Bloodstock launches 2020’s ‘Metal 2 The Masses’ Programme!

Unsigned and DIY bands- keep reading….Bloodstock 2020

Bloodstock’s hugely popular, grass roots-supporting ‘Metal 2 The Masses’ scheme gives unsigned and DIY bands the chance of being part of the Bloodstock Festival experience.  

With 2020 marking 20 years of Bloodstock, plans are already well underway for the festival’s biggest and best year yet and Bloodstockalong with our favourite ale, Hobgoblin, are aiming once again to track down the best, hot new metal talent to win slots to perform on the New Blood stage.  All bands chosen to play via the M2TM scheme will also be included on a free compilation CD courtesy of CRAM Duplication given away to fans at the festival next summer.

M2TM 2020 will take place in 28 regions across the UK, Ireland, Poland, and Norway. See the full list of participating areas below, and then if you’re in a self-released or unsigned band and want to try out for a slot on the Bloodstock bill, get in touch with the event nearest you and get yourselves involved!!  One winner from each region will win a slot on the New Blood stage. In August 2020, YOU could be stepping on stage at Bloodstock!

The regions are:

BIRMINGHAM
BRIGHTON
BRISTOL
CHELTENHAM
CHESTERFIELD
DEVON & CORNWALL
ESSEX
HITCHIN
LEEDS
LONDON
MANCHESTER
MERSEYSIDE
MILTON KEYNES
NEWCASTLE
NORTHERN IRELAND
NORTH WALES
NOTTINGHAM
NORWAY
NORWICH
OXFORD
POLAND
REPUBLIC OF IRELAND
SCOTLAND
SHEFFIELD
SOMERSET
SOUTH WALES
STOKE ON TRENT
WOLVERHAMPTON

Bloodstock 2020 is set to welcome Friday night headliner DEVIN TOWNSEND, plus JINJER, GLORYHAMMER, SKINDRED, BLACK DAHLIA MURDER, VIO-LENCE, SACRED REICH, DARK TRANQUILLITY, and BUTCHER BABIES announced to date.  BLOODSTOCK’s remaining two headline acts and many more bands, including the eventual M2TM winners will be announced in due course.  Discounted Early Bird tickets, VIP tickets (which are moving especially fast), child tickets and car parking tickets for 2020’s event are available now at the ticket store.  Campervan tickets for 2020 are already sold out. 


BLOODSTOCK 2020 takes place at Catton Park, Derbyshire from 6th-9th August 2020.

Full details including who to contact to enter can be found here and also on facebook

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