Queen, Kiss, Faith No More to headline Sonisphere 2012 – ticket details

Refused, Marilyn Manson, The Darkness will also play next summer's event

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Kiss, Faith No More and Queen with Adam Lambert will headline this summer's Sonisphere festival.

The festival takes place at Knebworth Park on July 6-8 and will also see Evanescence, Incubus, The Darkness, Mastodon and The Blackout play sets.

Kiss, who are currently putting the finishing touches to their 20th studio album, will headline the opening night (July 6) with comedian Tim Minchin playing underneath them. Queen will headline the Saturday night (July 7), with a newly reformed Faith No More closing the event on Sunday (July 8).

The rest of the bill includes Refused's first show in the UK for over a decade, the comeback show from I Killed The Prom Queen and Marilyn Manson's only UK show of 2012. More acts for the festival will be announced in the coming weeks.

See Sonispherefestivals.com for more information.

Tickets go onsale on Thursday (February 23) at 9am (GMT). To check the availability of Sonisphere tickets and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/TICKETS now, or call 0871 230 1094.

The Sonisphere Festival line-up so far is:

Faith No More
Tim Minchin
Andrew WK
The Blackout
Cypress Hill
Fields Of The Nephilim
Flogging Molly
I Killed The Prom Queen
Lacuna Coil
Marilyn Manson
The Darkness
Within Temptation
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