Bloodstock Open Air Festival 2015 Add 7 Bands To The Sophie Lancaster Stage

Bloodstock Festival have announced another 7 bands to appear on the Sophie Lancaster stage over their massivly heavy weekend of Viking-level destruction at Catton Park.

Kicking this round of announcements off is the addition of I AM I, fronted by ZP Theart (ex- Dragonforce). I AM I are currently working on a new album as a follow up to their 'Event Horizon' debut. Also announced for the Friday are Hang the Bastard, who are having a spectacular year, be sure to check out the latest album 'Sex in the Seventh Circle' so you can crustily groove along.

For all of you old school thrashers then BOA have a treat in store for you, the newly reunited Re-Animator have been added to the bill. They reformed back in 2013 after 20 years in the musical wilderness, why not check out 'Low Life' from the 'Condemned to Eternity' album below.

Hard Rock riff-monsters Fire Red Empress have also landed on the bill, they have a new EP out that you can check out on their Bandcamp page here.  Finally for the Friday additions is Hexis whose blend of Hardcore and Black Metal Doom round out the line up before the stage is headlined by the previously announced Delain

There are two announcements for the Saturday, the Irish metal 3 piece Dead Label and the now main support, Jettblack. Jettblack have a brand new album out this week called "Disguises". You can check out some clips on their website

Tickets for BLOODSTOCK 2015 are available by clicking on one of the Bloodstock banners (top and side of this page), priced at the very reasonable £135 (plus booking fee) for a four-day Thursday through Sunday weekend ticket with camping.  VIP packages and upgrades are also available, plus pre-booked car parking pitches.  Camper van pitches are now all SOLD OUT!

All these killer bands are already announced!  Friday’s headliner TRIVIUM and special guests SABATON, Saturday’s headliner WITHIN TEMPTATION and special guests OPETH, Sunday’s headliner ROB ZOMBIE and special guests BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, plus CANNIBAL CORPSE, IHSAHN, SEPULTURA, ORANGE GOBLIN, DEATH T.A, NUCLEAR ASSAULT, 1349, NAPALM DEATH, DARK ANGEL, ARMORED SAINT, BELPHEGOR, OVERKILL, ENSIFERUM, AGALLOCH, KORPIKLAANI, PRO-PAIN, ENSLAVED, RAGING SPEEDHORN, XERATH and WOLF.  Plus over on the Sophie Lancaster stage, there’s headliners DELAIN, FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE, GODFLESH and ARNOCORPS, LAWNMOWER DETH, MORDRED, ETHEREAL, ONSLAUGHT, OAF, CONAN, PLANET OF ZEUS, GODSIZED, plus many more and, there’s even more bands to be announced in the coming weeks!

BLOODSTOCK will be held at Catton Park, Derbyshire on 6th-9th August 2015.  We'll bring you all the Bloodstock news as it happens right here!

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