BLOODSTOCK OPEN AIR / Catton Hall, England / August 2014

Festival:                      Bloodstock Open Air Metal Festival.
Date:                           Thursday until Sunday, 7th to 10th of August 2014.
Location:                     Catton Park, Walton-On-Trent, Derbyshire, England.
Post Code:                  DE12 8LN.
Official Travel:             Big Green Coach.

Ticket Cost:                 £130.00 (Adult) & £39.00 (Child 4yo – 11yo) for Standard Camping.

The limited early bird price of £115.00 for Adults and £35.00 for Children are no longer available, they are on sale each year until the middle of December.

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

First announcement is that Black Metal Legends Emperor will be playing the landmark 1994 genre-classic “In The Nightside Eclipse” in its entirety!

Southern Metal legends Down are the second band to be announced for the Festival.

Saxon, Flotsam & Jetsam and Decapitated were added to the line-up on October 15th, fleshing out the genres nicely…

Fourth announcement, Thrash Metal legends Megadeth were added as Sunday Headliner!

Fifth announcement sees four more acts; Crowbar, Obituary, Children Of Bodom and Evil Scarecrow.

Sixth announcement brings us Amon Amarth, Hatebreed and Prong!

Seventh announcement excels with Carcass, Primordial and Lacuna Coil!

Eighth announcement, ReVamp, Biohazard, Orphaned Land and Aborted join the party.

Ninth announcement will have MegaDave all hot under the collar, with Rotting Christ, Sister Sin and Satan turning up the heat.

Tenth annoucement wades in with TMA favourites Winterfylleth, along with Phil Campbell’s All Starr Band, Zerozonic, Incinery, Diabolical and Cambion.

Eleventh announcement bring us Graveyard, Blood Red Throne, Battleaxe and The King Is Blind!

Announcement twelve brings the Norwegian Shining, Skyclad, Krokodil, The Mercy House, Avatar and Morgue Orgy.

Lucky announcement thirteen brings media darlings Dimmu Borgir, Hell Yeah, Bloodshot Dawn, the magnificent De Profundis and Aghast.

The first of the New Blood Stage bands are Abhorrent Decimation, Phantom, The Canyon Observer, Angerman, Brutai, Scordatura and Stoneghost.

Announcement fifteen just gets better with the return of the mighty Triptykon, Obsidian Kingdom, the surreal Jaldaboath, Stormzone and Stahlsarg.

Massive announcement sixteen fills out the RJD Stage with Entombed A.D. The Sophie Lancaster Stage has Monument, Gethika, Krow and Aaron Keylock, the Jägermeister Stage with Undersmile, King Creature, Massive Wagons, an unmissable acoustic set from Orphaned Land, as well as appearances from Rabid Bitch Of The North and The Heretic Order. The New Blood Stage will feature No Sin Evades His Gaze, Born Of The Jackal, Today The Sun Dies, Warcrab, Byzanthian Neckbeard and Psykosis.

Announcement seventeen is another of beastly proportions, The Sophie Lancaster Stage gets Conquest Of Steel and the brilliant Voices, the Jägermeister Stage will get Ded Orse, Ten Foot Wizard, Cadence Noir and Darkhorse, whilst the New Blood Stage adds Alone With Wolves, Dog Tired, Jonestown, Jacknife Seizure, Back Down Or Die, Reprisal, Darkeye, The Threat, Synaptik, Resin, King Goat and Unforseen Prophecy.

Whilst the stages are now pretty well fully announced, there is still another mammoth announcement eighteen.  Arthemis join the ranks of the Ronnie James Dio Stage, whilst The Sophie Lancaster Stage gains GurtDeals DeathBabylon Fire, the magnificent Old Corpse RoadCollibus and Haerken.  The New Blood Stage is filled out by Convincing ClearityHogslayerMetaprismAll ConsumedAkb’alLeatherneckOnce UponThe Self TitledKill All The GentlemenThe Amorettes,  Enk Elination and Alzir.

Confirmed so far…
Flotsam & Jetsam
Children Of Bodom
Evil Scarecrow
Amon Amarth
Lacuna Coil
Orphaned Land
Rotting Christ
Sister Sin
– Phil Campbell’s All Starr Band
– Cambion
Blood Red Throne
The King Is Blind
Shining (Nor)
The Mercy House
Morgue Orgy
– Dimmu Borgir
Hell Yeah
Bloodshot Dawn
De Profundis
– Abhorrent Decimation
The Canyon Observer
– Triptykon
– Obsidian Kingdom
– Jaldaboath
– Stormzone
– Stahlsarg
Entombed A.D.
– Monument
– Gethika
– Krow
– Aaron Keylock
– Undersmile
King Creature
Massive Wagons
Orphaned Land (Acoustic)
Rabid Bitch Of The North
The Heretic Order
– No Sin Evades His Gaze
– Born Of The Jackal
Today The Sun Dies
– Warcrab
Byzanthian Neckbeard
– Voices
Conquest Of Steel
– Ded Orse
Ten Foot Wizard
Cadence Noir
– Darkhorse
– Alone With Wolves
Dog Tired
– Jonestown
– Jacknife Seizure
– Back Down Or Die
– Reprisal
– Darkeye
– The Threat
– Synaptik
– Resin
– King Goat
– Unforseen Prophecy
– Arthemis
Deals Death
Babylon Fire
Old Corpse Road
– Convincing Clearity
– Hogslayer
– Metaprism
– All Consumed
– Akb’al
– Leatherneck
– Once Upon
– The Self Titled
– Kill All The Gentlemen
– The Amorettes
– EnkElination
– Alzir