the latest album released, “Wolfskult” and in August 2012 VARG will make their Sweden debut at Rockstad: Falun!

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Hultsfred Festival 2012FIRST ACTS JOIN THE SVENSKA MUSIKKLUBBEN STAGE

More DJs and clubs will be added to this stage that we present in cooperation with Svenska Musikklubben – Jacques Renault (US), Medlar (UK), Greymatter (UK), Moullinex (PT), Fare Soldi (IT), Studio Barnhus (S), Qulinez, (S) Sandra Mosh (S)

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MetalTown 2012, Gothenburg, SwedenSOULFLY AND ADEPT ADDED TO METAL TOWN LINE UP

With two months left until this year’s festival, organisers have added two new names to the line up – The former Sepultura member Max Cavalera returns to Sweden with his band Soulfly, joined by Swedish metalcore band Adept!

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Peace and Love Festival Sweden 2012FOUR MORE ARTISTS FOR SWEDEN’S PEACE & LOVE FESTIVAL 2012

In today’s release, we find four Swedish acts that in one way or another have left deep scars in the Swedish popular music history. With a current album and tour is Thåström, prog rock veterans Nationalteaterns Rockorkester, garage pioneers The Nomads and The Soundtrack of Our Lives who embark on their farewell tour.

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