Tag Archive: 70000 Tons Of Metal

Feb 21

70000 Tons of Metal – Day 3

It was a nice four-hour rest until I woke up to some heavy turmoil from the waves of the sea rocking the boat (literally this time) and realized we had arrived at Labadee, Haiti.  Use Facebook to Comment on this Post

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Feb 16

David Davidson of Revocation discussed guitar gear, 70000 Tons & touring

Revocation is a 17-year-old band that has gained the respect and love from the metal community by coming from humble origins in Boston, MA to become one of the most notorious metal acts in the world, at the same time it seems that guitar player/vocalist David Davidson has enjoyed a similar treatment as his fame …

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Feb 14

70000 Tons of Metal 2017 – Day 2

It begins! Our first full metal day at sea, starting off with a breakfast in the Windjammer, of course, to fuel up before all the metal madness starts. Considering the daily lineup, it would be a hasty day for me scrambling between the Pool Deck and Alhambra Theater nearly all day long. Starting off the …

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Feb 11

70000 Tons of Metal 2017 – Day 1

The day was finally upon us all, the official day one of 70000 Tons of Metal 2017! Having boarded this legendary metal cruise before, I had decided to show up a bit early to Port Everglades knowing that the lines can be tediously long. Within a record time of about 30 minutes in line, I was …

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Mar 28

Alex Straropoli of Rhapsody of Fire talks Into The Legend & 70000 Tons Of Metal

Rhapsody of Fire is a band that along with Hammerfall, Stratovarius and Therion revamped the meaning of the word heavy metal back in the 90’s and the early 2000’s. Rhapsody of Fire quickly developed a peculiar sound that was so epic that even the lyrical part of their music was absolutely stellar. Use Facebook to …

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Mar 25

Timo Kotipelto of Stratovarius talks Eternal, Songwriting and 70000 Tons Of Metal

Since 1984 Stratovarius had developed a peculiar sound within the heavy metal scene, They didn’t conform to the 80’s new wave of heavy metal, through the years they have worked in a different brew of metal. With breakthrough albums like Dreamspace or Fourth Dimension, they forged a metal style that was in the very line …

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Mar 23

Anders & Jonas of Bloodbath and Katatonia talked new album and 70000 Tons of Metal

I remember when Miguel and I were following the band announcements for the cruise. We got our tickets already satisfied with the line-up, but there was half of the line-up that needed to be announced. One day I was getting ready for work when I received a message from him telling me to look at …

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Mar 22

Joacim Cans of Hamerfall discussed Whiskey, (r)Evolution and 70000 Tons Of Metal

Hammerfall is a band that had personally impressed me since their début album Glory of The Brave back in 1997, they came to the scene in a time that heavy metal needed a revitalization, they did it, albums like Renegade or Crimson Thunder will go down in history as some of the albums that brought …

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Mar 21

Martijn Westerholt of Delain discussed Lunar Prelude & 70000 Tons of Metal

Delain is a band that has won the minds and hearts of crowds around the United States, whether is their music, their message, their stage presence, or perhaps that faithfulness in the American market that keep them coming back every year since their first US tour in 2013. This year they came back to AZ …

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Mar 18

Tomas Lindberg of At the Gates discussed 70000 Tons of Metal

One of the bands I was looking forward to most on 70000 Tons of Metal was At the Gates. Having been gone so long, I was ready for this band to slay on the cruise. And I wasn’t disappointed! And any crowdgroer can feel the passion and energy behind their music while watching their live …

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Mar 15

Sodom discussed with us new music, playing in the US and 70000 Tons Of Metal

It’s a shame that a legendary band like Sodom doesn’t get to make it here to the United States. But after seeing them on the 70000 Tons of Metal cruise I have to say they were one of the best bands I saw. For over thirty years now this band hasn’t stayed quiet. They have …

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