Tuska festival opening hours are:
Fri 28.6. 2:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Sat 29.6. 1:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Sun 30.6. 2:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Confirmed bands for Friday 28.6.2013: KING DIAMOND, BOLT THROWER, AMORPHIS, WINTERSUN, TESSERACT, IHSAHN, ABHORRENCE, TORTURE KILLER, LEPROUS, DREAMTALE, KUOLEMANLAAKSO, SEREMONIA, TOMBSTONED, CUT TO FIT
Confirmed bands for Saturday 29.6.2013: TESTAMENT, KREATOR, STAM1NA, SOILWORK, LAMA, WE BUTTER THE BREAD WITH BUTTER, BLACK CITY, VON, URFAUST, LOST SOCIETY, DARK BUDDHA RISING, DR. LIVING DEAD!, DE LIRIUM'S ORDER, WHISPERED, BLOODRED HOURGLASS, RATFACE, BALTIMOR
Confirmed bands for Sunday 30.6.2013: NIGHTWISH, BATTLE BEAST, STRATOVARIUS, AMARANTHE, BARBE-Q-BARBIES, DEATH HAWKS, SANTA CRUZ, BETRAYAL AT BESPIN, KHROMA
Note! There may be changes in the festival schedule and program which are beyond the festival organization's control. Possible changes will be announced immediately. According to the usual festival policy, bought festival tickets will not be refunded in such cases.
TUSKA TURBO VIP-packages 3 days or 1 day (Fri/Sat/Sun)
Finland's premiere metal festival, Tuska Open Air, is celebrated for the 16th time during June 28-30 at Suvilahti, Helsinki, Finland. Super popular TURBO VIP packages will once again be available through the ticket agencies. So treat yourself or your loved one a wonderfully hedonistic weekend with the longhaired at Tuska VIP-lounge.
- TUSKA 2013 - VIP pass, lanyard and wristband (ticket will be exchanged for a pass and a wristband at the festival VIP entrance by the main gate)
- VIP entrance to the festival area
- Access to the VIP lounge tent
- VIP lounge tent services (Restaurant, bar with terrace area and VIP sanitary facilities
- One warm buffet meal each day the VIP pass is valid at the VIP lounge tent (menu will be specified closer to festival date)
Age limit to all VIP packages is 18.
All VIP customers will be contacted via email before the festival, with instructions on how to exchange the purhased ticket for the pass&wristband.
ASKING ALEXANDRIA TUSKA SHOW CANCELLED. BATTLE BEAST ADDED
Asking Alexandria have unfortunately been forced to cancel their appearance at Tuska Festival on Sunday 30.6. Due to a passport issue beyond control of the band, festival and band management Asking Alexandria won't be able to make their slot at Tuska. Below a statement from the band:
"To all of our devoted fans that will be attending the Tuska Open Air Festival this year. It is with deepest regret that I have to announce that we will not be able to attend the festival this year due to issues with members passports. We are extremely disappointed that we won't be playing for you all this year but I can promise you that we are doing everything in our power to rectify the situation and we will be back ASAP to play for each and every one of you. Thank you all so much for your love, support, patience and understanding. Once again, we are so sorry. We will see you soon Finland.
Much love, Ben, Sam, Danny, Cam and James."
Finnish heavy metallers Battle Beast have been added to the line up for Tuska Sunday. Battle Beast just recently released their highly acclaimed second album. Battle Beast will barge the Tuska main stage at 16.40 on Sunday afternoon.
Ticket prices starting 1.1.2013:
FRI 67 € / SAT 60 € / SUN 67 €
THREE DAY TICKET 117 €
TWO DAY TICKET
PE+LA 92 €
PE+SU 92 €
LA+SU 92 €
TUSKA TURBO VIP package
3 days 250 €
1 day 150 €
3-day tickets will be changed to wristbands.
VIP-tickets will be exchanged for a VIP-pass and wristband at the VIP/PRESS-desk.
3-day tickets can be changed to wristbands in advance at Tiketti's outlet in Kamppi on Wed & Thu 26.-27.6. at 12:00-19:00. Wristabands must be picked up personally.
Only one entry per day with 1-day and 2-day tickets.
Limit 6 tickets / customer