FESTIVAL NEWS: Bloodstock Announces New Saturday Headliners & Special Guests For 2021
Bloodstock have announced Mercyful Fate as their new Saturday headliners for 2021. The band reformed in 2019 after a lengthy hiatus and will join the festival bill for a UK exclusive performance.
The festival have also confirmed Dimmu Borgir as their Saturday special guests, who were forced to cancel their slot in 2019 due to illness.
They join previously announced headliners Devin Townsend (Friday) and Judas Priest (Sunday), as well as Philip H. Anselmo & The Illegals, Skindred, Paradise Lost, Life Of Agony, Bury Tomorrow, The Black Dahlia Murder, Diamond Head, Jinjer, Sacred Reich, Butcher Babies, Cattle Decapitation, Green Lung, Conjurer, Orange Goblin, The Night Flight Orchestra, Sylosis, Toxic Holocaust, BAILER, Blasphemer and many more.
Standard weekend tickets for the extended, now five-day event in 2021 were due to increase by £10 on 10th August 2020 to £155 (+ booking fees); however the government has confirmed that festivals are included in the reduced 5% VAT rate for hospitality and leisure industries, so Bloodstock will be freezing their standard weekend price at £145 until 13th January 2021.
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic Bloodstock have also launched an extended six-month instalment plan, spreading costs across smaller instalments. You can sign up for the instalments before 31st August 2020 HERE, with payments debited as follows: £31.17 (includes £7 booking fee) immediately upon sign up, then monthly payments of £24.17 will debit your account on 5th September, 5th October, 5th November and 5th December, with the final payment of £27.65 (includes £3.50 postage) on 5th Jan 2021.
Alongside standard weekend tickets, child tickets and parking tickets are available HERE. A limited number of day tickets will go on sale on 1st September 2020, sign up for a free reminder HERE. VIP and campervan tickets for 2021 are sold out.
Bloodstock takes place at Catton Park, Derbyshire between 11th – 15th August 2021. For further information, the line-up so far and tickets, head to the festival website HERE.