H.E.A.T – Sweden Rock Festival 2018 (Photo Gallery)

H.E.A.T – Sweden Rock Festival 2018 (Photo Gallery)

SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL 2018 Decibel Geek‘s photographer Shawn “Animalize” Irwin spent his time at Sweden Rock Festival 2018 capturing as many fantastic performers in action as he could. Hailing from Canada, Animalize marks his third year in a row making it to Sweden Rock. As a result, this year he photographed over 20 bands. So, here is his showcase of H.e.a.t as they rocked the Sweden Stage! H.E.A.T. OFFICIAL WEBSITE / FACEBOOK In addition, be sure to check out Animalize‘s other Sweden Rock Festival 2018…

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SWEDEN ROCK 2018 Announces 12 More Acts (News)

SWEDEN ROCK 2018 Announces 12 More Acts (News)

This morning Sweden Rock Festival unveiled the next crop of bands for the 2018 event. Of the 12 announcements today we find Decibel Geek favorites, Girlschool, H.E.A.T. and Crazy Lixx among the list. Nearly the full line up has now been revealed with just ten more bands left to announce. SWEDEN ROCK 2018 Announcement (translated with Google Translate) One of the progressive rock’s biggest bands now exists in two editions. Yes featuring ARW, coming to…

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H.E.A.T. – Into the Great Unknown (September 21, 2017)

H.E.A.T. – Into the Great Unknown (September 21, 2017)

GAIN Music has announced the forthcoming release of Swedish rockers H.e.a.t‘s latest album, to be titled Into the Great Unknown. It will be the band’s 5th studio album and will be available from September 21, 2017. The band was signed to Peter Stormare‘s record label Storm Vox and in 2008 the debut album H.E.A.T was released. The second album, titled Freedom Rock, came in 2010 on the same record label. In 2011 they signed with GAIN Music (Sony) and they also signed a…

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Meister’s Forgotten, Overlooked & Generally Missed 2015

Meister’s Forgotten, Overlooked & Generally Missed 2015

As usually happens to me, The Meister, I have discovered or finally gotten around to spinning a few albums from the previous year that I had forgotten, overlooked or generally missed. Time to collect them into an article here so that maybe someone else can discover these gems, or maybe you already have. At least one of these albums I was completely unaware of being released until one of our Decibel Geek faithful alerted me…

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Väsby Rock Festival Day 1 – 17th of July

Väsby Rock Festival Day 1 – 17th of July

Introduction Väsby Rock Festival is a relatively new rock festival in Sweden established in 2013. The festival was founded and organized by a group of 8 people devoted to melodic hard rock/metal. The event is held in the small town of Väsby just north of Stockholm. Strategically situated only 10 km from the Stockholm international airport of Arlanda makes it easy for international visitors to just fly in, stay at a hotel just beside the festival…

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The Lionsheart at Sweden Rock Festival!

The Lionsheart at Sweden Rock Festival!

Sweden Rock Festival June 4,5 and 6 2015 The Lionsheart attends Scandinavia’s biggest rock festival, Sweden Rock for the fourth time. With some new friends, it was time to travel down to the south of Sweden to meet up with The Meister and his Canadian friend Laura. A trip of nearly 600 km one way in a not too comfortable van. Wednesday June 3rd After a lot of negotiations and adjustments at work, I finally…

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Sweden Rock-Meister’s Eurotrip 2015: June 5

Sweden Rock-Meister’s Eurotrip 2015: June 5

Sweden Rock Festival Friday June 5, 2015 Here we go with Friday at the 2015 Sweden Rock Festival, or as Laura calls it: Motley day. Laura, my friend from Toronto, is a huge Motley Crue fan and by the end of Crue‘s tenure and their final show in L.A. on New Year’s Eve 2015 she hopes to have attended a lifetime total of 80 Motley shows. She’s up around 77 now including tonight’s set, so…

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Sweden Rock: Year Three For The Meister!

Sweden Rock: Year Three For The Meister!

Yes, I’m at it again! The Meister will be rocking with the best of them for the third straight year at Sweden Rock Festival 2015. Sweden Rock Festival takes place annually near Solvesborg, Sweden and began in 1992, making this its 23rd year in operation! I still wholeheartedly believe that North America has absolutely no idea how to put on a music festival. Certainly not like the Europeans do, especially considering we abandoned good music over…

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