Tag: Bloodstock

Bootleg: “War Eternal” from Arch Enemy

A fourth song cut from the set of Melodic Death Metal titans Arch Enemy upon the Ronnie James Dio stage at Bloodstock Open Air Festival in 2017 sees “War Eternal” being given an airing. 2021 is the 25th Anniversary of the bands 1996 debut “Black Earth” so it will be interesting to see if “Bury

Bootleg: “Avalanche” from Arch Enemy!

A second cut culled from the set of Arch Enemy at Bloodstock Open Air Festival in 2017 sees the band performing “Avalanche” from the Swedish Melodic Death Metallers ninth studio album “War Eternal“. That was the first album to see former The Agonist vocalist Alissa White-Gluz taking over from long-time vocalist Angela Gossow and she’ll

Bootleg: “The World Is Yours” from Arch Enemy!

…with The European Siege Tour 2021 with Behemoth, Carcass and Unto Others set to start at the end of September in Dublin Ireland, the team behind Bloodstock Open Air Festival have chosen to give us “The World Is Yours” cut from the set of Arch Enemy at the 2017 incarnation of the event. It took

Bootleg: “Tornado of Souls” by Megadeth!

27 years after it first appeared on the Megadeth classic album “Rust In Peace” the Thrash titans stepped onto the Ronnie James Dio stage at Bloodstock in 2017 and performed “Tornado of Souls“, a track which has lost none of it’s magic despite the years gone by. This one can be considered a tribute to

Review: “Castle Bravo” by Arimea

A place that offers a decent number of venues and of course a University full of residents to attend gigs, Oxford has always had a thriving Metal scene and thanks to the annual march to Bloodstock’s New Blood stage via the Metal To The Masses tournament, we’ve been introduced to a few of those bands

Bootleg: “Symphony of Destruction” from Megadeth!

Back to Bloodstock Open Air Festival in 2017 and a second cut from Big Four Thrash Kings Megadeth in “Symphony of Destruction“. May 2019 saw them in a studio in Franklin, Tennessee to begin pre-production of follow up to 2016s “Dystopia“, once again teaming up with co-producer Chris Rakestraw with a tentative 2021 release date

Bootleg: “Hanger 18” from Megadeth!

Going back to 2017 and the set from Big Four Thrash Kings Megadeth at Bloodstock Open Air Festival in 2017 where they stood upon the Ronnie James Dio stage, here’s the classic “Hanger 18“. 2021 will see the annual Metal meeting have it’s postponed 20th Anniversary celebration with a wealth of acts rebooked for the

Bootleg: “Chopped In Half” by Obituary!

The wonderful thing about the year round releases of pro-shot material from the organizers of Bloodstock is that even in a year when they have had to postpone their 20th Anniversary celebrations, they still have a wealth of material up their collective sleeves. Their latest offering is the magicians favourite game, “Chopped In Half” by

NEWS: Arimea start the next chapter!

The Wheatsheaf in Oxford was the venue for the last gig which we attended in back in March, headlined by Gutlocker with Transients and Weaponry completing against Arimea in a Bloodstock Metal 2 The Masses Quarterfinal. Arimea impressed us with cuts from their “Castle Bravo” EP and lockdown has seen them drop acoustic and playthrough

Bootleg: Aborted at Bloodstock!

What more could you ask for? How about a full Pro-Shot set performance from Aborted on the Ronnie James Dio Stage at Bloodstock Open Air Metal Festival 2019? The Belgian Death Metallers were reclaiming their crown with their 10th studio record “TerrorVision“, which features guest appearances from Seth Siro Anton of Septicflesh, Sebastian Grihm of