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MEGADETH REFUSES TO PLAY FESTIVAL IF SALMON IS BEING SERVED / REFUSE TO TAKE THE STAGE WHILE SECOND STAGE IS MAKING NOISE

MEGADETH REFUSES TO PLAY FESTIVAL IF SALMON IS BEING SERVED / REFUSE TO TAKE THE STAGE WHILE SECOND STAGE IS MAKING NOISE

Reports are filtering in about (yet another) alleged infamous Mega-Dave incident, this time taking place in Oulu, Finland.  In an interview with Qstock organizer Mikko Forstén, YLEX confirmed that via the band’s tour manager, Dave Mustaine indeed refused to perform at the festival if the VIP tent was serving salmon. Lucky for all the festival-goers, salmon was apparently not on the menu in the

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NAILS LIVE PHOTOS FROM TUSKA OPEN AIR METAL FESTIVAL 2014

NAILS LIVE PHOTOS FROM TUSKA OPEN AIR METAL FESTIVAL 2014

Nails played on the Inferno main stage in the afternoon on the opening day of the 2014 Tuska Open Air Metal Festival in Suvilahti, Helsinki.  Though they played early, the crowd was totally into the performance.  My photos didn’t turn out that great which is disappointing, but early afternoon at a sunny metal festival doesn’t always produce the best photographs.  I took the best from

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Tuska Open Air Metal Festival 2014

CHILDREN OF BODOM LIVE PHOTOS FROM TUSKA OPEN AIR METAL FESTIVAL 2014

Children Of Bodom performed on the Radio Rock main stage on Friday of the 2014 Tuska Open Air Metal Festival in Suvilahti, Helsinki. This was particularly fun because not only did they haul out three full size vehicles onto the stage, but they used the flatbed in each of two pickup trucks as a fully functioning bar and grill to serve fans on stage.

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TUSKA: WAKE THE FUCK UP! | SAM ROON LIVE TWEETS FROM THE FESTIVAL!

The dark tide has come in and an ocean of black can be seen permeating every nook and cranny of what even the Swedes refer to as the metal capital of the world, Helsinki, Finland.  Tuska Open Air Metal Festival kicks off today in traditional style, with the beer section of every supermarket being pummeled by thirsty concertgoers, followed by a

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TUSKA PROMO VIDEOS 3 & 4 RELEASED – DEVIL YOU KNOW CANCELS PERFORMANCE!

Tuska Open Air’s promo videos are getting funnier and funnier, and I can’t wait to see the final two installments!  The festival is right around the corner and my liver is prepared!  …I mean my ears… because I’ll be listening to lots of metal… that’s right… Anyway, as we await the fifth and sixth promo videos that are coming this

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SONISPHERE FINLAND REVIEW BY SAM ROON

Last night the long awaited Sonisphere Festival ran through Helsinki, Finland on a cold, rainy, windy, (typical Finnish) summer day. This year’s fest features Metallica, Slayer, Mastodon, Ghost & Gojira.  The festival was set up on the beach next to an inlet off the Finnish Ocean so you can imagine the feeling of being soaked to the bone, drunk (but

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TUSKA OPEN AIR METAL FESTIVAL TIME SCHEDULE HAS BEEN POSTED!

Tuska is only a few weeks away and now we can start planning the path we run from stage to stage!  I can tell you right now that Friday night I’m going to be completely out of breath… but hopefully not out of beer!  Saturday doesn’t look to provide much of a break so hopefully this time around I won’t

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TUSKA 2014 SCHEDULE FINALIZED, AFTER-PARTY CLUBS AND BANDS ANNOUNCED!

The date is fast approaching! Soon a sea of black will swarm the streets of downtown Helsinki when the annual Tuska Open Air Metal Festival arrives in late June. From thousands of drunken blonde haired people to the heavy music celebration in the metal capital of the world, this festival is always one to experience. Earlier this month the organizers

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Tuska Open Air Metal Festival 2014

CHILDREN OF BODOM LIVE PHOTOS FROM TUSKA OPEN AIR METAL FESTIVAL 2014

Children Of Bodom performed on the Radio Rock main stage on Friday of the 2014 Tuska Open Air Metal Festival in Suvilahti, Helsinki. This was particularly fun because not only did they haul out three full size vehicles onto the stage, but they used the flatbed in each of two pickup trucks as a fully functioning bar and grill to serve fans on stage.

SONISPHERE FINLAND REVIEW BY SAM ROON

Last night the long awaited Sonisphere Festival ran through Helsinki, Finland on a cold, rainy, windy, (typical Finnish) summer day. This year’s fest features Metallica,