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Slayer To Headline Bloodstock Open Air 2013

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American thrash metal legends Slayer has been confirmed as the third and final headliner for next year's edition of the Bloodstock Open Air festival in Derbyshire, England. The event will take place at Catton Park from August 8 - 11th and will also be headlined by King Diamond and Lamb of God. A statement from Slayer guitarist Kerry King reads: "Can't wait to hit the stage at Bloodstock! Metal Festival in England? Fuck yes!! It's going to be hell on earth and I'm looking forward to having a party with all my British friends."

The organisers of the festival added: "We are thrilled to announce that seminal thrash metal legends, SLAYER are confirmed as the third and final headliner for Bloodstock 2013. The Californian four-piece will close the Ronnie James Dio stage on Sunday night at Catton Park, bringing their face-melting, monster riffs to the metal hordes."

The lineup for the festival is now as follows:

Ronnie James Dio Stage:

King Diamond (Headliner)
Lamb Of God (Headliner)
Slayer (Headliner)
Amorphis
Accept
Anthrax
Avantasia
Dark Funeral
Devildriver
Ex Deo
Firewind
Fozzy
Kataklysm
Municipal Waste
Whitechapel

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1. STH5563 writes:

That's a pretty good lineup, except for Y2Fozzy.

# Dec 11, 2012 @ 10:37 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. Vizator writes:

Wow, that is a pretty good show.

# Dec 11, 2012 @ 4:10 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. Jackrum writes:

SLLLLLLLLLLLAAAAAAAYYYYYYYYYYEEEEEEEEEEEEERRRRRRRRRRRRR


5th year attending for me.

shame lamb of god wont have a vocalist by the time they are meant to play

# Dec 11, 2012 @ 4:36 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. Blindgreed1 writes:

Oz and Jackrum need to post a review.

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5. Diamond Oz writes:

I won't be going, but I did laugh alot at Jackrum's comment.

# Dec 11, 2012 @ 5:43 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. DixieSkumLord666 writes:

This makes me want to update my passport...It would be awesome to attend my first bloodstock..SLAAAAYYYERRR!!!!! \m/....King Diamond, Municipal Waste, Devildriver and LOG would be cool too

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