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Tag Archives: In Extremo

First 16 bands announced for 70000 Tons of Metal 2018

Posted by on July 6, 2017

There are a handful of people who have attended 70,000 Tons of Metal since the beginning, and 2018 will find it sailing into its eighth journey. During this past holiday weekend, Andy Piller, the Skipper of this four-day voyage, started the band announcements on Facebook. We are one day away from ticket sales for “survivors,” […]

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UK study finds folk metal to be racist/sexist

Posted by on October 5, 2015

Be prepared to check your privilege, folk metal fans, we’ve got some bad news. A new study out of UK’s Leeds Beckett University published in the journal Metal Music Studies has determined that at it’s core, European folk metal is full of racist and sexist undertones. Published by Professor Karl Spracklen, a professor of leisure […]

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Wacken announces first 15 bands of 2015, including Savatage; fest already sold out

Posted by on August 4, 2014

This past Saturday, the 25th annual Wacken Open Air came to a conclusion after 3 solid days of heavy metal. Following the conclusion came a trailer advertising next year’s festival, how and where to order tickets, and also dropping the names of the first 15 announced for next year. It appears to have worked, as […]

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Cannibal Corpse, Arch Enemy, Chimaira and more (already) confirmed for next year’s 70,000 Tons Of Metal Cruise

Posted by on March 20, 2014

It’s been less than two months since the last 70,000 Tons Of Metal Cruise took place. And while we’ve still got about ten months until the next installment sets sail, we already know 15 of the bands that’ll be onboard. Since last week, 70,000 Tons Of Metal has taken to Facebook to announce bands that’ll […]

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Cannibal Corpse Confirmed For 70,000 Tons Of Metal Cruise

Posted by on August 31, 2011

Normally we don’t write up a full piece on every band confirmed for the 70,000 Tons Of Metal Cruise’s second edition. However, we thought it was a pretty big deal that the metal cruise just snagged none other than Cannibal Corpse. That’s right, the death metal legends are the latest band to be confirmed for […]

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Bands Added To 70,000 Tons Of Metal Cruise

Posted by on May 27, 2011

Amorphis, Moonsorrow, and In Extremo are the latest bands added to the 70,000 Tons Of Metal Cruise, leaving 30 more acts left to be announced.

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