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Parkway Drive to headline Bloodstock’s Saturday night

The board is set, and the pieces are moving for Bloodstock Open Air festival 2019. Yesterday [2/2/19] the festival posted official word of their final headline act who will stand shoulder to shoulder with Sabaton and Scorpions. None other than Australian metalcore titans Parkway Drive will take the slot, who’re currently embarked on their first European arena tour. This will ...

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DevilDriver “If it’s not volatile and visceral, its not metal” Bloodstock 2018 Interview

In 2002 Coal Chamber were coming to a halt, but front-man Dez Fafara couldn’t stop doing what he loves. This led to the formation of DevilDriver. The 16 years following, as they say, has been pure metal history. After the huge success of their 2016 album Trust No One and this years ‘Outlaws ‘Til The End Vol.1’ becoming an unexpected hit across the ...

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Bloodstock adds Cannibal Corpse and many more to 2018 line-up

With only 21 weeks to go, the Bloodstock 2018 line-up is getting better and better. The latest announcement is testament to this as death metal icons Cannibal Corpse have been added as Saturday’s special guests on the Ronnie James Dio Stage. Check out their track ‘Code Of The Slashers’ below: Where as Friday’s special guests on the Sophie Lancaster Stage ...

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Interview: Megadeth “American Festivals are copying what you have been doing for years” Bloodstock 2017

One of the biggest names announced early on for Bloodstock 2017 was one of the big four, thrash metal legends Megadeth. Through ups and downs over the years they are still coming out strong, the best evidence of this is their 2016 album Dystopia, which got a huge critical and commercial success. We were lucky enough to sit down with seasoned ...

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Bloodstock – a metal family reunion? 2017 festival highlights

Since the inaugural Bloodstock in 2001, there has been a sense of community  among fans of the Midlands festivals. In a way – it’s similar to it’s biggest adversary Download, with the difference being: this is one big METAL family. There are bands here who wouldn’t go down the same way they would at Donington Park. Which most see as ...

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Ghost confirmed as final Bloodstock 2017 headliner

Although it was dismissed as an April’s Fool joke this weekend – Sweden’s finest, Ghost, have been announced as the final headliner of this year’s Bloodstock festival for Saturday night. This is Ghost’s first ‘ritual’ at Bloodstock. A Nameless Ghoul said: “We are absolutely chuffed to finally be playing at the classic BLOODSTOCK.  Over the years we have heard so ...

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Bloodstock 2017 adds 6 more bands including Winterfylleth and Courtesans

As festival season draws closer – more and more bands are being announced for various festivals across the board.  Bloodstock is no different adding one more band to the main stage and five to it’s famous Sophie Lancaster stage. On the main stage are anthemic black-metallers Winterfylleth While classic metallers Dendera join the Friday line up for the Sophie stage ...

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Interview: Gloryhammer – Bloodstock 2016

Swords and sorcery go hand-in-hand with OTT power metal, so it make sense that Anglo-Swiss power metallers Gloryhammer have such a devote following. Known for anthems like ‘Angus McFife’ and ‘The Unicorn Invasion of Dundee’, the five-piece have dropped the medieval armour for space-age superpowers. After a storming set at Bloodstock 2016, we caught up with drummer Ben Turk aka ...

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Bloodstock 2016 Highlights: Sunday

Last day of a fantastic weekend full of metal and good times. This has been the biggest Bloodstock to date, and what better way to end it with two of the big four: Anthrax and Slayer! Check out our highlights of Thursday / Friday and Saturday here. Through many confusing ‘Harambe’ lines, black rum ice cream, nacho bowls and real ...

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Bloodstock 2016 Highlights: Saturday

It’s funny to think by Saturday morning you are halfway through a festival. The fun keeps coming as the sun keeps on shining over Catton Park for the remaining two days of the most epic Bloodstock ever… This is part 2 of out Bloodstock-Open-Air 2016 highlights, with the full review featuring in issue 10 of RAMzine (due early September). If ...

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