BLOODSTOCK OPEN AIR – Limited VIP Passes Available

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To really get the absolute most from your Bloodstock experience, you need to secure one of the limited VIP passes.  They are available as a combined purchase including your festival entry, but also as an upgrade for those that have already secured their regular weekend tickets.

Bloodstock’s first wave of 2018 Serpent’s Lair VIP tickets sold out in record time this year.  The second & final wave of VIP ticketing, including a limited amount of VIP upgrades priced at £145 and a limited number of deluxe VIP packages (Octopads, Bellepads and Podpads remain available, but the Luxpads are SOLD OUT) are now available until they sell out… which they DEFINITELY will!

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As well as an exclusive and secure dedicated VIP camping area right behind the main stage compound, luxury toilets, complimentary hot showers and the infamous ‘Serpent’s Lair’ VIP bar, featuring 100+ guest ales and ciders to sample, BLOODSTOCK also offers a range of additional entertainment exclusive to the Serpent’s Lair VIP experience; bands, DJs and other features!  There will be plenty happening in the Lair FOR YOUR EYES ONLY!!  Whilst the many regulars all know its worth, if you’re new to the Serpent’s Lair, here’s the basics of the VIP camping experience at BLOODSTOCK;

* Private entrance with free parking close to your camping area;
* Party in the VIP bar with some of the artists performing;
* Priority access to the band signing tent (except headline acts);
* Late night entertainment with guest DJs;
* 24 hr hospitality staff to take care of your needs;
* 10% discount voucher on Bloodstock merchandise purchased at the festival;
* FREE T-shirt and goodie bag, including lanyard with all stage times;
* Access to the festival site from 12 Noon Thursday through Monday.

The very popular Deposit Scheme (allowing you to break your ticket payment over five manageable instalments) will be announced on Thursday 21st December.  A very limited amount of 50 VIP tickets will also be available via the deposit scheme, subject to availability.

Also selling out in record time this year was the Early Bird ticket allocation at the discounted price.  Standard weekend tickets are now available, priced at £145 for four days of metal fun, so grab yours now at the ticket store!  A small handful of camper van pitches are still available.

Check out the new festival trailer here and get excited 
about 2018’s best metal weekender.

With Friday night headliners, JUDAS PRIEST, Saturday headliners, GOJIRA and Sunday’s
bill toppers, NIGHTWISH already announced, as well as EMPEROR, DEVILDRIVER, WATAIN, SUICIDAL TENDENCIES, WEDNESDAY 13, FOZZY, COMBICHRIST, BLOODBATH, MR BIG, KAMELOT, DORO, ORDEN OGAN, SEPTICFLESH and MEMORIAM so far, 2018 is shaping up to be another stellar year for BLOODSTOCK.

Day tickets will not go on sale until next summer, we will update on this when it happens.
 

BLOODSTOCK will take place at Catton Park, Derbyshire on 9th-12th August 2018.

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BOA Rock Soc – Available 9am – URGENT!

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Festival:                             Bloodstock Open Air Metal Festival.

Date:                                  Thursday until Sunday, 10th to 13th of August 2017.

Location:                           Catton Park, Walton-On-Trent, Derbyshire, England.

Post Code:                        DE12 8LN.

Ticket Cost:                       £127.00 (Adult) & £39.00 (Child 4yo – 11yo) EARLY BIRD.

The TMA Collective will keep you up to date with all the announcements, deals and news for one of our favourite Festivals.

The 15th Bloodstock, and the 11th Open Air celebration of all things metal, will take place at the usual Catton Hall site in Derbyshire, England between Thursday 10th and Sunday 13th of August in 2017

URGENT!   Buy Tickets To Bloodstock

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Each year, just 300 sought after Bloodstock Rock Society Memberships are available to purchase, giving a whole host of exclusive and VIP benefits to the discerning festival goer, discounted tickets, VIP Bar access, backstage tours, exclusive forums, competitions, priority access to Signing Tent, etc.. They sell VERY quickly and go on sale at 9am on Monday 31st of October – TODAY!

In the main, these are snapped up by the same group of people each year, a really close and welcoming community, but there are some serious benefits included too.  If you buy your RockSoc Membership with your Early Bird Ticket, you will get 10% OFF the Early Bird Ticket.

Follow link to main site to see full details.

Become a Bloodstock Affiliate.

ANGMAER – “Towards Darkness’ Paradise”

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One-man, black metal band: a phrase that can strike pre-emptive disappointment into the heart of even the most stalwart extreme music aficionado. It can frequently be the case that these projects lack any kind of individuality or panache, aspects which are thankfully becoming more mandatory in the genre. UKEM’s recent signing, Angmaer, is luckily not guilty of this particular sin.

As the bio states, this is very true to the 1990s’ golden age of BM. The character must be incredibly hard for one person to capture this successfully on their own, and in that Towards Darkness’ Paradise is most assuredly a great success. Although it embraces a touch of the clarity brought to later BM releases, it retains an undeniably classic quality. Continue reading

METAL CULTURE – THE BLACK METAL BREWERY (Edinburgh, Scotland)

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I came across the Black Metal Brewery a few months ago via Facebook and thoroughly approved of the operation in principle.

The following article recently appeared on the Black Metal Brewey’s Facebook page, including the announcement that one could now obtain these beers in the pub Cloisters in Edinburgh.

I immediately made it my mission that weekend to pop along to Cloisters in the afternoon to try them Continue reading