Avantasia to make Finnish debut at Tuska Open Air Metal Festival


AVANTASIA have been confirmed for Tuska Open Air Metal Festival 2016!

The band’s first ever show in Finland will take place at Finland’s heaviest festival in Suvilahti, Helsinki during 1.-3.7.2016. Special priced Early Crow tickets are on sale until the end of the year.

Avantasia is one of the most significant rock operas of our time. The brainchild of Tobias Sammet, of power metal giants Edguy, Avantasia is a multifaceted metal collective pushing the boundaries of symphonic and melodic metal. Over the years Avantasia’s has featured vocal contributions from metal greats such as Michael Kiske, Jorn Lande, Marco Hietala, Alice Cooper, Bob Catley, Sharon Den Adel, Kai Hansen, Klaus Meine, Amanda Sommervile and Dee Snider. The band’s seventh album, “Ghostlights”, will be released on January 2016 and the band will be embarking on a full-scale world tour in support of the masterpiece.

Besides Avantasia, the following acts have been confirmed for Tuska 2016: GHOST, TESTAMENT, BEHEMOTH, KATATONIA, LORDI, STAM1NA, DIABLO, PRIMORDIAL, TSJUDER, CATTLE DECAPITATION, HAVOK, MYRKUR, DELAIN. More to be announced sooner than you think…

TUSKA 2016 tickets are now on sale through Tiketti, Lippupalvelu and Lippupiste. If you’re coming to Tuska from abroad, check out Festicket and their packages.

Early Crow ticket pricing starts at 115 € while tag for VIP-packages is 255 €. Turbo VIP –ticket holders get i.e. own entrance lane to the fest area, VIP-area with its restaurant services, one hot meal per fest day, VIP-passes and wristbands plus exclusive TUSKA 2016 -doggy bag filled with merchandise stunners. Find detailed list of VIP-package ingredients here. 115 € priced Early Crow tickets are being sold until the end of the year.

Other ticket categories and ticket prices will be announced soon.


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