Bloodstock Announces First Metal 2 The Masses Winners, Day Tickets on Sale This Week

Gojira, photo credit Bloodstock Open Air on Facebook

Blood Stock Open Air will release their day tickets this week. A limited amount of day tickets for 2019’s event go on sale at 9.00am this Thursday 30th May, priced at £65 (+ fees) for adults and £20 (+ fees) for children aged 4-11. Children under 4 go free! Head here to snap them up! You can still also pick up 4-day ‘weekend tickets with camping’, priced £145 (+ fees) and children’s weekend tickets at just £35 (+ fees). VIP tickets are expected to sell out shortly, including limited Podpads, Bellepads and Octopads, plus limited remaining VIP upgrades (for those who’ve already purchased a standard ticket). Camper van plots & Luxpads are already sold out. Links below for more details. BOA also announces the first batch of New Blood winners from their ‘Metal 2 The Masses’ finals, who all bag a slot to perform on the Hobgoblin New Blood stage! The finals are still taking place around the country. Saturday’s New Blood stage bill welcomes Coventry winners Djinova, Glasgow victors Inferiem, and Deformation Of Man, who took top prize in the Sheffield heat. They’ll be joined by Belfast top dogs, Lock Horns. Black Country band Masters Call also win a New Blood slot after impressing the booking team via their CD submission. Sunday brings Dublin champions Aesect, Norwich leaders Bastard, and Take Refuge, having clinched first place in the Milton Keynes final. You’ll also get to see 28 Double, who took Leicester’s gold medal!

Bloodstock’s second batch of club nights kick off from 1st June. Head on down for a great night out with your mates to warm up for BOA and you might just win yourself some goodies while you’re there.

Sat 1st June – Brighton – Apocalypse @ Envy

Fri 7th June – Leicester – Feedback @ Firebug

Sat 8th June – Stoke-On-Trent – Devil’s Night @ The Sugarmill

Sat 8th June – Southampton – Apocalypse @ The Engine Rooms

Sat 22nd June – Sheffield – Corporation

Fri 28th June – Altern8 @ The Cavern

Sat 29th June – Birmingham – Eddie’s Rock Club

Sat 29th June – Newcastle – RISE Rock Bar

Sat 29th June – Pandamonium @ Electrik Warehouse

Fri 5th July – Plymouth – Altern8 @ Envy

Sat 6th July – Brighton – Apocalypse @ Envy

Sat 6th July – Stoke-On-Trent – Devil’s Night @ The Sugarmill

Sat 13th July – Apocalypse @ The Engine Rooms

Sat 22nd July – Sheffield – Corporation

Fri 26th July – Leicester – Feedback @ Firebug

Fri 26th July – London – Voodoo Summer Ball @ Elektrowerkz

Sat 27th July – Birmingham – Eddie’s Rock Club

Sat 27th July – Liverpool – Pandamonium @ Electrik Warehouse

Planning your travel to BLOODSTOCK yet? Need a lift or driving there and want some petrol wonga for your empty seats? BLOODSTOCK have teamed up with GOCARSHARE again so you can help a fellow metalhead rock out and reduce your carbon footprint at the same time. Register where you’re travelling to/from, or your route, and then wait for drivers/passengers to get in touch! GOCARSHARE is integrated with Facebook, so you can check out your possible travel buddies and they encourage travellers to post feedback. You’ll also be in with a chance of winning a pair of tickets to next year’s festival just by using the GOCARSHARE scheme! Full details available here. For more travel options, including info on BIG GREEN COACH’s multiple pick-up locations around the country, plus trains, planes, taxis, and shuttles, visit:

BOA is headlined by Sabaton, Parkway Drive and Scorpions, join Anthrax, Dimmu Borgir, Children Of Bodom, Code Orange, Cancer Bats, Powerwolf, Soilwork, Cradle Of Filth, Thy Art Is Murder, Tesseract, Metal Church, Soulfly, Death Angel, Dee Snider, Queensryche, Eluveitie, Swallow The Sun, Evil Scarecrow, Ross The Boss, Grand Magus, Krysthla, Rotting Christ, Aborted, Skeletal Remains, All Hail The Yeti, Incite, Hypocrisy, Taake, The Lazys, Xentrix, and many more on the Catton Park stages this August. More bands are still being announced, but see the line-up so far here.

BLOODSTOCK will take place at Catton Park, Derbyshire on 8th-11th August 2019. Get additional information over at