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More Tuska Open Air Details Revealed

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Tuska Open Air Metal Festival has added more international and Finnish acts to the 2005 roster. The line-up is almost complete with only 1 more artist to be added for Saturday afternoon as well as the winner from the band contest at Rotonde-Festival, France, which is to be held later this spring. This year's Tuska-Festival is more international than ever, with nearly half of the artists coming from abroad. The evening clubs will most likely see some international action as well.

New additions in Finnish professionalism will be represented by Apocalyptica, whose cello metal is witnessed way too rarely on their native soil. Apocalytica just recently supported Rammstein on their European tour and appeared stateside on a few selected dates.

German precision and universal greatness is brought to you by the mighty Gamma Ray. The band last appeared on the bill at Tuska 2000 and have since built their fanbase by selling out club shows on a regular basis.

Other additions include up-and-coming death metallers Amoral, Finnish-singing Stam1na and Viikate, as well as Callisto who are about to embark on a European tour in a few weeks.

The search continues for one more, either domestic or foreign artist.

Ticket sales for Tuska 2005 start on Friday April 1st. Three-day ticketcosts 67 euro, one-day ticket 32 euro. Go to www.lippupalvelu.fi to purchase tickets.

Current Tuska 2005 line-up reads as follows:

Friday 15.7.
Monster Magnet (USA)
Scarve (FRA)
Primal Fear (GER)
Destruction (GER)

Saturday 16.7.
Dimmu Borgir (NOR)
Testament (GER)
Gamma Ray (GER)
Rotten Sound
Lake Of Tears (SWE)
Pain Confessor
Naglfar (SWE)

Sunday 17.7.
Accept (GER)
Children Of Bodom
Evergrey (SWE)
Bal-Sagoth (UK)
Turmion Kätilöt
Hieronymus Bosch (RUS)

For more information, visit www.tuska-festival.fi.

Source: Metal Storm

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1. black metal hater writes:

dimmu borgir sucks hairy c***s. I seen them at ozzfest last year and I fell asleep while they where playing. black metal is such a waste of f***ing time.

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2. wafers writes:

I will agree with black metal hater. that all of that kinda music sucks except for stuff like cannibal corpse

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3. Bodomizer writes:

"Waste of time", "Stuff like Cannibal Corpse" haha, you obviously don't know sh** about extreme metal...blow me, f***ing wannabes.

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4. perkele writes:

listen the lyrics turmion kätilöt wrotes great lyricks

huutaa sielu ja raapii kynnet....

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