What have Mastodon, Mayhem and Mokoma in common? Nothing much?! The M in the beginning?! Oh, they have. They have, indeed. They will rock the stage at Suvilahti in Helsinki during the incredible Tuska festival! And just in the very unlikely case you’re not aware: TUSKA is THE festival in Helsinki this summer! From
June, 30th to July 2nd Tuska presents an exceptionally well-chosen line up with highlights such as:
Apocalyptica plays Metallica by four cellos, Dirkschneider, Soilwork, Sabaton, Devin Townsend Project and Anneke Van Giersbergen’s Vuur
The Suvilahti festival is a very unique event as fans from all over Europe enjoy the gigs on stage while back stage the elite of Finnish musicians meets on their private festival visit.
In the “promised land of heavy metal” (surprise: Finland [check this out on youtube and enjoy]) crowds of all ages ranging from very young children up to seniors, everybody being open and interested in music rather than being restricted to one particular (sub)genre. Addtionally numerous parties and after show gigs spread the festival atmosphere all over Helsinki, for example with Tuska Open Air Afterparty: Barren Earth, Vorna, Mørket on Friday 30.6.2017 in Virgin Oil.
While HIM have a station at Tuska on their final tour, Amorphis will present their current Bassist replacing Niklas who left the band lately.
Jewels of the Finnish scence such as Timo Rautiainen & Trio Niskalaukaus, Mokoma, Wintersun and Insomnium set more highlights, I am very much looking forward to!
We will bring more previews, reports and interviews etc. of Tuska as it is running and give you an insight feeling of the unique Tuska spirit.
Stay tuned! Stay curious! Listen to metal!