MOTÖRHEAD, W.A.S.P., HAMMERFALL Confirmed For U.K.'s BLOODSTOCK OPEN AIR Festival

MOTÖRHEAD, W.A.S.P., HAMMERFALL, POISONBLACK, BYFROST, DEADLY CIRCUS FIRE and PRIMEVIL have been confirmed for this year's edition of the Bloodstock Open Air festival, set to take place August 12-14, 2011 at Catton Hall in Derbyshire, United Kingdom.

The festival billing is shaping up as follows:

Ronnie James Dio Stage

W.A.S.P.
IMMORTAL
MOTÖRHEAD
RHAPSODY OF FIRE
DEVIN TOWNSEND
AT THE GATES
MORBID ANGEL
CORONER
THERION
EXODUS
KREATOR
NEVERMORE
TRIPTYKON
HAMMERFALL
GRAVE DIGGER
NAPALM DEATH
TAROT
WOLF
1349
POISONBLACK

Sophie Lancaster Stage

ANGEL WITCH
LAWNMOWER DETH
CRIMINAL
ARTHEMIS
POWER QUEST
THE ROTTED
OCTOBER FILE
NEMHAIN
DEF-CON-ONE
SURVIVORS ZERO
BYFROST
DEADLY CIRCUS FIRE
PRIMEVIL

New Blood Stage

BREZNO

More acts will be announced soon.

The Bloodstock Open Air heavy metal festival was established in 2005 to bring a wider choice of heavy metal bands to the U.K. and provide a venue for the best established and unsigned metal bands to perform in front of a large an enthusiastic audience of true metalheads.

Bloodstock Open Air features three days of diverse international heavy metal bands across three stages, a large selection of merchandise stalls, metal karaoke, campsite and a wide selection of food, bars and other refreshments.

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