Tickets are moving fast for the UK’s greatest outdoor metal festival, Bloodstock, so don’t delay if you want one! You can pick up weekend tickets for £145 (+ fees) and children’s weekend tickets at just £35 (+ fees) over at the BLOODSTOCK store.
VIP tickets, including Podpads, Bellepads and Octopads, plus VIP upgrades (for those who’ve already purchased a standard ticket) will sell out imminently, so grab yours ASAP. A limited amount of day tickets are also available, priced at £65 (+ fees) for adults and £20 (+ fees) for children aged 4-11. Children under 4 go free!
Friday night’s headliner SABATON, Saturday’s top dogs PARKWAY DRIVE and Sunday’s bill toppers SCORPIONS, join ANTHRAX, DIMMU BORGIR, CHILDREN OF BODOM, CODE ORANGE, CANCER BATS, POWERWOLF, SOILWORK, CRADLE OF FILTH, THY ART IS MURDER, TESSERACT, METAL CHURCH, SOULFLY, DEATH ANGEL, DEE SNIDER, QUEENSRYCHE, ELUVEITIE, SWALLOW THE SUN, EVIL SCARECROW, ROSS THE BOSS, GRAND MAGUS, KRYSTHLA, ROTTING CHRIST, ABORTED, SKELETAL REMAINS, ALL HAIL THE YETI, INCITE, HYPOCRISY, TAAKE, THE LAZYS, XENTRIX, and many more on the Catton Park stages in August.
Another batch of Jagermeister Stage bands are locked in and the third phase of ‘Metal 2 The Masses’ winners grab their chance of glory on the New Blood stage.
Romping into a Jager Stage slot on Friday are Black Country stoner rockers, EYES OF THE RAVEN and bringing something a little different is SOPHIE SPARHAM, a spoken word artist and author who’ll be kicking off the Jager Stage proceedings with her music-inspired works, including “When I Grow Up I Wanna Be Napalm Death.”
BLOODSTOCK is also excited to unleash another wave of New Blood winners from their ‘Metal 2 The Masses’ finals, who all land a spot to perform on the Hobgoblin New Blood stage across BLOODSTOCK weekend.
Oxford winners THE HOPE BURDEN bring their post-metal sounds on FRiday, Leeds’ tech-death victors PRAVITAS, blackened noise beasts MARW, who triumphed in Merseyside, Nottingham’s top dogs WIDOWS, with their doom laden riffage, TOMORROW IS LOST who won out in Newcastle with their hard rock cuts, Manchester winners SAURR with their take on modern tech metal, the splendidly named garage/fuzz rockers GOAT MONSOON who took the prize in Essex and finally, Northants champions REAPER X, with their new take on classic thrash.
Picking up a set on Sunday’s New Blood stage are SETHEIST, who bring their melodic metal from Poland’s M2TM final, Norway’s victors, GOLDEN CORE are ‘New Blood’ indeed, a 14-yr old and 17-yr old doom metal duo and two guest bands, hard riffing trio, FALLEN TEMPLES from Wales and closing out proceedings in the headline slot are blackened thrash squad, DAMIM, featuring ex-Akercocke man, Nathanael Underwood.
If you need a ride or you’re driving there and looking to earn some cash for your empty seats then check out GOCARSHARE. You can help a fellow metalhead rock out and reduce your carbon footprint at the same time. Register where you’re travelling to/from, or your route, and then wait for drivers/passengers to get in touch!
GOCARSHARE is integrated with Facebook, so you can check out your possible travel buddies and they encourage travellers to post feedback. You’ll also be in with a chance of winning a pair of tickets to next year’s festival just by using the GOCARSHARE scheme! Full details available here. For other travel options, including info on BIG GREEN COACH’s multiple pick-up locations around the country, plus trains, planes, taxis, and shuttles, visit: https://www.bloodstock.uk.com/pages/travel-info