‘Metal Capital Festival’ 2022 is set take place in Oulu, Finland on June 17th and 18th, with a now confirmed 34 bands performing on three stages — see the full line-up below.
A message from organizers states, “For decades the city of Oulu has been known to be the metal music capital of Finland and festival’s goal is to make it very clear that it still is! Horse race track of Äimärautio offers unbelievable grounds for a music festival and the area can hold up to 100.000 music fans. On the first year of the festival the ticket sales are limited to 10.000 tickets per day to ensure exclusive and safe festival experience. Festival site is located very close to the city center and there’s excellent travel connections with public transports or by foot/bicycle from the city center. Of course Oulu is easy for all foreign visitors as there is an active internationally connected airport and great train connections.”
They add, “Metal Capital Festival is devoted purely to metal music which offers premium class international toster of bands together with top finnish band lineup. The bar will be set high! You can see the side by side set main stages from all over the festival area which is partly amphitheater like. Two story VIP area is the place to be when you want to experience both main stages from the very best viewing point with extra goodies. The love for food is almost as big the love for metal music so there will be the best local restaurants on the festival grounds. There’s also other intresting things to experience at the festival are such as a tattoo museum, helicopter flights with nice seaside city scenery and sauna world at the festival site!”
Before The Dawn
Mors Principium Est
Eternal Tears of Sorrow
Quake The Earth
Face of Our Time