The Swedish daily newspaper Aftonbladet is reporting in its Nov. 16 print edition that MÖTLEY CRÜE will be headlining next year's installment of Sweden Rock festival (as first predicted here last week), set to be held June 10-12, 2004 in Sölvesborg, Sweden. The article goes on to state that the event organizers are it talks with at least one other classic hard rock band about performing at the festival (believed to be JUDAS PRIEST).The first few confirmations for the annual gala will be announced at the Sweden Rock 2004 kick-off party at Draken in Stockholm on November 28. DORO is headlining the kick-off concert, with additional performances expected from TEN 67, TEN JINN and SPEARFISH. Also appearing will be the Swedish "all-star" cover band MONSTERS OF METAL, featuring vocalist Mats Levén (KRUX, AT VANCE, ex-YNGWIE MALMSTEEN), guitarist Fredrik Åkesson (TALISMAN), bassist Johan Nieman (THERION) and drummer Sami Karppinen (ex-THERION). MONSTERS OF METAL will perform covers of songs from such acts as IRON MAIDEN, METALLICA, JUDAS PRIEST, SLAYER, QUEENSRŸCHE, KING DIAMOND and MOTÖRHEAD.
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