Metallica have been announced as co-headliners for a new touring festival which is to visit Knebworth over the weekend of August 1 and 2.
The Sonisphere Festival will be a 60,000 capacity event calling at a number of European locations with dates in Holland, Germany and Spain among others.
Metallica will headline the Sunday night show (August 2) with Linkin Park topping the bill on the Saturday.
"We're stoked to be touring England and Europe with Sonisphere”, said Metallica’s Lars Ulrich. “Summer festivals in Europe are what Metallica do best."
Further names on the bill, which will feature performers on two stages, will be announced in the near future.
Knebworth has been home to some of the biggest – and renowned - concerts over the years including performances by Led Zeppelin, Pink floyd and Oasis as well as a record-breaking run by Robbie Williams. Organisers intend to make the tour a global event from next year.
More here: www.Sonispherefestivals.com/
10:49 AM | 09/02/2009
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