Bloodstock Open Air Festival is thrilled to announce that Megadeth are confirmed to headline the Sunday night slot in 2014. This will be the thrash icons' first appearance at Bloodstock. In a career nearing 30 years and counting, Megadeth has sold more than 38 million albums worldwide, earning five consecutive platinum albums in the US and numerous accolades along the way, including 11 GRAMMY® nominations.
Megadeth's founder, frontman and visionary, Dave Mustaine comments: "2014 is the 20th Anniversary for 'Youthanasia', and we are celebrating that by headlining the Bloodstock Festival in the glorious UK. Every year Megadeth and our UK fans get closer and celebrate another year of metal greatness together. This is the beginning of 2014... the best is yet to come."
Already announced as Friday night bill toppers are New Orleans sludgemeisters Down. Joining them to headline Saturday night are black metal overlords, Emperor. Bloodstock will be the only UK performances for both bands.