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Whiplash, Soulfly And Riot V Latest For 2015 Roster Of 70,000 Tons Of Metal

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Three more bands were announced for the 2015 roster by UMC - promoters for the Original and World's Largest Cruise Festival, 70,000 Tons of Metal: U.S. thrashers Whiplash, Brazilian groove masters Soulfly and U.S. legendary traditional metal act Riot, now known as Riot V.

70,000 Tons of Metal casts off next Thursday, January 22, 2015 from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida with a stop at Ocho Rios, Jamaica, returning on Tuesday, January 26, 2015 aboard a new ship, Liberty of the Seas (via Royal Caribbean), which will accommodate four stages. The All-Star Jam band will be back this coming January, which features members from the various acts aboard performing cover tunes live. There will also be two hot tubs on the pool deck stage.

All the information on the festival, including how to book your dream metal vacation can be found at 70000tons.com.

Whiplash, Soulfly and Riot V join the previously announced bands below, with 6 bands still left to be announced:

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Abandon Hope
Alestorm
Amorphis
Annihilator (featuring Coburn Pharr performing songs from "Never, Neverland")
Anvil
Apocalyptica
Arch Enemy
Artillery
Behemoth
Blind Guardian
Cannibal Corpse
Claim the Throne
Crucified Barbara
D.A.D.
Destruction
Divided Multitude
Einherjer
Ensiferum
Enthroned
Equilibrium
Gama Bomb

God Dethroned (Special Reunion Show)
Grave Digger
The Hate Colony
Heathen
In Extremo
Jungle Rot
Kataklysm
Korpiklaani
Lake of Tears
Masacre
Melechesh
Michael Schenker's Temple of Rock
Monstrosity
Municipal Waste
Napalm Death
Origin
Pretty Maids
Primal Fear
Refuge
Suborned
Tank
Therion
Thy Antichrist
Threshold
Triosphere
Trollfest
Trouble
Venom (world premiere of new album "From the Very Depths" in its entirety)
Xentrix

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