The new home of traditional metal rock music, with exclusive performances, and three stages. Over ten thousand metalheads throng to the hallowed grounds of Catton Hall in Derbyshire for a wild weekend of metal celebrations.
Bloodstock Open Air festival will take place from Thursday 8th until Sunday 11th August at Catton Hall, Walton-on-Trent, in South Derbyshire. The aim is to offer a traditional metal event comparable to those regularly seen in Europe and capture the spirit of the original Monsters Of Rock shows which used to take place at Castle Donington during the 1980's and 1990's.
The latest additions are Andrew O'Neill, Craniation, Ten Cent Toy, In The Hills, Elithia, and Resin.
Friday headliners King Diamond,Saturday headliners Lamb Of God (UK exclusive), and Sunday headliners Slayer, as well as Gojira, 3 Inches of Blood, Anthrax, Accept, Avantasia, Belphegor, Dark Funeral, Death Angel, Dying Fetus, Ex Deo, Exodus, Hell, Kataklysm, Municipal Waste, Whitechapel, Scar Symmetry, Pritchard Vs Dainton, Xerath, Bloodbound, Vanderbuyst, Scarab, Voivod, Sabaton, Wolfsbane, Xentrix, Power Quest, Skiltron, Mael Mordha, Evil Scarecrow, RSJ, Earthtone9, Sacred Mother Tongue, Breed 77, Mitchell Emms, Ravenage, Mia Klose, The Earls Of Mars, Balls Deep, Cavorts, Betraeus, Andy James's Guitar Clinic, Operation Error, Gormathon, The Prophecy,Skreamer, One For Sorrow, NeonHalo, Black Emerald, Eridium, Scar City, Second Rate Angels, Nocturna, Shoel Afterlife, and more. Plus Amorphis, Fozzy, and Firewind (as UK exclusives). The festival will have exclusive performances, established, international, and breaking acts.
For the line-up details, day and stage splits, as available please click here.
As well as the international heavy metal bands across three stages, Bloodstock offers a large selection of merchandise stalls, metal karaoke, a campsite and a wide selection of food and bars.
The early bird offer has ended. Tickets are priced at £125 for adults with camping, and car parking is priced at £15, child (aged 4 - 11 years) tickets are priced at £25, and campervan passes priced at £45. Day tickets are expected to be on sale at a later date. VIP options available at a later date.
There is also a 3 instalment payment scheme available until 1st March on weekend tickets (from Midday Thursday to Sunday), with a 1st payment of £39.25, then a second payment of £46 debited on 31st March, with a final payment of £39.75 debited on 1st May.
To buy tickets, click here.
More information will be here when available.
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