Joey Tempest
Swedish musician
Joey Tempest
Joey Tempest is the vocalist and main songwriter in the Swedish heavy metal band Europe. He has written hits like "The Final Countdown", "Rock the Night" and "Superstitious".
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Rival Sons And Black Stone Cherry - Live At The HMV Forum, London
Clash - almost 5 years
Do you like your rock music loud, hard and in-your-face? The way it should be played? Then this was the gig for you. The HMV Forum was packed out with a double bill of Kentucky metal band, Black Stone Cherry and LA ‘70s-style blues rockers, Rival Sons. First up was the bunch from LA. They’ve enjoyed extended playtime with the single ‘Pressure and Time’ from their debut CD on the UK rock waves lately. Their gritty blues based rock is well suited for Jay Buchanan’s voice and screeching guitars of Scott Holiday. Joey Tempest (Europe) was spotted in the audience, seemingly having a rocking good time, and commented later that Rival Sons are the business. Drummer Miley had a jam-packed evening, set to support legends Steve Winwood and Roger Daltrey later the same night for their gig at the Royal Albert Hall, but this did nothing to prevent him giving his drums a good old fashioned pounding. By the time they reached ‘Burn Down Los Angeles’, the crowd was clapping and stomping i ...
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19 и 20 августа в истории рок-музыки - Rock You
Google News - over 5 years
1963 родился Джо Темпест (Joey Tempest), вокалист шведской поп-рок-группы Europe, ныне сольный артист. 1967 - сингл Битлз (Beatles) All You Need is Love стал № 1 в Европе и США. 1976 - Kiss с альбомом Beth вышли не №1 в хит-параде альбомов Billboard
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Krama mig, min älskade - helagotland.se
Google News - over 5 years
Han tog min oskuld, Joey Tempest sjöng It's the final countdown och inget blev sig riktigt likt igen. Och så tre veckors semester. En tystare och svalare tid. En fin tid, med massor av kärlek till vänner och hästar. Sommarakademin i Danmark
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Europe muestra en Ordes la potencia arrolladora de su directo - El Mundo.es
Google News - over 5 years
Joey Tempest se cortó los rizos; vale. Tampoco tiene ya, por supuesto, la misma cara de niño con la que conquistó el mundo entero en aquel tiempo del boom comercial del grupo. Pero sigue moviéndose igual por el escenario
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El comienzo de la cuenta atrás - La Opinión A Coruña
Google News - over 5 years
Además de Europe -con Joey Tempest a la voz, John Norum a la guitarra, John Levin al bajo, Ian Haugland a la batería y Mic Michaeli a los teclados-, actúan en Ordes nombres de peso de la escena rockera. Ayer en el palco principal estuvieron
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Reviver o passado em... Vila Real - i Informação
Google News - over 5 years
Na voz Joey Tempest, na guitarra John Norum e na bateria Tony Reno fizeram o sucesso dos anos 80 com o seu rock pesado. Foi precisamente com "The Final Countdown"(1986), o seu terceiro álbum, que conquistaram a alma dos adolescentes mais rebeldes
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Ελεονώρα Μελέτη: Αποκαλύπτει το επόμενο look της! - www.star.gr
Google News - over 5 years
έγραψε στο twitter της, συνοδεύοντας το σχόλιο, από φωτογραφία του τραγουδιστή του συγκροτήματος των Europe, Joey Tempest!!! Λίγες ώρες μετά, ανέβασε παρόμοια φωτό, με καλλιτέχνη με μαλλί... αφάνα, δίπλα από την οποία έγραψε και πάλι όλο χιούμορ:
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Trevligt, tryggt och lagom tungt - Norrköpings Tidningar
Google News - over 5 years
Joey Tempest och Robert Pettersson har båda exceptionella röster. De är också mästare på att hantera sina mikstativ. Svårare än så måste inte rock vara. Takida har fått mycket kritik för sin publikfriande musik och visst blir de lite väl mysiga ett tag
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O Europe vai lançar novo disco - DropMusic - Revista Eletrônica
Google News - over 5 years
Adoramos seu trabalho como Bonamassa, Black Country Communion e com o Black Stone Cherry", explicou o vocalista Joey Tempest sobre a escolha do produtor. Sobre o disco, Tempest explicou: "Estivemos em turnê por um ano e meio
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Europe sieje zniszczenie - Dziennik
Google News - over 5 years
Joey Tempest z Europe / AP Grupa Europe, znana głównie z megahitu "The Final Countdown", szykuje się do nagrania kolejnej płyty. Do studia Szwedzi wejdą z Kevinem Shirleyem, znanym ze współpracy chociażby z Iron Maiden. - Nadal czujemy, że mamy do
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Europe retourne en studio - 7sur7
Google News - over 5 years
Joey Tempest, le leader d'Europe, a déclaré que travailler avec Shirley allait donner un résultat détonant. Quant au producteur en question, il est très enthousiaste: "Je suis un grand fan d'Europe, qui est un groupe influent et trop peu considéré
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EUROPE To Enter Studio In October - June 26, 2011 - Blabbermouth.net
Google News - over 5 years
Barbara Caserta of the Italian web radio Linearock.it conducted an interview with vocalist Joey Tempest of Swedish hard rockers EUROPE at this year's Gods Of Metal festival, which was held on June 22 in Milan, Italy. You can now watch the chat below
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Joey Tempest
    FORTIES
  • 2004
    Age 40
    Several songs on the third album, Joey Tempest, were co-written by Mic Michaeli. 2004 saw the release of Europe's comeback album, Start from the Dark, featuring the band's classic Final Countdown line-up with John Norum on guitar.
