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Moonsorrow And Freedom Call Confirmed For Bloodstock 2012

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Finnish pagan metal outfit Moonsorrow and German power metal group Freedom Call have been confrmed as the latest two bands to take part in this years edition of the British metal festival, Bloodstock Open Air, which will take place at Catton Hall in Walton On Trent, Derbyshire from August 10th-12th.

Speaking on the confirmation, Moonsorrow stated: "We are truly excited to take part in Bloodstock Festival 2012. It's been way too long since we played on the British soil in 2008 and we know that lately there has been a huge demand for Moonsorrow to play in the UK. So, all our loyal fans in the UK, we want to see a massive crowd of insane berserks during our set. Don't let us down because we promise we don't let you down, cheers!"

Freedom Call added: "The Bloodstock Festival is the pulsating heart of Heavy Metal...a great audience, which knows exactly to revel."

The lineup for the festival is now as follows:

Ronnie James Dio Stage: ANVIL, BEHEMOTH, BENEDICTION, THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER, CHTHONIC, ALICE COOPER, CORROSION OF CONFORMITY, CROWBAR, DEICIDE, DIMMU BORGIR, DIO DISCIPLES, FREEDOM CALL, GRAND MAGUS, HATEBREED, I AM I, ICED EARTH, LOCK UP, MAYHEM, MOONSORROW, NILE, PARADISE LOST, SANCTUARY, SEPULTURA, TESTAMENT, WATAIN.

Sophie Lancaster Stage: ALCEST, ANAAL NATHRAKH, ANCIENT ASCENDANT, BLOODSHOT DAWN, COMMANDER IN CHIEF, CRIMES OF PASSION, DEMONIC RESSURECTION, DERISION, EASTERN FRONT, EVILE, FURYON, GONOREAS, HEADCHARGER, INFERNAL TENEBRA, MARIONETTE, NOCTIFERIA, ORANGE GOBLIN, PRIMITAI, PYTHIA, RE-ARMED, RISING DREAM, SATURNIAN, WINTERFYLLETH.

New Blood Stage: DOOMED, DREAMCATCHER, FALLEN FATE, GONE TIL WINTER, HURON, INFERNAL CREATION, REFLECTIONS IN EXILE and REIGN OF FURY.

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