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Destruction, Decrepit Birth & Fractal Universe added to Round 11 70000tons; public sales date announced

Posted by on November 28, 2022

  Dates for the pre and public sales for the eleventh edition of 70000tons of Metal have finally been announced. This Wednesday (30th) at 12PM EST, marks the day for the public sales as the Black and Gold members have already started while Silver members begin tomorrow (29th). Round 11 will set sail from Miami, […]

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70000tons of Metal Round 11 to return in 2023: first four bands announced!

Posted by on October 31, 2022

The wait is finally over for die-hard cruisers, and new sailors as 70000tons of Metal round 11 will officially return to the Caribbean waters on January 30th through February 3rd, 2023. Due to the covid-19 pandemic, the #1 metal cruise of the year was forced to be on hold, making the early winter of 2020 […]

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Robin McAuley of Michael Schenker Fest diagnosed with sepsis

Posted by on January 9, 2020

Robin McAuley of Michael Schenker Fest has been diagnosed with sepsis and was unable to perform at the 70000 Tons of Metal Cruise. The news of his absence from the ship and cancelled performance was broken by 70000 Tons’ Facebook post: “Sailors, may we have your attention please. Due to unfortunate circumstances we regretfully have to […]

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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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[Updated] Iced Earth, Dragonforce, and more announced for 70,000 Tons of Metal

Posted by on June 25, 2015

Yesterday the heavy metal cruise ship festival 70,000 of Metal has begun announcing their 2016 line-up, starting with a personal favorite of mine, Iced Earth. Each hour since, another band has been announced, with Lacuna Coil and Fleshgod Apocalypse being the next two followed by Dragonforce, Delain, and At the Gates. The most recent (as […]

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5 things we learned from the Blind Guardian Reddit AMA

Posted by on February 6, 2015

To promote their 10th studio release, Beyond the Red Mirror, which was released just this Tuesday worldwide via Nuclear Blast Records, founding members Hansi Kürsch and André Olbrich, vocals and lead guitar respectively, of the German metal band Blind Guardian took to Reddit for an AMA yesterday. Here are 5 things that we learned from their AMA. […]

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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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Death To All To Play 70,000 Tons Of Metal Cruise? Looks Likely

Posted by on January 3, 2014

How could this year’s 70,000 Tons Of Metal Cruise (featuring Carcass, The Haunted, Death Angel, Fear Factory, Overkill, Symphony X, Obituary and many others) get any better? Well even though the metal festival cruise is less than a month away from setting sail, it appears there’s a few more big names to be added, including […]

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The Haunted’s new lineup to make live debut on a boat

Posted by on November 11, 2013

As far as metal boat cruises go, 70,000 Tons of Metal has quickly risen to the top of the heap in the three years that it’s been occurring. For their fourth year, setting sail on January 27th to January 31st, they’ve lined up an exclusive. The Haunted will play their first show with their new […]

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Fear Factory, Overkill, Symphony X And More Already Confirmed For 70,000 Tons Of Metal Cruise 2014

Posted by on April 8, 2013

We’re about ten months away from next year’s 70,000 Tons Of Metal Cruise setting sail. Yet within the past week, we’ve already learned about a few big names confirmed for the metal cruise festival. On Easter, it was revealed that Dark Tranquillity, Death Angel, Overkill and Soilwork were slated to play 70,000 Tons Of Metal […]

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