Gojira have been made the latest addition to the Bloodstock 2010 lineup.

The French metallers will join Children of Bodom and Fear Factory on the bill of the prestigious metal festival on what will be the band's only UK performance in 2010.

Frontman Joe Duplantier has said of the announcement: "We're really looking forward to playing the mighty Bloodstock Festival for the first time! It's a great lineup and we cannot wait to kick your ass, England! ”

Blockstock Open Air Metal Festival 2010 will take place at Catton Hall, Derbyshire from 13th " 15th August.