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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 …

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Tuska 2016 brings more pain with the addition of Ghost, Diablo, Myrkur & more

Tuska Festival which takes place at Suvilahti, Helsinki, Finland on the first weekend of July 2016, has added a bunch of the hardest and hottest acts in the business to its already illustrious line up. INTERNATIONAL STARS AND FINLAND’S FINEST Be prepared to be possessed as the mysterious rituals of Ghost …

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Tuska 2016 adds Katatonia, Delain, Lordi and Havok – Tickets on sale now

The line up for Tuska 2016 at Suvilahti, Helsinki, Finland, just keeps getting bolder and more beautiful. Swedish atmospheric masters KATATONIA have been confirmed to put their spell on Tuska 2016. Entertainment values will be shot through the roof when Finland’s hard rock ambassador LORDI brings his “The Arockalypse 2006 …

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Tuska 2016 confirms the addition of Testament and Primordial

Tuska Open Air has just confirmed the addition Testament and Primordial for next year’s instalment of the festival. Even more bands will be announced on October 30th just as early “crow” tickets go on sale. Release from Tuska California’s own thrash patrol TESTAMENT is one of the cornerstones of its …

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TUSKA 2016 confirms dates and first bands – Behemoth and Tsjuder

The 19th TUSKA OPEN AIR METAL FESTIVAL takes place over Helsinki next summer. As in previous years, we’re heading towards three days of metal mayhem which will include top-notch bands, great people and high-class area services. TUSKA 2016 will be held at Suvilahti, Helsinki from Friday 1.7.2016 to Sunday 3.7.2016. …

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Tuska Open Air Festival, Helsinki – Day 3 – Sunday 28/06/2015

It’s Sunday lunchtime and the punters have crawled out of their beds from across the city of HELLsinki to once again descended on Suvilahti for the final day of this year’s instalment of Tuska Open Air Metal Festival. The carnage of the Saturday night after-parties is evident on the faces …

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Tuska Open Air Festival, Helsinki – Day 1 – Friday 26/06/2015

Back in 2004, I had the pleasure of visiting Finland on vacation. On the night I arrived in the Helsinki hostel, I noticed a larger than normal number of heavy metal fans arriving back after a show. I asked one what gig they were at. The answer.. DIO at TUSKA. …

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Tuska Open Air Festival, Helsinki – Day 2 – Saturday 27/06/2015

It’s an earlier kick-off today at the Tuska Open Air Festival and even though the heavens opened and spilled their disapproval over Helsinki a few hours before the gates opened, it has cleared up and another pleasant day in the concrete cauldron is assured. First up, death metal “open-door supergroup” …

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ABBATH is immortal – live debut at Tuska Open Air – Line up complete

Tuska Open Air 2015, taking place at Suvilahti, Helsinki, Finland during the weekend of  June 26th – 28th has announced the final acts for this year’s festival. Immortal front man ABBATH and his new band will make their world premiere at Tuska on Saturday June 27th. Rifling off Immortal classics, ABBATH is a …

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Tuska 2015 adds international cult acts to line up

Tuska Festival taking place in Suvilahti, Helsinki, has managed to book a crop of trailblazing cult acts that have been all over the media the past few days. Taking the stage at this year’s event at Suvilahti will be Mortus (MEX), Crepuscular (MEX), Eternal Dusk (UK), Grey (GER), Yvaeh (MY), Blast (SWE/FIN), …

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Architects and 7 more acts added to Tuska 2015 line up

With the onset of spring and the prospect of a glorious Summer. Finland is readying itself for this year’s  Summer festivals. Suomi’s number one metal event Tuska Open Air Festival, has announced more amazing acts to next its already lavish line up. UK metalcore heroes Architects have been confirmed for …

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Sabaton Confirmed to headline Tuska Open Air 2015 and Day Splits announced

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Swedish metal crusaders Sabaton have been confirmed as on of the headliners for this year’s instalment of the Tuska Open Air Festival. The day splits have also been announced and are as follows Friday 26.6.2015 SABATON, LAMB OF GOD, EXODUS, KROKODIL, BLUES PILLS, GHOST BRIGADE, ENFORCER, FORESEEN, DEATH TOLL 80K, …

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Exodus, Loudness and 6 more added to Tuska Open Air 2015

Tuska Open Air have just announced 8 new bands including Exodus, Loudness and Krokodil for their line up for 2015. Tuska Open Air takes place 26th – 28th June in Helsinki, Finland. EXODUS, a cornerstone of Bay Area thrash metal, arrives to Tuska with the acclaimed ”Blood In, Blood Out” -album …

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Festivals 2015, Rock and Metal Festivals Poll?

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With the New Year of Twenty Fifteen on our doorsteps, days are lengthening, nights are growing shorter and festival organisers are trickle feeding the metallian populus with lineup appetisers. It is now time for heavy metallers and rock fans from all over the world to begin the annual hatching of …

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TUSKA 2015 confirms Alice Cooper and 11 other acts

Eleven new bands and a theatre play have just been confirmed for TUSKA 2015 line-up. Pioneer of theatrical rock and one of the heavy metal ancestors ALICE COOPER brings his shock rock circus to Tuska main stage. OPETH is set to show off how to master progressive metal on a wide …

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In Flames join Amorphis, Lamb Of God, and Stratovarius for TUSKA 2015

Gothenburg based IN FLAMES is confirmed to play at Tuska. In 2015 Tuska-festival will be held from 26th to 28th of June at Suvilahti, Helsinki. In Flames is one of the forefathers of death metal and Gothenburg based metal scene. Numerous world tours and 11 studioalbums under their belt the …

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