The Metal Hammer Spotlight
7TH – 10TH AUGUST 2014
BLOODSTOCK OPEN AIR (B-O-A)
The Award winning BLOODSTOCK OPEN AIR festival is shaping up to be the biggest and best metal festival of the year. All headliners are locked in with Friday night bringing you New Orleans sludgemeisters, DOWN. Joining them to head up Saturday night are black metal overlords, EMPEROR and closing out proceedings on Sunday are the mighty thrash legends, MEGADETH. Also announced so far are AMON AMARTH, OBITUARY, CROWBAR, HATEBREED, LACUNA COIL, CARCASS, PRONG, CHILDREN OF BODOM, SAXON, DECAPITATED, FLOTSAM & JETSAM, PRIMORDIAL, EVIL SCARECROW, ROTTING CHRIST, SATAN and loads more to be announced.
Bloodstock is the UK’s heaviest and hands down best organised metal gathering, with over 100 bands across 4 stages over 4 day. For those wanting extra creature comforts, Serpents Lair VIP camping is where it’s happening with access to the Serpents Lair VIP Bar serving over 90 real ales and ciders. With late night entertainment, comedians, partying until the early hours with 15,000 of your closest friends... Bloodstock is an absolute must for any self-respecting metal head this summer!