Metal to the Masses kicks off for the third heat with a fantastic line up of bands, two of which will progress to the semi finals for a chance to win a spot on the hollowed ground of Bloodstock for their 20th year anniversiary. Only this one is different - as all the bands are local to the area vying for their chance to play on the Hobgoblin Stage.
The bands are:
Dynamically thunderous and original guitar-driven music: it's electric.
Weonceknew was formed by Jody Reynolds in early 2016 along with long term friend and bassist Neil Bailey with the intent of putting together a band that wanted to produce a completely original material set list. after numerous setbacks due to line up changes finally settled on a strong line up which includes Jody Reynolds- guitar/vocals, Luke Hynes-drums, Gary Wright-vocals, Nick Smyth-guitar and Neil Bailey-Bass . The band has numerous influences as individuals but as a whole have been described as Boysetsfire, Inme meets Stone Sour and has since started to create a good following through social media which has even took the band by surprise by how much our music is reaching people and will only get stronger.
A young band from North Devon that breaks the mould of today's pop and folk culture with a mixture of powerful, melodic, Blues-driven and alternative rock songs. Stellar Fox recorded an EP in Braunton's own Saunton Road Studios, and are now erupting onto the North Devon music scene and making a name for themselves as a quality live act that puts on a real show.
The Palladium Club
- Lower Gunstone
- EX39 2DE