Apocalyptica added to Bloodstock bill

Apocalyptica have been confirmed for next year's Bloodstock Open Air.

The show will be the neo-classical quartet’s only UK appearance of 2009, performing on the Sunday (16 August) alongside Amon Amarth, Saxon and The Haunted.

Other acts already confirmed include Sabaton, Candlemass, Turisas, Wintersun and Katatonia.

Bloodstock Open Air 2009
, which takes place at Catton Hall, Derbyshire, will run from 14-16 August.

Early bird tickets are already on sale at £85 for an adult weekend pass or £35 for a child weekend pass. Both tickets include camping.

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The heavy rock and metal festival is set to celebrate its fifth birthday next year with around 7,000 fans heading to Derby.

There is two stages of live music, a market, bars, camping, metal DJs, a signing tent as well as metal karaoke.