    More Details Hide Details The follow-up, Secret Society, was released in 2006, Last Look at Eden in 2009, Bag of Bones in 2012, and War of Kings in 2015. Joey Tempest currently lives in London with his wife Lisa Worthington and sons James Joakim and Jack Johnston Larsson. He does not have any social media pages apart from the official ones for Europe listed on their website.
  • THIRTIES
  • 1995
    Age 31
    In 1995, Tempest's solo debut A Place to Call Home was released.
    More Details Hide Details He has called it his "singer/songwriter album". The album, which was produced by Dan Sundquist, was recorded in Stockholm and London using Swedish musicians. Europe band mate John Norum guests on one of the tracks. Tempest also played guitar on the album. A Place to Call Home sold platinum in Sweden and it was a big success internationally. Later the same year he commenced his first European tour as a solo artist. The following year he was nominated for a "Best Swedish Artist" Grammy. Four singles were taken from the album, "A Place to Call Home", "Under the Influence", "We Come Alive" and "Don't Go Changing On Me". The next album Azalea Place was released in 1997. The next solo album was recorded in Nashville by producer Richard Dodd, known for producing artists such as The Travelling Wilburys and Tom Petty. Where A Place To Call Home had Tempest writing all the material, the new album was written together with others. Among these were Chris Difford from Squeeze and Will Jennings. "Azalea Place was mostly written in the studio and was therefore more improvised and experimental", Tempest commented on the production. "The Match", "The One In The Glass" and "If I'd Only Known" were released as singles. "The Match" became one of the most played songs on Swedish radio and the album achieved gold status.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1992
    Age 28
    After Europe went on hiatus in 1992, Tempest released three solo albums.
    More Details Hide Details The first album, A Place to Call Home featured a guest appearance from John Norum on the song "Right to Respect".
  • 1986
    Age 22
    In 1986 Tempest wrote and produced the album One of a Kind for Tone Norum, John Norum's younger sister.
    More Details Hide Details Tempest also collaborated with John Norum on the single "We Will Be Strong" from Norum's album Face the Truth in 1992. This was Tempest and Norum's first collaboration since Norum left Europe in November 1986.
  • 1985
    Age 21
    After a jam session in 1985, Michaeli and Tempest co-wrote the ballad "Carrie".
    More Details Hide Details Later that year, Tempest wrote the soundtrack for the Swedish film On the Loose, as well as the song "Give A Helping Hand" for the benefit project Swedish Metal Aid. The song was produced by future Europe bandmate Kee Marcello.
  • 1984
    Age 20
    Tempest played the keyboards on the first two Europe albums before the band decided to recruit keyboardist Mic Michaeli in April 1984.
    More Details Hide Details A couple of years earlier, Tempest had borrowed a keyboard from Michaeli and used it to compose the main keyboard hook of the song "The Final Countdown".
  • TEENAGE
  • 1983
    Age 19
    Europe released five albums between 1983 and 1991, with Joey Tempest as the singer, frontman, and songwriter.
    More Details Hide Details During the years with Europe, Joey wrote numerous international big hits. "The Final Countdown" was the biggest; it topped the sales chart in 26 countries, sold 8 million copies, was played at the closing ceremony of the 1987 EuroBasket and 1988 Summer Olympics, became the musical theme of the millennium celebrations and a ringtone in hundreds of thousands of mobile phones all over the world. After 'Countdown', Europe released two more albums, Out of this World (1989), and Prisoners in Paradise (1991), before their final concert in March 1992. Europe ended their final tour in Portsmouth and did not perform together again until New Year's Eve 1999 to 2000.
  • 1979
    Age 15
    In 1979, he formed the band Force with guitarist John Norum, drummer Tony Reno and bassist Peter Olsson.
    More Details Hide Details Force immediately began building a reputation and a fanbase in the suburbs of Stockholm. In 1982, they changed their name to Europe and won the music competition Rock-SM. The first prize was a record deal with Hot Records.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1963
    Born
    Born on August 19, 1963.
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