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18 new acts confirmed! Please welcome BILLIE MARTEN [UK], KLARA KELLER, THE KILLS [US], AROOJ AFTAB [PK], A36, ENGLISH TEACHER [UK], YARD ACT [UK], NOURISHED BY TIME [US], ANTONY SZMIEREK [UK], THE THURSTON MOORE GROUP [US], RACHEL CHINOURIRI [UK], THE...
  • June 5, 2024
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A new album from FEVER RAY is an occurrence as rare as it is exhilarating and on their latest masterpiece ‘Radical Romantics’, the ever-changing shapeshifter Karin Dreijer turns their alien eyes to love in all its forms. And as always...
  • May 29, 2024
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Many probably expected that the habitual forerunner ANDRÉ 3000’s return to the limelight would be an astonishing one, but very few anticipated a left turn as radical as an 87-minute-long flute album. Because that is just what ‘New Blue Sun’...
  • March 27, 2024
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For over four decades, CAROLA has taken Sweden by storm. This summer, the popular artist plays at Alive festival. CAROLA HÄGGKVIST is one of Sweden’s most loved and respected artists. She broke through with a thunderous success in Melodifestivalen in...
  • February 7, 2024
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The group of bands that are as good, or better, than they were 20 years ago is not overly crowded. Indie rock stalwarts THE NATIONAL are not only members of that exclusive club but also its torch bearer. The rich...
  • January 31, 2024
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This summer, one of Sweden’s foremost rock bands will make a long-awaited Sweden Rock debut. Fagersta’s THE HIVES have been one of Sweden’s biggest rock exports for almost as long as the festival has existed, so this will be a...
  • January 11, 2024
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Talent is the natural ability to do something well and if the opportunity arises, a hardworking talent is likely to ascend to the stars. This holds true even if you happen to be raised in the very epicenter of the...
  • January 10, 2024
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Lowering the stakes is a tried and tested method to bolster creativity and likely one of the reasons why Radiohead’s primary songwriting duo Jonny Greenwood and Thom Yorke decided to form THE SMILE. And much like Radiohead, THE SMILE is...
  • January 9, 2024
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Swedish lyrics, down-to-earth rock music, punk energy, a group of interrelated childhood friends and a front figure known from a completely different context. This is how STIFTELSEN was described when they made their album debut with “Ljungaverk” in 2012. The...
  • January 8, 2024
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ZARA LARSSON’S career can almost be described as pop history. Her monumental success is bordered by international chart placements and nominations, including at the Swedish Grammys, the British Brit Awards and the MTV Europe Music Awards. The ever-growing hit catalog...
  • December 21, 2023
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Since her debut in 2006, VERONICA MAGGIO has been elevated to the skies by journalists and fans and has achieved incredible commercial success with her seven critically acclaimed albums – all multi-platinum. She has broken a record on Spotify with...
  • December 18, 2023
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Festival organisers have announced 18 news bands & artists for the 2024 lineup for Sweden Rock Festival! And here they are! FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH, RIVAL SONS, STEEL PANTHER, GRAVEYARD, BEAST IN BLACK, GLORYHAMMER, THY ART IS MURDER, ICE NINE...
  • December 9, 2023
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Since 2019, BOLAGET has taken Sweden by storm. This summer, the acclaimed group will play an exclusive Dala gig at Alive festival. Alive festival 2023 was a success with three July days of music, magical atmosphere and visitors of all...
  • December 5, 2023
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ZARA LARSSON is one of Sweden’s biggest music exports this decade and has been awarded numerous prizes. Zara’s song catalog has crossed more than four billion(!) Spotify streams with global mega-hits such as “Lush Life”, “Words” (feat. Alesso), “Symphony” (feat....
  • December 4, 2023
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Way Out West festival organisers have announced the first 3 acts for 2024! With his emotional, atmospheric club music combined with diaristic audio samples collected from Instagram, YouTube, poets and conversations with friends, FRED AGAIN.. creates music that more than...
