Dave Glynn’s Top Ten of 2018 (Top Albums 2018)

Dave Glynn’s Top Ten of 2018 (Top Albums 2018)

Dave’s Top 10 Albums of 2018 #10. HARDCORE SUPERSTAR – You Can’t Kill My Rock n Roll Best track: “Hit Me Where It Hurts” First up is a veteran band that mixes many styles – funk, punk, Dead Daisies, Aerosmith, Anthrax, and others. With a number of #1 hits and Swedish Grammy awards, they prove they can hold their own in a tough market (it’s a known fact around Decibel Geek that Sweden has the highest percentage…

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CALL OF THE WILD – Full Festival Lineup Announced (News)

CALL OF THE WILD – Full Festival Lineup Announced (News)

A new festival has reached Decibel Geek‘s website editor/staff writer Rich “The Meister” Dillon, also co-host of the CGCM Podcast. This brand new discovery, titled Call Of The Wild, takes place in  the beautiful historic city of Lincoln, UK. The event, situated in late May 2019, features a few bands that have long been on “The Meister Radar”. Bands like Burnt Out Wreck, Massive and especially Trucker Diablo. Plus, of course, some known big hitters such…

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HARDCORE SUPERSTAR – Sweden Rock Festival 2018 (Photo Gallery)

HARDCORE SUPERSTAR – 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 Hardcore Superstar as they rocked the Sweden Stage! HCSS OFFICIAL WEBSITE / FACEBOOK In addition, be sure to check out Animalize‘s other Sweden Rock Festival 2018…

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More Bands Revealed for SWEDEN ROCK 2018 (News)

More Bands Revealed for SWEDEN ROCK 2018 (News)

Revealed this morning are another batch of bands confirmed for the 2018 Sweden Rock Festival. Here’s the official announcement (translated from Swedish via Google Translate): Another six bands ready! Today we can present another six bands to the summer’s Sweden Rock Festival. Killswitch Engage belongs to the biggest names in today’s American metal and is linked to the Iron Maiden European Tour this summer. Of course, they also follow Sweden Rock with Maiden! Sweden’s Hardcore…

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Crankin the Law – Ep258

Crankin the Law – Ep258

The guys blast a bunch of awesome songs and simultaneously tip their hat to the good guys in law enforcement with Crankin the Law – Ep258. In this hour-plus block of rock, your hosts spin killer law-related tracks from the likes of Helloween, X-Cops, Hardcore Superstar, Motorhead, Saxon, Suicidal Tendencies, Soundgarden, Anthrax, Anti-Nowhere League, and Stryper. They also discuss law enforcement and its effect on society and rock n’ roll. We hope you enjoy Crankin…

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Monsters of Rock Cruise East Wrap-Up 2016

Monsters of Rock Cruise East Wrap-Up 2016

The fifth voyage of the historic floating rock and roll party that is The Monsters of Rock Cruise has returned safely to port and drawn to a close. Decibel Geek has provided some extensive coverage in the past of Monsters of Rock Cruises, mostly through The Meister‘s blog series and links to all related articles appear at the conclusion of this 2016 wrap-up. This year found us aboard a different ship and cruise line as…

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Sweden Rock-Meister’s Eurotrip 2015: June 6

Sweden Rock-Meister’s Eurotrip 2015: June 6

Sweden Rock Festival Saturday June 6, 2015 Today is also Sweden’s National Day, so there are events flavored as such and the blue and yellow colours of the Swedish flag are everywhere. We left Shawn at home today as he seemed a bit tired and even a little worse for wear and we headed off for the final day at Sweden Rock Festival 2015. The day began for us with The Sirens on the Sweden Stage,…

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Hardcore Superstar-HCSS Album Review by Blair

Hardcore Superstar-HCSS Album Review by Blair

Good things come from Sweden: IKEA, ABBA & Roxette, Europe, hockey players and Hardcore Superstar! I am likely the only HCSS fan to also mention ABBA & Roxette alongside, I make no apologies for my aforementioned love of catchy choruses, if you aren’t already aware I have warned previously in articles. I really cannot recall how I bumped into HCSS but I do remember the first tune I heard from these guys; “Someone Special” and…

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Hardcore Superstar-HCSS (April 21, 2015)

Hardcore Superstar-HCSS (April 21, 2015)

Hard rock band Hardcore Superstar began in 1997 in Gothenburg, Sweden and had several #1 hit singles, and Grammy wins in their home country. The April 21, 2015 release of HCSS will mark the 10th studio album for the Swedes. The Swedish four-piece had the balls to marry two styles that grew up hating each other, thrash metal and sleaze rock. The former hard, aggressive and ugly, the latter catchy, melodic and decadent. Present members Jocke Berg (vocals),…

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