SWEDEN ROCK 2023 - 13 Bands Added (News)

SWEDEN ROCK 2023 – 13 Bands Added

Just in time for Christmas, we are happy to announce another 13 acts for this summer’s Sweden Rock Festival.

DEEP PURPLE

For the first time in 17 years, one of the truly pioneering bands of the hard rock genre are returning to Sweden RockDeep Purple became legendary in the ’70s, made a sensational comeback in the ’80s and have enjoyed another renaissance in later years thanks to both their powerful live performances and strong albums like Whoosh! (2020). This summer they will finally be back in Sölvesborg!

EUROPE

Europe made their long-awaited comeback at SRF 2004 and recorded a magical concert film at the 2013 festival. Ten years on, it is once again time for the Sweden Rock audience to enjoy later fan favourites as well as classics like “Rock the Night“, “Seven Doors Hotel“, “Carrie“, “Superstitious“, “Cherokee” and, of course, that famous song with the keyboard intro?

Also confirmed for the festival are the heavily AC/DC-influenced Australians in Airbourne, SRF debutants and retro rockers Wolfmother, reborn sleaze kings Skid Row, now fronted by Erik Grönwall (ex-H.E.A.T.), traditional, German heavy metal band U.D.O. fronted by former Accept main man Udo Dirkschneider, classic stoner rockers Monster Magnet, reformed, Norwegian melodic ’80s act TNT, Tunisian metal band Myrath, who played two already classic shows at SRF 2019, Danish star Mike Tramp, who will be celebrating his time with the band White Lion, the new, American blues rock hope Christone Kingfish, Slipknot related metal band Vended and the up and coming British AOR singer Chez Kane.

ALL ARTISTS CONFIRMED SO FAR:

Iron Maiden
Ghost
Mötley Crüe
Def Leppard
Deep Purple
Pantera
Europe
Gojira
Behemoth
Clutch
Airbourne
Testament
Wolfmother
Skid Row
U.D.O.
Monster Magnet
Avatar
TNT
Myrath
Thundermother
Sator
Mike Tramp
Christone Kingfish Ingram
Threshold
Vended
Green Lung
Chez Kane
Ström
Hot Breath

Another 60+ bands are still to be announced!

The 30th edition of the Sweden Rock Festival is organized in Sölvesborg on June 7-10.

The tickets are released and can be found at www.swedenrock.com.

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About SRF:

Sweden Rock is Scandinavia’s biggest hard rock festival. Every year, visitors from around 50 countries are attracted to Sölvesborg, where they are treated to over 80 concerts in a mix of classic rock, hard rock, southern rock and metal. Sweden Rock is known for maintaining a high level of service, and the friendly atmosphere has become one of the main hallmarks of the festival. In addition to the annual festival, Sweden Rock now has a magazine, drinks and lifestyle products gathered under its brand.

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