Epiphone Announces Sponsorship of Bloodstock Open Air Festival 2016 and Road To Bloodstock Giveaway

Lineup Featuring Twisted Sister and Mastodon

July 26, 2016 -- Epiphone, the leader in affordable professional instruments and home to Ltd. Ed. signature guitars by Black Sabbath's Tony Iommi and Mastodon's Brent Hinds, proudly announces it will once again sponsor the annual Bloodstock Open Air Festival in Catton Park, Derbyshire, England August 11-14, 2016.

And this year, Epiphone and Bloodstock have teamed up to present the Road to Bloodstock giveaway, giving a winner the opportunity to be an Epiphone social media correspondent for the Bloodstock weekend. Epiphone are offering 1 lucky winner plus a guest VIP Camping and media access to the Metal Festival of all Metal Festivals. Winners will have access to the VIP area and take care of our social media output in style! Entry info and terms are here: www.bloodstock.uk.com/pages/epiphone.

The Bloodstock Open Air Festival is one of the largest and most prestigious Heavy Metal festivals in the world and this year will feature longtime Epiphone fans Twisted Sister, featuring Jay Jay French, and Brent Hinds of Mastodon. Visit Epiphone.com and www.bloodstock.uk.com for more information.

And be sure to check out our interview with Brent Hinds about his new Ltd. Ed. Epiphone Brent Hinds Flying V Custom! "For five days in a row---from one in the afternoon to midnight---I've been playing the new GTO stuff, which goes from very melancholy to cascading to distorted to clean, and this guitar's shining like a diamond," Hinds told Guitar World. "Epiphone, if I could give them all a hug or a Valentine's card I would!"

Brent Hinds Interview:


Brent Hinds Ltd. Ed. Flying V Custom:


Brief Road To Bloodstock giveaway terms:

  • No travel expenses are included
  • Applicants must be 18 years and over and UK residents
  • All entries must be received by by 11:59:00pm (BST) on August 5th
  • Winners will be notified by email by midnight on August 8th 2016
  • Further info here: www.bloodstock.uk.com/pages/epiphone