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Atheist Confirmed For 70,000 Tons Of Metal Cruise

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The organizers of the 70,000 Tons of Metal cruise have issued the following announcement about Atheist being the latest act confirmed for the festival:

"70,000 Tons of Metal, The World's Biggest Floating Heavy Metal Festival passed the Florida Straight and then turned North. They decided to make a short stop in Sarasota to look for more signs, but the people there don't believe in signs, in fact they don't believe in anything, they are ATHEIST! 25 out of 40 as they continue to sail along the US Gulf Coast...

"Make no mistake, 70,000 Tons of Metal is not your grandma's cruise. It's also not one of the cruises that share the ship with normal cruise guests. This is an all heavy metal cruise! Can you imagine that? A whole luxury cruise ship full of metalheads? And since there is no backstage area you will have the opportunity to mingle side-by-side with the artists in this incredibly fan-friendly scenario that has no comparison. It's like everyone has a backstage pass! So far 25 out of a total of 40 bands on board are known:

AMORPHIS
ATHEIST
CANNIBAL CORPSE
CORONER
DARK FUNERAL
ELUVEITIE
GOD DETHRONED
GRAVE DIGGER
HAMMERFALL
IN EXTREMO
MOONSORROW
MY DYING BRIDE
NIGHTWISH
OVERKILL
PENTAGRAM
PESTILENCE
RIOT
SAMAEL
STRATOVARIUS
SUFFOCATION
TANKARD
THERION
TRISTANIA
VIRGIN STEELE
WHIPLASH

"70,000 Tons of Metal will sail Monday, January 23rd, 2012 aboard the Royal Caribbean 'Majesty of the Seas' from Miami FL to George Town, Cayman Islands and will not return you to the real world for four days until Friday, January 27, 2012.

"Ticket prices start at US$666 plus US$289 taxes and fees per person and include all on-board entertainment, non-alcoholic and non-carbonated beverages, all meals at the dining rooms, most on-board restaurants and even 24 room service!

"What are you waiting for? You might even need a vacation from this vacation when all is said and done! Check out this location for more information and book your cabin NOW!"

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5 Comments on "Atheist Confirmed For 70,000 Tons Of Metal"

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1. Raf Fak writes:

Heavy

# Sep 27, 2011 @ 12:52 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. slayer2049 writes:

if only i had money, wasnt 15 and could get to florida i would be all over this concert like a fat man on cake. i will make it a life goal too be on this cruise at least one time in my life

# Sep 27, 2011 @ 5:47 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. Cynic writes:

I honestly think one day we'll look back at this and realize this was one of the best metal festivals that ever happened.

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4. sonictherapy writes:

At least one of us needs to go on this cruise to do a show report!

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5. silvermountains writes:

wow.... i wish i had money.

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