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16 Aug, 2018

BOA 2018 – GOJIRA: Reviewed!

By |2018-11-08T20:58:53+00:00August 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 Jan, 2018


By |2018-11-18T17:44:22+00:00January 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...

3 Nov, 2017

BLOODSTOCK add four more for Halloween

By |2018-11-18T17:44:27+00:00November 3rd, 2017|Categories: Bloodstock Open Air, Festivals|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

BLOODSTOCK is excited to announce four more spooktacular bands and add the 2018 Rock Society tickets to the ticket store. We’re excited to announce that WATAIN will bring their black metal ritual to headline Sunday’s Sophie Lancaster stage in a UK festival exclusive. Frontman Erik Danielsson tells us, "Our last performance at BLOODSTOCK in 2012 was also the final date on the ‘Lawless Darkness’ tour. The sun was setting while we played and the crowd was getting louder and wilder the darker

12 Oct, 2017


By |2018-11-18T17:44:28+00:00October 12th, 2017|Categories: Bloodstock Open Air, Festivals|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

As we creep through October, BLOODSTOCK is very excited to announce three more bands for 2018! Joining Friday’s bill in the Ronnie James Dio main stage special guest slot are black metal legends, EMPEROR in a UK exclusive appearance. Frontman Ihsahn tells us that they’ll be performing a special set based around one of their classic albums. “We're finally bringing the 20th Anniversary show for ‘Anthems to the Welkin at Dusk’ to the UK! We’ll be performing the album in its entirety and look

29 Sep, 2017


By |2018-11-18T17:44:29+00:00September 29th, 2017|Categories: Bloodstock Open Air, Festivals|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

BLOODSTOCK is excited to announce their third and final headliner for 2018 will be JUDAS PRIEST! The metal icons are one of the most-requested bands by the festival’s loyal fan base and finally make their BLOODSTOCK debut at Catton Park in 2018 on Friday night, 10th August. The legendary band tell us, “JUDAS PRIEST are thrilled, honoured and primed, ready to unleash Priest-style metal fury into the headbanging heart and home of heavy metal at BLOODSTOCK 2018!”

18 Aug, 2016

Bloodstock Open Air 2016 – Full Review

By |2019-03-16T17:10:36+00:00August 18th, 2016|Categories: Reviews|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

It’s that special last month before Autumn sets in, the high summer sun shines down on the most inappropriately weather-attired crowd of the entire year, yes, It’s Bloodstock Open Air. I will never stop being equally amused and proud that the metal community rocks black tshirts, heavy denim, sticky leather and a mass of metalware regardless of temperature, or indeed comfort.

2 Aug, 2016

BLOODSTOCK reveal comedy bill and RAM Gallery plans

By |2018-11-18T17:48:19+00:00August 2nd, 2016|Categories: Bloodstock Open Air, Festivals|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

BLOODSTOCK HQ is at fever pitch with just 10 days to go ‘til the gates swing open at Catton Park! There are a last few things to announce before everyone packs their bags and heads to the UK’s biggest and best heavy metal party!

22 Jul, 2016

Three weeks ’til Bloodstock!

By |2018-11-18T17:48:21+00:00July 22nd, 2016|Categories: Bloodstock Open Air, Festivals|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

The BLOODSTOCK festival faithful are on countdown as it’s just three weeks to 2016’s best heavy metal weekender! The bill for the Jagermeister stage is together and BLOODSTOCK is excited to welcome all these bands to the bill…

25 May, 2016

Bloodstock announces more bands

By |2018-11-18T17:48:47+00:00May 25th, 2016|Categories: Bloodstock Open Air, Festivals|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

BLOODSTOCK festival is excited to announce another batch of bands for August’s event at Catton Park! Regrouped Brit industrio-metallers, KILL II THIS join the main stage for a Saturday slot. Frontman, Mark Mynett says “BLOODSTOCK is one of the finest metal festivals there is; this year’s stunning line up says it all! So we are both delighted and honoured to be playing the Ronnie James Dio stage.”

25 May, 2016

Bloodstock beef up and prepare for battle!

By |2018-11-18T17:48:49+00:00May 25th, 2016|Categories: Bloodstock Open Air, Festivals|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

There’s less than 100 days until BLOODSTOCK 2016!! While we’ve been revealing many killer bands for you to mosh to all festival, there’s plenty more on-site to see and do besides watch the awesome bill (and for regulars, we don’t mean bin-jousting or Deli Kate)! BLOODSTOCK knows the meaning of both heavy and metal...!