Bloodstock announce four new bands for Halloween
Happy Halloween! Bloodstock have recently announced four more bands for 2019, guaranteed to make next year's festival one not to miss!
Uncompromising hardcore punk squad Code Orange make their Bloodstock debut on the Ronnie James Dio main stage. The band's Jami Morgan says:
We've been wanting to play Bloodstock for years and are excited to bring the hurt back to the UK!
The creative noncomformists recently dropped a surprise EP The Hurt Will Go On following a UK tour with Bloodstock alumni Trivium.
At Halloween, the appropriately named Skeletonwitch join the main stage on the Saturday night. Having released their sixth studio album Devouring Radiant Light back in July,the Ohio-based band have just been on the road opening for System Of A Down in the US.
Rotting Christ headline the Sophie Lancaster stage on opening night, Thursday, Greece's blackened death metal overlords are working on the follow-up to 2016's Rituals album set for release this winter. Mainman Sakis says:
Metal brothers and sisters! We can proudly announce that we are returning to one of the best, most dedicated festivals around for our precious scene. We look forward to seeing you all with a brand new setlist on Thursday night, headlining the |Sophie Lancaster Stage at Bloodstock! Until then... Keep the spirit alive!
Eluveitie also make a return to Bloodstock stepping into a Sophie stage headline slot on Sunday. Last seen at Catton Park back in 2008, the Swiss folk metallers are currently preparing to share a special 10th anniversary edition of their classic second album Slania on 16th November.