Alice Cooper confirmed as Bloodstock 2012 headliner

'School's Out' star first name announced for open-air festival next summer

Alice Cooper has been announced as a headliner at Bloodstock Open Air next summer.

The shock rocker has just released ‘Welcome 2 My Nightmare’ and toured the album. The event at Catton Hall, South Derbyshire, will be his only UK festival appearance in 2012.

Festival booker Vicky Gregory said: “As huge fans of Alice Cooper, we are thrilled to have the iconic artist close proceedings on the Sunday night.

“We have been after Alice for a number of years and are extremely excited to see him grace the Ronnie James Dio stage. We guarantee this will be a performance not to be missed.”

Two more headliners will be announced in the coming weeks, along with around 100 other rock and metal bands.

Bloodstock Open Air 2012 takes place at Catton Hall August 9 – 12. Four day camping tickets for next year’s event are available now at until December 15.