First names for Bloodstock Open Air 2010

Ross The Boss is among the first names announced for Bloodstock Open Air 2010.

The former Manowar guitarist will be joined on the line-up by German speed metallers Rage.

Speaking about the confirmation, Rage singer Peavey said: "Hi Bloodstock Bangers! We’re proud to be part of the next issues billing! See you all there! Cheers, Rage.”

Bloodstock Open Air 2010 will take place at Catton Hall, Derbyshire from 13-15 August.

Tickets for the festival are already on sale for £89.95 for an adult weekend pass, £39.95 for a child ticket and £30 for a campervan pass.

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