Gig Report: Bloodstock Festival Metal 2 the Masses – Kent (10th July 2021)

Metal to the masses Kent is back at one of Kent’s best metal venues, Leo's Red Lion in Gravesend, thanks to one of Kent’s most prolific promoters, Stuart Jessop, with a one-off show after a four-year-long hiatus. This time six bands had the chance to compete to play on the New Blood stage at this … Continue reading Gig Report: Bloodstock Festival Metal 2 the Masses – Kent (10th July 2021)

Bloodstock announce ELEVEN more 2021 bands (Metal 2 the Masses also underway)

Blodstock are full speed ahead with plans for this year’s event and excited to announce a string of new bands to the 2021 bill at Catton Park! For our money there are some absolute pearls in here and our fingers are well and truly crossed that Septembers dates get the go-ahead. A whole extra day … Continue reading Bloodstock announce ELEVEN more 2021 bands (Metal 2 the Masses also underway)

Gig Report: M2TM London Wall of Death – The Unicorn (15 March 2020)

Metal 2 The Masses London returned to The Unicorn in Camden on Sunday 15th March with four self-signed and unsigned bands who were runners up in previous rounds of the competition battling it out for the opportunity to play at Bloodstock Open Air Festival; the UK’s biggest independent metal festival. Competing this week in the … Continue reading Gig Report: M2TM London Wall of Death – The Unicorn (15 March 2020)

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)

Gig Report: Metal 2 the Masses London – Heat 4 (15th December 2019)

Metal 2 The Masses London returned to The Unicorn in Camden on Sunday 15th November 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 Estranger (experimental / math-rock / post-metal), HAWXX (hard rock / … Continue reading Gig Report: Metal 2 the Masses London – Heat 4 (15th December 2019)

Gig Review: Metal 2 the Masses London – Heat 2 (Dec 1st 2019)

Celebrating its 20th birthday in 2020, Bloodstock are looking for the best and newest metal bands to perform on the New Blood stage in August 2020 through the Metal 2 The Masses scheme. M2TM was started in 2005 and runs through a voting system. One winner from each of the 28 regions is selected to … Continue reading Gig Review: Metal 2 the Masses London – Heat 2 (Dec 1st 2019)