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50 Days to BLOODSTOCK!!

Just 50 days to BLOODSTOCK! Not long now before the BLOODSTOCK faithful thunder onto the hallowed turf of Catton Park! While you’re dusting off that tent and getting those cases of beer in, BLOODSTOCK HQ is announcing even more bands!! Joining Saturday’s Ronnie James Dio main stage bill are Denver-based …

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Bloodstock Metal 2 The Masses Northern Ireland Semi-Finals A and B – Belfast, Voodoo – 15/16 April 2016

It could only happen in Northern Ireland… yes, only here could we actually have THREE semi-finals for this year’s instalment of the annual Bloodstock Metal 2 The Masses competition, as the battle to earn a place at the UK’s premier heavy metal fest released its intense final stages.  But, such …

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Metal 2 The Masses Northern Ireland – Heat One Preview

The Northern Ireland leg of the annual Metal 2 The Masses competition – which, for those of you unfamiliar with the concept, offers an unsigned band the opportunity to play at Bloodstock – kicks into action this coming Saturday (30 January). The first gladiators to enter the arena that will …

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Hidden – True Mercian Metal

Formed in Tamworth, Staffordshire in 2013. Heavy Metal band Hidden released their debut EP True Mercian Metal last year. Containing a short intro track  False Ones Must Die and three tracks packed with the classic NWOBHM sound of bands like Saxon and Judas Priest. Lots of screaming guitars and vocals …

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Bloodstock Metal 2 The Masses 2016 Belfast launch – Belfast, Limelight 2 – 5 December 2015

And so it is almost upon us again… the annual Bloodstock Metal 2 The Masses competition, with it’s reward being the much coveted and desired chance to play the New Blood stage at Britain’s favourite bespoke metalfest alongside the likes of Slayer, Mastodon, Twisted Sister, Venom and a host of …

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Metal 2 The Masses Final – The Box, Crewe, 31/05/2015

So after all the preliminary heats, quarter finals and semi finals, the Cheshire region of  the Metal 2 The Masses final attracted about three hundred metal heads at the Box in Crewe to watch Skeletal Damage, Headpress, Obey and Synapse battle it out for a place on the bill at …

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Bloodstock Metal 2 The Masses Northern Ireland Final – Belfast, Voodoo 08/05/2015

As, a few hundred yards away, Belfast joins the rest of the country in marking the 70th anniversary of VE Day, five of Northern Ireland’s finest groups of metallians have come together in a darkened city centre venue to see which of them will secure just as momentous – to …

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Theories Divide – M2TM Ireland finalist 2015 – Interview

The only returning finalist from last year, Theories Divide, are back with a reinvigorated lineup and ready to kick ass once again at Metal 2 The Masses Ireland. We caught up with 6 stringer Leigh Ferguson and fired a few questions his way ahead of the main event. Congratulations on …

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Bloodstock Metal 2 The Masses Northern Ireland Semi-Final 1 – Belfast, Voodoo 24/04/2015

And so, after five intense heats spaced out over six weeks, we arrive at the business end of the inaugural Bloodstock Metal 2 The Masses competition here in Northern Ireland, with the first of the semi-finals.  Twenty bands had entered the fray back in mid-February, and now we are down …

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