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70000 Tons of Metal - The World's Biggest Heavy Metal Cruise

Origin

Formed: 1997
From: Topeka, KS, United States
Last Known Status: Active

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Omnium Gatherum Confirmed For 70000 Tons Of Metal

Finnish melodic death metal outfit Omnium Gatherum has been announced as the latest confirmation for the 2020 edition of the 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise. This brings the number of bands up to twenty eight, with sixty in total to perform. The ship will set sail to Cozumel, Mexico on January 7th and return to Fort Lauderdale, Florida on January 11th.

The lineup is now as follows:

Aborted
Aether Realm
Archon Angel
At The Gates
Axxis
Candlemass
Cruachan
Devin Townsend
Einherjer
Emperor
Epica
Flotsam And Jetsam
Grave Digger
Haggard
Ihsahn
Kampfar
Kissin' Dynamite
Leaves Eyes
Michael Schenker Fest
Moonsorrow
Omnium Gatherum
Origin
Soen
Sortilège
The Agonist
Trollfest
Venom
Wintersun

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Axxis Confirmed For 70000 Tons Of Metal

German power metal veterans Axxis are the latest band to be confirmed for next year's edition of the 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise. This brings the number of bands up to twenty six, with sixty in total to perform. The ship will set sail to Cozumel, Mexico on January 7th and return to Fort Lauderdale, Florida on January 11th.

The lineup is now as follows:

Aborted
Aether Realm
Archon Angel
At The Gates
Axxis
Candlemass
Cruachan
Devin Townsend
Einherjer
Emperor
Epica
Flotsam And Jetsam
Grave Digger
Haggard
Ihsahn
Kampfar
Kissin' Dynamite
Leaves Eyes
Michael Schenker Fest
Moonsorrow
Origin
Soen
Sortilège
The Agonist
Trollfest
Venom
Wintersun

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Ihsahn Confirmed For 70000 Tons Of Metal

In addition to performing two sets with black metal legends Emperor on board the cruise, the band's frontman Ihsahn will also be performing with his solo project at the 70000 Tons Of Metal event, the organisers have confirmed. This brings the number of bands up to twenty six, with sixty in total to perform. The ship will set sail to Cozumel, Mexico on January 7th and return to Fort Lauderdale, Florida on January 11th.

The lineup is now as follows:

Aborted
Aether Realm
Archon Angel
At The Gates
Candlemass
Cruachan
Devin Townsend
Einherjer
Emperor
Epica
Flotsam And Jetsam
Grave Digger
Haggard
Ihsahn
Kampfar
Kissin' Dynamite
Leaves Eyes
Michael Schenker Fest
Moonsorrow
Origin
Soen
Sortilège
The Agonist
Trollfest
Venom
Wintersun

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The Agonist Confirmed For 70000 Tons Of Metal

Canadian metal outfit The Agonist are the latest band to be confirmed for next year's edition of the 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise. This brings the number of bands up to twenty five, with sixty in total to perform. The ship will set sail to Cozumel, Mexico on January 7th and return to Fort Lauderdale, Florida on January 11th.

The lineup is now as follows:

Aborted
Aether Realm
Archon Angel
At The Gates
Candlemass
Cruachan
Devin Townsend
Einherjer
Emperor
Epica
Flotsam And Jetsam
Grave Digger
Haggard
Kampfar
Kissin' Dynamite
Leaves Eyes
Michael Schenker Fest
Moonsorrow
Origin
Soen
Sortilège
Trollfest
Venom
Wintersun

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Michael Schenker Fest Confirmed For 70000 Tons

The organisers of the 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise have announced that legendary German guitarist Michael Schenker and his band Michael Schenker Fest will be on board next year's edition of the cruise. Both sets are promised to be unique and will see Schenker joined by the following musicians:

Gary Barden (Vocals)
Robin McAuley (Vocals)
Doogie White (Vocals)
Chris Glen (Bass)
Steve Mann (2nd Guitar / Keyboards)
Bodo Schopf (Drums)

This brings the number of bands up to twenty four, with sixty in total to perform. The ship will set sail to Cozumel, Mexico on January 7th and return to Fort Lauderdale, Florida on January 11th.

The lineup is now as follows:

Aborted
Aether Realm
Archon Angel
At The Gates
Candlemass
Cruachan
Devin Townsend
Einherjer
Emperor
Epica
Flotsam And Jetsam
Grave Digger
Haggard
Kampfar
Kissin' Dynamite
Leaves Eyes
Michael Schenker Fest
Moonsorrow
Origin
Soen
Sortilège
Trollfest
Venom
Wintersun

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Soen Confirmed For 70000 Tons Of Metal

Swedish progressive metal supergroup Soen, which includes former Opeth and Amon Amarth drummer Martin Lopez, are the latest band to be confirmed for next year's edition of the 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise. This brings the number of bands up to twenty three, with sixty in total to perform. The ship will set sail to Cozumel, Mexico on January 7th and return to Fort Lauderdale, Florida on January 11th.

