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  SANTA CRUZ CONFIRMED AS SUPPORT ON VOODOO SIX UK TOUR
13 January 2014




Finnish hard rockers Santa Cruz have been confirmed as the main support for the upcoming ten date UK tour confirmed recently by Voodoo Six in March.

Voodoo Six themselves have enjoyed a busy 2013 supporting Iron Maiden around Europe and the March dates with Spinefarm Records label mates Santa Cruz are highly anticipated.

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Santa Cruz were formed by in Helsinki by Archie Kuosmanen and Johnny Parkkonen in Helsinki and self-released EP titled 'Anthems for the Young 'n' Restless' in 2011 before signing with Spinefarm Records.

The band released their full length debut studio album 'Screaming for Adrenaline' in April 2013.

You can see the official video for 'Restless Renegades' here:



Tour Dates
Wednesday 12th March - Slade Rooms, Wolverhampton
Thursday 13th March - Sound Control, Manchester
Friday 14th March - Audio, Glasgow
Saturday 15th March - Buskers, Dundee
Monday 17th March - The Cluny, Newcastle
Wednesday 19th March - Warehouse 23, Wakefield
Thursday 20th March - Rock City Basement, Nottingham
Friday 12st March - The Underworld, London
Saturday 22nd March - The Craufurd Arms, Milton Keynes
Sunday 23rd March - The Joiners, Southampton

Santa Cruz are:
Arttu "Archie" Kuosmanen - Vocals/Guitar
Joonas "Johnny" Parkkonen - Guitar/Backing Vocals
Mitja "Middy" Toivonen - Bass/Backing Vocals
Tapani "Taz" Fagerström - Drums/Backing Vocals

Online:
Official Website: http://www.santacruz.fi
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/santacruzband







WACKEN WINTER NIGHTS IS HEAVY METAL WONDERLAND

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Wacken Winter Nights 2018 takes place between February 23rd and 25th 2018 and the great news is that you can now experience a full-on, top class German Metal Festival easily and affordably.

It only takes an hour to fly to Hamburg from London and we've had longer journeys than that within the capital and they were certainly more expensive than the £33 air ticket that just appeared in our 'flights to Wacken Winter Nights' search.

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Wacken Winter Nights is organised by the same team who are responsible for the world's greatest Metal festival, Wacken-Open-Air and the 2018 bill includes Skyclad, Orphaned Land, Elvenking, Finntroll, Grave Digger, Aeverium, Comes Vagantes, Coppelius, Corvus Corax, Die Pressgëng, Elvellon, Heimataerde, Hell-O-Matic, Ignis Fatuu, Ingrimm, Irdorath, Johnny Deathshadow, Krayenzeit, Letzte Instanz, Mr Hurley und die Pulveraffen, Pampatut, Pat Razket, Schandmaul, Sündenrausch, The Aberlour's, The Moon And The Nightspirit, Torfrock, Visions Of Atlantis, Vroudenspil, Wind Rose and more.



Besides this rich billing of superb Metal bands, there is so much more to see in the festival area including the medieval market and also the walking acts and jugglers you will meet at the theme worlds, including Robert Blake, three-time World Cup winner of street magic.

Wacken Winter Nights is something not to be missed and you can check out the amazing ticket and accommodation prices right here.

We just priced up the whole four day trip with hotels, flights, shuttles and festival tickets for less than £300 and we don't think you will get a better value festival than that, anywhere.

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MetalTalk recently sat down with Wacken founder and owner Thomas Jensen and that interview will be online next week and it's a fascinating insight into how Wacken originated from nothing to become the world's premiere Heavy Metal event.

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Wacken 2018 takes place from 2nd to 4th August 20218 and as with Wacken Winter Nights, if you have never experienced all it has to offer, then you owe it to yourself to remedy that.

Already announced for Wacken 2018 are Judas Priest, Nightwish, Running Wild (exclusive), Arch Enemy, Dirkschneider, Doro (Special Anniversary Show), In Extremo, Sepultura, Amorphis, Amaranthe, Firewind, W.A.R., Belphegor, Mantar, Knorkator, Deserted Fear, Watain, Night Demon, Epica, Knorkator, Belphegor, Firewind, Deserted Fear and many more and we'll have more Wacken 2018 announcements during December.

As well as being the greatest Heavy Metal festival in the world, it is without a doubt the Mecca of Metal and the one thing that every single person who loves our music should have on their bucket list.

For 2018, MetalTalk have joined forces with Wacken-Open-Air to help you get to Wacken easily and inexpensively and you can peruse the ticket and travel options right here.

If you are interested in going to Wacken 2018 and have questions, please fill out the form below and we will contact you with answers to all your enquiries. You are under no obligation whatsoever by filling this form out. We won't add you to any mailing lists or send you loads of spam - all we will do is help you get to Wacken as easily and inexpensively as possible.

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