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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 2012HIP HOP AND REGGAE ADDITIONS FOR PEACE AND LOVE FESTIVAL 2012

The week’s other band release now published four acts in hip-hop and reggae. Chords will be back after his celebrated 2010 gig, Cubanen X Alfonso making his third gig at the festival, Navid Modiri appear under his name and Borlänge’s own rapper Follow Him To the End of the Desert occur at home. Peace & Love takes place June 26 to 30 in Borlange, and this year’s theme is “A New World”.

Although it’s been a while since the debut, Chords kept himself busy over the years. He has traveled throughout Scandinavia and Europe as well as east and west coasts of the United States and made a total of more than 150 concerts with primarily Timbuktu & Damn! and Completely Off but also Looptroop Rockers, J-Ro, Mapei and Danish house producer Varano. Now he’s back with new album and renewed energy.

Cubas greatest modern artist makes hat trick of Peace & Love Shows. For the third consecutive year he comes back to the Peace & Love, with its rock-scented blend of hip-hop and reggae. X Alfonso is a really influential artist in Cuba, b la official ambassador for UNICEF and Minister for Peace & Love Havana. 2009, he played in his hometown of Havana for 1, 1 million people in the audience.

It was not supposed to Navid Modiri would become a musician. The goal was set in writing when Navid wrote his first book of poetry and had a romance going on. But then he met seven musical guys in Skåne and they had the patience to let Navid discover their musicality. Since then it became disks and energetic gigs with backing band the Gods. Now, Navid finally back on stage, this time under his own name and date with new ep Hopeless.

Follow Him To The End of the Desert is a dedicated and close to insanity convinced vegan and hip-hop artist from the industrial town of Borlänge in Dalarna dark forests. He is the only act of its kind. He has enlightened and preached live in places that Debaser Slussen, Roskilde Festival and races with their original and intense live performances. He’s been dissed, huh? By Jan Guillou for his involvement in the wolf debate. The debate may be important but it is music that is driving and after some vinyl EPs and mixtapes are in June, time for the first single “Time To Die” from the album The Dalecarlian Book of the Dead coming this fall.

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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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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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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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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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Peace and Love Festival Sweden 2012BILLY IDOL, RISE AGAINST, SIMPLE PLAN AND ANCHOR CONFIRMED!

Billy Idol and Peace and Love 2012Rock Nostalgia by Billy Idol, melodic hardcore rock with Rise Against, pop punk with Simple Plan, as well as heavy and aggressive hardcore with Anchor. Now released four more names to this summer’s festival.

One of the 80’s greatest rock icons Billy Idol coming to Peace & Love. British Billy Idol started his career in Generation X, and continued under his name to pump out the mega hits that “White Wedding”, “Sweet sixteen” and “Rebel yell”. Now, he set out on an extensive tour and only stop will be in town.

Rise Against rose to prominence in 2009 when hit ballad “Hero of War” revolved in countless mp3 player. A power ballad that simply could not escape anyone and who also broke from Rise Against normal melodic hardcore. The band was formed in 1999 in Chicago and later they were visiting the country was the 2011th Six albums have come to be the last of which came last year.

Canadian band Simple Plan finds inspiration from the days when Green Day topped the charts. Simple Plan takes this genre and makes it modern by today’s rules. After tours including Good Charlotte and Melody Club is the time for Simple Plan to align itself with the Peace & Love’s scene to give us a real pleasure injection accompanied by rapid beats and guitar playing.

Anchor is one of Sweden’s hardest, aggressive bands. With one foot in the hardcore scene and the others in the Metal Anchor has made a name for themselves with their aggressive sound and strong vocals. The inspiration from bands like Judge, Entombed and Verse.

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Peace and Love Festival Sweden 2012MAGNUS UGGLA, ELDKVARN AND EVA EASTWOOD CONFIRMED!

When Magnus Uggla appeared on the scene in the 70s he was a really odd punk and glam bird. Debut plate If Bobbo Viking is a classic and he absorbed the atmosphere of the future like no other. All nostalgia and other fans can now return to the times, since Magnus runs a lot of material from these early years” says press officer Ronny Thompson.

