12 Bands Announced For Jager Stage & One More Band Confirmed For Sophie Lancaster Stage
BLOODSTOCK OPEN AIR are proud to announce the line up for this years Jagermeister Stage. A mix of semi-acoustic acts will grace this year’s stage to bring exclusive performances to the metal masses.
ANDRASTE are a 6 piece folk metal act hailing from Manchester with influences firmly rooted in traditional British folk and various forms of extreme metal, they’ll be adding an acoustic twist for their performance. Frontman for UK melodic rock band InMe, DAVE MCPHERSON will also be making an appearance as well as ZP THEART (former Dragonforce Frontman) who will also be taking to the mainstage at Bloodstock with his new band IamI. KYRBGRINDER will be bringing their mixture of funk, groove metal, with drummer Johanne having been awarded “Drummer Of The Year” 4 times by the Classic Rock Society. The cinematic metal tones of SPLINTERED SOUL announce an extra performance alongside their slot on the Sophie Lancaster stage and KOBRA AND THE LOTUS will also make a second performance at the festival, an up close and personal set consisting of Dio covers. ABSOLVA (featuring members of Fury UK & Iced Earth) make their debut Bloodstock appearance on the Jager stage with their blend of groove metal. ORIANTHI steps off the mainstage where she will be performing with Alice Cooper as his lead guitarist, to play an intimate set. Birmingham based progressive-Power Metal act DAKESIS and female fronted Hard Rock four-piece SKARLETT RIOT have also been confirmed to bring their sets to the Jager stage, respectively. Welsh quintet TRIAXIS celebrate their return to Catton Hall following their performance in 2009, and last but not least hotly tipped newcomers THE MERCY HOUSE will perform a stripped back set of their riff laden Rock.
Over at the Sophie Lancaster stage, Progressive Metal act SPLINTERED SOUL have just been confirmed to play alongside the already announced headliners ALCEST, ORANGE GOBLIN and ANAAL NATRHAKH.
With an amazing selection of main stage headliners – BEHEMOTH, MACHINE HEAD and ALICE COOPER and just under 3 weeks to go, you better make sure to get your tickets now to not miss out on THE metal event of the year.