AMORPHIS, KORPIKLAANI, V FOR VIOLENCE and [AMATORY] have been confirmed to perform at the sixth annual Finnish Metal Expo, which will be held February 19-20, 2010 in Helsinki.
Finnish Metal Expo, the main event of Helsinki Metal Meeting, is taking over the Cable Factory for the sixth time next year. This is where more than 50 operators in the metal music industry showcase their latest offerings in the exhibition area and the hot metal acts take the stage.
The Finnish Metal Awards gives the public the chance to vote the best of Finnish metal in 2009. The voting began on November 1 at www.imperiumi.net/fma.
The Finnish Metal Awards gala will be held at the Cable Factory on Saturday, February 20.
Finnish Metal Expo, list of performers:
Friday, February 19:
V FOR VIOLENCE
Saturday, February 20:
SWALLOW THE SUN
Finnish Metal Awards
In addition to the consumer aspect of the event, the Industry Day gathers the metal industry people from all over the world. The Industry Day will be held at the Nosturi club, one of the main music venues in Helsinki, on Thursday, February 18. The evening will conclude with a CD-release performance by the mighty FINNTROLL. Also scheduled to appear are BARREN EARTH and ARMOUR. Tickets for the Nosturi show go on sale tomorrow, December 10.
Finnish Metal Expo is an all-ages event, with bars available to those over 18 and feeling the urge for such services.
For more information, visit www.fme.fi.