Carcass, Arch Enemy to headline Bloodstock

Carcass and Arch Enemy have been confirmed as co-headliners for this year's Bloodstock Open Air.

Both bands will top the bill on the Friday (14 August) of the festival alongside Katatonia, Million Dollar Reload, Municipal Waste and Sabaton.

, Battlelore, Saxon, Amon Amath, Gwar, The Haunted and many more are set to play the independent rock and metal event.

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

The event, which celebrates its fifth birthday this year, is expecting 7,500 festival-goers to attend. The festival boasts two stages of live music, a market, bars, camping, metal DJs, a signing tents as well as the now infamous metal karaoke.

Tickets are already on sale priced at £99.95 for an adult weekend camping ticket. Other prices and passes are available.

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