  • November 18, 2023
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A few crowd favorites return to Norje and Sweden Rock Festival, as well as a few first-timers; the first confirmed bands that are coming to Sweden Rock in June are here. Of approximately 90 bands that are coming to the...
  • October 25, 2023
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2023 is the second year of the Alive festival. However, the traditions of a festival are longer in Borlänge. The place is the same as Peace and Love was housed on for many years before they went under and then...
  • July 6, 2023
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Just in time for Midsummer, organisers release a mix of five new artists for Storsjöyran! VIKTOR NORÉN is touring solo during the summer under his own name and will make a stop in Östersund during Yransöndagen. Sweden’s big future name...
  • June 23, 2023
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As part of its vision to combine big international names with giving audiences the opportunity to discover new and interesting acts, South Ocean Festival is now announcing a second stage on the festival site – the Friends Stage – which...
  • May 30, 2023
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South Ocean Festival is making its third artist release as the summer is fast approaching. The music festival now announces that British rock band THE LIBERTINES and American artist FATHER JOHN MISTY are ready to participate in what will be...
  • April 27, 2023
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Sweden Rock Festival organIsers have now confirmed the last 8 bands who will play this summers festival! The eight acts completing this year’s line-up are German power metal giants POWERWOLF, American punk rockers RANCID, the brutal but melodic SOILWORK, blues...
  • April 18, 2023
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The super legendary, American hard rock pioneers BLUE ÖYSTER CULT, melodic rock heroes H.E.A.T., grindcore godfathers NAPALM DEATH, the ever-depressive KATATONIA, radio friendly modern rockers SMASH INTO PIECES, PHIL CAMPBELL AND THE BASTARD SONS who will be performing songs from...
  • April 11, 2023
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TOVE LO’S majestic entrance onto the scene was, much like her music, unapologetic and bold. With ‘Habits’, not only did she radically expand the narrative of female storytelling but also placed Lo in the forefront of futuristic, contemporary music. A...
  • April 10, 2023
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Although winter has made a comeback, festival summer is fast approaching! On the 13th – 15th July, it’s once again time for the Gasklockorna in Gävle to open the gates to the Gefle Metal Festival and now the bands that...
  • March 29, 2023
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A Melodifestival win, chart-topping album, sold-out tours, own TV program and several nominations in both P3 Gold and Grammys as well as three times named Male Artist of the Year at Rockbjörnen. BENJAMIN INGROSSO already has an impressive CV and...
  • March 28, 2023
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MALMÖ ROCK FESTIVAL now presents the German power metal band FREEDOM CALL as the last band out and with DJ DREGEN who was announced recently, this year’s line-up is complete! ROYAL REPUBLIC is the headliner on home soil and they...
  • March 17, 2023
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LITA FORD, RAISED FIST, KAMELOT, DEATHSTARS, MAMMOTH WVH, BRITISH LION, CONEY HATCH, MARDUK, TRIBULATION, CROWNE, JODDLA MED SIV, SKYND, PERFECT PLAN, SELF DECEPTION, GRIMNER, DEFLESHED and NAKKENKNAEKKER will all play Sweden Rock Festival this summer! LITA FORD made a name...
  • March 9, 2023
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THE SOUNDTRACK OF OUR LIVES are back! In a way, they have never been away! THE SOUNDTRACK OF OUR LIVES are the kind of band that seems to exist outside of time. Even though it’s been over ten years since...
  • March 8, 2023
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BOOM! Global star TIËSTO headlines Bonfire Festival 2023! TIËSTO is one of the world’s biggest EDM artists of all time and has collaborated with Coldplay, Katy Perry, Post Malone, Justin Bieber, The Chainsmokers and Avicii to name but a few....
  • March 7, 2023
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BENJAMIN INGROSSO finally takes the plunge and completes his first real summer tour at festivals and concert venues in Sweden and Norway. It will be an extensive tour with over 20 stops between June and September. During the summer of...
  • March 5, 2023
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