Only 28 days left until the biggest metal weekend in 2021 – the Bloodstock Open Air Festival. Still, there is still time to add a few more names to the line-up. In addition, Bloodstock HQ has updated its security measures for the festival, which can be read here. So make sure you do a COVID test before you get to the site.
Unfortunately, some bands have had to pull out due to international travel problems, but there are some great bands in their place.
One of these bands is Dark Tranquility. In their place is Loathe on the stage lineup of Ronnie James Dio on Friday.
Bury Tomorrow can no longer perform either, so instead we have, While she sleeps who also played Download Pilot earlier this year.
With Unleash The Archers quitting, we welcome British rockers Black spidersto make their Bloodstock debut.
Lotus Eater did it, so Death Metaller Fetal juice return to Bloodstock and open the main stage on Friday.
This year, the Metal 2 The Masses scheme goes through thick and thin with a bit of variety. We are happy to announce some winners:
The winners of Friday’s slots are Sheffield’s winners, extreme metal band Terminal Sun
Essex crowned a death metal mob Beyond extinction as a winner
Somerset’s winners were old metallers sail
Manchester chose a tech thrash band Beyond salvation
Severenth won in North Wales
The New Blood stage on Saturday is Hitchin’s stoner / grunge band Black Atlas. Norwich winners are mud runners A horse called war, Bristol Blackened Death Trio Ascaris Get involved, Newcastle choose Groove Metal Squad devastation. After all, London’s winners are Hawxx -which are also the winners of PRS’s Women Make Music Award. Check out her performance at the Heavy Music Awards below:
Brand new to Bloodstock is Play zone, with video games of all generations from Atari to Xbox as well as modern consoles and PC games.
All of these bands will join the headliners on the main stage DEVIN TOWNSEND (Friday), KREATOR (Saturday) and JUDAS PRIEST (Sunday). The festival will also have sets of SKINDRED, PARADISE LOST, DIAMOND HEAD, THERAPY ?, VENOM PRISON, JINJER, VIO-LENCE, SAXON, THE WILDHEARTS, GLORYHAMMER, BLEED FROM INSIDE, NAPALM DEATH, PHIL CAMPBELL & THE BASTARD SONS, MEMORIAM., RAMAGEEN LNC., RAMAGEEN LNC. CONJURER, ORANGE GOBLIN, RAGING SPEEDHORN, LAWNMOWER DETH, CONAN, SYLOSE, WINTERFYLLETH, HACKTIVIST, THE CRAWLING, EVIL BIRD SCREW, SÄUREREIGN, SVALBARD, BORSTAL, SILK BLOT, MOTHER VULTURE,, and more, with a lot to be announced …
Stay up to date with RAMzine, because we have a VERY, VERY special Bloodstock interview in the next few days …!
Standard weekend tickets for the extended as it is now a 5 day event in 2021 will be temporarily frozen at £ 145 (+ booking fees). In addition, children’s tickets and parking tickets for the 2021 event are now available in the ticket shop, as well as a limited number of day tickets for Thu, Fri, Sat & Sun. The fun on Wednesday remains exclusive to holders of weekend tickets. VIP and campervan tickets for 2021 are sold out.