VENOM, CELTIC FROST, OPETH Confirmed For Finland's TUSKA OPEN AIR METAL FESTIVAL

VENOM, CELTIC FROST and OPETH are among the confirmed bands for the ninth annual Tuska Open Air Metal Festival, set to take place June 20 – July 2 at Kaisaniemi Park in Helsinki, Finland. A total of 32 bands will perform on three stages over the course of three days. In addition, a couple of dozen bands will be appearing at the infamous evening clubs during the three-day festival run. The festival billing is shaping up as follows:

VENOM
CELTIC FROST
OPETH
DIABLO
SONATA ARCTICA
MOKOMA
AMORPHIS
TAROT
STAM1NA
WINTERSUN
GOJIRA
SWALLOW THE SUN
NORTHER
APRIL
IMPALED NAZARENE
TIMO RAUTIAINEN

Tickets for Tuska 2006 will go on sale on April 3 through www.tiketti.fi and www.lippupalvelu.fi. Tuska Festival 2006 is an all-ages event. Capacity of Tuska 2006 is 11,000 per day.

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