Bloodstock announce final two headliners for 2020

If you tuned into Planet Rock Radio this morning, you’ll have been amongst the first to hear Bloodstock’s hotly anticipated news, revealing the final two Ronnie James Dio main stage headliners for 2020’s event. Devin Townsend was announced as Friday night’s headliner last month. Without further ado… Metal legends Judas Priest will headline Sunday night. … Continue reading Bloodstock announce final two headliners for 2020

Bloodstock News: KK Downing to join Ross The Boss

Excitement for the UK’s finest heavy metal festival just got ramped up to the next level! KK Downing will be appearing as special guest for several songs with Ross the Boss on the Main Stage at Bloodstock, Sunday 11th August. The meeting of these two greats on stage heralds what will be an incredible performance … Continue reading Bloodstock News: KK Downing to join Ross The Boss

2018 Crew Review: John Higham – Writer

Man, oh man, 2018 was another year of fantastic releases, gigs and fun musical times! As ever, choosing 'the best' or even a bunch of favourites was not going to be easy, but here goes... Album of the year: There were certain weeks in the year that I found it difficult to keep up with … Continue reading 2018 Crew Review: John Higham – Writer

Bloodstock 2018 – Mosh’s Friday

Work in the press tent was as hectic as ever with a constant flow of interviews. As always the majority of acts we talked to were on the New Blood and Jäger stages, with a handful of SOPHIE and main stage performers for balance. The one thing which remained constant was how damn nice they … Continue reading Bloodstock 2018 – Mosh’s Friday

MetalDays 2018: Day 6

After running / crawling up a hill in the morning, I grabbed some lunch and headed to the festival arena for what was without a doubt my busiest day. The sun was shining strongly, and the bands today were guaranteed sweaty crowds... even before they took the stage! On the New Forces stage, I unfortunately … Continue reading MetalDays 2018: Day 6

Festival Review: Hellfest 2018 (22 – 24 June)

France’s soirée of festival season is Hellfest, based in the sleepy town of Clisson, which lies half an hour from Nantes in the Pays de la Loire region of the country, and this year is it’s 13th incarnation In the beginning, starting off more on the heavy side, it’s grown into one of the most … Continue reading Festival Review: Hellfest 2018 (22 – 24 June)