Preview: 20th Tuska Festival

30.6. – 2.7.2017, Suvilahti, Helsinki, Finland

20th anniversary of Tuska Festival – naturally an occasion to celebrate! Such a Metal festival in the heart of Helsinki is a must-go anyway, and this year there are even more reasons. So many we cannot even list them all. Therefore just the list of bands you will get to see at Suvilahti area on those 3 days.

On Friday: Sabaton, Suicidal Tendencies, Devin Townsend, Wintersun, Mayhem, Insomnium, Anneke Van Giersbergen’s Vuur, Brujeria, Brother Firetribe, Kohti Tuhoa, Trap Them, Barathrum, Pekko Käppi, Baptism, Ratface, Huora
On Saturday: HIM, Amorphis, Triptykon (Official), Soilwork, Timo Rautiainen & Trio Niskalaukaus, Electric Wizard, Mokoma, Impaled Nazarene, Lost Society, Avatarium, LIK – Sthlm, Sleep of Monsters, Demonztrator, Fear Of Domination, Mind Riot, Throes of dawn, Paara ja Alabama Kush Band. Ein besonderer Tag, da HIM ja ihre Karriere beenden werden und dies einer der letzten ihrer Live-Auftritte ist.
On Sunday: Mastodon, Apocalyptica plays Metallica by Four Cellos, Sonata Arctica, DIRKSCHNEIDER, Baroness, Battle Beast, Oranssi Pazuzu, Jimsonweed, The Raven Age, Amendfoil und der Gewinner des Bandwettbewerbs Tuska-Torstai.  The schedule here.

Further celebrations – various pre- and after club shows, there’s also a Tuska book written by Jone Nikula (in Finnish), a Tuska theme song charity project (, a jewelry collection and and and… check out the details yourselves on the  festival website an.

HIM exhibition at HAM

As a sightseeing tip, we have to mention the photo exhibition of Ville Juurikkala at Helsinki Art Museum and Tiketti Galleria. Helsinki Art Museum HAM, Tuska Festival and Tiketti Galleria put this event together to present the works of rock photographer  Ville Juurikkala. HAM features “HIM: Right Here In My Eyes”, exclusive band photos and portraits of HIM, at Tiketti-Galleria you also get to see photos of bands like  Amorphis, Apocalyptica, HIM and Sonata Arctica.
Helsinki Art Museum HAM
HAM corner
Eteläinen Rautatiekatu 8, Helsinki
Mon – Sun 11-19

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