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Kalmah - Live Photos From 70,000 Tons of Metal 2019 - By Jason Carlson

70,000 Tons Of Metal Scorecard: Cattle Decapitation, Atheist Added To Lineup

We couldn’t contain our excitement when Cattle Decapitation was announced for the tenth anniversary 70,000 Tons of Metal cruise. Their two performances out of the 160 on the cruise are not to be missed. With less than two months until the Independence of the Seas departs from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, for Cozumel, Mexico, to say we are stoked is an

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Ship - 70,000 Tons of Metal 2018 By Jason Carlson

70,000 Tons Of Metal Scorecard: Devin Townsend, Soen, Aborted Added To Lineup

The tenth anniversary 70,000 Tons of Metal cruise is revealing what could be the best lineup the floating metal fest has ever produced. If you have any doubts, look no further than heavy hitters like Devin Townsend, At the Gates, Soen, Emperor, and Aborted (plus many more). Admittedly, these scorecard posts have been a little off of our normal rhythm,

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Bloodbath - 70,000 Tons of Metal 2019 - By Jason Carlson

70,000 Tons Of Metal Scorecard: Emperor, Epica and Haggard Announced

The tenth anniversary of 70,000 Tons of Metal kicked into high gear on Friday. A day after the announcement of on-sale dates, The Skipper and crew announced the first three acts. Survivors and newbies alike rejoiced when the first act, the almighty Emperor, made its way to social media pages. Those on the fence for the 2020 cruise quickly changed

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Sodom - 70,000 Tons of Metal 2019 - By Jason Carlson

70,000 Tons Of Metal On-Sale Dates Announced!

It is happening! Survivors and newbies alike have been mystified by the delays in on-sale dates and band announcements for the tenth annual 70,000 Tons of Metal. Anyone who follows the official forums or engages the Facebook community has seen post after post questioning the lack of updates. Is the cruise still on? Is the lineup going to be announced

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70,000 Tons Of Metal 2020 Announcements: The Waiting Is The Hardest Part

Veterans of the 70,000 Tons of Metal cruise, lovingly referred to as “Survivors,” are cultish when it comes to the annual event. The camaraderie is unmatched, and most hold this voyage as the “must-attend” metal event of the year. In fact, banter about the next year’s lineup begins the day the cruise docks … and is met for months by

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Sodom - 70,000 Tons of Metal 2019 - By Jason Carlson

Watch A Video Recap Of Day Three Of 70,000 Tons Of Metal

It isn’t surprising that a day-and-a-half of metal shows on 70,000 Tons of Metal can be exhausting. Waking up in a tropical location like Labadee, Haiti, is a welcome reprieve, whether you want to lounge on the beach or take an excursion. This year, we opted for the beach where white sand led to crystal clear water while zip lines

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Nile - Karl Sanders

Relive 70,000 Tons Of Metal With A Day 2 Recap

Day 2 of the 2019 70,000 Tons of Metal cruise was truly something to behold. The wind blew, the rain came, and the metal continued with the first sets on the Pool Deck Stage. Gloryhammer, Coroner, and Nile were just a few of the acts to turn up the volume on the open seas. Relive that first full day at

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Revisit 70,000 Tons Of Metal 2019 With A Day 1 Video Recap

A funny thing happened in February. We went to Haiti. And we are still basking in the afterglow of the epic trip. What isn’t surprising is that it was on 70,000 Tons of Metal. The annual cruise is our absolute favorite event and the best working vacation you could ever ask for as metalheads. We are already gearing up for

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Dark Funeral - Lord Ahriman

Lord Ahriman And Heljarmadr of Dark Funeral Discuss Their Message, Modern Music On 70,000 Tons Of Metal

We bumped into Dark Funeral‘s Lord Ahriman earlier in the day on the elevator on the Independence of the Seas. Without his stage attire and corpse paint, the guitarist isn’t immediately recognizable, save his height, black tinted sunglasses, Sigil of Baphomet t-shirt, and necklaces hailing all that is unholy. Dark Funeral had just played a massive set the evening before

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Sodom - 70,000 Tons of Metal 2019 - By Jason Carlson

Sodom Live Photos From 70,000 Tons Of Metal

German thrash legends Sodom were in top form on 70,000 Tons of Metal. The band played two stellar sets, and it is fitting, given the contingency of Germans that make the annual voyage. All photos by Photo Editor Jason Carlson.

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