Tag: Europe

Europe – The Enmore Theatre, Sydney – May 22, 2018

Europe – The Enmore Theatre, Sydney – May 22, 2018

Date: Tuesday May 22, 2018 Venue: The Enmore Theatre, Sydney Presented by: Showcase Entertainment Group Photos by: Gwendolyn Lee – Gwendolyn Lee Photography Images should not be reproduced without consent of photographer and MTRBWY   Check out our review from the night HERE Check out our interview with Joey Tempest HERE  

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Europe – The Enmore Theatre, Sydney – May 22, 2018

Europe – The Enmore Theatre, Sydney – May 22, 2018

It kind of feels hard to believe that Europe have never toured Australia, but here we are in 2018 and they’re finally here to give us an evening with Europe, all Europe, all night and the crowd here are pumped and ready (even if a lot of them are here for one song.) Let’s see how converted they are after […]

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Joey Tempest of Europe

Joey Tempest of Europe

“…we do stuff together but we also try to dig deeper with each record and find the expression rather than copy ourselves from the past or anything, we think there’s room for nostalgia in the live concert but in the studio we don’t find any room for nostalgia like that.” From Release: Sweden’s legendary hard rock band EUROPE, best known […]

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EUROPE To Tour Australia For The First Time Ever – May 2018!

EUROPE To Tour Australia For The First Time Ever – May 2018!

Sweden’s legendary hard rock band EUROPE, best known for their worldwide 1986 Smash Hit The Final Countdown, have announced a run of five Australian dates in May 2018.   This will be the first time the band has toured Australia in their 35 year career! The band recently entered the famed Abbey Road Studio’s in London to record their 11th Studio album entitled Walk […]

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Europe / Black Star Riders – Shepherd’s Bush Empire, London – March 21, 2015

Europe / Black Star Riders – Shepherd’s Bush Empire, London – March 21, 2015

This was the second of two nights in London, and the last night of the 15 date UK tour for this cracking double bill, and on early arrival at the venue, there were already two long lines of people queuing for the doors – 40 minutes prior to them opening. Despite the competition from the 6 nations rugby, this was […]

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Europe / Black Star Riders – Shepherd’s Bush Empire, London – March 21, 2015

Europe / Black Star Riders – Shepherd’s Bush Empire, London – March 21, 2015

Date: Saturday 21 March, 2015 Venue: Shepherd’s Bush Empire, London Supported By: Amorettes Photos by: Peter Coates – Inside Edge Photography Images should not be reproduced without consent of photographer and MTRBWY  

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EUROPE “LIVE AT SWEDEN ROCK – 30th Anniversary Show”, released october 16th!

EUROPE “LIVE AT SWEDEN ROCK – 30th Anniversary Show”, released october 16th!

This concert which was captured at Sweden Rock Festival 7th of June 2013 is not only a massive greatest hits show in front of 30,000 people, it also marks the 30th anniversary of the bands existence. They celebrate this by playing 28 songs spanning their whole career including songs never before performed. Between the heavy rock songs they also sit […]

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Picture: Markus Tagaris (Gain), John Norum, Magnus Lundbäck (Gain)

John Norum signs record deal with Gain

Europe’s lead guitarist John Norum has signed a record deal with Gain/Sony Music. He will shortly enter the studio and record his new solo album, due to be released in September. John Norum released his first solo album ”Total control” in 1987 and has made eight solo albums in total since then. The latest album “Play Yard Blues” came out […]

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Ian Haugland of Europe

Ian Haugland of Europe

“It’s great that we can still do this after nearly 30 years and have songs that have their own lives such as The Final Countdown, but also being able to release new albums and gain new fans.  It’s amazing, I’m laughing myself to sleep every night!” I can remember vividly back to the day I purchased Europe’s 1986 release The […]

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New Europe album ‘Bag Of Bones, set for release late April…

New Europe album ‘Bag Of Bones, set for release late April…

earMUSIC, rock leg of the Hamburg, Germany, based full entertainment company Edel, is thrilled to announce the new album of THE Swedish rock supergroup, EUROPE. The long player, set for UK release on Monday 30th April 2012, is entitled Bag of Bones. The new record was produced by one of the world’s most prestigious producers, Kevin Shirley. No stranger to the crème de la […]

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Ian Haugland – Europe

Ian Haugland – Europe

I remember vividly when, where and what, my second ever recorded music purchase was….the important detail is that it was a cassette of Europe’s, The Final Countdown.  What has since been a 25 year love for the band culminated in the opportunity to interview keyboardist Mic Michaeli back in 2010 and earlier this year a chance meeting with drummer Ian […]

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Kee Marcello – “The Rock Star God Forgot”

Kee Marcello – “The Rock Star God Forgot”

Former EUROPE guitarist Kee Marcello has just released his controversial autobiography, “The Rock Star God Forgot”, in Sweden on October 19. Marcello just made headlines in the biggest Swedish newspaper with a painfully honest interview about the memoir, which is said to be “the first sex, drugs and rock and roll book ever written by a Swede. “The Rock Star God Forgot” […]

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Wild Rose

Wild Rose

Greece, famous for the Olympics and I’m sure plenty of other awesome things, but when you think Greece, you probably don’t think amazing AOR and Melodic Rock, well change what you’re thinking, and check out Wild Rose.  These guys know what they’re doing and if their debut album ‘Half Past Midnight’ is anything to go by, you should be hearing […]

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Brian Robertson – Diamonds and Dirt

Brian Robertson – Diamonds and Dirt

For former Thin Lizzy and Motörhead guitarist Brian Robertson, recording a solo album was probably the furthest thing from his mind when he thrust a bagful of his unreleased compositions into the hands of his friend Soren Lindberg….  The outcome, yep you guessed it, is this rather enjoyable rock record Diamonds and Dirt. In recording the album an all star […]

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Mic Michaeli – Europe

Mic Michaeli – Europe

Born from the underground suburban rock music scene in the outskirts of Stockholm Sweden, a young band called ‘Force’ won national acclaim in the early 80’s after emerging victorious in a nation wide talent contest. Their main influences were British rock bands of the 70’s: UFO, Thin Lizzy, Led Zeppelin. Winning a recording contract, core members Joey Tempest (vocals), John […]

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