Bay Area thrash legends Slayer have recently been announced as the headliners for this years Bloodstock Open Air festival. It is the UK’s largest independent metal fest with over 100 bands and 12,000 people showing up for 4 days of partying. So far bands such as Accept, Amorphis, Anthrax, Avantasia, Dark Funeral, Devildriver, Ex Deo, Firewind, Kataklysm, King Diamond, Lamb Of God, Municipal Waste, Negligence, and Whitechapel.
Bloodstock’s organizers had the following to say about the announcement:
“We are thrilled to announce that seminal thrash metal legends, SLAYER are confirmed as the third and final headliner for Bloodstock 2013. The Californian four-piece will close the Ronnie James Dio stage on Sunday night at Catton Park, bringing their face-melting, monster riffs to the metal hordes.”
Kerry King also had this to say:
“Can’t wait to hit the stage at Bloodstock! Metal Festival in England? Fuck yes!! It’s going to be hell on earth and I’m looking forward to having a party with all my British friends.”
You can find all the info about the festival you need right here at their website.