Europe Biography

Europe is a Swedish rock band formed in Upplands Vasby, Stockholm in 1979 under the name Force by vocalist Joey Tempest, guitarist John Norum, bassist Peter Olsson and drummer Tony Reno. Since its formation, Europe has released nine studio albums, three live albums, three compilations and nineteen videos.

Europe rose to international fame in the 1980s with its third album The Final Countdown (1986), which became a substantial commercial success and sold over three million copies in the United States. Europe was one of the most successful rock acts of the 1980s and sold over 20 million albums worldwide. The band has achieved two top 20 albums on the Billboard 200 chart (The Final Countdown and Out of This World) and two top 10 singles on the Billboard Hot 100 chart ("The Final Countdown" and "Carrie").

Europe went on hiatus in 1992, reunited temporarily for a one-off performance in Stockholm on New Year's Eve 1999 and announced an official reunion in 2003. Since then the band has released four albums, Start from the Dark (2004), Secret Society (2006), Last Look at Eden (2009) and Bag of Bones (2012).

The band is mainly influenced by Whitesnake, Deep Purple, Rainbow, Led Zeppelin, Thin Lizzy, UFO and Michael Schenker Group.

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Europe to make new album with producer Phil Shirley

Swedish rockers' new album is due out in April 2012

  • Jul 12, 2011

Foreigner and Europe rock London Roundhouse at iTunes Festival

Europe cover Bob Marley's 'No Woman No Cry' during show

  • Jul 26, 2010

EUROPE JOEY TEMPEST'S MILLENNIUM

Millennium secrets from Europe...

  • Dec 24, 1999

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Europe Music Videos

Official Aftermovie Play Video

Official Aftermovie

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Music Videos Play Video

Music Videos

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Music Videos Play Video

Music Videos

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Europe - The Final Countdown (Live@Rockol) Play Video

Europe - The Final Countdown (Live@Rockol)

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Last Look At Eden

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Europe Reviews

Europe  : Final countdown, The

Europe : Final countdown, The

I think the marketing opportunities presented by the millennium have not been fully explored.

  • Dec 8, 1999

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