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Bloodstock 2015 announce Delain, Fleshgod Apocalypse, Battalion, Mordred, & Destrage!

Bloodstock have announced more bands for the Sophie Lancaster stage! Symphonic metal band Delain has been announced as the Friday night headliner, who said:

“We are really excited to perform at the awesome BLOODSTOCK Festival for the very first time this summer! Having written our previous records’ title track ‘We Are The Others’ about Sophie Lancaster, it will be an extra important and special occasion for us to headline the Sophie Lancaster stage and meet up with our friends at the Sophie Lancaster Foundation (“Stamp Out Prejudice, Hatred & Intolerance Everywhere!”) again. We look forward to rocking out at BLOODSTOCK and hope to see many of you there!”

The group are currently touring Europe with power metal vikings Sabaton, in support of their latest album ‘The Human Contradiction’, released last April via Napalm Records. Watch their latest video for ‘Stardust’:

The also newly announced Fleshgod Apocalypse will be taking stage for the Saturday night headline spot, on the Sophie Lancaster stage! The band said:

“We’re very happy to be part of this amazing festival for the first time. It’s a great honour for us and we can’t wait to crush one of the most important stages in the UK and Europe!  See you all there mates!”

The band are working on their follow-up to 2013’s ‘Labyrinth’ concept album, which will hopefully surface via Nuclear Blast before the end of the year. See a preview of the carnage they are sure to bring, on this live video from Wacken 2014! –

Also appearing Saturday will be Swiss thrash metal band Battalion, metal titans Destrage, and newly reformed Bay Area hip hop thrash funksters Mordred join the Sophie Lancaster stage bill for Sunday.



Not got your BLOODSTOCK tickets yet? The festival’s very popular deposit scheme, that allows you purchase your ticket in 3 instalments, is now up and running!  Festival goers have until midnight on 7th March to subscribe to the plan, with the initial payment being taken on the day of sign up.  The deal breaks down as follows:

1st payment – £45 (plus £7 booking fee) required on the day of sign up.

2nd payment – £45 – debited from your account on 27th March.

3rd payment – £45 (+ postage) – debited from your account on 29th May.

Payments will be debited automatically by bank transfer on the designated day(s), so the buyer doesn’t have to worry about accidentally missing a payment.  Sign up at the following link and select the ‘Standard weekend with camping instalment plan’ to get yourself covered:

Please note that the deposit scheme is only available for regular weekend tickets with camping, though you can purchase a separate VIP upgrade at any time, subject to availability.  If you want your ticket in hand right away, you can grab one now priced £135 (plus booking fee) for a 4-day Thurs-Sun weekend pass (with camping).  

BLOODSTOCK will be held at Catton Park, Derbyshire on 6th-9th August 2015.  Keep up to date with the very latest info on BLOODSTOCK’s official sites at and


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