Tag: Knebworth

SLIPKNOT to Webcast Performance of Knebworth in Real-Time July 10th

Slipknot has announced a special real-time Webcast of their Knebworth performance via their website, Slipknot1.com to take place during their headline set at 9PM (GMT) on Sunday, July 10th. The webcasting of SLIPKNOT’s historic Sunday night headline set live across the world from KNEBWORTH, will go out live on Slipknot1.com as well as Sonispherefestivals.com. Set …

CANCER BATS Issues International Touring Update (video)

Canadian metallers CANCER BATS are set to take the world by storm this year, with several scheduled international appearances coming up within the approaching months! See below for all current tour dates for CANCER BATS, including ROCKFEST on June 18th and SCENE FEST on June 26th (both in Canada), and SONISPHERE on July 10th in …

OPETH, KILLING JOKE, and more Added to SONISPHERE Lineup

SONISPHERE FESTIVAL KNEBWORTH has revealed the next twelve acts for its 2011 line up. THE MARS VOLTAhave confirmed their return to the UK for an exclusive performance at this year’s SONISPHERE. Says guitarist Omar Rodríguez-López: “We’re stoked to come and play. Everything I’ve heard about the festival has been positive, I’m sure it’ll be great. Playing …

House Of Pain, Arch Enemy, Periphery, Grinspoon & Fozzy @ Sonisphere 2011

Reforming in celebration of their 20 year anniversary, it is with great excitement that SONISPHERE welcomes HOUSE OF PAIN to 2011’s event, as part of a worldwide reunion tour. It’s hard to believe that the rowdy Irish Americans got started way back in 1991, but for the past 20 years the group has maintained a …

At Last BIG 4 Play UK Next Year

METALLICA, SLAYER, MEGADETH and ANTHRAX will headline the first night of next year’s U.K. installment of the Sonisphere festival, which will take place July 8-10, 2011. Saturday night headliner will be BIFFY CLYRO and Sunday’s festival closer is SLIPKNOT. Commented METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich: “As soon as the ‘Big Four’ gigs started rolling across Sonisphere …

Rammstein Burn Sonisphere

German industrialists Rammstein played a pyrotechnic and special effects-laden headline show at the second day of the Sonisphere festival at Knebworth  (July 31). Flamethrowers attached to microphones, mouth mounted LEDs and a vocalist sailing over the audience in a “dingy type thing” were among the highlights of their set, together with a stand out version …

MUNICIPAL WASTE: Issue Tour Cancellation Statement

After MUNICIPAL WASTE were forced to cancel their European tour last week due to a personal emergency, the band has released the following statement regarding the matter: “We regret having to cancel our recent European dates, but an unforeseen family emergency prevented us from being able to make these shows.  We apologize to all the …

Why Dont People Realise I Like Metal In My 40’s

Ok. Picture the scene. Its a well known retailer of newspapers and magazines and I am queuing with two purchases. Firstly, my daily newspaper- a well known broadsheet, famed for exposing MPs expense scandals. My second is a copy of Metal Hammer, perhaps the best known monthly heavy metal/rock/alt magazine in the UK. As it’s …

BIG 4 TO PLAY UK??????

Sonisphere, Europe’s newest travelling festival, have announced that the Big 4 in thrash, Metallica. Slayer, Megadeth and Anthrax, are playing 2 European dates next Summer. The dates are June 16th, Poland and June 18th Czech Republic. This will be the first time the Titans of Thrash will have ever played together since the inception of …

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