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18 Aug, 2016

Bloodstock Open Air 2016 – Full Review

By | 2019-03-16T17:10:36+00:00 August 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.

14 Aug, 2016

Reviewed: Mastodon headline Bloodstock Open Air 2016

By | 2018-11-08T20:56:01+00:00 August 14th, 2016|Categories: Reviews|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |1 Comment

With a UK legacy of great shows already behind them and a fanbase that can be measured in the sheer number of their tshirts on display in the crowd today, Mastodon have stake their claim on Bloodstock’s Ronnie James Dio Stage as headliners. Throwing down with moody opener ‘Tread Lightly’ Mastodon come out strong, unfortunately the sound does not. Luckily it’s quickly remedied and the melodic guitars of ‘Feast Your Eyes’, ‘Blasteroid’ and ‘Oblivion’ shine through. The crowd density of last nig

2 Aug, 2016

BLOODSTOCK reveal comedy bill and RAM Gallery plans

By | 2018-11-18T17:48:19+00:00 August 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+00:00 July 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+00:00 May 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+00:00 May 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...!

27 Apr, 2016

BLOODSTOCK adds more bands, ‘Metal 2 The Masses’ finals & announces first New Blood stage winners!

By | 2018-11-18T17:49:05+00:00 April 27th, 2016|Categories: Bloodstock Open Air, Festivals|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

BLOODSTOCK HQ is readying to send Team M2TM out on the road for the finals, but in the meantime, there’s a few more band additions to the August bill! Joining Friday’s main stage bill are newly re-grouped British death metal overlords, AKERCOCKE. The band are working on new music and BLOODSTOCK will be their very first gig since their reformation.

15 Apr, 2016

Bloodstock adds Vallenfyre and more…

By | 2018-11-18T17:49:14+00:00 April 15th, 2016|Categories: Bloodstock Open Air, Festivals|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Less than four months to go and BLOODSTOCK HQ is a hive of activity! With the ‘Metal 2 The Masses’ heats well under way and finals scheduled to kick off in May, the booking team are racking up more and more bands for the UK’s best metal weekender this August!

24 Mar, 2016

More bands announced for Bloodstock 2016

By | 2018-11-18T17:50:09+00:00 March 24th, 2016|Categories: Bloodstock Open Air, Festivals|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

BLOODSTOCK HQ is currently a hive of activity, with even more bands being confirmed for this August’s best heavy metal weekender. Joining the Ronnie James Dio stage are the recently reformed industrial outfit, MISERY LOVES COMPANY. The band inform us, “The UK was always special to MISERY LOVES CO, our very first show outside of Scandinavia was in London and without the support of the British people we probably would have stayed in Scandinavia for ever, listening to ABBA, eating herring and d

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