Bloodstock festival have just announced another handful of bands for this year’s weekend of metal mayhem.
Corrosion Of Conformity are heading into the main stage, with Pepper Keenan back up front. ”It’s been a real pleasure after all this time to get back with the COC lads and start jamming again and creating music, says Pepper. “We’ve have had so much support from all over the globe and landing on a fest like Bloodstock really sums it up. We are honoured and cannot wait to up the fuckin’ hammers in the middle of nowhere in merry ol’ England! Thank you. Ohh yeah, don’t forget me cider!”
Joining Corrosion in today’s announcement are the mighty metalcore mob Unearth, who’ll be making their Bloodstock debut. Similarly, continuing Bloodstock’s passion for bringing new metal to the masses, atmospheric black metallers Ghost Bath will be playing their first ever UK show at the festival this year. “Thus begins our inevitable conquest to take over the world, one festival at a time,” says the band. “It is an honour and a pleasure to perform for those who attend Bloodstock and beyond.”
One band who are no strangers to Bloodstock, though, are Evil Scarecrow! “We’re like the Bloodstock house band or maybe a bad STD that you can’t get rid of,” they say. “Either way, we’re hoping to bring our biggest ever show and even some new material. After the historic, record breaking crowd of 2014, we’re looking forward to being back on that stage, although a custom-built, floating glass pyramid Scarecrow Stage would have been nice.”
Completing today’s announcement is the southern-rock ‘n’ rollers XII Boar, who’ll be joining the Sophie Stage bill.
Check out the full line-up below.
Bloodstock takes place at Catton Park, Derbyshire on August 11-14.
Today (February 29) is the last chance to sign up for the festival’s deposit scheme. Find out more and buy tickets here.