60 Bands, 4 Days, 1 Cruise Ship, and only 3000 Tickets. This is 70000TONS OF METAL™, The Original, The World’s Biggest Heavy Metal Cruise!

On 70000TONS OF METAL™ you get unrestricted festival access to all 120 live shows on board, 70000TONS™ OF KARAOKE until sunrise, Jamming With Waters In International Waters – the Official 70000TONS OF METAL™ All Star Jam which writes Heavy Metal History every year, Clinics and Work-Shops with the musicians, our infamous Belly Flop Contest, Shore Excursions with your favorite artists, and much more!

Everyone on board is a VIP, we don’t have assigned seating (this is a Heavy Metal Cruise after all), and most importantly the bars on our ship never close – you heard us, bars that never close!

On this life changing adventure you will spend five days and four nights at Sea mingling side-by-side with your favorite artists in this incredibly fan-friendly scenario that has no comparison. It’s like having an All-Access backstage pass!

Are you ready to start next year in style? Book your cabin NOW before they’re gone!

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TANKARD’s 30th Birthday & GOD DETHRONED’s Farewell

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.


It’s Time To Let The HAMMERFALL!

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.


Welcome DARK FUNERAL With New Vocalist On Board!

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?


Time To Welcome One Of Finland’s Finest!

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


More News From The Swiss Alps: Welcome SAMAEL

While 70000TONS OF METAL, The World’s Biggest Floating Heavy Metal Festival is once again sailing across the Baltic Sea we finally received news from our Scouting Party. They got lost in a dark valley of the Swiss Alps but were saved by an even darker angel by the name of SAMAEL. Together they are now heading north, back to Germany…