Sonisphere Festival: First Details Confirmed
The headliners for this year’s Sonisphere Festival have now been announced. Who are they? Come on in to find out… as well as the names of several other bands confirmed for the event, which happens at Knebworth Park from July 6-8.
Kiss will be headlining on the first night (July 6).
Queen top the bill on the second night (July 7) with American Idol’s Adam Lambert on vocals. Knebworth was the location where Queen played their last ever gig with Freddie Mercury back in 1986.
Speaking about how he thought Lambert would be received by Queen’s fans, guitarist Brian May said:
“Judging by my incoming mail, this decision will make a lot of people very happy. It’s a worthy challenge for us, and I’m sure Adam would meet with Freddie’s approval! And what better place to revisit, and walk those emotional paths, than Knebworth? It will be a rush.”
Faith No More will close the festival on the final night (July 8).
Joining these top names on Apollo Stage are the following:
Friday, July 6
Saturday, July 7
Sunday, July 8
Over on the Saturn Stage, here are the first names to be announced:
Fields Of The Nephilim
I Killed The Prom Queen
Tickets go on sale from 9am on Thursday, February 23. Get them at www.sonisphere.co.uk
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