Paul Di'Anno

The Friday Night Party has added Paul Di’Anno to the lineup. Fresh off the back of a sold out UK tour, he will be bringing a set full of early Iron Maiden classics. Quireboys and Scarlet Rebels who have been previously announced complete the lineup for what will be an unbelievable start to the weekend. […]

It’s Time For A Party!!

Who’s ready for a BIG Mercia Whisky Friday Night Party?! We are! It gives us great pleasure to announce that headlining the Friday night will be none other than The Quireboys! With the original line up plus a VERY special guest, this is one NOT to be missed. They will also be joined by Welsh […]


Florence Black

Mason Hill have unfortunately had to pull out of Stonedead 2023 due to illness within the band. It’s incredibly sad to lose them when they were so looking forward to playing in front of you all.However we have lined up and a replacement in Florence Black, a band who many of you have requested us […]


Stonedead 2023 Info

Stonedead 2023  is now just around the corner and we would like to update you on a few things.  For those of you who have been before, you will notice a few changes.  Please take the time to read the following very carefully and also forward onto anyone you may have purchased tickets for.  ArrivalALL […]

One MONSTER Bike Ride II – Back In The Saddle…..

Bike Ride II

In 2022 Stonedead regulars Roger Sketcher, Tony Harper, Steve Riordan and Mark Dempsey took on “One Monster Bike Ride” in aid of Mind – Mental Health Charity. The team cycled from Donington (the birthplace of Monsters of Rock and Download Festival) to the Stonedead Festival site, with a stop off and photo opportunity at the iconic […]

It’s Cold Beer Time AGAIN IN 2023!!!!

Once again we are teaming up with Camerons Brewery to offer click and collect for cold cans of Overkill Pilsner and Roadcrew APA. Order yours here https://cameronsbrewery.shop/stonedead-festival/

Black Star Riders for Stonedead 2023

BSR Appearing at Stonedead 2023

We are excited to announce that Black Star Riders will be Very Special Guests to Blue Oyster Cult at Stonedead 2023. After the disappointment of cancelling their appearance in 2021 due to Covid, the band will make their long awaited appearance in Newark. The band who have recently recruited Stonedead Veteran Sam Wood who will […]

Opening Poll Winner Revealed !

Stonedead are happy to announce the winners of our opening band poll, Collateral, adding another top class name to the already phenomenal 2023 festival line-up. It was a hard fought battle with some of the cream of the finest talent around and we’ve been blown away by the response. There could only be one ultimate […]

Friday Night Party Announcement !

Opening the party will be The Karma Effect.  The band have received huge plaudits over the last year and have become one of the most hotly tipped NWOCR bands.

Line Up Announcement !

Stonedead Festival Line Up 2023

Stonedead 2023 – The return of the monster for its 5th Anniversary With an ethos of ‘built by music fans, for music fans’, Stonedead has become a much loved and highly anticipated event in the yearly calendar, a true family that comes together to celebrate the self-same spirit that brought us the world-changing Monsters of […]