Yes featuring ARW, Graveyard, Pain, more confirmed!

unnamed5_1.jpgOne of the biggest names in progressive rock now exists in two versions. Yes featuring ARW, who are coming to Sweden Rock this summer, are centered around original vocalist Jon Anderson, guitarist Trevor Rabin who composed their super hit "Owner of a lonely heart", and the band's classic keyboard player Rick Wakeman. "The definitive lineup of the greatest band in the history of progressive rock", to quote the members themselves.

 

Also confirmed for this summer's festival are Graveyard, Pain, Steelheart, H.E.A.T., Girlschool, Inglorious, Avatarium, Sky High, Hackensack, Electric Mary and Crazy Lixx.


We're now closing in on a full line-up, which this year means a total of 82 bands! Unfortunately, we need to inform you that both Shooter Jennings and Pop Evil have cancelled their gigs at Sweden Rock, which leaves another 10 acts to be announced after today.

Another 10 bands confirmed! Today we are happy to announce another 10 bands confirmed for this summer's festival. The latest additions to the line-up are British heavy metal legends Saxon , the brand new outfit Deadland Ritual - comprised of Geezer Butler (ex-Black Sabbath), Matt Sorum (ex-Guns n' Roses), Steve Stevens (Billy Idol) and Franky Perez (Apocalyptica) - rising Polish black metal stars Batushka , Stockholm funk rockers Electric Boys , Blue Öyster Cult/Alice Cooper offspring Blue Coupe , party stoner quartet Royal Republic , pop metal heads Dynazty , the celtic influenced Sir Reg , Canadian rock'n'rollers The Wild! and Italian music university graduates...
Published 19 December 2018 at 00:49
3-DAY TICKETS SOLD OUT! WE HAVE THE BEST AUDIENCE IN THE WORLD! All the 3-day tickets are now sold out, THANK YOU for choosing to visit us year after year. It's time to start dreaming about summer 2019, and to look forward to another few bands to be added to our line-up. If you still don't have a ticket, there are a limited number of 4-day VIP tickets left . 1-day tickets will be released later on, more information will be provided when we have a set date.
Published 18 December 2018 at 18:15
Easy Action to reunite at Sweden Rock! 1986 saw the release of a Swedish melodic rock classic: the Easy Action album "That makes one" . Soon after its release, guitarist Kee Marcello was drafted to join Europe and the promising band fell apart. Vocalist Tommy Nilsson went on to become one of Sweden's biggest pop stars, scoring several huge domestic single hits. Following a number of successful years with Europe, Kee has released solo albums and a biography as well as performed in the musical "Rock of ages", among other things. Tommy Nilsson returns to rock after 33 years An earlier incarnation of Easy Action, featuring Zinny Zan...
Published 18 December 2018 at 09:38
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