Motorhead to close Bloodstock Open Air 2011

Motorhead have been unveiled as the Sunday (14 August) night headliners for Bloodstock Open Air 2011 when it returns to Catton Hall in Derbyshire from 12-14 August.

The legendary outfit, who have sold over 42 million albums worldwide, will bring the event to a close.

Speaking about their appearance, frontman Lemmy eloquently divulged: “Bloodstock is celebrating 11 years, Motorhead 36 years – Boys and girls, come and see, we will rock your fuckin’ ass’. See you at Bloodstock!”

Metal elders W.A.S.P. have been confirmed as the Friday (12 August) night headliners. It will be their only UK festival performance in 2011.

Elsewhere, Hammerfall and Poisonblack will perform on the Ronnie James Dio Stage, while Byfrost, Deadly Circus Fire and Primevil will play the Sophie Stage.

Today’s (Wednesday) additions join a line-up that already boasts Immortal, Rhapsody Of Fire, Devin Townsend, At The Gates and many more.

Bloodstock Open Air 2011 tickets
are on sale now priced at £105 for the weekend including camping.

When you buy your ticket through Virtual Festivals, you’ll get a special code, which will give you a 10% discount in the online Bloodstock merchandise store.

Click here to buy Bloodstock Open Air tickets.

That’s right, not only could you being heading to one of the greatest independent metal festivals in the world, but you can be fully kitted up for even less as well.

Head to the online Bloodstock Merch Store to see the range of t-shirts, DVDs, lighters, hoodies and much more that they have on offer.

Once you buy a ticket, you’ll receive a discount code in your confirmation email.