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Perkele! Tuska Open Air Festival 2021 Is Cancelled

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The Press Release:
Even heavier and blacker than usual, we have to announce that Tuska 2021 will be cancelled due to coronavirus. The pain-sized festival is not erected at the turn of the hand, but the time of preparation is measured in months and even years. We want to offer the best possible festival experience for Tuska visitors from all lawsuits: from technical implementation to music and from food supply to side program plus everything else. Now comes the time that we could organize a festival that matches our expectations and the audience. So called. the amount of fox is high. We would have liked to have wagged our hair this summer in Suvilahti with you.

The sun is shining into this catacomb: Tuska’s 2022 planning has begun and the artists have a very strong urge to play, so we believe that the program will turn out very interesting. Next time the Tuska festival will be celebrated in Suvilahti, Helsinki on 1.- 3.7.2022, and three days tickets are on sale. Tickets are sold by 2022, 2022, and 2021: https://www.tuska.fi/liput Tickets purchased for the 2020 and 2021 Tuska Festival are eligible for 2022 as such. The best thing a Tuska visitor can do to support the event is to use the purchased festival ticket next year. If you wish, you can also return the ticket to the place of purchase by 31.8.2021 Ticket stores will be contacted by email to customers who bought tickets as soon as possible. This is how it went, but your fist is up – we hope you’ll be there! ✊
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Mercyful Fate Pulls Out Of Bloodstock Open Air 2021 Amid Pandemic Concerns

The Announcement:
BLOODSTOCK is working to bring you the very best metal party possible this August, but due to the ongoing issues and restrictions surrounding Covid-19, a number of overseas bands are no longer able to be at Catton Park with us this Summer. 🔥 Pioneers of heavy Kreator will replace MERCYFUL FATE as Saturday’s Ronnie James Dio main stage headliner, in a UK festival exclusive!

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Festival Down: The Hellfest Open Air Festival For 2021 Is Cancelled

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Official Statement:

Hellbangers, We hoped for the best but the worst is coming. The uncertainties about the health situation and the latest government regulations are forcing us to cancel the 2021 edition of the Hellfest Festival next june (18th, 19th and 20th).

Thanks to your support the last few weeks, both the public opinion and the media were alerted about the critical situation of our industry (like many others). The Government reacted quickly and organized meetings with members of the Ministry of Culture and other French Festivals in order to explain the situation and to ask for answers regarding the organization of summer festivals.
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Breaking: Maryland Deathfest 2021 Postponed Until 2022

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Based on the current state of affairs with the still rampant, and now mutating Coronavirus; the cancellations for the 2021 Entertainment Year are begin to increase. This announcement addresses the annual Maryland Deathfest which was hoping to take place this coming May. This is not a possibility at all with the increase in infection and the lack of a proper system in getting people vaccinated. Read on.

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The Press Release:
MDF XVIII has been rescheduled again until 2022! The new dates are May 26-29, 2022. There is an overload of information in this post, so please take a few minutes to read it all, as it will likely address most of the questions and concerns you may have.

At this point, we don’t think it’s necessary to go into great detail about why we had to reschedule the festival again. We’ve been updating you about this possibility for months, so we assume that most of you were expecting this news to be dropped. There is simply no chance that the festival can be staged in its proper form with the majority of the bands (or fans, for that matter) being able to even show up in a short 4 months. It is pretty clear that most, if not all of 2021, is needed for the world to sort itself out to the point that we can enjoy live events again.
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Danny Wimmer Presents & Sixthman Announce 5 Day Cruise & Private Island Festival

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The Press Release:
The best in rock festivals on land meet the kings of rock at sea as Danny Wimmer Presents and Sixthman are proud to announce a new partnership in 2022, combining the signature world class talent and unrivaled immersive festival experiences both companies have pioneered in their combined decades in business.

“We are excited to venture into our first international event in 2022. Joining forces with Sixthman to create a concert at sea, plus a day long festival on an exclusive island, we know this will be a vacation unlike anything our fans have ever experienced,” says Danny Wimmer, founder DWP.

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The brand new rock festival vacation will take 2500+ passionate music fans on an immersive 5-day cruise from Miami to the resort-like private island of Harvest Caye, Belize, where the ship will dock a full day and night for a rock festival on the beach. From intimate performances while sailing across the ocean, to raging barefoot on the sand with headlining acts on a private island, this will be hands down the ultimate vacation of every rocker’s dreams. In addition to the island festival, the carefully curated lineup (to be announced soon) will perform multiple sets across numerous stages on the ship and get interactive with guests during the days at sea.
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