MÖTLEY CRÜE, BLUE ÖYSTER CULT, DIMMU BORGIR, EDGUY, GAMMA RAY, DANKO JONES and PENTAGRAM are the first confirmed bands for next year’s edition of the Sweden Rock Festival, set to take place June 6-9, 2012 in Sölvesborg, Blekinge in southern Sweden. Around 70 bands will perform on the festival’s five stages next summer.
Three-day tickets (for the main festival days) and four-day tickets (including the Wednesday opening) for next year’s event were made available this morning through www.swedenrock.com. The first 5000 ticket buyers will receive a Sweden Rock T-shirt which will not be available anywhere else. The design was made by British artist Sleba, known for his work with LED ZEPPELIN and “Star Wars”, among others.