KEEP OF KALESSIN to Premiere Forthcoming Album KATHARSIS on board 70000TONS OF METAL 2023


KEEP OF KALESSIN have been announced for 70000TONS OF METAL 2023, with two very exclusive sets planned.

As one of the festival’s many exclusive performances announced, these pioneers of Epic Extreme Metal will perform their upcoming album “Katharsis” in its entirety for one of their sets. As an added bonus, there will also be an exclusive listening session of “Katharsis” hosted for fans on board. The rest of the world will have to wait until the album is released on March 24, 2023. As every band plays two sets on 70000TONS OF METAL, KEEP OF KALESSIN will also perform a special 25th Anniversary Anthology show for their second.

They will join 59 other world-class metal bands and 3000 fans on board the Freedom of the Seas, sailing from January 30 – February 3, 2023 from Miami, Florida to Bimini, Bahamas and back.

Have you secured your cabin yet? Only a limited amount of select cabins remain, so book your cabin now at 70000tons.com

The cost for this uniquely immersive festival includes unrestricted festival access to all 120+ live shows, 70000TONS OF Karaoke until sunrise, Jamming In International Waters – the Official 70000TONS OF METAL All Star Jam, intimate Artist clinics and workshops with musical virtuosos, the infamous Belly Flop Contest and more. 

The lineup to date is: ABYSMAL DAWN, AMORPHIS, CYNIC, DECREPIT BIRTH, DESTRUCTION, EVERGREY, FALLUJAH, FEUERSCHWANZ, FRACTAL UNIVERSE, INSOMNIUM, JUNGLE ROT, KAMELOT, KEEP OF KALESSIN, KORPIKLAANI, KREATOR, MǺNEGARM, MELECHESH, NIGHTMARE, NIGHTWISH, NOVEMBRE, OBSCURA, OCEANS OF SLUMBER, ROTTING CHRIST, SIRENIA, THE CROWN, ULI JON ROTH, VISIONS OF ATLANTIS, and WARBRINGER.

Additional special sets on board will include: 

  • Two 30th Anniversary celebrations with CYNIC. For one of them they will play their highly acclaimed landmark debut album, “Focus”, in its entirety!    
  • ROTTING CHRIST will be playing their debut album, “Thy Mighty Contract”, in its entirety for one of their two shows.    
  • KREATOR will play two very unique wish list setlists, assembled with input from the public.

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About 70000TONS OF METAL

70000TONS OF METAL is The Original, The World’s Biggest Heavy Metal Cruise, which features 60 Heavy Metal bands aboard a luxury cruise ship performing across four stages, including The World’s Biggest Open Air Stage Structure to sail the Open Seas.

Sailing on board the Freedom of the Seas, guests will enjoy complimentary fine dining, bars and lounges that never close, 24 hour room service and a host of on board activities.

With ten consecutive sellouts since the first voyage in 2011, this five-day, four-night Heavy Metal Music Festival and Caribbean vacation offers 3000 Metalheads the unique opportunity to mingle side-by-side with 60 world-class Heavy Metal bands.

Every band plays twice and all guests have unrestricted festival access to 120+ live performances, including the Jamming in International Waters All Star Jam, meet & greets with every band, intimate Artist Clinics & Workshops and exclusive premieres. All of this with no VIP areas on board makes it feel like everyone has a backstage pass. If that’s not enough, festival goers even get a chance to explore a Caribbean dream destination with their favorite Artists.

For more information on 70000TONS OF METAL 2023, including photos, FAQs (for booking, travel documents, payment, etc.), vessel amenities, event details and more, please visit 70000tons.com

Guests and fans are also invited to join the 70000TONS OF METAL community on The 70000TONS OF METAL Official Forum, FacebookTwitterInstagramTikTokYouTubeTelegram, and Spotify: @70000tons

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