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GALLERY: Bloodstock Open Air – Saturday (13/08/2011)

In the UK, Bloodstock Open Air Festival in Derby is the festival you have to go to if you want a weekend full of relentless heavy metal, and the 2011 line-up maintains the high quality that the festival has always been known to uphold. Halfway into the festival, bands such as Immortal and Finntroll had their turn to grace us with their presence, and it was good.

Featuring: Skeleton Witch, Grave Digger, Dripback, Finntroll, Def Con One, Wintersun, Therion, Rhapsody Of Fire and Immortal.

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GALLERY: Bloodstock Open Air – Friday (12/08/2011)

In the UK, Bloodstock Open Air Festival in Derby is the festival you have to go to if you want a weekend full of relentless heavy metal, and the 2011 line-up maintains the high quality that the festival has always been known to uphold. Now into the proper proceedings of the weekend, Friday brings a host of brilliant bands, some of which we managed to capture on camera:

Featuring: The Defiled, Wolf, Forbidden, Cerebral Bore, Romeo Must Die, Kreator, The Devin Townsend Project and W.A.S.P.

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GALLERY: Bloodstock Open Air – Thursday (11/08/2011)

In the UK, Bloodstock Open Air Festival in Derby is the festival you have to go to if you want a weekend full of relentless heavy metal, and the 2011 line-up maintains the high quality that the festival has always been known to uphold. Even with a few bands performing on the Thursday, our photographer Jon Andrews managed to go along to their sets for a few cheeky shots:

Featuring: Achren, Revoker and Beholder.

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NEWS: Primordial and Xerath join Bloodstock 2011 line-up!

Primordial and Xerath have become the two latest additions onto this year’s Derby based annual metal festival, Bloodstock Open Air. You can find more information regarding the festival at their official website.

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NEWS: Two more bands join Bloodstock and fancy dress theme revealed!

Two more bands, Hell and Dripback, have just joined the line-up for this year’s Bloodstock Festival. On top of this, the annual metal festival have also revealed a fancy dress theme. The Friday date of the festival marks Vincent Price‘s 100th birthday, so the promoters are asking fans to come as their favourite morbid and horrible monsters. Whether it be Dracula, Frankenstein or even something more simple like the Mummy or Invisible man, there’s many possibilites.

For more information on Bloodstock Open Air, visit the festival’s official website by clicking here.

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NEWS: Bloodstock Festival announce series of club nights!

Annual metal festival Bloodstock Open Air have announced a series of club nights to prepare people for the weekend festival in August. The club nights are taking place at the following venues and dates:

APRIL 01 – MIDDLESBOROUGH, The Empire
APRIL 02 – SHEFFIELD, Corporation
APRIL 07 – LONDON, The Torture Chamber/The Intrepid Fox
APRIL 09 – LONDON, Decadence
APRIL 09 – CAMBERLEY, The Agincourt Rock Club
APRIL 15 – YORK, Ziggy’s Nightclub
APRIL 16 – CARDIFF, Millenium Music Hall
APRIL 19 – YORK, The Artful Dodger
APRIL 20 – MIDDLESBOROUGH, Bad Medicine Rock Club
APRIL 21 – BRISTOL, Crown Basement
APRIL 22 – DERBY, Redemption
APRIL 23 – NOTTINGHAM, Rock City
APRIL 29 – ROMFORD, The 4 DJs of Apocalypse
APRIL 30 – BIRMINGHAM, Eddie’s Rock Club
MAY 07 – COLCHESTER, Sky Rooms

Each club night will be playing set lists from Bloodstock bands past and present, and with weekend ticket giveaways and goodies to those who know how to party hard!

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NEWS: Insahn join Bloodstock 2011 for first UK festival appearance!

Hosting many UK festival exclusive appearances this year, Bloodstock have just announced the first ever UK festival performance of Ihsahn joining the 2011 line-up.

For more information on the festival including the full line-up so far, please visit the official website.

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NEWS: Bloodstock 2011 reveal final headline acts!

Derby’s Bloodstock Festival have revealed the final headline acts for the weekend, along with some more additions to the line-up. Motorhead have been announced as the Sunday night headliners to close the festival, and W.A.S.P. to headline the main stage on the Friday. Other bands added onto the line-up are Hammerfall, Poisonblack, ByFrost, Deadly Circus Fire and Primevil.

Bloodstock 2011 takes place from August 12th – August 14th. For more information, please visit the festival’s official website.

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NEWS: Devin Townsend confirm Bloodstock as UK exclusive festival appearance!

Devin Townsend Project have confirmed Bloodstock Open Air Festival as their UK exclusive festival appearance this year, joining acts such as Napalm Death, Kreator, Morbid Angel, Nevermore and more.

Bloodstock this year takes place from August 12th – August 14th. For more information of the festival, head over to the official website.

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NEWS: Bloodstock add more line-up additions to 2011 and VIP tickets are now available!

2011’s run of the annual Bloodstock festival has added yet more bands to its already stellar line-up. Latest additions to the festival’s bill are Wolf, 1349, Nemhain, Survivors Zero, Def-Con-One and the UK festival exclusive and return of Kreator.

Along with this, VIP tickets have now been made available, which all come with the following benefits:
– Reserved areas to pitch your own tent
– Full Weekend Camping from midday Thursday to Monday
– Car park pass
– Private entrance
– Access to the hospitality area including the ‘Serpents Lair’ VIP bar
– Private restrooms and complimentary hot showers
– Private cash food facilities
– Goody bag (including exclusive t-shirt)
– Priority Access to the signing tent
– Event management staff, hostesses and security in attendance
– Campsite information Hub

Both VIP and standard tickets are now on sale from the festival’s official website.

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