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Europe in 2016
Background information
Origin Upplands Väsby, Sweden
Genres Hard rock, Glam metal
Years active 1979–1992
1999 (partial reunion)
Labels Hot Records, Epic, Sanctuary
Associated acts Tone Norum, Easy Action, Dokken, Glenn Hughes, Brazen Abbot, Last Autumn's Dream
Members Joey Tempest
John Norum
John Levén
Mic Michaeli
Ian Haugland
Past members Kee Marcello
Tony Reno
Peter Olsson
Marcel Jacob

Europe is a Swedish rock band. The band was started by Joey Tempest and John Norum in 1979. Their song "The Final Countdown" was a big hit in 1986.

Europe took a break in 1992, but came back in 2003.


  • Europe (1983)
  • Wings of Tomorrow (1984)
  • The Final Countdown (1986)
  • Out of This World (1988)
  • Prisoners in Paradise (1991)
  • Start from the Dark (2004)
  • Secret Society (2006)
  • Last Look at Eden (2009)
  • Bag of Bones (2012)
  • War of Kings (2015)
  • Walk the Earth (2017)

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