You do not read a lot to catch the Magnus Uggla has done for the Swedish rock music scene. Ever since the first album If Bobbo Viking Magnus has delivered finds a furious pace and some discs are legendary. Now do the Magnetic Fields debut at Peace & Love by voicing songs from his early period, from About Bobbo Viking well into the 80’s.

From Pastry Broadway and the streets around the factories in Norrköping legendary Eldkvarn. There are few who might have escaped Eldkvarns success in recent years. With a handful of records, sold-out tours and a cookery of singers success has been a fact and Eldkvarn took No. 3 tram through the sweet life and received the new attention they deserve.

One of the biggest rockabilly queens and also the winner of this year’s Millencolin Music Prize is ready for the festival. Eva Eastwood released his first album in 1999 and has since released about one album every year, Eve’s new album, Oh, what a record! in April. The music is inspired by 50th century and its culture. She has appeared on Sing-along at Skansen and also as a songwriter for numerous artists.

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Peace and Love Festival Sweden 2012THREE BRITISH TREASURES ADDED TO PEACE & LOVE LINE UP

Peace & Love takes place June 26 to 30 in Borlange, and this year’s theme is “A New World” – we can now present the three British treasures to Peace & Love in the summer. Indie rock band Bloc Party, punk pop The Subways and the latest British sensation Benjamin Francis Leftwich is ready for the festival.

Bloc Party was formed in London in 2002 and has since played nice indie rock, but also a lot of post punk with clattering drums and nice guitars. Bloc Party released their debut album Silent Alarm in February 2005, an album that was nominated for the Mercury Music Prize, and in February 2007 saw the follow up A Weekend in the City. In the spring, also a new record

One of England’s most popular live bands take the Subways to Borlänge and Peace & Love, a band that makes the absolute best at the festival. It is cheeky, punky and teenagey and The Subway always gives 100% live with their straight powerpop. Brothers Billy Lunn and Josh Morgan, and bassist Charlotte Cooper released their first album in 2005 and the song “Rock and Roll Queen” made famous by TV series OC.

Benjamin Francis Leftwich is only 22 years but has already achieved great success at home in England with their debut album Load smoke before the snow storm. What critics have lit the of when they hear the Son of York is the voice, a voice that is uniquely hypnotic and that builds up throughout the music. People have compared him to Elliott Smith, Ryan Adams and now Benjamin to Sweden and the Peace & Love.

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Peace and Love Festival SwedenSTEPHEN MARLEY, MAC MILLER & TIMBUKTU JOIN PEACE & LOVE LINE UP!

Last year we were invited to reggae in the world performed by himself, Ziggy Marley, and this year we want to have at least as good reggae and offers therefore into his little brother, Stephen Marley.

As the son of the world’s greatest reggae musician of all time has been a heavy mantle to shoulder, but for Stephen Marley has never been a problem. Already since childhood, he has been doing music, but it took until 2005 before the first solo album came. Since then there have been few tiles and now at last, Stephen returned to Sweden and it is only at Peace & Love to have the chance to see him in Sweden this summer.

From Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the hip-hoper Mac Miller. Just 20 years old, Mac Miller has made a really big name in the hip-hop arena and the hit song “Donald Trump” has over 44 million views on Youtube. This is therefore a rising star who has a bright future and now can be seen at Peace & Love in the summer.

After last year’s successful gig at Peace & Love, it would be almost a crime not to invite back Skåne comfortable swinging king of Timbuktu with groovy hip-hop with strong lyrics return to Borlange. During the fall, he has been seen to do hip-hop version of famous songs “So much the better

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Peace and Love Festival SwedenTHREE MORE BANDS ANNOUNCED FOR PEACE & LOVE FESTIVAL 2012

Organisers have revealed that U.S. hardcore / metal band Hatebreed, Swedish Death Metal band Arch Enemy and punk pioneers Breathe Carolina are all exclusive shows and Breathe Carolina have reunited as well.

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