BLOODSTOCK OPEN AIR FESTIVAL | Today Announce A Further 12 Bands, Including 2 Sophie Lancaster Stage Headliners To An Already Emence Lineup For 2022. (UK)

    After the biggest and most successful BLOODSTOCK to date. A certified triumph in the face of adversity, BLOODSTOCK’s 2022 event is off to a flying start with all VIP, discounted early bird tickets and campervan passes SOLD OUT in record time. Standard tickets are still available from  ticket store. Now announcing 12 further bands who’ll be gracing Catton Park’s hallowed turf in August 2022.

    Grabbing a Ronnie James Dio main stage slot on Saturday are JINJER! After being foiled at the last moment this year with visa and travel issues, all will be thrilled to see them finally join for 2022. As one of our most requested bands, all are looking forward to seeing tracks from their epic ‘Wallflowers’ album released only last month. Check out our Album Review HERE.

    LORNA SHORE is being added to Saturday’s main stage bill. The New Jersey deathcore squad have been generating a huge buzz, so BLOODSTOCK is excited to welcome them to Catton Park. See ‘To The Hellfire’ from their ‘…And I Return To Nothingness’ EP that came out last month via Century Media.

    Also snatching a main stage spot on Saturday, are Finnish metal squad LOST SOCIETY who have recently re-signed to Nuclear Blast with the promise of new music on the way. Consider yourself a Misfits fan? Then you won’t want to miss Friday’s main stage addition of Misfits OG, DOYLE. Bring some spooktacular entertainment to 2022.

    Landing the Sophie Lancaster stage headline slot on Saturday are circle pit kings HATEBREED. The band recently releasing ‘Weight Of The False Self’ album and just wrapped up a US tour with 2022 headliners LAMB OF GOD.

    Friday’s Sophie Lancaster stage headliner are the phenomenal, anonymous collective SLEEP TOKEN. What’s all the fuss about? Head over to YouTube for the playlist of their brand new album, ‘This Place Will Become Your Tomb’, released last Friday via Spinefarm.

    Snagging a Friday slot on the Sophie Lancaster stage are New Orleans sludge kings, EYEHATEGOD. Their long awaited new album, ‘A History of Nomadic Behavior’ came out in March this year.

    DISCHARGE join Friday’s Sophie stage affray. The band dropped their ‘End of Days’ album via Nuclear Blast a few years back, so maybe a new album is on the cards?

    Hailing from Richmond, VA (just like LAMB OF GOD and GWAR), Century Media’s ENFORCED bring their brand of crossover death/thrash to Friday’s Sophie tent.

    For those sad that PARTY CANNON make this summer, you’ll no doubt be delighted that the ‘party slam defenders’ are reconfirmed for 2022, as part of Sunday’s Sophie stage fun. Grab your Cannon merch here, we all love that logo!

    Next up are Swedish prog metal supergroup SOEN added to the Sophie line-up on Sunday., Their fifth album, ‘Imperial’, was released in January.

    Helping get the party going at the Sophie stage on Thursday night, are everyone’s favourite goblin-fronted band, NEKROGOBLIKON. Rumours the goblin eats naughty mini-moshers are unconfirmed, but we’ve faith in their hint of a new song coming on Halloween… Just don’t tell the Hobgoblin Beer goblin, he’s not going to be the only goblin at BLOODSTOCK.

    Already confirmed Ronnie James Dio main stage headliners are LAMB OF GOD and MERCYFUL FATE, with the third headliner still to be announced. Also landing main stage slots across the weekend are DIMMU BORGIR, PHILIP H. ANSELMO & THE ILLEGALS playing their Pantera set, TESTAMENT, EXODUS, BLACK DAHLIA MURDER, GWAR (in a UK festival exclusive), BURY TOMORROW, SACRED REICH, LIFE OF AGONY, BUTCHER BABIES, VIO-LENCE, and BLOODYWOOD. Over on the Sophie Lancaster stage expect to see STATIC X, THE NIGHT FLIGHT ORCHESTRA and HEATHEN, as well as tons more yet to be revealed.


    With tickets selling faster than ever, all VIP packages, early birds, and campervan tickets are already sold out. Weekend camping tickets & child tickets are on sale now at the Ticket Store.  For more information visit HERE.

    BLOODSTOCK takes place at Catton Park, Derbyshire UK on 11th-14th August 2022.


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