New bands announcement for Bloodstock 2018

With a new year brings new band announcements for the upcoming festival season and now we have Bloodstock Festival.

Bloodstock have announced a plethora of bands to play across the festival between 9th - 12th August 2018 at Catton Park, Walton On Trent, Derbyshire.

Jasta & Friends are set for a Ronnie James Dio main stage slot on Sunday. Frontman of seminal hardcore band Hatebreed, singer Jamey Jasta brings with him his solo band Jasta. This isn't just Jasta though, he'll be bringing with him a plethora of friends and surprise guests to jump on stage and blow a hole in the sky. We can reveal that at least one of the guests will be the legendary Kirk Windstein of Crowbar. Jamey says:

"I'm beyond excited and honoured to have my first UK show with Jasta be at the mighty Bloodstock Festival! So many legends have graced the Bloodstock stages, we will channel their energy and give the fans a killer set with some special surprise guests!"

Venom Inc. also join the Saturday's main stage bill. With new album Ave released via Nuclear Blast last year, the seminal British metal icons will be bringing both classic and new tracks to Bloodstock next August. The Saturday night Sophie Lancaster stage headliner has been announced as Orphaned Land. The groundbreaking bands new album Unsung Prophets And Dead Messiahs is set for release later this month via Century Media. Last to be announced are hotly tipped Danish prog metal outfit Vola, who join the bill on the Saturday night. The band are currently in the studio working hard on their new record which is set for release through Mascot Records this year.

If you haven't grabbed your ticket yet and are a bit stretched post-Christmas, Blodstock's payment plan helps ease the ‘lump sum’ shock of paying for your ticket by breaking it into five smaller, more manageable amounts.  Sign up in the ticket store any time before 28th Feb and find out full details and sign up info here.

With Friday night headliners, Judas Priest, Saturday headliners, Gojira and Sunday’s bil toppers, Nightwish already announced, as well as Emperor, Devildriver, Watain, Suicidal Tendancies, Wednesday 13, Fozzy, Combichrist, Bloodbath, Mr Big, Kamelot, Doro, Orden Ogan, Septicflesh and Memoriam so far, 2018 is shaping up to be another stellar year for Bloodstock. Bloodstock will take place at Catton Park, Derbyshire on 9th-12th August 2018.

Last updated: 11/01/2018 14:43:33

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