AT THE GATES, ARCH ENEMY, EXODUS, MESHUGGAH Confirmed For Finland's TUSKA Festival

AT THE GATES, ARCH ENEMY, EXODUS, MESHUGGAH and KILLING JOKE are among the first confirmed bands for next year's edition of the Tuska open air metal festival, set to take place July 22-24, 2011 at Suvilahti in Helsinki, Finland.

Tuska 2011 will feature performances by more than 50 bands — almost 20 more than in previous years. A new addition to the event will be a fourth stage, which will provide "more marginal and extreme program," according to a press release.

The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order):

AGNOSTIC FRONT
ARCH ENEMY
AT THE GATES
CHURCH OF MISERY
ENSLAVED
EXODUS
GRAVE
KILLING JOKE
KVELERTAK
MESHUGGAH
MISERY INDEX
MOONSORROW
MYGRAIN
SPIRITUAL BEGGARS
WITCHERY

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Three-day tickets for Tuska 2011 are now on sale at Lippupalvelu.fi and Tiketti.fi for a special price of 100 euros. A ticket agency fee will be added to the ticket price. The special-edition tickets will be on sale until the end of the year or until sold out.

For more information, visit www.tuska-festival.fi.

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