LACK ROSE was formed in 1990, in Fagersta, Sweden.
The debut album "Fortune Favors the brave" emerged in
1993, courtesy of Danish 'Bums Records'.
In the following years the band continued to produce a
couple of mini-CDs and demos, while playing lots of gigs
A self titled full length got underway in 2002, with the follow up "Explode" in 2004, both on German 'Shark Records'
Christian Liljegren (NARNIA, GOLDEN RESURRECTION, DIVINEFIRE etc...) then signed BLACK ROSE to the Swedish label 'Doolittle Group' wich resulted in the 2013 release "Turn on the Night".
In August 2015 a new singer joined the band - powerhouse vocalist Jakob ”Jacke” Sandberg.
BLACK ROSE has continuously played lots of live performances, and has also been support act to bands like FATE, THE POODLES, MIKE TRAMP, PAIN OF SALVATION, NOCTURNAL RITES and SOUL SIGN (Yngwie-members).
Even gigs as backing band, at different times, for KEE MARCELLO (EUROPE), JAN JOHANSEN (IGNITION, Swedish Eurovision song contest winner) and JAKOB SAMUEL (THE POODLES), has been done.
BLACK ROSE's style of music has remained constant, even through all different trends that has come and gone.
Billy Sheehan, Marcel Jacob, Steve Harris, Gene Simmons,
Magnus Rosen & John Myung.
Fender Precision Lyte, Yamaha Attitude Standard &
Tommy Aldridge, Eric Singer, Zoltan Chaney, Deen Castronovo,
Ken Mary, Vikki Foxx, Mike Terrana, Snowy Shaw, Bobby Jarzombek, Tommy Lee,
Scott Travis, Aquiles Priester....
Drumsticks: Pro-mark (2B natural hickory)
Pedals: Pearl - Eliminator Demon Drive
Joe Satriani, Vinnie Moore, Eddie Van Halen, Steve Vai,
Yngwie Malmsteen, Paul Gilbert, John Norum, Jimi Hendrix, Johnny Winter, Steve
Ibanez RG550, Ibanez RG2550Z, Fender Stratocaster
TSL60, Boss CS-3, Line6 PODxt