Nightwish to light up Bloodstock Open Air

Nightwish have been confirmed as the Sunday night headliners for this year's Bloodstock Open Air Festival.

The Finnish symphonic metallers are set to bring their famed pyro-light show to Britain for the very first time as they make their only UK festival appearance of 2008 at the three-day rock event, which has been running since 2005.

will join fellow headliners Opeth and Dimmu Borgir on the bill as well as At The Gates, Helloween, Primal Fear, Iced Earth, Napalm Death and Soulfly. Click HERE for the full line-up.

Bloodstock Open Air 2008, which takes place at Catton Hall, Walton-on-Trent, Derbyshire from 15-17 August will also have a myriad of unsigned bands on the Scuzz Underground Stage as well as plenty of alternative entertainment including fairground rides, Guitar Hero 3 competition, metal karaoke and the International Metal Market.

Tickets are still available for the festival priced £85 for weekend camping or a limited number of day tickets on sale at £45. Click HERE to browse and buy.