Bloodstock Announces 5 New Bands

Five more bands announced: Cancer Bats, Taake, Raging Speedhorn, SHVPES, & Resin

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It’s almost Valentines Day and Bloodstock’s true love is metal of all kinds! With that in mind, Bloodstock’s got five more bands lined up for a hot date at Catton Park this summer.

Cancer Bats land a Ronnie James Dio main stage slot on Saturday! Hot enough to melt the snow, perhaps you already caught one of their blistering UK shows in the last couple weeks? The Canadian hardcore squad recently released their critically acclaimed sixth studio album, ‘The Spark That Moves’ via Bat Skull Records. Check out their brand new video for ‘Inside Out

The band commented,
“Yeah!  Mutha fucking BLOODSTOCK!!!  Many hails to our dark lord Lucifer for allowing us to grace the stage on this truly metal day!  We’re stoked to rip this fucker with all our UK brothers and sisters! Let’s DO this!!”
BLOODSTOCK’s pleased to declare that Norway’s Taake are set to headline Saturday night on the Sophie Lancaster stage. The Bergen-based band’s most recent release, ‘Kong Vinter’ was released in 2017, but get a visual taste of Taake with the video for ‘Nordbundet’, taken from their 2011 opus, ‘Noregs Vaapen’ –

Brit crew Raging Speedhorn will be joining us from Corby on Friday, as special guests on the Sophie Lancaster stage. Following on from their 20th anniversary show in London last year, you can now grab a 100% official bootleg via Undergroove at: Brush up on your Speedhorn history on Facebook at:

You can also donate to the Sophie Lancaster Foundation via this link.

Birmingham metalheads SHVPES jet off to the US on tour next month, but will be back in plenty of time to take up a spot on Saturday’s Sophie bill. Not familiar with these guys? Have a listen to ‘Afterlife’ from their Spinefarm-released latest album ‘Greater Than’ here

Bloodstock ‘Metal 2 The Masses 2014’ alumni, Resin join the Sophie stage gang on Sunday. The Leicester based post-grunge rockers released their ‘The Cycle of Need’ album in mid-2018. If you haven’t come across Resin before, treat your eyes and ears to the video for ‘Burn

The clock’s ticking on Bloodstock’s very popular ticket payment plan, where you can spread the cost of your standard weekend ticket over 5 affordable instalments! You’ve got just over two weeks left to sign-up, as subscription cuts off on 28th Feb! Your first payment of just £36 (initial instalment of £29, plus £7 booking fee) is due at sign up – then four further instalments of £29 will debit your bank account on 3rd April, 1st May, 3rd June, and 2nd July respectively. Please note, VIP tickets are not available on the deposit scheme.
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