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Metal 2 the Masses Scottish Final, Glasgow, 29/5/15

Friday night was the final of the Scottish leg of Metal 2 the Masses, the prize a spot on the New Blood stage at Bloodstock Open Air festival. Six bands took the stage at Ivory Blacks in Glasgow city centre to battle it out under the watchful eye of M2TM …

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Doomsday Outlaw – Black River

@planetmosh reviews Black River by .@DoomsdayOutlaw Doomsday Outlaw are a five piece from Derby who went into the studio to produce this, their debut album after reaching the East Midlands finals of Metal to the Masses but narrowly missing out on a spot at Bloodstock Open Air in 2014.  Fast forward …

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BLOODSTOCK Reveal First Bands For 2015

After their biggest and most successful year to date in 2014, BLOODSTOCK are excited to announce their first UK headliner for 2015! WITHIN TEMPTATION are set to play their only UK show next year as Saturday night headliners at Catton Park!  It is a triumphant return for the Dutch megastars, …

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Bloodstock Open Air – New Blood Stage (8-10/08/2014)

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As one of the ‘new bloods’ on the PM team, the editorial board took it upon themselves to throw this Bloodstock debutante in at the deep end by sending me to cover the stage of the same name – presenting the daunting task of covering some 13 bands each day, …

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Bloodstock – Sunday August 10

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The sun dawned over the final day of Catton Park… well, it would have if it could have been seen through the heavy clouds and incessant rain which had unleashed itself over southern Derbyshire in the early hours of the morning and showed no sign of abating a sodden campers …

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Bloodstock Open Air – Saturday (August 9)

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With action on the New Blood Stage already well and truly underway (see our separate review), Babylon Fire kicked off proceedings on the Sophie Lancaster Stage with their classic-inspired metal, delivered with grunt, grit and fist-pumping angst – but, it was over on the main Ronnie James Dio Stage that …

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Bloodstock Open Air – Friday (August 8)

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With up to 17,000 diehard metallians once again descending on the heart of south Debyshire, opening the main stage of biggest heavy metal fest in the British Isles can be a somewhat onerous and daunting task – and especially when you are ‘blooding’ (sic) a new line-up… However, it is …

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Bloodshot Dawn to release second album in October

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Before closing their main stage show at Bloodstock Festival this past weekend, unsigned UK melodic extreme metallers Bloodshot Dawn frontman Josh McMorran confirmed that their new album, entitled ‘Demons’, would be released in the UK on October 26. ‘Demons’ is the second Bloodshot Dawn album and was funded by fans in …

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SynaptiK – Bloodstock (August 8)

You never know who you’re going to meet when you’re hanging about back stage at a big festival… And so it was that PlanetMosh hooked up with the guys from SynaptiK – winners of the Norwich heat of the ‘Metal 2 The Masses’ competition -for a chat about the band, …

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Triptykon – Interview with Victor Santura (Bloodstock 08/08/2014)

Triptykon provided one of the highlights of this year’s Bloodstock, with their triumphant Friday afternoon set.   Shortly beforehand, PlanetMosh braved the pandemonium of the backstage area to grab a chat with guitarist Victor Santura, to talk about why they jumped at the chance to return to Catton Hall, the …

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Psykosis are going to rip Bloodstock a new one

PlanetMosh recently had a chat with Irish Bloodstock Metal 2 The Masses winners Psykosis about their upcoming show at our favourite festival. Here is what the lead contender for “Sexiest Drummer at Bloodstock”, Shane (The Sugar Foot) Byrne had to say. Can you give the readers and people heading to …

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Bloodstock Open Air 2013 – An insight

Bloodstock Open Air 2013 marks the 6th consecutive time that I have personally attended the festival and over these years I’ve seen the festival change in many ways, good and bad. In the past the cleanliness of the Bloodstock toilets has ranked as the worst festival toilets that I have …

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Bloodstock Open Air 2013 Review – Sunday 11th August

Today I decided to check out Sacred Mother Tongue whose name seems to be haunting me. To be honest I was quite underwhelmed by them and felt that they would pack more of a punch with a more aggressive approach especially in their vocals. I personally thought that the performance …

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Bloodstock announce new lineup additions

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BLOODSTOCK FESTIVAL are excited to announce a whole batch of new additions for all three stages.  There’s only seven weeks left to the most metal weekend of the year!!  Have you got your tickets yet?! Opening Friday’s main stage, and fresh off the back of the release of ‘IV’, their …

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Slayer – Limelight 2, Belfast – Wednesday June 12th 2013

When Slayer first announced this, the last of three intimate warm up shows on the island of Ireland in preparation for their trip around the European festival circuit – culminating, of course, at Bloodstock – there was at first a certain degree of incredulity.  “Are you fucking serious?” was the …

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Scar Symmetry / Beholder / Bloodshot Dawn – The Pint, Dublin – 30th March 2013

The Pint venue has undergone a revamp. The owners and promoter have increased the size of the stage, invested in a quality lighting rig, improved the sound system, and spoiled us with air conditioning. All of these improvements have made the Pint THE best venue in Dublin for underground metal …

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Bloodstock Open Air 2012

Another year, organised, enjoyed and packed away. For me personally, this year’s line-up wasn’t as good as some of the previous years but it’s obvious that it was pretty darn epic for a lot of people by the fact that this year was officially the busiest BOA on record with …

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Bloodstock Open Air – 9th to 12th August 2012

It’s nearly time again for one of the UK favourite festivals Bloodstock Open Air. Bloodstock takes place on the 9th to 12th August 2012 at Catton Hall, Walton on Trent, Derbyshire, DE12 8LN With a spectacular line up which covers most genres of metal, what are you waiting for! Buy …

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