Magnus Rosén plays world wide!

Klas Magnus Rosén is a Swedish musician, born 1963 in Gothenburg, and is best known for being the bassist of the Swedish band HammerFall during the years 1997-2007.

Magnus Rosén started to play bass when he was 15 years old. When he had played bass for three years he went on his first tour with the band Kung Sune. After the tour he moved to Los Angeles, there he played in many bands, like Billionaires Boys Club where future Hammerfall-bandmate Anders Johansson played drums. He became a member of the Swedish heavy metal band Hammerfall in 1997. Magnus is also a jazz bassist, having recorded several albums of solo material. He occasionally does solo tours in South America, where he donates the profits to charity. On 7 March 2007 Magnus left Hammerfall to focus on his own projects.

On 1 November 2009 Magnus joined ex-Stratovarius guitarist Timo Tolkki's new band Revolution Renaissance.

Rosén has recently become involved in former Black Sabbath vocalist Tony Martin's live band, Tony Martin's Headless Cross. The band played their debut show on 27 July 2012 at The Asylum in Birmingham, UK. The show was filmed for a live DVD, and is intended as a warm-up for a full tour in 2013.

In 2015, Rosén was announced as the new bassist for Brazilian heavy metal band Shadowside. In 2017, he also joined Spanish band Avalanch.

Rosén also played with Joe Lynn Turner 2017 on a Scandinavium tour.

Rosén joined another band called The Senior Management, also featuring Göran Edman, Henrik Zetterlund and Dennis Heltorp with an Album Release Heart & Soul 2018

Bleckhorn EP " Dragon Fire " release 2019 with Jayce Landberg, Göran Edman, Peter Hermansson, Magnus Rosén


Culture Prize 2010

Artist of the year 2006 Us Corp

Grammy nominations with Hammerfall

Euro awards with Hammerfall

P3 Gold Nomination

Save the earth priced 2009

Ambassador for all Sweden's culture and music schools

Gold records with Hammerfall

Ambassador: Ambassador for Jute

Ambassador for RSK

Ambassador for Frikonomen ( Health produce )

Magnus Rosén was appointed Gothenburg Lucias Protector for 3 years / 2011,2012,1013

Magnus Rosén is hereby named a Paul Harris Fellow ( Rotary )!

In appreciation of tangible and significant assistance given for the furtherance of better understanding and friendly relations amog peoples of the world.

This is signed by: Wilfrid J Wilkinson – Chair The Rotary Foundation Trustees

And Sakuji Tanaka – President, Rotary International.

Adlerbertska scholarship 2012 awarded to Magnus Rosén (ex-Hammerfall)

World bassist Magnus Rosén (ex Hammerfall) was awarded the Adlerbertska scholarship in 2012 by the society Gnistan. The scholarship was SEK 54,000 and Magnus told us that the money will be used for the recording of two new solo albums. The Government annually shares scholarships from the Adlerbertska scholarship fund to performing artists.

Adlerbertska scholarship's argument to the PhD candidate Magnus Rosén:

Magnus Rosén was, for 10 years in Hammerfall, heavy metal, but now has an extremely wide field of activity:

International solo performances, new band constellations, collaboration with symphony orchestras and the Gothenburg Opera and a great non-profit engagement for children and young people. He is also a champion of " Music Against Violence "

About Magnus Rosén:

Magnus has the world as a work field and makes cross-border music with variation of traditional music making.

Bassplayer for over 40 years with World tours and recordings,

* Idea and project leader of " Culture meets Industry "

* Solobass ballet at the Gothenburg Opera

* The world's first album recording with solobas and Symphony Orchestra CD Past Future released worldwide is something of his accomplishment. For more info

Swedish TV

Gomorron Sverige





Landet Runt



Edit SVT

Euro Sport


And more

International TV

Many programs, TV news

1000's of performances round the world / 60 countries 

Some examples of Magnus Rosén's performances.

Royals who watched and listened to Magnus Rosén at the Gothenburg Opera

Royalty on the return of the East Indians to Sweden

Former President of China Hu Jintao

Chinese Consulate

Russian Consulate

Government officials / politicians

Oman's and Sultan's university management

Music Performance for the ministers ang government in Bangladesh

Played with:

Gothenburg Operahouse Solobass ballet / 7 shows

Also Dance and Bass performance with David Zambrano.

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Gothenburg Symphonies ( The Swedish National Orchestra ) 18 concerts

The Royal Philharmonic orchestra / 13 concerts

World transplant game 2011 in Sweden. Magnus also wrote the World Cup song ( The Captain of the Ship )

Europe masters for athletics 2006 with 100.000 in the public and 150 million tv wievers.

