Check out which bands are set to play the July festival

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Metallica, Biffy Clyro and Slipknot have all been confirmed for the big rock party that is Sonisphere. To check ticket availability, head to NME.COM/tickets.

The bands confirmed for the festival are as follows:

Friday 8th July:
Anthrax
Diamond Head
Megadeth
Metallica
Slayer

Saturday 9th July:

Architects
All Time Low
Biffy Clyro
Gallows
Kids In Glass Houses
The Mars Volta
Sum 41
Weezer
You Me At Six

Sunday 10th July:

Airbourne
Arch Enemy
Black Tide
House Of Pain
In Flames
Limp Bizkit
Mastodon
Motorhead
Opeth
Parkway Drive
Slipknot
Volbeat

Also appearing across the weekend:

Alestorm
The Black Dahlia Murder
Firewind
Four Year Strong
Fozzy
Gojira
Grinspoon
InMe
Killing Joke
One Minute Silence
Periphery
Protest The Hero
Rise To Remain
Sisters Of Mercy
Six Hour Sundown
The Treatment
Watain

See sonispherefestivals.com for more details.