Bloodstock have announced FOUR new bands for their 2018 festival, taking place August 9th-12th.

WATAIN will be bringing their black metal chaos to Bloodstock with a UK exclusive set headlining the Sophie Lancaster Stage on the Sunday night.Having last played the festival in 2012, Watain will be armed with their eagerly awaited sixth album ‘Trident Wolf Eclipse’ which is released on January 5th 2018. If you are a fan of black metal, now is the time to get excited!

German power-metal outfit ORDEN OGAN will be joining Judas Priest on the Ronnie James Dio stage on the Sunday night. Having released their fifth album ‘Gunmen’ over the summer, Orden Ogan are more than capable of showing the Bloodstock crowds what they’re made of.

COMBICHRIST will be joining the Ronnie James Dio Stage on Friday to bring their aggrotech sound to the UK. Having released their first new track since 2016, Combichrist will hopefully have a new arsenal of songs ready for the festival.

Last but not least, MEMORIAM will be heading to Bloodstock for a Friday spot. The band are currently working on the follow-up to their debut album ‘For The Fallen’ released earlier this year. Will their set have some new tracks in? There is only one way to find out…

Joining the likes of headliners Gojira, Nightwish and Judas Priest, as well as Emperor, Devildriver and Nails, bloodstock 2018 could well be the best yet. Tickets are available now, get them before they are gone!