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Festival Photographers, shot by John-Inglis

With 2020’s Festival Season upon us and little sight of any positive gig news, it is memories of past gigs which serve to remind us what we are missing. The live music, the venues and the crowds all add to the experience we all love, whether it be the 85,000+ …
Bloodstock Festival Poster

MetalTalk understands that Hellfest will most likely cancel this summer’s event, as the French Government is likely to announce a longer coronavirus isolation period. With Download and most other May/June festivals already postponed, Bloodstock is one possible light at the end of the tunnel. The Bloodstock team have today moved to reassure everyone …

Acid Reign have landed a Friday slot on the Ronnie James Dio Main Stage at Bloodstock 2020. Six other bands have also been announced today, along with the Nordic Spirit Game Arena, where you can try to beat your mates on a range of games on XBox and PS4 consoles. …

Of course you can buy day tickets for Bloodstock, but for those that fancy a whole (long) weekend of top quality Metal, the Weekend ticket is the way to go.  One of the main benefits is that you get an exclusive extra days entertainment. For weekenders, the party starts on the …

Judas Priest and Behemoth will join Devin Townsend as Bloodstock 2020 headliners with Priest headlining on Sunday 9th, Behemoth on Saturday 8th and Devin on Friday 7th. Metal legends Priest are celebrating ’50 Heavy Metal Years’ in a year when Bloodstock celebrates 20 years and the band enthuse about next …

Philip H Anselmo & The Illegals will be bringing their much lauded ‘A Vulgar Display Of Pantera’ set to Bloodstock’s Ronnie James Dio Main Stage on Friday 7th August 2020. The band will be performing a slew of Pantera classics and for a taste of what’s to come, check out …

Devin Townsend will headline Bloodstock 2020 Friday on the Ronnie James Dio main stage. The show will be a very special set for fans, with more detail on the nature of the set to be revealed in due course. Here’s Devin to tell you the news: Devin also tells us: …

Bloodstock Sunday is here, and overnight the Ronnie James Dio stage has sprouted a considerable extension arm. It’s all ready for the Scorpions tonight, although everyone will be having a go on it through the course of the day. Words: Liz Medhurst Pictures: John Inglis Our day started at the …

Saturday at a festival always holds high expectations, and fortunately these were being met on all counts here. Words: Liz Medhurst Pictures: John Inglis The quality of the new bands coming up through the ranks is always good to see, and the Metal 2 The Masses platform comes up trumps …

The Heavy Metal faithful were out in force early this morning, the worse of yesterday’s mud appears to have been hoovered up, ready for a fresh batch, and we have a packed day ahead. There is a buzz in the field for Parkway Drive who are headlining the Ronnie James …