Seventeen New Bands Announced For Bloodstock 2014

A mega seventeen band announcement for this years Bloodstock Open Air fest. joining the already awesome line-up are an ecletic mix of genres and styles including fresh new metal talents on the New Blood Stage. 

Newly announced for the mainstage are Swedish Death Metallers Entombed A.D. Frontman, LG Petrov proclaims: 

"England!  Long time no see!!  And what better way is there than to come to play at Bloodstock Festival in August!  We are looking forward to meeting all you headbangers again!" 

Meanwhile on the Sophie stage kickstarting the festival vibe on the Thursday are British trad. metalheads Monument and extreme metallers Gethika. Friday sees Brazilian Death Metal/Thrash-sters, Krow take to the stage and, 16-year old Aaron Keylock brings some blues to Bloodstock taking to the stage on the Sunday. 

Six bands have also been announced for the Jagermeister stage - Undersmile and King Creature (Friday), Massive Wagons and a special acoustic set from Orphaned Land (Saturday), and, Rabid Bitch Of The North and The Heretic Order (Sunday). 

Like previous years, Bloodstock has also announced the next batch of breaking bands for the festivals New Blood Stage. Supporting new talent is at the heart of Bloodstock's ethos with bands submitting CDs chosen to play as well as the Metal 2 The Masses Tour taking place across the UK throughout Mat and June. Thi this year marks the biggest tour to date with the best bands at each evengt selected to land a spot on the Bloodtsock line-up!

So far, CD Submissions that impressed the Bloodstock Organisers for the New Blood Stage are No Sin Evades His Gaze (Friday), Born Of The Jackal (Saturday) and Today The Sun Dies (Sunday). Metal 2 The Masses winners ao far are Plymouth winners Warcrab, Channel Islands Winners Byzanthian Neckbeard, and Dublin winners Psykosis. 

If you're interested in playing Bloodstock's New Blood Stage this year then there is still time to enter. More details at the following link:

More bands are set to be announced in the coming weeks so stay tuned for further updates here on the Scribes of Metal website. Bloodstock is held at Catton Park, Derbyshire on 7th-10th August 2014.  Keep up to date with the very latest info on Bloodstock’s official sites at and

Tickets are available now priced £130 (plus booking fee) for a 4-day Thurs-Sun weekend pass with camping.  VIP tickets and upgrades are also available.  Look up all the ticket options over at

For travel options to the festival, including details of coaches from all over the country with Big Green Coach, shuttles from local train stations, and car-sharing with GoCarShare (which can even win you a pair of tickets for next year), visit:


Scribbled by:

Wannabe Shredder who can't yet "sweep like a janitor" and lover of most things Rock/Metal - especially if band members have "snazzy" coats/jackets or waistcoats! Used to race motorbikes with no brakes (!), now spend most of my time dodging crowdsurfers on the barrier and trying not to get killed in mosh pits. Luca Turilli is my guitar hero.