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 6th until Sunday 9th 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.
Latest additions are Savage Messiah, Mortishead, Forgotten Remains, Kryocell, Amethyst, Chaos Trigger, Bloodyard, From Eden To Exile, Hells Gazelles, Burden Of The Noose, Spirytus, and Left For Red, Foul Body Autopsy, The Mighty Wraith, Witchtripper, Divine Solace, Circle Spectre Haunting, Endeavour, Killer Hurts, and Big Foot.
Trivium headline Friday as a UK exclusive, Rob Zombie as Sunday headliner with special guests Black Label Society, Saturday night headliners Within Temptation and their support Opeth. Ihsahn and Cannibal Corpse will both be UK exclusives, with Napalm Death, Wolf, Enslaved, Pro-Pain, Korpiklaani, Sabaton, Agalloch, Sepultura, Death DTA, Overkill, Ensiferum, Belphegor, Orange Goblin, Godflesh Onslaught, Lawnmower Deth, Saille, Oaf, Pritchard Vs Dainton, Ethereal, Planet of Zeus, Bast, Conan, 1349, Armored Saint, Nuclear Assault, Delain, Fleshgod Apocalypse, Battalion, Dark Angel, Mordred, Destrage, Raging Speedhorn, Xerath, Trepalium, Villainy, I Am I, Hang the Bastard, Re-Animator, Fire Red Empress, Hexis, Jettblack, Dead Label, Godsized, Ne Obliviscaris, Silas, Burgerkill, Jasad, Pist, Ol Drake, Triaxis, and more.
For the line-up details, day and stage splits, as available please click here.
The early bird offer has ended. Tickets are priced at £135 for adults with camping (+ booking fees), and car parking is priced at £16, child (aged 4 - 11 years) tickets are priced at £35, and campervan passes priced at £55, and VIP options are also available. Day tickets are priced at £60.
As well as the international heavy metal bands across four stages, Bloodstock offers a large selection of merchandise stalls, metal karaoke, a campsite and a wide selection of food and bars.
Bloodstock has also announced it will once again partner with Teenage Cancer Trust for the fifth year in a row. Since 2011, over £21,000 has been raised for the charity, with the money going to help the UK’s teenagers & young adults with cancer. This year they've set a fundraising target of £12,500. Once again the charity will have a stall in the market area, selling Teenage Cancer Trust merchandise and offering a ‘T-Shirt Amnesty’ (clear some drawer space and bring your unwanted band T-shirts to donate or swap). There are also raffle prizes up for grabs.
More information will be here when available.
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