2. Bloodstock, Walton-on-Trent, England
If you are planning to do some summer traveling in the UK, check out the dates for Bloodstock. This heavy metal festival has grown increasingly popular since 2005 when it moved from an indoor event to the great outdoors. Attracting top metal acts like Alice Cooper, Megadeth and Slayer, this fest is great fun even if you’re not typically a headbanger. As a unique cultural event, this event is great for people watching too.