Summer 2020 is a very different landscape from the usual event-packed few months, so to maintain a sense of community, Bloodstock has joined forces with twelve of the best independent metal festivals in Europe to create a unique online event for both bands and fans! The European Metal Festival Alliance is a joint venture between … Continue reading Bloodstock announces European Metal Festivals Alliance
Looks like their announcement went up early, but as the organisers themselves are now chatting about it online I don't think I'm treading on toes to get this out there! It's expected, a bit sad... but as ever with Bloodstock they're got a hefty dollop of good news to make up for it! Another big … Continue reading Today’s big postponement: Bloodstock 2020 – details on what to do with your tickets and GREAT news for 2021!
In these unprecedented times and following the recent cancellation of Download & other May/June festivals, Bloodstock HQ wishes to reassure everyone that currently, Bloodstock 2020 event planning is proceeding with full care and attention, in order to bring you the best event yet to celebrate 20 Years of Bloodstock. The team are closely monitoring government … Continue reading Bloodstock update – more bands added
Well here we are at heat 5 already. It doesn’t feel that long since it was dark and foggy that first week in January, and here we are racing into the last half of the heats. Nights are getting lighter and it’s sunny and warm(ish) as I arrive at The Bread Shed, my obligatory coffee … Continue reading Gig Review: Metal 2 the Masses Manchester – Heat 5 (1st March 2020)
Bloodstock has another six bands to announce for this summer’s best metal weekender. Not only that, the festival has a brand new charity partner this year. Read on for the latest news... First of all, Bloodstock is pleased to reveal that Louisville, Kentucky’s Savage Master will be opening the Ronnie James Dio main stage on … Continue reading Bloodstock reveal new charity partner and more acts for 2020
Last Sunday, The Unicorn hosted the tenth heat round of Metal to The Masses. For those who don’t know, The Unicorn is a pub in Camden that hosts live music for the majority of the days of the week. Almost every Sunday, it hosts the London rounds of Metal to The Masses. Metal to The … Continue reading Gig Report: Metal 2 the Masses London 2020 – Heat 10