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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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Hultsfred Festival 2012HULTSFRED FESTIVAL ADDS SEVEN MORE ACTS TO THE LINE UP!

Organisers have today revealed that Jamie xx, Familjen, THEESatisfaction, Hyperdub Records presents Kode9, Ikonika, scratch, Cooly G & Morgan Zarate and the mighty Vintage Trouble have been confirmed for this year’s Hultsfred!

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Hultsfred Festival 2012HULTSFRED FESTIVAL BRINGS 4 MORE ACTS TO THIS YEAR’S FESTIVAL LINE UP

Organisers have just announced the addition of Gorillaz Sound System, Bombay Bicycle Club, S.C.U.M. and Porcelain Raft to this year’s line up!

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Hultsfred Festival 2012SLASH AND EAGLES OF DEATH METAL CONFIRMED FOR HULTSFRED FESTIVAL!

With the confirmation of Slash and Eagles Of Death Metal, the Hultsfred Festival lineup has been given a heavy injection of classic rock & roll.

As a musician, Slash is considered a living legend and has left his mark well beyond the hard rock’s boundaries. Slash has recently released his second solo album which is expected in late May, just in time for their visit to the Småland festival.   Also added today are Americans Eagles Of Death Metal who play their only gig in Sweden this summer at Hultsfred.

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Hultsfred Festival 2012HULTSFRED ANNOUNCES EIGHT MORE ACTS FOR THIS YEAR!

Hultsfred organisers have released a further eight bands for this year’s festival – Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, The Vaccines, Feed Me, Far & Son, Miles Kane, Big Deal, Breton and Ewert & The Two Dragons

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Hultsfred Festival 2012HULTSFRED ANNOUNCES MORE ACTS FOR 2012!

We are approaching the half way stage in the planning for this year’s big celebration in the forests of Småland and the festival organisers announce 5 additions to the line up!

The Bronx (U.S.) – With three full length albums and a fourth on the input in 2012, The Bronx purposefully redefined the very essence of what the hardcore and punk can be. It is no coincidence that in April share the stage with Refused and The Hives when they play the classic, The Warfield in San Francisco.

Joker (UK) – In the autumn of 2011 released dubstep-Prince Joker’s first album, The Vision, which was preceded by a plethora of successful singles including Kode9s classical Hyperdub label. Heavy bass lines, lightning breaks and soulful melodies meet up and shaping tomorrow’s soul music.

Errors (UK) – The Scots of Errors has been since his debut in 2005 at Mogwais record label Rock Action Records for each additional release has grown in the suit that the electronic post-rock’s main standard-bearer. With luggage to Hultsfred has the fresh Have Some Faith in Magic, one of the year’s most acclaimed and talked-about albums.

AlunaGeorge (UK) – The Guardian, Dazed & Confused, etc. for the AlunaGeorge as the next big name to be passed after The Weeknd, Jamie Woon and Drake. Hultsfred is the first Swedish festival visit ever to the futuristic R & B duo.

Rising (DK) – With full-length debut To Solemn Ash from the 2011 Danish RISING step up as the best example of that metal is something that is relevant to other than those already initiated. It’s about stoner / sludge but a darn much needed and refreshing punk attitude, self-evident to Hultsfred.

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Hultsfred Festival SwedenFOR THE FIRST TIME IN SWEDEN – KASABIAN CONFIRMED FOR HULTSFRED FESTIVAL 2012!

It’s a damn good feeling that over the past few weeks could see and hear from you about a special band desires. Nice and fun because organisers have worked to get this band for a long time.

So finally, now it’s confirmed  Kasabian go to the forests of Småland in the summer which is actually their first gig ever in Sweden!  Besides the British band, organisers also present the Danish band Sleep Party People.

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Hultsfred Festival SwedenFIVE MORE BANDS REVEALED FOR SWEDEN’S HULTSFRED FESTIVAL

The XX, Marina & The Diamonds, Anna Ternheim, Garbage and Stay+ have all been added to this year’s festival line up!

