For the 12 time biggest metal event in Finland will strike the Heart of Hellsinki in the end of June, 26 till 28. Year after year metalheads from Finnish land and all over the world gather in Kaisaniemi Park. For 3 day, on 3 independent stages over 30 bands will perform. The biggest celebrities of Tuska 2009 are: My Dying Bride, Immortal, Sabaton, Black Dhalia Murder, Bullet For My Valentine, Volbeat and homemade Amorphis, Stam1na, Ensiferum or Rotten Sound.For more information about the bands performing at Tuska go to our event section or to www.tuska-festival.fi, festival website will soon provide the detailed running order.
It's already 12 edition of festival. Last year Kaisaniemi Park hosted over 36 thousand visitors, which totaly broke the record. Festival was sold out couple weeks before the venue started, hopely this years eddition will gather similar attention. Over last 12 years Tuska stars hosted numerous celebrieties from all over the Globe: Slayer, Carcass, Dimmu Borgir, Entombed, Morbid Angel, Fields Of The Nephilim, Moonspel, Katatonia, Pain, Blind Guardian, The Sisters of Mercy, Opeth, Anathema, Monster Magnet, Gamma Ray, Dio, Type O Negative, Soufly and Satyricon. Tuska rulez it own rulez, as so coled city festival gigs end at 22:00 - the city needs it time to rest. However the party does not end, for the reason everybodys routes lead to one of the four night clubs in Helscinki City Center. This years the old armty: Tavastia, Nosturi, Virgin Oil Co. is armed with a new venue, namely Dante's Highlight. The Clubs program will be announced later in the spring on the festival websites. Tuska it is not only gigs but all kinds of art expressions. Last years eddition was enriched with photography exhibiton showing the history of festival with a special eye, the audience eye: "Tuska 2003-2007 - The Story Of Us". What the Tuska organizers will prepare for us this year? Come and see it yourself.