BLOODBATH Confirmed For U.K.'s BLOODSTOCK Festival

February 9, 2010

Swedish death metal supergroup BLOODBATH has confirmed its first-ever U.K. appearance at the 10th-anniversary edition of the Bloodstock festival, set to take place August 13-15, 2010 at Catton Hall, Derbyshire, United Kingdom. The band has chosen Bloodstock as its debut U.K. performance, and its only show in Britain in 2010.

Says guitarist Anders "Blakkheim" Nyström: "A bloodbath over Bloodstock! What could be a better way to celebrate this mighty festival's 10th year anniversary! It will be our first time on U.K. soil and it will be happening on Friday the 13th, so it seems we get to kill two birds with one stone!"

BLOODBATH is:

* Mikael Åkerfeldt (OPETH) - Vocals
* Martin "Axe" Axenrot (OPETH) - Drums
* Anders "Blakkheim" Nyström (KATATONIA) - Guitar
* Jonas Renkse (KATATONIA) - Bass
* Per "Sodomizer" Eriksson (ex-21 LUCIFERS, GENOCRUSH FEROX) – Guitar

Other new acts confirmed for Bloodstock are GORGOROTH and BLACK SPIDERS.

The festival billing is shaping up as follows:

AMORPHIS
ANDROMEDA
BEHEMOTH
BLACK SPIDERS
BLOODBATH
CANNIBAL CORPSE
CHILDREN OF BODOM
DEVIN TOWNSEND
DORO
DREAM EVIL
FEAR FACTORY
GOJIRA
GORGOROTH
GWAR
HEAVEN & HELL
KORPIKLAANI
LEAVES' EYES
OBITUARY
RAGE
ROSS THE BOSS
SONATA ARCTICA
SUFFOCATION

For more information, visit www.bloodstock.uk.com.

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