The lineup is now as follows:

Aborted
Aether Realm
Archon Angel
At The Gates
Candlemass
Cruachan
Devin Townsend
Einherjer
Emperor
Epica
Flotsam And Jetsam
Grave Digger
Haggard
Kampfar
Kissin' Dynamite
Leaves Eyes
Moonsorrow
Origin
Soen
Sortilège
Trollfest
Venom
Wintersun

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Trollfest Confirmed For 70000 Tons Of Metal

Norwegian folk metal octet Trollfest are the latest act to be confirmed for the 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise, which will set sail in two months. This brings the number of bands up to twenty two, with sixty in total to perform. The ship will set sail to Cozumel, Mexico on January 7th and return to Fort Lauderdale, Florida on January 11th.

The lineup is now as follows:

Aborted
Aether Realm
Archon Angel
At The Gates
Candlemass
Cruachan
Devin Townsend
Einherjer
Emperor
Epica
Flotsam And Jetsam
Grave Digger
Haggard
Kampfar
Kissin' Dynamite
Leaves Eyes
Moonsorrow
Origin
Sortilège
Trollfest
Venom
Wintersun

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Three More Bands Added To 70000 Tons Of Metal

The organisers of the 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise have confirmed a further three names for next year's edition of the floating festival. Two German groups have joined the ranks, as heavy metal veterans Grave Digger has been announced, along with young rockers Kissin' Dynamite. Also added the bill is melodic death/folk metal outfit Aether Realm.

This brings the number of bands up to seventeen, with sixty in total to perform. The ship will set sail to Cozumel, Mexico on January 7th and return to Fort Lauderdale, Florida on January 11th.

The lineup is now as follows:

Aborted
Aether Realm
Archon Angel
At The Gates
Candlemass
Cruachan
Devin Townsend
Einherjer
Emperor
Epica
Flotsam And Jetsam
Grave Digger
Haggard
Kampfar
Kissin' Dynamite
Leaves Eyes
Moonsorrow
Origin
Sortilège
Venom
Wintersun

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Aborted Confirmed For 70000 Tons Of Metal

Belgian deathgrind favourites Aborted are the latest band to be confirmed for the tenth edition of the 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise. The group will be playing two unique sets on the journey, one consisting of their latest album, "TerrorVision" in full and the other being a twenty fifth anniversary set, which is exclusive to 70000 Tons Of Metal. Metal Underground recently caught up with Aborted frontman Sven de Caluwé, which you can watch below.

This brings the number of bands up to seventeen, with sixty in total to perform. The ship will set sail to Cozumel, Mexico on January 7th and return to Fort Lauderdale, Florida on January 11th.

The lineup is now as follows:

Aborted
At The Gates
Candlemass
Cruachan
Devin Townsend
Einherjer
Emperor
Epica
Flotsam And Jetsam
Haggard
Kampfar
Leaves Eyes
Moonsorrow
Origin
Sortilège
Venom
Wintersun More...

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At The Gates And Cruachan Confirmed For 70000 Tons

The organisers of the 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise has confirmed a further two bands for next year's edition of the floating festival. Joining the already impressive lineup are Swedish death metal legends At The Gates, who will be performing a "Slaughter Of The Soul" anniversary set and Irish folk metal pioneers Cruachan, who in addition to performing the allotted two sets, will be performing a third in the on board pub.

This brings the number of bands up to sixteen, with sixty in total to perform. The ship will set sail to Cozumel, Mexico on January 7th and return to Fort Lauderdale, Florida on January 11th.

The lineup is now as follows:

At The Gates
Candlemass
Cruachan
Devin Townsend
Einherjer
Emperor
Epica
Flotsam And Jetsam
Haggard
Kampfar
Leaves Eyes
Moonsorrow
Origin
Sortilège
Venom
Wintersun

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Devin Townsend Confirmed For 70000 Tons Of Metal

Canadian metal favourite Devin Townsend is the latest act to be confirmed for the 2020 edition of the 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise, which will embark on it's tenth voyage in January. This brings the number of bands up to fourteen, with sixty in total to perform. The ship will set sail to Cozumel, Mexico on January 7th and return to Fort Lauderdale, Florida on January 11th.

The lineup is now as follows:

Candlemass
Einherjer
Emperor
Epica
Flotsam And Jetsam
Haggard
Kampfar
Leaves Eyes
Moonsorrow
Origin
Sortilège
Venom
Wintersun

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Two More Confirmed For 70000 Tons Of Metal 2020

The organisers of the 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise has confirmed that Norwegian black metal veterans Kampfar and thrash metal favourites Flotsam And Jetsam are the latest bands to be announced for the 2020 edition of the event. This brings the number of bands up to thirteen, with sixty in total to perform. The ship will set sail to Cozumel, Mexico on January 7th and return to Fort Lauderdale, Florida on January 11th.

The lineup is now as follows:

Candlemass
Einherjer
Emperor
Epica
Flotsam And Jetsam
Haggard
Kampfar
Leaves Eyes
Moonsorrow
Origin
Sortilège
Venom
Wintersun

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Sortilège To Reunite For 70000 Tons Of Metal

The organisers of the 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise has announced that French metal veterans Sortilège will be reuniting with their original lineup, exclusively for the floating festival. This brings the number of bands up to ten, with sixty in total to perform. The ship will set sail to Cozumel, Mexico on January 7th and return to Fort Lauderdale, Florida on January 11th.

