Finnish Metal Expo (FME) 2012
17 – 18 February 2012
Finnish Metal Events Oy Company describes themselves as “An independent, heavily networked and stubborn event production company based out of Helsinki, Finland. Our best known productions are the annual Tuska Festival and the Finnish Metal Expo.”
World’s premier strictly Metal expo, an indoor festival and showcase event, has reached the eight year milestone. Since its inception, Finnish Metal Expo has brought together the metal music industry in arctic Helsinki.
Besides the classic exhibition area where record labels, merchandise companies, music shops etc. deliver the latest goods, the eighth edition of the FME sees the event shift towards indoor festival form with the introduction of the second stage. The number of performing bands during the two days will be increasing to more than twenty!
Friday February 17, will be headlined by Edguy, who just released their latest album Age of the Joker. Also confirmed for Friday are Norway’s ICS Vortex and Finland’s Swallow The Sun. Saturday February 18, will feature Stam1na, who are one the biggest success stories of recent years in Finnish metal. Stam1na are currently working on their new album with producer Joe Barresi. The Finnish Metal Expo show will be a part of Stam1na’s record release tour.
Industry Day meeting will once again bring the who’s who of the metal music industry to Helsinki. Industry Day has established its spot as the most important professional meeting of the metal world. The upcoming Industry Day will take place at the confines of the Cable Factory, making it convenient to attend seminars, check out the showcases and set up meetings.
One-Day tickets cost 35 Euros in advance and 40 Euros at the door (if not sold out).
Two-day ticket costs 57 Euros. Advance ticketing only.
For further enquiries and information visit the official FME website.
Previous FME post at Air Guitar.