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.

Tuska 2016

Three-day Early Crow tickets and VIP-packages go on sale Oct 30 at 9am.


The first two bands confirmed for TUSKA 2016 are BEHEMOTH and TSJUDER. Behemoth will bring ”The Satanist” show to Tuska stage. The band’s latest album is rich and varied in its soundscape and filled with metaphors written by front man Nergal. Tsjuder will treat the Hellsinki audience with their uncompromising black metal. This Norwegian trio was formed 1993 and is still known for its unique sound. More bands will be announced on October 28, so stay tuned…

TUSKA 2016 ticket sales start on Friday, October 30 at 9am local time. Tickets can be bought from Tiketti, Lippupalvelu and Lippupiste. Early Crow ticket pricing starts at €115  and the cost of VIP-packages is €255. Turbo VIP –ticket holders get their own entrance lane to the fest area, VIP-area with it’s restaurant services, one hot meal per fest day, VIP-passes and wristbands plus an 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 or until the stock dries out.

Tuska 2015 offered many upgraded area services which were highly acclaimed within the Tuska audience. So, in addition to the high class line up, TUSKA 2016 festival-goers will be able to enjoy the festival atmosphere at the Tuska Libre area while having sauna and drinks. The Black Dining restaurant returns to serve dark themed dishes alongside the arena’s Food Garden with its varied set of upscale vendors.

PlanetMosh was proud to be at Tuska in 2015 and here are our weekend reviews




Take a second to look back at last years amazing weekend below and start making plans for 2016.


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