Sweden Rock Festival announces 31 out of 90 bands for 2020!

Sweden Rock festival organisers kick off their 2020 band announcements with 31 of a planned 90 bands that will play next summers festival and the first band out of the hat are non other than VOLBEAT, one of the biggest rock bands in the world. Next week, they are playing to over 30 000 fans at Tele2 Arena in Stockholm and every year since their latest visit to Sweden Rock, in 2014, they have been one of the most requested acts for the festival.

Next up is MERCYFUL FATE is one of the most important and legendary bands in heavy metal history. After a 20 year hiatus, mainly due to vocalist King Diamond’s solo career, they are now being reactivated. At Sweden Rock, they will play a night time slot with a big stage production.

Incredibly this next band have not played Sweden Rock since 2004 but they have consistently ranked in the fans wish-lists top 10 since then and next summer they will finally return – welcome back NIGHTWISH!

See all the confirmed bands so far on the poster below:

Sweden Rock Festival 2020 first bands poster

Another 59 acts remain to be announced – Watch the official band announcement clip:

Tickets will go on sale on Wednesday 27th November at 11.00 CET from our friends at Ticketmaster – click here for more details