The Best of 2017 (Feature)

The Best of 2017 (Feature)

First of all, hello, and welcome to Decibel Geek. For the uninitiated, we are a hard rock/heavy metal website and weekly podcast. Decibel Geek began as a weekly podcast presented by hosts Chris Czynszak and Aaron Camaro and has consequently grown into what you find here today. Alongside the weekly issued, absolutely free podcast episodes, our website features photo galleries from live events around the world as well a direct feed to our YouTube channel, DBGTV. Our website team encompasses some 40 authors and contributors…

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SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL 2017 – A Recap in photos

SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL 2017 – A Recap in photos

Sweden Rock Festival 2017 For the second year in a row, I was able to go to Sweden Rock. This time I was fortunate to see Canadian hard rock band Helix live in Sweden, along with Edguy, Aerosmith, Saxon, Lionheart and many more. I had a great time once again with my Decibel Geek brethren and hope to continue returning year after year to this awesome festival. Here is a recap of the bands I…

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The 2017 SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL – Recap Day 1 (Festival Review/Feature)

The 2017 SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL – Recap Day 1 (Festival Review/Feature)

Tuesday, June 6, 2017 – Arrival Day 2017 Arriving the day before festival kick-off is the only way to go! A great way to acclimate yourself after a long transatlantic flight. And simply the best part…greeting your worldwide rockin’ pals. My favorite days of metal events such as the Monsters of Rock Cruise and Sweden Rock are the day before as all your friends arrive. The anticipation of another great life-changing rockin’ time on the horizon….

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ART NATION – Liberation (Album Review)

ART NATION – Liberation (Album Review)

 Sweden has an enviable reputation for fertilizing rock acts, producing quality bands such as Europe.  Art Nation are another great band from the country of Abba and Liberation is one of the best pop rock albums you will hear this year.  It is a sublime summer feel good record that will make you dust off your sleeveless T-shirt, put on your Ray Bans and slick back your hair. Formed only in 2014 by Alexander Strandell…

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ART NATION – Liberation (April 28, 2017)

ART NATION – Liberation (April 28, 2017)

After releasing the debut album Revolution in August 2015, Art Nation is rapidly becoming one of Europe’s most promising rock acts. Art Nation have played at a number of large Swedish music festivals and are already booked for a lot of shows in 2017 including Sweden Rock Festival. The second album, Liberation will be released in April 2017. The band was nominated in Gaffa Magazine as “Breakthrough of the year 2015”, Powerplay Magazine nominated the debut…

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Rockweekend AOR day 1 – February 19th

Rockweekend AOR day 1 – February 19th

Rockweekend AOR is a new AOR festival around and it is in my native country of Sweden. Being a visitor to the largest AOR festival in Europe for many years now (Firefest) and the Väsby Rock Festival there was no other choice than to get your ass on the train to Stockholm this cold and windy February night. The two main men organising this festival were Johan Nylén of Planet AOR, who is also part of the Firefest…

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