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What to expect as a Bloodstock First Timer by Ozkan Kocakaya

2021 was my first ever Bloodstock at the age of 41. After years of visiting other well-known metal and rock festivals such as Download, Sonisphere and Reading, it was somewhat strange to think that time was right to head for the king of heavy metal festivals that is Bloodstock in my twilight years of festival-going.…
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Bloodstock Festival 2022 Preview

It’s that time of year again when something starts stirring from deep within the heavy metal community. It’s the unmistakable buzz of Bloodstock rearing its glorious head in the horizon, and this year promises to be the best party of the summer. As regular festival goers will tell you, the weather plays a major part…
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Bloodstock Open Air

August, Catton Park, Derby Bloodstock Open Air is the UK’s biggest independent and multi-award winning outdoor Metal Festival catering for 15,000 fans per day across four days each August. Hosting some of the biggest names in metal from across the globe, Bloodstock has a legacy of over 19 years and continues to go from strength…
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Bearded Theory Festival

May: Catton Hall, Derbyshire Bearded Theory`s Spring Gathering is a multi-award winning creative and performing arts festival set in the beautiful grounds of Catton Hall in the heart of the National Forest. The festival borders 3 counties of West Midlands, South Derbyshire and Staffordshire and only 2 hours away for 50% of the UKs population.…
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Download Festival

June, Donnington Castle, Leicestershire Rock and metal is what it’s all about at Download Festival as the iconic Download Dog brings all the biggest and loudest names in the business to Castle Donnington. Our review – and your chance to write your own