Band set to play Sonisphere, but not Hammerfest

Bullet For My Valentine have cancelled their previously-scheduled appearance at the North Wales-based Hammerfest festival, set to take place in April, but have announced that they will play at Sonisphere.

Sonisphere takes place at Knebworth on August 1 and 2 and will feature Metallica, Linkin Park, Aveneged Sevenfold and Machine Head.

In a statement the band said they had to cancel their Hammerfest show due to recording commitments.

See Sonispherefestivals.com for more information about the bash they will be playing at.

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