WATAIN To Pay Tribute To BATHORY With Special Set At Sweden Rock Festival
December 18, 2009, 10 years ago
Next year's edition of the Sweden Rock Festival is set to take place June 9th - 12th in Sölvesborg.
Swedish black metallers WATAIN have been confirmed for the festival, and according to organizers "promise a special tribute to the most revered and important black metal-act of all time: BATHORY.
Bathory-founder and only real member Quorthon passed away on June 7th, 2004, and to honour the memory of his creations Watain will deliver a set consisting of 45 minutes of their own black metal magic, and 45 minutes of their own choice of Bathory classics. Raise the dead!"
Acts on the Sweden Rock 2010 bill include: ALDO NOVA, ANVIL, BACHMAN & TURNER, BIGELF, D-A-D, DANZIG, JORN, MAGNUM, MOTHER'S FINEST, NAZARETH, RATT, RAVEN, RICK SPRINGFIELD, SABATON, SAGA, UNISONIC, W.A.S.P., WATAIN, Y&T.;
Further festival details at www.swedenrock.com.