Swedish Goverment delegation to China for health with bass instrument.

100 million TV viewers in the Arabic country Solobass for Health

Around 100 million TV viewers in Bangladesh with solobass for the Golden fiber JUTE.

Heavy Metal world tours, and big festivals round the world.

Specialties besides the rock music : Solobass concerts, Workshops, Clinic´s, Lectures, Moderator etc


Magnus has also been involved in charity for orphanages in Romania and India. Magnus has done concerts at STORAN in Gothenburg against female assault Magnus Has received the prize Save the EarthMagnus has collaborated with Queen Silvia's Children's Hospital, Abrigo 2000 in Rio De Janeiro's womenshome where the Queen Silvia is an honorary member

3 solobass tours to South America for poor people.

much much more.

Some of the Musician i worked with

Joe Lynn Turner  from Deep Purple / Rainbow
Wolf Hoffman from Accept
Reeves Gabriels from David Bowie
Tony Martin from Black Sabbath
Danny Needham from Venom
Geoff Nicholls From Black Sabbath
Andy LaRocque From King Diamond
Mikky Dee From Motorhead
Jorn Lande From Masterplan
Anders Johansson from Yngwie Malmsteens band
Kee Marcello from Europe
Jesper Strömblad from Inflames
Johan Stengård - ABBA
Janne Schaffer - ABBA
Göran Edman. Yngwie Malmsteen

And more…..



  • Imagine a Place (2001)
  • Reminiscence (2002)
  • Empty Room (2003)
  • Arose (2006)
  • Set Me Free (2007)
  • Past Future (2010)
  • Empower Duo (2012)
  • Art With Bass (2013)
  • Bass For Relax (2013)



  • El Ángel Caído 2017 (2017)
  • Hacia La Luz - Directo desde Madrid (2018)


  • Shades of Humanity (2017)

The Senior Management[edit]

  • Heart & Soul (2018)

Bleckhorn EP 

Dragon Fire 2019



1981 -1982 Tours Sweden and Norway / Kung Sune and Bad Rock 

1985 Sweden Von Rosen 

1987 Shows in Spain  Von Rosen 1989 - 1991 Shows USA / Midnight

1992 Shows in Sweden Billionaires Boy's club 

1992-93 Shows in Sweden Lazy babes 

1994 Tours in France Ten Times Worse / Greg Hansen 

1994 Tours in Sweden The Spotnicks

1994-95 Shows in Sweden Lazy babes 

1996 Shows in Sweden Keegan 

1997 Europe tour / Hammerfall 

1997 Europe tour nr 2 / Hammerfall 

1998 / 1999 Worldtour med Hammerfall 

1999 SoloBass Tour South America and Sweden

2000 Shows in Sweden / SoloBass concerts 

2001 World tour med Hammerfall

2001 SoloBass Tour South America, Sweden 

2002 Shows in Sweden / Solobass concerts 

2003 worldtour med Hammerfall 

2003 SoloBass tour USA, Sweden 

2003 SoloBass International Jazz festival Prague 

2004 SoloBass tour South America, Asia, Sweden

2004 SoloBass concerts in Germany 

2005 World tour med Hammerfall 

2005 SoloBass concerts in Germany, Sweden, England

2006 SoloBass tour South America, Sweden 

 2007 European tour med Hammerfall 

2007 SoloBass tour Asia

2007 SoloBass concerts in Sweden 

2008 SoloBass concert Asia 

2008 SoloBass tour South America

2008 SoloBass concerts in Sweden 

2009 SoloBass 2 tours in China

2010 Solobass 2 tours in China Japan Svalbard Sweden Nepal

2011 Solobass Sweden

2012 Solobass Sweden, England Rockmusic with Tony Martin & Headless Cross

2013 China tour Sweden Ungern

2014 Opening act for Bruce Dickinson  Iron Maiden / Solobass show 

 2014 Solo bass tour in Iraq

2015 Solobass tour to Oman

2015 Government delegation Solobass tour China

2015 tour Hungary with The World Changes

2016 Solobass tour Bangladesh

2016 solobass tour Sri Lanka

2016 Solobass tour China

2017 Solobass tour China Bangladesh

2017 Scandinavian  tour with Joe Lynn Turner from Deep Purple / Rainbow

2017 Tour with Avalanch in Spain, South America, Latin America Cuba.

2018 Shadowside USA tour 

2018 Solobass tour China, Bangladesh

2018 Tour in Spain with Avalanch, USA with Shadowside, Solobass in China, Bangladesh, Sweden

2019 Bangladesh, Sweden, Brazil

2000 China tour ( January )