When you see streets full of people wearing black, you know it’s time. Tuska Open Air Metal Festival has come to town again.

Tuska Open Air Metal Festival, commonly known as Tuska, is the biggest heavy metal festival in the Nordics. The first Tuska was arranged in 1998 and it has grown larger every year. Nowadays it takes place at Suvilahti and the festival gathers more than 30 000 music lovers every year. Even though the name Tuska refers to pain and agony (in Finnish), it’s a joyful celebration of metal music for headbangers.

This summer Tuska celebrates its 20th anniversary. As always, the line up consists of Finnish and international big names. Also one of Finland’s most known metal bands HIM will perform in Tuska for the first time in their history.


- Tuska 20th Anniversary at Suvilahti, Helsinki, Finland on 30.6.-2.7.2017

- Schedule now online at http://tuska-festival.fi/en/schedule

Tuska 20th Anniversary bash being about a month away, the time has come to announce the schedule. Go to SCHEDULE-page to see who’s playing when.

Program for Solmusali stage will be announced soon.

On Tuska Friday and Saturday nights, the metro will be running 2 hours longer than usual, in order for all Tuska festival goers to get home or wherever they’re going after the festival day is done. Thank you Helsinki Region Transport - this is what we call community relations!

Tuska tickets are selling like in the crazy metal years of last decade, so make sure you don’t miss out. So far, all ticket categories still available.

Tuska tickets are sold by Tiketti, Ticketmaster, Lippu.fi and Festicket.

In cooperation with: Radio Rock, Inferno, Imperiumi, Alepa, Turun Sinappia, Bio Luvil Black, mySafety, FundYou, Sun Effects, Musamaailma, Onnibus.

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