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BLOODSTOCK reveals first batch of 2023 bands!


BLOODSTOCK festival is thrilled to already be looking ahead and announcing a swathe of awesome bands for the 2023 event, which is set to take place on 10th-13th August 2022 at Catton Park, Derbyshire. 

Metalcore pioneers KILLSWITCH ENGAGE are set to headline the Ronnie James Dio main stage on Friday, their first ever appearance at the festival. Meanwhile, thrash legends MEGADETH will close out proceedings in spectacular style on Sunday night. Other confirmed main stage bands include DEVILDRIVER, FIT FOR AN AUTOPSY, KNOCKED LOOSE, DECAPITATED and GATECREEPER.

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Final countdown to BLOODSTOCK!


BLOODSTOCK is gearing up for their best ever festival and the countdown is ON!  There’s just over a week to go, ‘til the marauding metal hordes thunder through the gates of Catton Park and return to their spiritual ‘home’ at BLOODSTOCK

Sadly, due to unforeseen circumstances, SOEN have had to cancel, but the heavy noise of STRIGOI will slide into a Sunday slot on the Sophie Lancaster Stage.  But there’s plenty to keep you entertained across the weekend, not least that very special ‘surprise’ set on Friday afternoon over on the Sophie Stage!  Who could it be?!!

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BLOODSTOCK’S BAND BONANZA… AND A SECRET SET


BLOODSTOCK has a ton of exciting news this week as the festival gets ever closer! In hugely exciting news, on Friday afternoon over on the Sophie Lancaster stage, we’re bringing you a very, *very* special ‘surprise set’ from an internationally renowned band. We can’t tell you any more, so you’ll just have to come along and see! You’ll be kicking yourself if you miss it!!

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Iron Maiden Exhibition & More At BLOODSTOCK 2022


There’s now just 8 weeks to go ’til BLOODSTOCK 2022! HQ is in a frenzy getting the infrastructure together and locking in the last of the slots. There’s still another batch of Metal 2 The Masses bands to come and plenty more info about this year’s event to reveal, but first off, BLOODSTOCK has all the info about what to see at the festival’s unique Rock And Metal Gallery, including a very special Iron Maiden exhibition, as well as some Venom-shaped news.

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ARCTANGENT FESTIVAL announce final band announcement of 2022


Arctangent Festival already has one of THE line ups for 2022 festivals, and today they announce the very final new band additions for the event, as well as move TesseracT up to main stage headliner status.

FULL list of newly added bands and artists being announced for ATG Festival today:
TWDY (formerly This Will Destroy You) / Godflesh / Devil Sold His Soul / Puppy / Stake / Still / Respire / Dead Bird / Ni Maîtres / Peach

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Knotfest.com Announce Inaugural ‘Pulse of the Maggots’ Fest UK


KNOTFEST.COM has today announced the inaugural UK ‘Pulse of the Maggots Fest’, as the KNOTFEST brand expands into the UK for the very first time. The debut event’s international bill features some of the hottest in developing heavy artists and finds its first UK base at The Mill in Birmingham, the city internationally renowned as the global ‘Home Of Metal.’

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