King of Sweden is a Finnish three-piece progressive rock band founded in 2019 by guitarist and singer Sampsa Nelimarkka and drummer Janne Savela. Later in 2019 Erkka Heinilä joined as a bass player and the band recorded their first album in December 2019.
In 2020 King of Sweden became part of the Golden Robot Records family as the band signed to it's label Crusader Records. Their first single Dreaming About the Emerald was released in November 2020 and the second single The Imprisonment in early 2021. King of Sweden's first album The Training was released on October 1st 2021 alongside a music video for Dreaming About the Emerald. Currently the band is recording their second full-lenght album.
Strongly influenced by such classic era progressive rock bands as Camel, Genesis, King Crimson, Yes and Pink Floyd, King of Sweden's music has been described as deeply rooted and energetic progressive rock. At the same time the band's music has it's own unique taste and style, combining classic prog rock vibes to it's own, modern and up-to-date power trio sound.