GENERATIONS ARMY – Voices and Visions (EP Review)

GENERATIONS ARMY – Voices and Visions (EP Review)

I discover new and “new to me” music from a variety of places. Festival attendance is one way through either the pre-fest listening prep or the surprise live set. Another is through recommendations of friends. So, when a friend asked me to look into a band called The Generations Army I thought, “what the hell?”. I quickly discovered that this Swedish thrash metal band also appeared in the upcoming 2019 Sweden Rock Festival poster as…

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SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL 2019 – Final Bands (News)

SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL 2019 – Final Bands (News)

Final 14 Bands for SWEDEN ROCK Festival 2019 Announced Press Release (translated by Google Translate): Today we can present the last 14 bands to Sweden Rock Festival 2019. One of the world’s largest extreme metal bands, Behemoth, returns to Sweden Rock with a larger stage production than ever before. LOK resumes when the others fall and makes their first gig in 17 years. Turbonegro‘s former frontman Hank von Hell makes Sweden Rock debut. Lillasyster manages…

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SWEDEN ROCK 2019 – NEMIS Stage Bands Announced (News)

SWEDEN ROCK 2019 – NEMIS Stage Bands Announced (News)

From a SWEDEN ROCK 2019 Press Release translated via Google Translate (with slight edits): Together with Studiefrämjandet Musik, the eight Nemis bands are presented today, which this summer will have the chance to show off for the Sweden Rock audience. Today we have the pleasure of presenting the eight new bands that this summer get the chance to show off at the country’s largest rock festival. For the 14th year in a row, the Studiefrämjandets…

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SWEDEN ROCK 2019 – One-Day Tickets (News)

SWEDEN ROCK 2019 – One-Day Tickets (News)

SWEDEN ROCK 2019 – One-day Tickets Are Coming! Time to mark your calendar! THIS FRIDAY (25th OF JANUARY) AT 10:00 AM THE Sweden Rock 2019 – ONE-DAY TICKETS GO ON SALE! A piece of news for this year is that you will be able to choose VIP for one-day tickets as well. An opportunity many of you have requested previous years. We are also happy to let you know that due to a bit of…

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SWEDEN ROCK 2019 – Complete Coverage (Festival Report)

SWEDEN ROCK 2019 – Complete Coverage (Festival Report)

The Meister is all set for his seventh return engagement to SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL 2019. Starting out solo in 2013 representing Decibel Geek, many were amazed Meister would make the journey. Over the years he has been joined by different friends and other Decibel Geeks as well. Following Meister‘s exploits and all the pertinent Sweden Rock Festival announcements, you’ve come to the right place! This page will be a steady build leading up to the event, during and after it’s completion. Therefore, here you’ll find our…

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SHAWN “Animalize” IRWIN’s Top Ten of 2018 (Top Albums 2018)

SHAWN “Animalize” IRWIN’s Top Ten of 2018 (Top Albums 2018)

As 2018 quickly comes to a conclusion, it is time to reflect on over 130 new music releases that were discovered this year and to pick my Top Ten for 2018. Bringing these down to my Top 10 has not been an easy task. Some worthy mentions would be new releases from Holter, Tokyo Blade, Magnum, Ten, Stryper, W.E.T., Saxon, Mob Rules, Kamelot, Eliene, Udo, and Red Dragon Cartel. The recap of my last few…

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SWEDEN ROCK 2019 – Unveil 10 More Acts (News)

SWEDEN ROCK 2019 – Unveil 10 More Acts (News)

Yesterday the SWEDEN ROCK 2019 FESTIVAL announced that Melodic Rock band Easy Action will make an exclusive appearance. Here’s the post taken direct from the Sweden Rock Facebook page: “1986 saw the release of a Swedish melodic rock classic: the Easy Action album That Makes One. This summer, the That Makes One version of the band makes its first comeback, exclusively at Sweden Rock Festival! This will also be singer Tommy Nilsson’s first return to…

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SWEDEN ROCK 2019 – More Bands Added (News)

SWEDEN ROCK 2019 – More Bands Added (News)

Twelve more acts for the 2019 Sweden Rock Festival were revealed this morning! Speaking as an attendee of the event since 2013, Sweden Rock 2019 may just be one of the best lineups yet. For me personally anyway! Here’s the press release announcement translated from Swedish thanks to Google Translate: Slayer does his last Sweden show ever at the Sweden Rock Festival in June! On Wednesday, Slayer played for a crowded Hovet on his farewell…

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The Second Wave of Bands for SWEDEN ROCK 2019 (News)

The Second Wave of Bands for SWEDEN ROCK 2019 (News)

SWEDEN ROCK 2019 reveals the next wave of bands for the event. The full press release announcing the 20 additions can be seen below (translated from Swedish via Google Translate and with slight edits). SWEDEN ROCK PRESS RELEASE Tuesday November, 20, 2018: ZZ Top is one of the 20 bands the Sweden Rock Festival today announces for the coming summer festival. We can now present another 20 pieces to the summer’s Sweden Rock Festival! ZZ…

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SWEDEN ROCK 2019-NEMIS Stage Applications Open (News)

SWEDEN ROCK 2019-NEMIS Stage Applications Open (News)

As Decibel Geek readers are probably very aware, our website editor/staff writer Rich “The Meister” Dillon travels each year from Toronto, Canada to Sölvesborg, Sweden for Sweden Rock Festival. This year, 2019 represents his seventh straight year of the adventure. One of his favorite things at the massive event is the NEMIS stage (New Music In Sweden). Through this stage and a parade of unknown to him before, he has discovered quite a few truly…

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