The lineup is now as follows:

Candlemass
Einherjer
Emperor
Epica
Haggard
Leaves Eyes
Moonsorrow
Origin
Sortilège
Venom
Wintersun

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Wintersun To Play Only 2020 Shows On 70000 Tons

Finnish heavy metal outfit Wintersun has been announced as the latest band to perform at next year's edition of the 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise. This will be the band's only shows of 2020. This brings the number of bands up to ten, with sixty in total to perform. The ship will set sail to Cozumel, Mexico on January 7th and return to Fort Lauderdale, Florida on January 11th.

The lineup is now as follows:

Candlemass
Einherjer
Emperor
Epica
Haggard
Leaves Eyes
Moonsorrow
Origin
Venom
Wintersun

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Venom And Moonsorrow Added To 70K Tons Of Metal

The organisers of the 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise has announced another two bands for the 2020 event, which will mark the tenth anniversary of the cruise. Black metal fathers Venom will be on board the Independence Of The Seas ship, as will Finnish pagan metallers Moonsorrow. This brings the number of bands up to nine, with sixty in total to perform. The ship will set sail to Cozumel, Mexico on January 7th and return to Fort Lauderdale, Florida on January 11th.

The lineup is now as follows: More...

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Two More Bands Confirmed For 70000 Tons Of Metal

The organisers of the 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise has announced a further two bands for next year's edition of the floating festival. Swedish doom metal legends Candlemass will be on board, promoting their latest album, "The Door To Doom," while symphonic metal favourites Leaves Eyes will also be performing. The cruise will set sail on January 7th from Fort Lauderdale, Florida and head to Cozumel, Mexico before returning.

The lineup is now as follows:

Candlemass
Einherjer
Emperor
Epica
Haggard
Leaves Eyes
Origin

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First Bands Confirmed For 70000 Tons Of Metal 2020

70000 Tons Of Metal - The Original, The World’s Biggest Heavy Metal Cruise - will set sail on January 7, 2020 as it journeys from Miami / Ft. Lauderdale to beautiful Cozumel and back.

Organizers check in with the following updates: "The champions of symphonic metal, Epica, will leave you in awe on board 70000 Tons Of Metal. That's not all though... this is 70000Tons Of Metal and we're here to make heavy metal history. Epica will perform two sets, one of which will be based around their landmark 2009 album, Design Your Universe."

"We are headed back to our Origin for RoundX as we make our way to Cozumel once again. Not only will you be pulverized by two performances from these technical death metal legends... we will also provide fluffy weapons for Round 2 of the infamous Pillow Fight!"

The first 5 out of 60 artists to be confirmed for 70000 Tons Of Metal 2020 are: Einherjer, Emperor, Epica, Haggard, and Origin.

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Origin: Trio Of Headlining Dates Announced

Origin announced a trio of headlining off-dates from their "Overtures Of Blasphemy Tour" with Deicide, Jungle Rot and The Absence. Those three dates include:

05/25 Detroit, MI – The Token Lounge (feat. Jungle Rot & The Absence)
06/04 Nashville, TN – Little Harpeth Brewing
06/05 Louisville, KY – The Tiger Room

Dates for the "Overtures Of Blasphemy Tour" run as follows: More...

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Deicide, Origin & Jungle Rot Tour Announced

Initial dates have been revealed for the ‘Overtures Of Blasphemy Tour‘, which will find Deicide, Origin, Jungle Rot and The Absence out on the road together in May. Below's where that trek will stop:

05/11 Austin, TX – Come And Take It Live!
05/12 Dallas, TX – Gas Monkey Bar & Grill
05/13 El Paso, TX – Rockhouse Bar & Grill
05/14 Mesa, AZ – Club Red
05/15 Los Angeles, CA – 1720
05/16 Oakland, CA – Metro Opera House
05/18 Seattle, WA – El Corazon
05/20 Salt Lake City, UT – Metro Music Hall
05/22 Kansas City, MO – The Riot Room
05/23 Chicago, IL – Reggie’s
05/24 Cleveland, OH – The Odeon Theater
05/25 Baltimore, MD – Maryland Deathfest
05/27 Ottawa, ON – Mavericks
05/28 Toronto, ON – Mod Club
05/29 Montreal, QC – L’Astral
05/30 Quebec City, QC – Le d’Auteuil
05/31 Manchester, NH – Jewel Nightclub
06/01 New York, NY – Gramercy Theater

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Monument Of Misanthropy To Open Brutal Assault 23

Monument Of Misanthropy announce they will be performing with Suicidal Tendencies at the warm-up party of this year's edition of Brutal Assault Festival in Jaroměř, Czech Republic. The warm-up party will take place on Tuesday, August 7, 2018. Root, Gride and Beast Within The Sound will join them as support acts.

Time schedule for Tuesday August 7: More...

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