Bloodstock Festival have today announced three more bands to the lineup for next years festival.
Black metal legends Emperor will be special guests on the Ronnie James Dio stage on Friday for a UK exclusive appearance.
Say’s frontman Ihsahn “We’re finally bringing the 20th Anniversary show for ‘Anthems to the Welkin at Dusk’ to the UK! We’ll be performing the album in its entirety and look forward to celebrating with everyone at BLOODSTOCK!”
Check out a stream of the atmospheric opus here
Kings of the circle pit Devil Driver join the main stage on Sunday. Comments Devil Driver frontman Dez Fafara “DEVILDRIVER is playing BLOODSTOCK in 2018 and we couldn’t be more fucking ready to bring the heavy and get the whole festival moving! We are thankful for the opportunity and can’t wait to see everyone there! Get ready to get the fuck in the pit!”
Check out this video for title track of their current studio album ‘Trust No One’
Also landing a Ronnie James Dio main stage slot on Sunday for an exclusive UK show are hotly tipped brutal three-piece, NAILS.
“I’ve been following BLOODSTOCK and looking at their advertisements online for the past few years, admiring how great a job the festival does having a great mix of underground bands and some of metal’s biggest and finest. We’re proud to finally say we’re part of what BLOODSTOCK is doing to fight the good fight! We’ll see all you motherfuckers at BLOODSTOCK!!!” says front man Todd Jones
Want to know what all the fuss is about? Check out this video for ‘You Will Never Be One Of Us‘
These bands join already announced Friday night headliners, JUDAS PRIEST, Saturday night headliners, GOJIRA and Sunday headliners, NIGHTWISH.
VIP tickets for Bloodstock are selling fast. Serpents Lair VIP tickets are priced at £290 and deluxe VIP packages are available in the ticket store
Standard weekend tickets are available at the early bird price of just £125, once the early bird allocation is gone weekend tickets rise to £145.
BLOODSTOCK will take place at Catton Park, Derbyshire on 9th-12th August 2018.