Tuska

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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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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ANTHRAX, INSOMNIUM, AMORAL AND MORE ADDED TO TUSKA 2014!

Well how ’bout them apples?! I was starting to think this year’s Tuska fest was going to be a little less awesome than normal! I should have known they would have a few tricks up their sleeve… Fan favorite Anthrax has been added to headline Tuska Open Air Metal Festival‘s Saturday night main stage! There will be a pit… oh

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TUSKA OPEN AIR METAL FESTIVAL 2013 RECAP!

Yep, it’s fucking January and Tuska Open Air Metal Festival was all they way back at the end of June 2013.  Par for the course of my life, the brand new 3T hard drive I bought from Western Digital crashed right after the festival, in-between that and my wedding, taking with it all my interview footage and photos. My heart

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TUSKA FESTIVAL 2014: DIMMU BORGIR, CHILDREN OF BODOM, CARCASS & MORE!

Tuska Open Air Metal Festival 2014 is starting to take shape, having announced several headliners, many second stage bands and confirming the location will once again be at Suvilahti, Helsinki. It seems that Kaisaniemi park is a distant memory, which is a shame for fans of that location, but a very positive revelation to the scale of the festival. In other

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TUSKA DAY 3 – THE END

Sadface. :-/ All good things must come to an end, and unfortunately Tuska is no exception. Between the unofficial afterparties (I couldn’t afford the official ones this time around) and the festival itself, Tuska sucked me dry and left me begging for more. This is an experience I’ve come to expect. On the last day of Tuska, I had a

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TUSKA DAY 2 – THE RECKONING

My mission for the second day of Tuska would have been to see as many supporting bands as possible, if I hadn’t gotten a message the day before about my precious baggage. I woke up “early” (as early as one can wake up after drinking all night with one’s Rastila friends) and headed straight there, but my trip was delayed

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TUSKA DAY 1 – THE RETURN

Yes, there were gnomes with bleeding orifices in the press area. No, I don’t know why. As some of you know, Tuska 2013 was my fourth Tuska. However, it was my first with any sort of press access. While I’m not exactly new to the world of “press,” I am very new to the world of festival press. Getting into

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TUSKA DAY 3 – THE END

Sadface. :-/ All good things must come to an end, and unfortunately Tuska is no exception. Between the unofficial afterparties (I couldn’t afford the official

TUSKA DAY 2 – THE RECKONING

My mission for the second day of Tuska would have been to see as many supporting bands as possible, if I hadn’t gotten a message

TUSKA DAY 1 – THE RETURN

Yes, there were gnomes with bleeding orifices in the press area. No, I don’t know why. As some of you know, Tuska 2013 was my