Roskilde Festival 2012

LINE UP ‘ALMOST COMPLETE’ -DR JOHN TO PLAY ROSKILDE 2012! Dr John, the legend from New Orleans is added to the lineup along with electronic summer sounds from Africa Hitech and Giraffage. Today’s new music announcements span a genre spectrum from silver-grey voodoo rock to young electronica. We welcome the brightest times of the year … More Roskilde Festival 2012

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THREE GENRE DEFINING ARTISTS CONFIRMED FOR ROSKILDE 2012! One week before organisers reveal this year’s full line up, they have announced three genre-defining men, all of whom are important figures in each of their very different music genres. RUBÉN BLADES (PAN) is one of the flagships in hard, politically indignated “salsa dura”, and he can … More Roskilde Festival 2012

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APOLLO COUNTDOWN STAGE FILLS WITH YOUNG ELECTRONIC SOUNDS! Apollo Countdown is the name of Roskilde Festival’s new electronic stage – in the warm-up days (music is playing between 1st – 4th July). Following the tradition with the Pavilion Junior stage, Apollo Countdown focuses primarily on upcoming Nordic artists.  The following 20 acts will deliver all … More Roskilde Festival 2012

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MORE UPCOMING ACTS CONFIRMED FOR ROSKILDE’S PAVILION JUNIOR Roskilde Festival’s stage for newly hatched bands will be filled with diverse talent.  Another impressive array of artists are ready for Pavilion Junior – Roskilde Festival’s stage for upcoming, predominantly Scandinavian bands. This week’s new additions almost have the same width as the rest of the festival … More Roskilde Festival 2012

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MAC MILLER, A$AP ROCKY AND DOMINIQUE YOUNG UNIQUE JOIN ROSKILDE BILL! Three hot, young up-and-coming rappers from the United States share the spotlight in today’s announcement. MAC MILLER has conquered the young hip hop scene just like his bro Wiz Khalifa, who is also playing Roskilde this summer. With his debut album Blue Slide Park … More Roskilde Festival 2012

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MEW CONFIRMED FOR ROSKILDE 2012 The exclusive concert with the Nordic favourites is announced along with Mutiny On The Bounty and Ter Haar.   Organisers have confirmed a much welcome Roskilde reunion, an audience favourite plays an exclusive show – one of very few in 2012 – for its Scandinavian fans. MEW (DK) has developed a … More Roskilde Festival 2012

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ELECTRONIC AND 1st NORWEGIAN BAND ANNOUNCED FOR ROSKILDE 2012! Today’s announcement contains three highly promising shooting stars of electronic music who in no way see their respective nationalities as a musical limitation as well as the first of the Norwegian bands for 2012! MARTYN (NL) mixes dubstep, techno, UK funky and drum’n’bass in a transatlantic … More Roskilde Festival 2012

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REFUSED ARE HEADING TO ROSKILDE 2012! This Wednesday’s announcements tremble with fervor, power and nerve. REFUSED (S) has announced a series of concerts followed by a near-religious ecstasy with fans of metal, punk and (post-)hardcore. The Shape Of Punk To Come – one of the hardcore genre’s undisputed masterpieces – resulted in Refused splitting up … More Roskilde Festival 2012

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THE ROOTS & JONATHAN JOHANSSON JOIN ROSKILDE LINE UP! The American hip hop collective is added to the line-up together with Swedish artist Jonathan Johansson. THE ROOTS (US) play at Roskilde Festival as the only Scandinavian job this summer. The American hip hop collective rarely visits Europe nowadays. The performance at Roskilde Festival will be … More Roskilde Festival 2012

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THE CURE TO PLAY ROSKILDE 2012! Robert Smith’s dark-romantic rock band is joined by AraabMuzik and Cold Specks. We have another major act ready on a dark winter’s day. We proudly present a legendary band who has not played at Roskilde Festival since 2001. THE CURE (UK) incarnates dark, British rock. In Scandinavia they are … More Roskilde Festival 2012

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FIRST DANISH BANDS ANNOUNCED FOR ROSKILDE FESTIVAL 2012 After a December full of international heavyweights, we start the new year with a batch of Danish bands. I GOT YOU ON TAPE retakes Roskilde Festival as a band that risen significantly from the ranks since their last visit at the festival in 2009. The Danes are … More Roskilde Festival 2012

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FRIENDLY FIRES AND TUNE-YARDS TOPLAY ROSKILDE FESTIVAL 2012 Two colourful summer bands join the festival programme on one of the shortest days of the year.  Organisers have announced two festive and colourful music acts in the middle of the winter darkness and the late Christmas shopping frenzy. FRIENDLY FIRES (UK) – Friendly Fires aim with … More Roskilde Festival 2012

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ROSKILDE ANNOUNCE THE FIRST  METAL ACTS TO RUIN THE PEACE OF XMAS! The Christmasy spirit of December is strongly challenged by today’s two new bands who mark the first metal influence on the Roskilde programme. DEVILDRIVER (US) conquers your ears with pumped-up thrash, hardcore and death metal in well-balanced doses. Through intense touring and discipline, … More Roskilde Festival 2012

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AMERICAN ROCK ICON & HIS FAITHFUL E STREET BAND CONFIRMED FOR ROSKILDE 2012! A rock dream comes true in 2012. This year’s December announcements reach their climax with the confirmation of a true legend. BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN & THE E STREET BAND (US) are ready to take on Orange Stage this summer with a characteristically long … More Roskilde Festival 2012

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HIP HOP ANNOUNCEMENT TIME FOR ROSKILDE FESTIVAL 2012! It’s time for hip hop. Today’s music announcement offers fresh blood from USA! WIZ KHALIFA has broken through big time with “Black and Yellow”, which has been a huge hit on the radio. With this festive and poppy tribute to his local NFL team, Wiz Khalifa went … More Roskilde Festival 2012

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AUDIENCE FAVE BON IVER IS COMING TO ROSKILDE 2012 The bearded folk hero is a new early triumph for the coming music programme. Organisers have added a solid act to the programme for fans of alternative folk from God’s own country. BON IVER (US) broke through with the lonely, sobbingly beautiful debut album For Emma, … More Roskilde Festival 2012

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FIRST BIG NAME FOR ROSKILDE FESTIVAL 2012 – BJORK! The Icelandic superstar is ready to pay another visit to Scandinavia’s biggest festival. Organisers kick off the new festival season with a true ”Roskilde act”. One of the most distinct profiles and an always surprising musician. BJÖRK (ISL) combines, like few others, broad appeal with artistic … More Roskilde Festival 2012

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