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70000TONS OF METAL Announce First Bands For 2025 Cruise

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There are your standard Heavy Metal festivals – and then there’s 70000TONS OF METAL.

The thirteenth edition of 70000TONS OF METAL will take place from January 30 to February 3, departing from Miami, Florida – Cruise Capital of the World – to Ocho Rios, Jamaica and back aboard the Independence of the Seas.

This unique festival will once more see 60 Heavy Metal bands from various subgenres taking the four stages on board, with 3000 metalheads from around the world in attendance. Every band will play twice during the trip, ramping the total amount of shows played up to 120! 70000TONS OF METAL has revealed 13 of the 60 bands for the 2025 lineup:

BENIGHTED (2 special sets playing the “Carnivore Sublime” album and a “Best Of” set)
CANDLEMASS (celebrating “40 Years Of Doom”)
(2 special sets: “In the Nightside Eclipse” and “Anthems to the Welkin at Dusk”)
FLOTSAM & JETSAM (2 special sets: “Doomsday for the Deceiver” and “No Place for Disgrace”)
IN EXTREMO (2 special “Best Of” Sets as part of their 30th Anniversary Celebration)
KALMAH (2 special sets playing the “They Will Return” and “Swampsong” albums)
(2 special sets playing the “Ceremony of Opposites” and “Passage” albums)
(2 special sets playing the “Visions” album and a “Best Of” set)
(2 special sets playing the “Nexus Polaris” album and a “Best Of” set)

Stay tuned for updates and announcements including sales dates by checking out 70000tons.com for and the @70000tons social media channels.

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