Sonisphere Festival

  1. Sonisphere Music Festival Canceled: Adam Lambert and Queen Reunion Isn't Happening

    March 28, 2012 7:54 PM EDT After much fanfare, the big Queen performance featuring "American Idol" alum Adam Lambert at Sonisphere2012 isn't going to happen. The music festival has apparently been canceled. Adam Lambert to Perform With Queen at U.K. Festival ...

  2. Adam Lambert to Perform With Queen at U.K. Festival

    February 21, 2012 8:10 AM EST Adam Lambert will sing with Queen at Europe's Sonisphere Festival, the singer announced on Twitter on Monday. "As many suspected, I can finally confirm: I have been invited by Queen to sing one very special concert! Sonisphere at Knebwor ...

  3. Iron Maiden To Play U.K. Arena Shows

    November 11, 2010 12:00 AM EST Iron Maiden has confirmed a U.K. arena tour for next summer, which will be the culmination of its Final Frontier World Tour. The Live Nation tour kicks off at Glasgow SECC on July 20, and also calls at Aberdeen AECC P&J Arena, Newcastle Metro ...

  4. Sonisphere Festivals Draw More Than 700,000

    August 16, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Sonisphere Festival, which visited 11 countries across Europe this summer, had a total attendance of more than 700,000 across 19 dates, according to the organizers. The rock festival benefited from a line-up that included the big four of metal - M ...

  5. Metallica Sonisphere Cinecast Seen By 100,000

    June 25, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The Sonisphere cinecast from the Sofia, Bulgaria leg of the touring rock festival was seen by more than 100,000 fans, according to promoter Stuart Galbraith . The global June 22 cinecast featured the 'Big Four' of metal - Metallica, Slay ...

  6. Web Trends: Summerfest, Sandra Bullock, Antrax, Oasis and more

    June 24, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Music Terms on Google Trends (as of 4pm) 7. Summerfest Summerfest is an annual 11-day music festival in Milwaukee that kicks off today. Artists performing include Eric Clapton, Santana, Rush, Carrie Underwood, Sheryl Crow, Usher, Tom Petty, Tim Mc ...

  7. Web Trends: Gregg Allman, Lady Gaga Falls, Vuvuzela, Viacom and more

    June 24, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Music terms on Google Trends (as of 11 am) 9. Gregg Allman Gregg Allman of the Allman Brothers Band underwent a liver transplant. 10. Lady Gaga Falls Lady Gaga fell in Heathrow Airport, London. 13. YouTube Vuvuzela As it is World Cup season, YouTu ...

  8. Metallica Heading To Cinemas

    June 10, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Heavy metal's 'Big Four' will be heading to international cinema screens when the bands - Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth, Anthrax - all perform on the same bill for the first time. The performances from the Sonisphere Festival in Sofia ...

  9. Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth, Anthrax To Tour Together

    December 15, 2009 12:00 AM EST Heavy metal's Big Four -- Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth and Anthrax -- will ride together in 2010. In Europe, at least. After weeks of rumors, the four bands have announced they'll take part in the traveling Sonisphere festival, starting J ...

  10. Iron Maiden, Rammstein To Headline Sonisphere

    December 10, 2009 12:00 AM EST International touring rock festival Sonishphere will expand to three days in the U.K. in 2010 following its launch this summer, with headline appearances from Iron Maiden and Rammstein. The festival will call at 11 international locations next sum ...

  11. Sonisphere Set For 2010 Return

    August 05, 2009 12:00 AM EDT European touring metal festival Sonisphere has been branded a success by its organisers, who have vowed that it will return next year. Sonisphere ran from June 20 to Aug. 2, hitting venues in the Netherlands, Germany, Spain, Sweden, Finland and th ...

  12. 'Guitar Hero,' Ticket Bundle For Metallica Fest

    May 12, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Organizers of the inaugural Sonisphere Festival in the U.K. are offering a deal on a ticket and game bundle that will allow Metallica fans to pre-order "Guitar Hero: Metallica" at a discounted rate. An offer for free coach travel to the ...

  13. Sonisphere Fest Launches Deposit Scheme

    March 27, 2009 12:00 AM EDT New rock festival Sonisphere has launched a deposit scheme for its U.K. event at Knebworth on Aug. 1 and 2. Metallica and Linkin Park will headline the 60,000-capacity festival. Organizers said they were inspired by the success of the Glastonbury ...

  14. NiN, Anthrax Added To U.K.'s Sonisphere Bill

    March 09, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Nine Inch Nails and Anthrax have been added to the inaugural bill for U.K. rock/metal festival, Sonisphere, being held Aug. 1-2 in the grounds of Knebworth House in Hertfordshire, England. Metallica, Linkin Park and Alice in Chains are among the a ...

  15. U.K. Festivals Reveal Latest Additions

    February 25, 2009 12:00 AM EST A number of high profile U.K. events have confirmed more major acts for the 2009 summer festival season, including Scotland's T in the Park and the Isle of Wight festival. Newcomers to the T in the Park line-up include the Killers as headline ...

  16. Alice In Chains Signs Up To Sonisphere

    February 24, 2009 12:00 AM EST New touring rock festival Sonisphere has added Alice In Chains, Avenged Sevenfold and Machine Head as exclusive additions to its line-up for Knebworth House in the U.K. in August. Sonisphere runs from June 20 to Aug. 2, hitting venues in Holland, ...

  17. Slipknot Headlines Download Fest

    February 09, 2009 12:00 AM EST Slipknot has been confirmed as one of the headliners for the U.K.'s Download Festival at Donington Park, Derby with dance-rock crossover act the Prodigy, Korn and Mötley Crüe also booked to appear. The three-day rock festival will be held on ...

  18. Promoters Clash Over Rival Rock Fests

    February 09, 2009 12:00 AM EST The launch of a new global touring festival, Sonisphere, headlined by Metallica, has provoked a war of words between promoter Stuart Galbraith and his former employer Live Nation U.K., which operates the rival Download festival. Sonisphere was unv ...