Get Set To Rock At Bloodstock!

9th Jul 2008 | 15:27

Opeth, Dimmu Borgir and Nightwish will headline the Bloodstock Open Air Metal Festival from Friday 16th to Sunday 17th August.

Opeth, Dimmu Borgir and Nightwish will headline the Bloodstock Open Air Metal Festival from Friday 16th to Sunday 17th August.


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Some 66 bands will play across three stages during the three-day Metal Hammer-sponsored festival at Catton Hall, Walton on Trent in Derbyshire. Around 10,000 people are anticipated to attend.


The festival is known for discovering “tomorrow’s talent today” with a history of bringing previously unknowns to the UK such as Nightwish, DragonForce,
Children of Bodom and Within Temptation.


The full line up is as follows:


FRIDAY: Opeth, Helloween, Soulfly, Primal Fear, Destruction, Akercocke, Tyr, Praying Mantis, Evile, Saint Deamon


SATURDAY: Dimmu Borgir, Iced Earth, Soilwork, Napalm Death, Moonsorrow, Communic, Swallow The Sun, Eluveitie, Mob Rules, Cloudscape


SUNDAY: Nightwish, At The Gates, Overkill, As I lay Dying, Kataklysm, Grand Magus, Alestorm, Corwning Glory, Heaven's Basement


Check www.bloodstock.uk.com for details and tickets. Full weekend tickets with camping cost £85, and day tickets are £45.

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