Thrash Legends MEGADETH Announced As Bloodstock Sunday Headliner
BLOODSTOCK FESTIVAL have revealed their third and final headliner for 2014.
MEGADETH are confirmed for Sunday night!
This will be the thrash icons’ first appearance at Catton Park. In a career nearing 30 years, MEGADETH has sold more than 38 million albums worldwide, including five consecutive platinum albums in the US and numerous accolades including 11 Grammy nominations.
The band’s latest studio album, Super Collider was released in June and debuted at #6 on the Billboard 200 and #22 on the UK album chart. It also notched up Top 40 album chart debuts in a further 22 countries worldwide.
MEGADETH also recently released a live DVD of last year’s ‘Countdown To Extinction’ 20th Anniversary tour.
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MEGADETH’s founder, frontman and visionary, Dave Mustaine comments:
“2014 is the 20th Anniversary for ‘Youthanasia’, and we are celebrating that by headlining the Bloodstock Festival in the glorious UK. Every year MEGADETH and our UK fans get closer and celebrate another year of metal greatness together. This is the beginning of 2014…the best is yet to come.”
Tickets for 2014′s event are already on sale at ‘early bird’ prices, £115 for a 4-day weekend ticket with camping. Don’t delay, as once the limited ‘early bird’ allocation is gone, it’s gone, and tickets revert to full price.
Buy your early bird ticket here: Bloodstock Festival
In other BLOODSTOCK news, the festival has announced a win at the LIVE UK MUSIC BUSINESS AWARDS 2013 in the ‘Best Festival (under 15K cap)’. The second ‘Best Festival’ accolade in a row, after picking up 2012’s UK Festival Awards gong for ‘Best Medium sized Festival’
BLOODSTOCK will be the only UK festival performances for DOWN and EMPEROR.
BLOODSTOCK will be held at it’s usual home of Catton Park, Derbyshire on 7th-10th August 2014.