TUSKA-FESTIVAL 2015 – FIRST BANDS ANNOUNCED, TICKETS ON SALE NOW

 TUSKA-FESTIVAL 2015 – FIRST BANDS ANNOUNCED, TICKETS ON SALE NOW

- LAMB OF GOD takes over Tuska for the first time, AMORPHIS and STRATOVARIUS to play their breakthrough albums
- TUSKA launches Black Dining restaurant, black menu kitchen to serve festival goers
- limited amount of early bird priced three-day tickets on sale now
- TUSKA 2015 takes place at Suvilahti, Helsinki from Fri 26.6. to Sun 28.6.2015

The biggest metal festival in Nordic countries opens its doors next summer for the 18th time in its history. Suvilahti event field will once again be packed of metalheads and, of course, top-notch bands. Early bird priced three-day-tickets on sale now!

LAMB OF GOD hits Tuska stage for the first time in the summer 2015. The band takes the festival audience by storm with their hostile and thrashy guitar works, low-pitched and crawling vocals and grinding live energy. Needles to say, moshpit will be grouded. AMORPHIS travels back in time and plays the death metal milestone ”Tales From The Thousand Lakes” in its entirety to mark the album’s 20th anniversary. Composer-guitarist Esa Holopainen describes the concept as follows: ”Lakes will be played from beginning to end, show visuals are matched to the era in question and guitars will be drop tuned to C.”  


Another legendary album played live at Tuska 2015 is ”Visions” by STRATOVARIUS. This power metal five-piece is about to amplify their breakthrough 10-tracker to the max with such anthems as ”Kiss Of Judas” and ”Black Diamond” among others. The album, originally released back in 1997, is still considered to be one of the cornerstone works wthin the genre. In addition, Tuska crowd will witness ”all killer, no filler” live attitude by Swedish BOMBUS and rhythms of mysterious stoner performed by Austin based THE SWORD.

At the festival area, the thing to talk about will be Black Dining restaurant launched by Tuska. Black kitchen’s black menu consisting of blackened main dishes serve vegetarian and carnivore diets alike. The darker the food, the gloomier the mood.

LIMITED AMOUNT OF EARLY BIRD PRICED THREE-DAY TICKETS ON SALE NOW
Limited amount of three-day Tuska-tickets are on sale now at Tiketti. Early Bird price is set to 115 euros (including ticket agency’s service fee) and tickets are available until 24.12. if not sold out prior to the date. Tickets can be bought through ticket agency Tiketti’s channels. Other ticket categories and prices will be announced later. 

Three-day tickets can be purchased with Tuska 2015 pre t-shirt. Shirts, produced by Pure Waste textiles, are ecologically sustainable and premium quality made out of 100% recycled fabrics. Price for a t-shirt, when bought with fest ticket, is 18 €. T-shirts can be also bought via Record Shop X webstore for 25 €.

Tuska 2015 confirmed bands: LAMB OF GOD, AMORPHIS, STRATOVARIUS, THE SWORD and BOMBUS. More to come…

All rights to program and schedule changes reserved.

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