Europe – Interview with Joey Tempest

joey tempestEurope headline the second night of the fourth annual Steelhouse Festival, being staged just outside Ebbw Vale in south Wales, on Sunday July 20.


As part of our build-up to the event, PlanetMosh put in an early morning call to frontman Joey Tempest to discuss the gig – which he describes as “the highlight of the summer” for the band – their love of playing live, their recent 30th anniversary DVD/BluRay set, why they’ll never stop playing ‘The Final Countdown’ live and their plans for their next studio album:




The Steelhouse Festival takes place on July 19 and 20.  In addition to Europe, the bill features Black Star Riders, Sebastian Bach, The Answer, Bernie Marsden, Toseland and host of others.  For further information and tickets, visit

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