QUEENSRYCHE TO PLAY AT SWEDEN ROCK 2011

March 7th, 2011
by EvilG
QUEENSRYCHE

QUEENSRYCHE

According to many, they are the seminal pioneers of prog metal. Seattle’s Queensrÿche got a minor break even with their first eponymous EP, and have since released eleven full-length album, with a twelfth one in the way. The band always distinguished themselves with their both intricate and accessible tunes, clever lyrics and Geoff Tate’s impressive vocal performances. Many still associate Queensrÿche primarily with such albums as “Operation: Mindcrime” (1988) and “Empire” (1990), but rather than copying their own recipe for success the band has continued to evolve, never releasing the same record twice. This is one reason for the devotion that characterizes Queensrÿche-fans. Another one is the band’s perennial qualities as a live-act, making them eternal favorites not least with the SRF-crowd.


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CONFIRMED DATES FOR SOME OF THE BANDS:

Wednesday june 8
Hardcore Superstar – Five Horse Johnson – Rhino Bucket – Crashdïet – Seventribe

Thursday june 9
Judas Priest – The Cult – Saxon – Joan Jett – Queensrÿche – Morbid Angel – Buckcherry – Clutch – FM – Moonspell – The Damned – Dan Reed – Groundhogs

Friday june 10
Whitesnake – Rob Zombie – Helloween – Mr Big – Down – Iced Earth – Overkill – Jason & The Scorchers – The Brew

Saturday june 11
Ozzy Osbourne – Black Label Society – Thin Lizzy – Styx – Kansas – Molly Hatchet – Hawkwind – Spock’s Beard – Lee Aaron – Walter Trout – Electric Wizard – Rage (Acoustic)


Confirmed bands so far out of a total of around 70:

Ozzy Osbourne
Judas Priest –
last show ever in Sweden
Whitesnake –
with very special guests
Rob Zombie
The Cult
Saxon
Accept
Black Label Society
Down
Joan Jett and the Blackhearts
Queensrÿche
Kansas
Thin Lizzy
Morbid Angel
Helloween
Styx
Mr Big
Rhapsody of Fire
Iced Earth
Hardcore Superstar
Stryper
Hawkwind
Destruction
Duff McKagan’s Loaded
Molly Hatchet
Clutch
Mustasch
Spock’s Beard
Overkill
The Haunted
The Damned
Buckcherry
Lee Aaron
Gwar
Necronaut
Jason & the Scorchers
Five Horse Johnson
Evergrey
FM
Doc Holliday
Crashdïet
Black Veil Brides
Electric Wizard
Moonspell
Agent Steel
Ghost
Dan Reed Band
Raubtier
Walter Trout
Groundhogs
Mason Ruffner
The Brew
Houston
Fläsket Brinner
Rage (Akustiskt)

The tickets to Sweden Rock Festival 2011 are now released and you buy them directly online at our homepage.

More information at:
www.swedenrock.com

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