Bands replace Code Orange and Shvpes who are forced to cancel
Bloodstock have announced that The Wildhearts will be appearing at the festival as a replacement for Code Orange who have cancelled all summer shows. Front man Ginger was excited about the band’s addition to the Ronnie James Dio stage:
“I am over the fucking moon to be playing Bloodstock festival. I’ve been waiting for this for years. I always said that the first time I attend Bloodstock, I want to be on the bill. What a way to lose your cherry!”
Lotus Eater join the Sophie Lancaster stage, replacing Shvpes who also had to cancel.
The Jagermeister stage has seen Black Falcon and Pemphigoid added to Saturday while Crimson Tusk and Jackyls Backbone have been added to Sunday’s line-up.
The New Blood stage adds the final wave of Metal 2 The Masses winners. On Friday, Death By Ki, Gaia, Xero and Midnight Prophecy will play. Saturday adds Grief Ritual, Voltunas, Empire Warning, Voidlurker and Stormcast. Fractions and Leadrobot have been added to Sunday.
This year Bloodstock have committed to being more environmentally friendly than ever before with tents available to hire, more recycling points, reusable and recyclable Bloodstock cups, all food packing being 100% recyclable and coach collections to reduce carbon emissions for festival goers.
Bloodstock will take place at Catton Park, Derbyshire on 8th-11th August 2019. Headliners Sabaton, Parkway Drive and The Scorpions are joined by Anthrax, Children of Bodom, Dimmu Borgir, The Wildhearts, Cancer Bats, Powerwolf, Soilwork, Cradle of Filth, Thy Art Is Murder, Tesseract, Metal Church, Death Angel, Soulfly, Dee Snider, Queensryche, Eluveitie, Swallow The Sun, Evil Scarecrow, Ross The Boss, Grand Magus, Krysthla, Rotting Christ, Aborted, Skeletal Remains, All Hail The Yeti, Lotus Eater, Incite, Hypocrisy, Taake, The Lazys, Xentrix and a whole host of others.
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Ex guitarist in Zenopede, ex vocals for a goth covers band that was hailed as the future of Welsh music, former DJ, promoter and nightclub director. Writer for Gear4Geeks’ Blog4Geeks and owner of Gear4Geeks ltd. First published music critique was Kerrang letter of the Week.
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