Tag Archives: BLOODSTOCK OPEN AIR

BLOODSTOCK – 85 days left before BLOODSTOCK 2021

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There’s just 85 days left before BLOODSTOCK and more bands are locking in for 2021! Regrettably, due to the ongoing Covid-19 situation, DIMMU BORGIR has been forced to postpone to 2022, but fear not, we welcome CRADLE OF FILTH onto the bill in their wake. Dimmu’s management tells us, “Due to restrictions and uncertainties regarding international travel and logistics, …

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BLOODSTOCK announces 7 more bands

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SIXTEEN WEEKENDS ‘TIL BLOODSTOCK… Hot on the heels of JUDAS PRIEST confirming that their Sunday headline slot at BLOODSTOCK this summer will now be their only European performance this year, let the excitement for the metal party of the year continue to rev up with another 7 bands joining them on the bill…  VENOM PRISON is …

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BLOODSTOCK announces five new bands for 2021

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BLOODSTOCK is full steam ahead planning for August with five more bands announced! Landing a Ronnie James Dio main stage slot on Sunday is THERAPY?  The Northern Irish rockers released their ‘Greatest Hits (2020 Versions)’ album last year via Marshall Records and are currently dropping some of their classic albums on vinyl.  Pre-order …

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BLOODSTOCK announce replacement Sat night headliner

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BLOODSTOCK ANNOUNCE REPLACEMENT SATURDAY NIGHT HEADLINER; DETAIL THREE MORE BANDSBLOODSTOCK is working to bring you the very best metal party possible this August, but due to the ongoing issues and restrictions surrounding Covid-19, a number of overseas bands are no longer able to be at Catton Park with us this Summer.   …

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Cadence Noir – Physical Copy

It’s a miracle! It’s a Christmas miracle! Our saviour is here! No no no, not that fictional story we were told at school but the debut album Physical Copy by the five wise members that make up Cadence Noir!  The eight year wait has finally come to fruition with a …

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Metal 2 the Masses Bristol: The Grand Final, 02/07/17

So it all comes down to this. After six heats, two semi-finals, covers of ‘You Suffer?’, drummers dabbing mid-set and busts of Theresa May being destroyed, there’s one more hurdle for the six bands affectionately dubbed ‘The Best in the South West’. Tonight it’s all about going harder than ever …

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Interviews: Voluntas, Mutant-Thoughts, Panic Switch, Metal 2 the Masses Bristol

Eight became eleven at the end of April when Voluntas, Mutant-Thoughts and Panic Switch became the latest additions to the Metal 2 the Masses Bristol semi-finals. I was able to chat with all three bands afterwards and find out a little more about them… Voluntas This is your first time …

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Metal 2 the Masses Bristol: Heats 5 and 6, 23/04/17

Awakening Hyperia. Ylem Darkul. MYST. Auraelis. Embodiment. Kikamora. Franklin Mint. Black Wasp. Above are the names of the eight bands who have successfully made the semi-finals of Bristol’s Metal 2 the Masses, the eventual winner going on to appear at Bloodstock Open Air Festival in August. Tonight sees the heats …

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Interviews: Kikamora and Embodiment, Metal 2 the Masses Bristol

Two weeks ago, four bands in the semi finals of Bristol’s Metal 2 the Masses became six as Kikamora and Embodiment made it through their heat into the next round. I had a chat with both qualifiers recently to find out a bit more about them… Kikamora For people hearing …

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Bloodstock adds Kreator, King 810, Inquisition and King Parrot to line-up.

#BOA ANNOUNCEMENT ⚡ FOUR bands added to the BLOODSTOCK 2017 LINE-UP! BLOODSTOCK is powering ahead with even more bookings for 2017!  We’ve four more to get you excited for August’s best metal weekender…   German thrash legends KREATOR shred their way on to BLOODSTOCK’s main stage this Summer in Saturday’s …

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Interviews: Auraelis and Myst, Metal 2 the Masses Bristol

Last week, the second heat of Bristol’s Metal 2 the Masses took place with another two spots in the semi-finals up for grabs. Have a read of the show here and then proceed below to find out a little bit more on Auraelis and Myst, the winners of the night in question. Auraelis For people …

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Metal 2 the Masses Bristol: Heat 2, 23/02/17

With Storm Doris battering the country and Leicester City sacking title-winning manager Claudio Ranieri, you’d be forgiven for thinking that the UK was descending into madness. Luckily, there’s none of that in Bristol tonight – or at least, not at the Exchange. Instead, it’s time for the second heat of …

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Interviews: Awakening Hyperia and Ylem Darkul, Metal 2 the Masses Bristol

With Metal 2 the Masses underway in Bristol again – the review of which you can read here – I had a chat with qualifying bands Awakening Hyperia and Ylem Darkul after the show to find out a little bit more about them! Awakening Hyperia For people hearing about Awakening Hyperia …

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Zlatanera Interview at Bloodstock Open Air 2016

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The lovely guys from Zlatanera joined me at Bloodstock this year to chat about their set and their drummer falling off the stage, future gigs and festivals, the new album, their writing process and a new music video.

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Whispered Interview at Bloodstock Open Air 2016

I had a chat with the lovely Jouni and Kai from Whispered in the Media Tent at Bloodstock this year. The band were super excited to finally be playing this festival and England in general which has been a dream of theirs. We chatted about their stage costume, the concept …

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Two Tales of Woe Interview at Bloodstock Open Air 2016

The lovely Dublin lads from Two Tales of Woe came to chat to us at Bloodstock this year (their first time playing in the UK) about their set “one of the best sounding sets we’ve ever played”, the reaction to their new release, the balance between playing gigs and recording …

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Ten Ton Slug Interview at Bloodstock Open Air 2016

The lovely lads from Ten Ton Slug came and met us in the Media Tent at Bloodstock Open Air to chat about their set at the festival, the up and coming EP, exciting future shows, their amazing slug glass pipes and the possibility of slug condoms…”slime with the slug”.

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