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16 Aug, 2018

BOA 2018 – GOJIRA: Reviewed!

By | 2018-11-08T20:58:53+00:00 August 16th, 2018|Categories: Reviews|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Gojira have been long awaited as a headliner here at BOA, and it seems as though the entire population of the festival – some 18 thousand metalheads, have turned out for them tonight. The band waste no time in racing right into the heavy stuff with ‘Only Pain’ and ‘The Heaviest Matter of the Universe’ against a brooding mountain range backdrop, as giant plumes of smoke are blasted out from the front of the stage.

14 Aug, 2018

BOA 2018 – Judas Priest: Reviewed!

By | 2018-11-08T20:58:52+00:00 August 14th, 2018|Categories: Reviews|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

It’s Friday night at Bloodstock and we’re gearing up for the mighty Judas Priest, the stage is set with giant ‘Devils tuning fork’ backdrops and standing props and smoke is billowing in from the sides. Entering to Sabbath’s ‘War Pigs’ and a barrage of stage lights, Rob Halford is still rocking the signature fringed leather and sunglasses look, despite the now dark skies. Kicking off with brand spanking new track ‘Firepower’ – a polished but ultimately traditional Priest sound, it’s clear we’re i

7 Apr, 2018

BLOODSTOCK ROLL OUT SIX MORE

By | 2018-11-18T17:44:12+00:00 April 7th, 2018|Categories: Bloodstock Open Air, Festivals|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Bloodstock roll out six more bands - Joining us in a Friday Ronnie James Dio main stage slot are British thrash icons ONSLAUGHT. The band are working on their new studio album set for release later this year via AFM Records, so expect the world premiere of a brand new song at BLOODSTOCK! The band tell us “ONSLAUGHT have always loved playing at BLOODSTOCK, the UK’s finest metal festival and this year the show is going to be something special indeed! We’ll see you maniacs at the front!” Get war

14 Jan, 2018

NEW YEAR, NEW BANDS FOR BLOODSTOCK 2018

By | 2018-11-18T17:44:22+00:00 January 14th, 2018|Categories: Bloodstock Open Air, Festivals|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

BLOODSTOCK are excited to make their first band announcement of 2018! Tickets for 2018 are flying out the door, with less than 50 VIP tickets remaining. Do not delay if you’re planning on joining us in the Serpent’s Lair! Standard tickets, as well as the very popular Deposit Scheme and the last few camper van pitches are all currently available in the ticket store. So, about those band announcements...

16 Aug, 2017

Finale headliner Megadeth close Bloodstock 2017!

By | 2018-11-08T20:57:58+00:00 August 16th, 2017|Categories: Reviews|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Someone said all good things must come to an end, and sadly it is the final night of Bloodstock Open Air for another year. On the plus side, tonight sees the mighty Megadeth return after headlining the festival last in 2014, this time as part of their Dystopia World Tour. The LA thrash idols fronted by Dave Mustaine, known for their political commentary and lyrics, are sure to have something to say about the current events in America unfolding this week – adding to the overwhelming anti-Trump se

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

1 Jul, 2016

New bands announced for Bloodstock 2016

By | 2018-11-18T17:48:28+00:00 July 1st, 2016|Categories: Bloodstock Open Air, Festivals|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

There’s just 48 days until your wait is over for BLOODSTOCK - the biggest heavy metal party weekender of the year! BLOODSTOCK HQ is a hive of activity; the sunshine is on pre-order and there are still more bands being confirmed! Added for an early afternoon main stage slot on Sunday are rising, home-grown Century Media metalheads, HEART OF A COWARD (https://www.facebook.com/heartofacoward). Check out the video for ‘Hollow’ from last album ‘Deliverance’ at: https://youtu.be/C-h3c2VnA7A.

17 Feb, 2016

Bloodstock add more bands for 2016

By | 2018-11-18T17:50:49+00:00 February 17th, 2016|Categories: Bloodstock Open Air, Festivals|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

BLOODSTOCK is breezing through February with another clutch of confirmations for 2016’s best heavy metal weekender. Headlining the Sophie Lancaster stage on Thursday night, our welcome party night, will be PHIL CAMPBELL’S ALL STARR BAND. The Motorhead axeman will also officially open the newly christened ‘Lemmy’s Bar’ with the first drink at 5pm!!