Opeth have been confirmed to play this year's Bloodstock festival, which kicks off on Friday, August 13th at Catton Hall, Derby, UK.

The band will co-headline the opening day alongside Meshuggah. Tickets are on sale now and you can pick them up from the Official Bloodstcok Website.

Opeth are currently working on their follow-up to their stunning 2008 album Watershed which you can pick up in all good record stores now or online RIGHT HERE.