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Find the fireworks and win BLOODSTOCK 2015 tickets!

Love a bit of pyro?!  BLOODSTOCK HQ are continuing their popular website ‘treasure hunts’ and handing you a pyrotastic chance to win tickets for the 2015 event.  To make your bonfire week go with a bang, simply find the 12 hidden fireworks around the BLOODSTOCK website.  If you can locate …

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Rob Zombie to headline Bloodstock 2015

This Halloween, BLOODSTOCK has some howlingly good news to share! Are you a fan of the undead? Love Zombies? The fiendishly brilliant ROB ZOMBIE is confirmed as Sunday’s 2015 main stage headliner, bringing his mind-blowing full production to Catton Park. ROB ZOMBIE exclaims, “I am so ready to get on …

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Bloodshot Dawn – ‘Demons’

Bloodshot Dawn - Demons artwork

I first came across Bloodshot Dawn around about 18 months ago, when they played in front of a pretty small crowd in a tiny club here in Belfast, opening for the extremely disappointing Scar Symmetry in a gig which proved that some bands really should be more careful as to …

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BLOODSTOCK Rock Society 2015 Memberships For A Halloween Release

BLOODSTOCK’s ‘Rock Society’ memberships are set to go on sale at 9am on 31st October.  The BLOODSTOCK ‘Rock Society’ is effectively the festival’s ‘Members Club’, offering not only a 10% discount on your weekend ticket (and that’s on top of the already discounted early bird ticket if you’re quick enough!), …

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BLOODSTOCK 2015 Announces Death DTA, Nuclear Assault, & Dark Angel

While other festivals are still figuring out their 2015 plan, the band announcements continue over at BLOODSTOCK HQ!  Three more bands join the already announced WITHIN TEMPTATION, OPETH, CANNIBAL CORPSE, IHSAHN and SEPULTURA on the Ronnie James Dio stage, and in this release, thrash fans are in for a treat. …

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BLOODSTOCK 2015 announces more bands!

It’s all systems go for BLOODSTOCK 2015 over at festival HQ.  No rest for the wicked!  As well as the recently announced Saturday night headliners, WITHIN TEMPTATION and special guests, OPETH, more bands are getting locked in for August 2015. Following Emperor’s triumphant headlining set at BLOODSTOCK this year, Emperor …

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Jackknife Seizure – Post-Bloodstock interview

While we spoke to a lot of bands both signed and unsigned at Bloodstock, we were unable to manage to speak to all the up and coming  bands who played the New Blood stage, so have been catching up with the ones we missed to see how they enjoyed their …

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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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Byzanthian Neckbeard – Post-Bloodstock interview

While we spoke to a lot of bands both signed and unsigned at Bloodstock, we were unable to manage to speak to all the up and coming  bands who played the New Blood stage, so have been catching up with the ones we missed to see how they enjoyed their …

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All consumed – post-Bloodstock interview

While we spoke to a lot of bands both signed and unsigned at Bloodstock, we were unable to manage to speak to all the up and coming  bands who played the New Blood stage, so have been catching up with the ones we missed to see how they enjoyed their …

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Killer Hurts – ‘Killer Hurts’

Killer Hurts album cover

The story of this debut album by Norwich old school thrashers Killer Hurts is a long and convoluted one… but one which also deserves to be told, as it is pretty much indicative of how the grassroots metal scene works and how those involved within its deepest machinations manage to …

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Darkeye post-Bloodstock interview

While we spoke to a lot of bands both signed and unsigned at Bloodstock, we were unable to manage to speak to all the up and coming  bands who played the New Blood stage, so have been catching up with the ones we missed to see how they enjoyed their …

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

Bloodstock 2014 logo

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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Vinnie Paul – Hellyeah interview

I spoke to Hellyeah drummer, Vinnie Paul earlier this year.  Recently I met up with him again to talk about their appearance at Bloodstock, how the album is going down with fans, and how their tour was going.  You can listen to what he had to say about these subjects …

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Evil Scarecrow interview at Bloodstock 2014

Shortly after they performed on stage to one of the biggest crowds of the weekend, I spoke to Princess Luxury, Kraven Mordeath and Monty Blitzfist from the awesomely entertaining Evil Scarecrow to talk to them about their Bloodstock experience and the pledge campaign for their next album  Galactic Hunt.  Despite …

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Megadeth at Bloodstock 2014

Megadeth headlined Sunday at Bloodstock, and would normally have been the last band to play except this time, Satan had their stage time on the Sophie Lancaster stage delayed so they weren’t playing till after Megadeth finished.  Megadeth put in a great set.  Here are some photos of their set… …

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Bloodstock Rock and Metal Gallery 2014

Often album art goes unappreciated and sometimes unnoticed in this digital era where albums can be downloaded as files in place of a physical purchase. This weekend it was a privilege to not only see some of the amazing work that binds the covers of albums, but to also see …

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Bloodstock 2014 – the fans

It doesnt matter how good the lineup is at a festival, without the right group of fans there is no atmosphere. Happily Bloodstock attracts a great crowd of fans all out to enjoy their weekend.  Some of them are pictured here…   [flickrapi user=”planet mosh” get=”photoset” id=”72157646645348345″ size=”z” count=”100″]

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Arthemis at Bloodstock 2014

Sunday morning at Bloodstock saw Arthemis opening the main stage while fans braved the torrential rain to watch their set.  Here are some photos of their set… [flickrapi user=”planet mosh” get=”photoset” id=”72157646228681298″ size=”z” count=”20″]

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