Swedish Metal Band ‘Leviticus’ to Play ‘Elements of Rock’ March 2016


leviticus_logo_BIGThe latest band that has been added to the line-up for the next edition of Elements of Rock is long time running Swedish classic heavy metal band Leviticus.

For those who aren’t up on the history of Christian metal bands, Leviticus formed in 1981 and was led by Bjorn Stigsson. Some refer to as one of the pioneers of Christian metal. Their first ep was released in 1982 and after that they remained a band, releasing four albums before disbanding in 1990. The band re-formed in March 2003 to play at the final Bobfest. The show was recorded by Sveriges Radio and released to CD. The final Leviticus show was held in Hjo Sweden June 2003 a festival gig together with Swedish metal giants In Flames. A re-release of ”The Strongest Power” from 1985 has been released in 2013 through Ektro Records. Our review can be found here.

Other performing bands will be: Jacobs Dream (USA), Polution (CH) & The Malice (SE/DE). More names will be announced  in the next months. The 13th edition of EoR will be held on March 18-20. 2016. As usual in Stadthofsaal, Uster, Switzerland. It is still far away, but mark your calendar.

Elements of Rock is a metal festival, held annually since 2004 in Uster, Zurich in Switzerland. On two concert evenings there is a diverse international lineup of metal bands with a positive reference to the Christian faith. In addition to the concert evenings there is a separate, voluntary & free daily program of worship & seminars etc. The Festival has each day between 400-550 paying visitors. Support of Elements of Rock is an eponymous association based in Uster ZH. A five-member, voluntarily dedicated organizing committee took over the reins of the festival. Countless other volunteers make the festival possible.

For More Information: Elements of Rock Website.



Related Articles:
Leviticus – “The Strongest Power” (Re-Release) [Album Review]
13th Edition of ‘Elements of Rock’ March 18.-20. 2016 [May 2015]
American Metal Band ‘Jacobs Dream’ to Play ‘Elements of Rock’ March 2016 [June 2015]

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