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BLOODSTOCK announce Thursday’s party night

As we rock towards Easter, BLOODSTOCK are busy locking in their first round of promotional club nights and confirming Thursday’s kick-off proceedings on the Sophie Lancaster stage.   Military-clad ARNOCORPS are set to headline the Sophie stage on the traditionally fun-filled Thursday evening, so slap on some camo, be prepared …

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Bloodstock Metal 2 The Masses Northern Ireland Heat Three – Belfast, Voodoo 12/03/2015

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So here we are at the third heat of the Bloodstock Metal 2 the Masses Northern Ireland battle royale.   A different venue and a different reviewer.  As the crowd who have braved the freezing wet weather arrive the news breaks that, unfortunately,  Baleful Creed have had to pull out …

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BLOODSTOCK racks up more bands for 2015

BLOODSTOCK is romping into March with 5 more metal monsters to add to the 2015 bill! Recently reformed sludgecore beasts, RAGING SPEEDHORN will be bringing their filthy riffs to the Ronnie James Dio main stage.  The band’s Gordon Morison comments “We’re over the moon to be playing BLOODSTOCK 2015.  It’ll …

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Bloodstock Metal 2 The Masses Northern Ireland Heat Three – Band Interviews

PlanetMosh continues its support for the Northern Ireland leg of the annual Metal 2 The Masses competition – which gives the winners a slot on the New Blood stage at Bloodstock – by interviewing the participants in heat number three, which takes place at Belfast’s Voodoo on Thursday (March 12).  …

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Bloodstock Metal 2 The Masses Northern Ireland Heat 2 – Belfast, Limelight 2 07/03/2015

The second heat of the inaugural Bloodstock Metal 2 The Masses competition to be held in this little corner of the planet we call Mosh promised to be a diverse affair, reflecting the broad church of the local metal scene – and, so it proved to be! Openers Cavehill seem …

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Bloodstock Metal 2 The Masses Northern Ireland Heat Two – Band Interviews

PlanetMosh continues its support for the Northern Ireland leg of the annual Metal 2 The Masses competition – which gives the winners a slot on the New Blood stage at Bloodstock – by interviewing the participants in the second heat, which takes place at Belfast’s Limelight 2 on Saturday (March 7).  …

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Metal 2 The Masses Ireland – Heat 4 summary & interviews

On Saturday last we roared into the second half of the six heats that would determine this year’s semi –finalists for the Irish chapter of the Bloodstock Metal 2 The Masses franchise. So far this year I have been met with very varied styles of rock and metal and performances …

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BLOODSTOCK ramps it up with 5 more acts

Hot on the heels of last week’s five band announcement, BLOODSTOCK is excited to reveal five more acts! With lots more still to reveal before August’s finest metal party can get started, there’s no slowing down at festival headquarters.   BLOODSTOCK are excited to welcome back thrash metal Brits LAWNMOWER …

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Metal 2 The Masses Northern Ireland Heat 1 – Belfast, Limelight 2, 21/02/2015

The freight train that is Bloodstock’s annual ‘Metal 2 The Masses’ battle of the bands rolled into Northern Ireland for the first time this past weekend, with four bands with distinctly differing styles engaged in mortal combat for a place in the semi-finals later in the Spring. With the running …

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Bloodstock announces more Sophie Lancaster Stage bands for 2015

BLOODSTOCK is excited to announce their third headliner for the Sophie Lancaster Stage, and a slew of other Sophie stage bands for the August 2015 event! Industrial icons GODFLESH are to headline Sunday night on the Sophie Lancaster stage!  Frontman and visionary Justin Broadrick comments: “GODFLESH is thrilled to be …

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Metal 2 The Masses Ireland – Heat 2 – 24/01/2015 & Interviews

Metal 2 the Masses Ireland had its second heat on Saturday night and it turned out to be another belter of a showcase for Irish Metal. Six bands went head to head on a night that was filled with excitement, aggression, technicality, camaraderie (yes, camaraderie) and damn good fun. Black …

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BLOODSTOCK 2015 announces Delain, Fleshgod Apocalypse, Battalion, Mordred & Destrage

As January beds in, BLOODSTOCK HQ is a hive of activity.  As well as setting up all the subscribers to the recently announced 2015 Deposit Scheme (see details below) and getting the Metal 2 The Masses heats underway, they’ve also been locking in more bands, this time for the Sophie …

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BLOODSTOCK Launches 2015 Deposit Scheme

It’s the first week back to the grind, but here comes BLOODSTOCK HQ with some news to brighten your week!   If you’ve not picked up your ticket yet, the very popular deposit scheme is now available to help you spread the burden of paying for your 2015 ticket.  Now you …

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Festivals 2015, Rock and Metal Festivals Poll?

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With the New Year of Twenty Fifteen on our doorsteps, days are lengthening, nights are growing shorter and festival organisers are trickle feeding the metallian populus with lineup appetisers. It is now time for heavy metallers and rock fans from all over the world to begin the annual hatching of …

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BLOODSTOCK add Enslaved, Pro-Pain, and Korpiklaani

Feeling the winter chill creeping in?  BLOODSTOCK to the rescue then, with three more bands announced to get you hot under the collar. Norwegian extremists ENSLAVED are added to BLOODSTOCK’s Main Stage next summer.  With a new album due in March 2015 via Nuclear Blast, expect to bang your head …

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BLOODSTOCK VIP Tickets On Sale Now

Tickets are flying out the door for BLOODSTOCK 2015, the biggest metal party weekend of the year, and now the VIP ‘Serpents Lair’ tickets are available!  Do you like a bit of luxury as part of your festival experience, or just want to hang in the VIP bar with some …

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BLOODSTOCK reveals final headliner TRIVIUM + SABATON & AGALLOCH

While large portions of the UK are cooing over the penguin in the John Lewis Christmas TV ad, over at BLOODSTOCK HQ, we prefer this little fella: If our SEPULTURA-listening friend is more your style too, BLOODSTOCK HQ have got your back, with three more crackin’ bands announced before the …

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BLOODSTOCK 2015 adds OVERKILL, ENSIFERUM & BELPHEGOR

While everyone’s talking about Christmas approaching, BLOODSTOCK’s sights are firmly fixed on next August!  And what better way to roll into the festive season than to announce three more crackin’ bands for 2015’s premier heavy metal event. Thrash legends OVERKILL are set to grace the Ronnie James Dio stage.  With …

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BLOODSTOCK 2015 Announce ORANGE GOBLIN, 1349 & ARMORED SAINT

BLOODSTOCK’s early bird tickets are flying out the door in the wake of Halloween’s ROB ZOMBIE headline announcement, but festival HQ aren’t resting on their laurels, they’ve got even more bands ready to add on to the bill! British stoner/doom overlords, ORANGE GOBLIN are set for a main stage slot …

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