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by houston4044
Sat Apr 18, 2020 1:57 pm
Forum: The Bloodstock Arms
Topic: Coronavirus
Replies: 56
Views: 15431

Re: Coronavirus

That Coronavirus deaths weren't included in the second graph Or that most of the extra deaths were not caused by CoviD19. Are you suggesting 6000 people suddenly just died in a week of something else when there's hardly any road traffic accidents and A & E admissions at the moment? May not be t...
by houston4044
Sat Apr 18, 2020 1:52 pm
Forum: Bloodstock Open Air 2021
Topic: Next Announcement
Replies: 1366
Views: 240367

Re: Next Announcement

I've heard rumours there are already questions about whether they'll be able to go ahead next year. Lockdown will be finished, but mass gatherings might not be just to avoid the virus spreading again. I really hope that's not the case. Next year? As in a year and a half away? No way can anyone pred...
by houston4044
Fri Apr 10, 2020 11:09 am
Forum: Bloodstock Open Air 2021
Topic: Next Announcement
Replies: 1366
Views: 240367

Re: Next Announcement

I have zero expectation that this year's festival will go ahead. Hopefully they can keep most of Friday, Devin, Dark Tranquillity and Sacred Reich for next year. I have little hope the virus will abate until near year's end; was just pointing out that at this rate even if it were to suddenly disapp...
by houston4044
Tue Apr 07, 2020 3:12 pm
Forum: Bloodstock Open Air 2021
Topic: Next Announcement
Replies: 1366
Views: 240367

Re: Next Announcement

Really shocked Lost Society are openers. Surely they are way bigger than Svalbard? Seems odd. Lost Society aren't very big, their last UK tour took in venues like The Boston Arms in London which is 200 capacity according to google (either way it's small from when I've been). Think Svalbard have mor...
by houston4044
Mon Apr 06, 2020 4:39 pm
Forum: Bloodstock Open Air 2021
Topic: Next Announcement
Replies: 1366
Views: 240367

Re: Next Announcement

Skippy wrote:
cheesemason wrote:
Skippy wrote:And that was?


Tuesday

Thanks. Wonder if its going to be anything more than the Lost Society one they leaked the other week.


Maybe one or two extra bands but I expect it to just be officially announcing the leaked bands.
by houston4044
Fri Mar 27, 2020 11:28 am
Forum: Bloodstock Open Air 2021
Topic: Next Announcement
Replies: 1366
Views: 240367

Re: Next Announcement

If sacrificing festival season this year aids beating this pandemic then it''s something that'll have to be done. It'll make next year's event feel a lot more special and I'd even put aside any reservations about a sub par line up :lol:
by houston4044
Tue Mar 24, 2020 1:39 pm
Forum: The Bloodstock Arms
Topic: Coronavirus
Replies: 56
Views: 15431

Re: Coronavirus

Now the real question is, will they press the drivers into delivering them? As long as Briatore isn't in charge of organizing the deliveries my driveway wall should remain intact.... Are you referring to Crashgate from the 2008 Singapore Grand Prix? :lol: I'm glad someone got the reference :lol:
by houston4044
Tue Mar 24, 2020 1:37 pm
Forum: Bloodstock Open Air 2021
Topic: Next Announcement
Replies: 1366
Views: 240367

Re: Next Announcement

Skippy wrote:Lost Society, Wolf Jaw and Gravelines (that I can see) added randomly with no announcement?


+ Video Nasties and Vexed

When others zig BOA zags...
by houston4044
Mon Mar 23, 2020 3:00 pm
Forum: Bloodstock Open Air 2021
Topic: Next Announcement
Replies: 1366
Views: 240367

Re: Next Announcement

So what’s the deal if the headliners pull out but festival goes ahead I guess somewhere in the small print it will say lineup subject to change so no refunds I believe (though not an expert on the matter) if there is a significant change to the bill refunds have to be offered, as to what quantifies...
by houston4044
Mon Mar 23, 2020 2:39 pm
Forum: The Bloodstock Arms
Topic: Coronavirus
Replies: 56
Views: 15431

Re: Coronavirus

Efforts are afoot to produce new ventilators though. Formula One teams have immense capabilities to build a lot of them fairly quickly, particularly Mclaren, Mercedes, Williams and Red Bull. All the F1 teams have fuck all to do right now too as the first part of the season has been wiped out so thi...
by houston4044
Sat Mar 14, 2020 5:37 pm
Forum: The Bloodstock Arms
Topic: Coronavirus
Replies: 56
Views: 15431

Re: Coronavirus

Gatherings of over 500 to be banned from next weekend.
by houston4044
Sat Mar 14, 2020 5:30 pm
Forum: Bloodstock Open Air 2021
Topic: Next Announcement
Replies: 1366
Views: 240367

Re: Next Announcement

Wonder if the current situation will alter/defer any band additions. Can see BOA wanting to try and keep any momentum going but wonder if bands will put a hold on any upcoming dates being announced in case they need to pull the plug
by houston4044
Fri Mar 13, 2020 2:02 pm
Forum: Bloodstock Open Air 2021
Topic: Next Announcement
Replies: 1366
Views: 240367

Re: Next Announcement

Its hard to imagine the hysteria lasting until August anyway, and the UK government does seem like it wants to carry on business as usual. I imagine by then we'll either be fine or all dead so it won't matter. Economically we've got next to no choice but to try and carry on :eyes: So Bloodstock hav...
by houston4044
Thu Mar 05, 2020 7:48 pm
Forum: The Bloodstock Arms
Topic: Coronavirus
Replies: 56
Views: 15431

Re: Coronavirus

https://www.loudersound.com/news/trivium-postpone-tour-due-to-coronavirus-as-hammerfest-and-hrh-aor-are-called-off?fbclid=IwAR3h5DEXYAhuUuNIVoBP6F72b7w228nzN2YSmP6sIh0Ob9xCGOjAetfYCLc Agree with Ghost on this, although I'm not one of the high risk group I'm around a lot who are; have to consider th...
by houston4044
Thu Mar 05, 2020 6:28 pm
Forum: The Bloodstock Arms
Topic: Coronavirus
Replies: 56
Views: 15431

Re: Coronavirus

Ghost wrote:
houston4044 wrote:hammerfest and hrh aor postponed due to coronavirus. Wonder how long until other events start to follow suit


Blimey didn't know that.


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