Last night we cleared The Channel. After sailing a few hundred miles into the North Atlantic we received orders to change our course to West South-West.
While 70000TONS OF METAL, The World’s Biggest Floating Heavy Metal Festival has left Göteborg and is now sailing through the Skagerak our scouting party in Germany could not pass by Frankfurt am Main without picking up a huge TANKARD of beer that will celebrate it’s 30th birthday on board next year. Then they went onwards to The Netherlands to get GOD DETHRONED who will play one of their very last shows on board 70000TONS OF METAL 2012.
70000TONS OF METAL, The World’s Biggest Floating Heavy Metal Festival has arrived at the biggest port in Scandinavia and Sweden’s gateway to the West: Göteborg. Time to let the HAMMERFALL! Shall we stay in this city of long maritime tradition or are we sailing onwards? You shall know soon.
We have arrived in Stockholm, Sweden where we were invited to a DARK FUNERAL! We are especially proud to be the first to announce “NACHTGARM” as their new vocalist and member of the horde!
Now 70000TONS OF METAL, The World’s Biggest Floating Heavy Metal Festival, is sailing through the Øresund. Where will our next port of call be?
For many nights we had the wish to go back to the country of thousand lakes, which is famous for it’s vodka but also for its many great Heavy Metal bands!
Time to announce two very special performances of one of Finland’s finest on board 70000TONS OF METAL, The World’s Biggest Floating Heavy Metal Festival… a band that has sold millions of records and collected over 60 Gold and Platinum awards world-wide.
Sailors… please welcome NIGHTWISH!
Will this be 70000TONS OF METAL’s last visit to Finland this year? Time will tell…
For now, we set sail in the Gulf of Finland. Our course: West