Bloodstock Festival announces 6 more bands for this year's festival.

Bloodstock Festival announces 6 more bands for this year's festival.

As we race to the start of this year's Bloodstock Festival the festival has locked down the last handful of Ronnie James Dio main stage and Sophie Lancaster stage bands as the Metal 2 The Masses finals roll through the UK to find the best of the grassroots to flesh out the New Blood stage. Bloodstock has also revealed that a limited amount of day tickets will go on sale at the end of May.

Bloodstock's final main stage band are classic UK thrash squad Xentrix who are set to play on Friday. Having recently signed to Listenable Records, the band are set to release a new studio album Bury The Pain on 7th June, produced by the one and only Andy Sneap.

Joining the Sophie stage on Friday is British Death Metallers, Karybdis. The band released their third studio album In The Shadow of Paradise last year.

A former winner of Bloodstock's Metal 2 The Masses competition back in 2012, melodic metal crew Control The Storm have gone from strength to strength and we're delighted to now welcome them to Friday's Sophie's stage. With plans afoot to release their second album Forevermore this summer hopefully new songs are on the agenda in their live set!

The pioneers of Norwegian Viking Metal, Helheim land a Saturday set on the Sophie stage. Hailing from Bergen, you can find their latest blackened sounds on new album Rignir released last month.

There's more from our Norwegian brethren, with Guardians of Time also bagging a Saturday slot on the Sophie stage to showcase their brand of heavy/power metal. Their fifth album Tearing Up The World came out in October 2018 and features guest spots from Abbath and Tim 'Ripper' Owens.

Bulgarian metalheads Odd Crew also land a Saturday slot. The band take their influences from classic metal like Black Sabbath through artists like Pantera through to modern day acts like Killswitch Engage. The band released their fifth studio album The Lost Pages last year.

If you haven't made your travel plans yet why not do your bit for the environment and grab a spot on a Big Green Coach, check out all of the pick up points over on their website.

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