Bloodstock 2020 – more quality acts and gaming arena added!

As the number of months left to Bloodstock 2020 reaches the halfway point, festival HQ shows no signs of slowing down with booking bands and making plans to make Bloodstock's 20th anniversary year the biggest and boldest yet! With a YouTube 100k subscriber milestone achieved this month too, there’s a brand new competition you can … Continue reading Bloodstock 2020 – more quality acts and gaming arena added!

Gig Review: Metal 2 the Masses Manchester – Heat 2 (25th January 2020)

So, it’s Sunday afternoon and I’m off to Manchester for the 2nd heat of M2tM 2020, thankfully no fog in sight this week. A quick mention of the stage times and setup that Stonebaked Promotions and APF records have in place for this year’s event. First off, it’s on a Sunday - normally not the … Continue reading Gig Review: Metal 2 the Masses Manchester – Heat 2 (25th January 2020)

Bloodstock 2020 reveal Thursday lineup

Are you a Bloodstock regular? Perhaps you’re thinking of coming for the first time, or you’ve tested the waters before with a day ticket just to see what you think? Bloodstock weekend ticket holders don’t just get three days of heavy metal glory, they get four! While day tickets can be purchased closer to the … Continue reading Bloodstock 2020 reveal Thursday lineup

M2TM London: Heat 8 at The Unicorn, London (26th January 2020)

Metal 2 The Masses London returned to The Unicorn in Camden on Sunday 26th January with four more self-signed and unsigned bands battling it out for the opportunity to play at Bloodstock Open Air Festival; the UK’s biggest independent metal festival. Competing this week were 10 Gauge (hard rock), Hot For Doom (power rock / … Continue reading M2TM London: Heat 8 at The Unicorn, London (26th January 2020)

Report: M2tM London 2020 – Heat Seven (19th January 2020)

The search for the next band to represent the London area at Bloodstock Open Air 2020 goes on at The Unicorn pub in Camden. Last Sunday, four more bands competed for two places in the upcoming quarter finals. Thetragon were the first on stage. Despite having great music to showcase, unfortunately that didn't reflect as … Continue reading Report: M2tM London 2020 – Heat Seven (19th January 2020)

Gig Review: Metal 2 the Masses Manchester – Heat 1 (19th January 2020)

It's only been 5 short months since we were sat basking in the warm, sunny (sometimes) and loud fields in Derbyshire where Bloodstock calls home. August and the return to those hallowed fields is still far off, yet here I am driving into Manchester through fog filled roads (seriously like a Silent Hill film) eager … Continue reading Gig Review: Metal 2 the Masses Manchester – Heat 1 (19th January 2020)