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John Norum

Though guitarist John Norum was a significant section of Countdown-era European countries, he remaining the band — right before its world-wide success — like a a reaction to its developing industrial sensibilities. He started recording a single recording with vocalist Goran Edman, drummer Peter Hermansson, and bassist Marcel Jacob; the …

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Originally a progressive rock group, Europe didn’t become successful until they reworked their sound into bombastic however melodic pop-metal. Within their 1st incarnation, the Swedish music group was called Pressure. The music group — featuring primary users Joey Tempest (vocals), John Norum (acoustic guitar), Tony Reno (drums), and John Leven …

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