Radio Active is the second official clue to what we can expect from Marina & The Diamonds forthcoming album, Electra Heart, which is scheduled for spring 2012. If she has previously flirted with the dance floor as stepping Marina with Radioactive definitely into the club.

Anna Ternheim has the God-given ability to dissolve both time and space with his guitar, his voice and his stories. She’s from the opening track To Be Gone on his debut Somebody Outside and until final Dearest Dear at last year’s The Night Visitor managed to capture something for us Swedes unification, a unique performer in today’s Sweden.

Garbage is also a new, long awaited albums this year, an album that indicates a return to a dirtier and Rock Band.

Manchester’s latest finds spelled Stay +, and we are damn excited to have them make their very first, Swedish festival gig at the Hultsfred. A must for all of you who have already left the Wu lift per behind you

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Hultsfred Festival SwedenMORE ADDITIONS FOR SWEDEN’S HULTSFRED FESTIVAL

Earlier this morning we announced that The Cure had confirmed a headline appearance at this year’s Hultsfred festival and now organisers have revealed 3 more bands – James Blake, The Kooks and M83

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Hultsfred Festival SwedenTHE STONE ROSES CONFIRMED FOR HULTSFRED FESTIVAL 2012!

Groundreaking British band The Stone Roses are reunited and coming to Hultsfredsfestivalen 2012.

The legendary four piece – Ian Brown, John Squire, Mani and Reni – whose 1989 debut album is widely considered to be one of the greatest of all time, have already been into a rehearsal studio to start work on the set-list for their eagerly anticipated live shows. One of their very first destinations will be Sweden.

The Stone Roses achieved massive commercial and critical success with only two albums. Their music truly defined an era in popular culture and provided the inspiration for a whole generation of acts to take on the charts.

That UK band recently sold out three concerts in their hometown of Manchester with 220,000 tickets selling out in an hour – a record for a British band.

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Hultsfred Festival SwedenJUSTICE, NOAH & THE WHALE AND FUTURE ISLANDS JOIN HULTSFRED 2012 LINE UP

Booking Work begins to bear fruit for the Hultsfred festival which is now proud to present three additional bands for the summer 2012 line-up;

French band JUSTICE has with there ​​second album, ‘Audio, Video, Disco’ cemented its position as one of the largest and most interesting names on the electronic music scene today.

Following the success of Last Night On Earth, NOAH AND THE WHALE has gone from being a concern for an informed indie crowd to suddenly touch and reach out to a much larger crowd

The third band in today’s release is a Sweden premiere in the festival arena – FUTURE ISLANDS from Baltimore has a bright future ahead of them with their very own romantic sound and worldview. With the album On The Water has the trio created the perfect pop sound for summer 2012.

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Hultsfred Festival SwedenTHE CARDIGANS TO PLAY GRAN TURISMO AT HULTSFRED 2012!

Hultsfred organisers have revealed an exclusive one-off where The Cardigans at the 2012 festival will be playing the whole of the Gran Turismo album.

The Cardigans released Gran Turismo 1998 and the album was described at this time as daring as the band clearly took departure from their previous musical profile. With songs like My Favourite Game, Erase / Rewind and a largely new sound came Gran Turismo to sell more than 2.5 million copies worldwide.

The band expresses their common reaction at the Hultsfred festival’s request and their anticipation of the gig;

“When we received the request was set-up so unexpected and fun that we had to say yes. For us it’s about the joy of rediscovering a favorite album and hopefully it will be the same for the audience.”

Gunnar Lagerman is very pleased to have managed to tie The Cardigans to Hultsfred festival in 2012;

“Our ambition is to offer our visitors unique musical experiences, which we initiated with last year’s festival 2011th Therefore it is of course great fun that we can present one of our biggest bands, with something of this “once in a lifetime”-caliber! ”

The idea and the proposal was initiated and was brought to the band of Lagerman, which resulted in one of the band selectively chosen tour where they will only perform music from Gran Turismo.

The gig at the Hultsfred Festival is the only one in Sweden this year, most recently The Cardigans played live in their homeland was in 2006

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