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25 Oct, 2018

First DOWNLOAD 2019 Announcement!

By | 2018-11-18T17:44:00+00:00 October 25th, 2018|Categories: Download Festival, Festivals|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

DOWNLOADERS! It’s time, your first announcement is here and we’re hyped to reveal that your #DL2019 headliners are Def Leppard, Slipknot and Tool! Plus, SEVENTEEN of the most awesome bands in the world including Slash featuring Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators, Whitesnakeand Rob Zombie are also coming to rock Donington Park to its metal core on 14th-16th June 2019.

21 Aug, 2017

Bloodstock Open Air 2017 – REVIEWED!

By | 2019-04-17T09:29:17+00:00 August 21st, 2017|Categories: Reviews|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

It’s day one of BOA 2017 and we’ve got our obligatory black band tees on, grabbed our wristbands and are headed into the arena for a weekend of pure metal fun. Friday sees Swedish metallers Soilwork take to the main stage with classics ‘Nerve’ and ‘Stabbing the Drama’ but the sound doesn’t seem quite settled yet and most of what you can hear is distortion and cymbals. Luckily the Kraken tiki bar is on hand with cocktails and you can get your mitts on a Black Kraken ice-cream again, but be war

14 Aug, 2017

Amon Amarth headline Bloodstock Open Air 2017

By | 2018-11-08T20:57:56+00:00 August 14th, 2017|Categories: Reviews|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

It’s Friday night, we’re all wearing black and the arena smells strongly of rum and beer. Let’s do this. Twice now, the Swedish vikings have hit the second-from-top billing at Bloodstock Open Air and tonight they finally get to bring their full fire-fuelled show to the hallowed ground of Catton Park. There is nothing about the stage set that suggests Amon Amarth intend anything less than a completely immersive show tonight, with the drum kit set atop a giant viking helmet, sporting two insanely

18 May, 2017

BLOODSTOCK reveal ten more bands for 2017

By | 2018-11-18T17:44:37+00:00 May 18th, 2017|Categories: Bloodstock Open Air, Festivals|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

As Spring creeps into Summer, BLOODSTOCK HQ is a hive of activity. The ‘Metal 2 The Masses’ finals are well under way and plans are on track for 2017 being the biggest and best BLOODSTOCK yet! Here’s ten more bands for starters... BLOODSTOCK is delighted to now reveal that nefarious Nuclear Blast group DEVILMENT will join the bill at Catton Park this Summer. Featuring the unmistakable vocals of Dani Filth, catch the band on the Ronnie James Dio main stage on Friday. DEVILMENT declare, “

8 May, 2017

100 DAYS ‘TIL BLOODSTOCK!

By | 2018-11-18T17:44:41+00:00 May 8th, 2017|Categories: Bloodstock Open Air, Festivals|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

With just 100 days to go, BLOODSTOCK is delighted to welcome Manchester bruisers BROKEN TEETH, as Sunday’s Ronnie James Dio main stage opener. Signed to Nuclear Blast last year, the hardcore youngbloods are set to wake everyone up and pummel your hangover into submission! Check out ‘Show No Mercy’ from their debut full-length ‘At Peace Amongst Chaos’ at https://youtu.be/Cppa15f4sFw.

23 Apr, 2017

BLOODSTOCK announces 10 more, plus the ‘Metal To The Masses’ finals kick off!

By | 2018-11-18T17:44:43+00:00 April 23rd, 2017|Categories: Bloodstock Open Air, Festivals|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

BLOODSTOCK has six more bands lined up for the Sophie Lancaster stage and four lucky bands win slots on the New Blood stage to celebrate the start of the ‘Metal To The Masses’ finals. Landing slots on the Sophie Lancaster stage are Leeds metal trio BLIND HAZE (www.facebook.com/Blindhazeband), Italian power/classic metal outfit, ARTHEMIS (www.facebook.com/arthemis.official/), sludgy groove beasts GODS (www.facebook.com/therealgods), symphonic goth outfit SEASON’S END (www.facebook.com/seasons

3 Apr, 2017

Bloodstock confirm GHOST as final headliner for 2017

By | 2018-11-18T17:44:47+00:00 April 3rd, 2017|Categories: Bloodstock Open Air, Festivals|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

BLOODSTOCK are very excited to announce GHOST as their Saturday night headliner! This will be GHOST’s first ‘ritual’ at BLOODSTOCK and watching their amazing stage show after dark is sure to be quite the religious experience! Check out a taster of what might be in store via this clip from Hellfest 2016 - https://youtu.be/JNCbvDIOeT4

2 Jan, 2017

BLOODSTOCK unveils their second 2017 headliner

By | 2018-11-18T17:45:17+00:00 January 2nd, 2017|Categories: Bloodstock Open Air, Festivals|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

BLOODSTOCK is excited to kick off the New Year by announcing MEGADETH as their Sunday night headliner! MEGADETH’s mainman, Dave Mustaine tells us “We kick off 2017 by announcing we'll be headlining Sunday night at Bloodstock, one of my favourite, purely metal, British festivals! Megadeth had a blast last time and I can't wait to bring the Dystopia World Tour to Bloodstock this Summer. See ya at Catton Park in August!"

14 Nov, 2016

BLOODSTOCK unveils first 2017 bands

By | 2018-11-18T17:48:07+00:00 November 14th, 2016|Categories: Bloodstock Open Air, Festivals|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

BLOODSTOCK is thrilled to announce a bumper batch of Ronnie James Dio main stage bands for 2017, including their Friday night headliner! Prepare your drinking horns!! Swedish overlords, AMON AMARTH will be sailing their Viking longboat on to the Catton Park shore as Friday night’s headline band! Chief berzerker Johan Hegg declares, "What's up UK! On August 11th 2017, we are invading BLOODSTOCK! It's going to be a fucking awesome party, with immense bloodshed and you better be there!"

8 Feb, 2016

DOWNLOAD FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES 36 MORE BANDS

By | 2018-11-18T17:54:33+00:00 February 8th, 2016|Categories: Download Festival, Festivals|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Joining headliners Rammstein, Black Sabbath and Iron Maiden for three days of unmissable rock are the mighty Jane’s Addiction – Perry Farrell, Dave Navarro, Stephen Perkins and Chris Chaney – ready to bring their dizzying blend of funk-infused rock to Donington. The band are one of the most exciting and frenetic live acts in the game, fronted by the legendary Farrell whose spellbinding power onstage is sure to transfix the masses this summer.