February 23, 2012 5:00

Tickets for Sonisphere festival go onsale today

Queen, Faith No More and Kiss will headline the rock bash this summer

Tickets for Sonisphere festival go onsale today

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Tickets for this year's Sonisphere festival go onsale today (February 23) at 9am (GMT).

Kiss, Faith No More and Queen with Adam Lambert will headline this summer's festival, all making their only UK appearances of the year.

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.

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:

Kiss
Queen
Faith No More
Tim Minchin
Andrew WK
The Blackout
Cypress Hill
Evanescence
Fields Of The Nephilim
Flogging Molly
Ghost
Gojira
I Killed The Prom Queen
Incubus
Katatonia
Lacuna Coil
Marilyn Manson
Mastodon
Refused
Switchfoot
The Darkness
Within Temptation
Wolfmother

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