Wilko Johnson and Electric Wizard join Sonisphere line-up

New raft of bands added to Knebworth festival

Wilko Johnson and Electric Wizard join Sonisphere line-up

Photo: Wilko Johnson

Wilko Johnson and Electric Wizard have joined the line-up for this year's Sonisphere festival, it has been confirmed.

The UK singer and the doom metal band lead the latest list of additions to the festival's bill alongside Raging Speedhorn, Dog Eat Dog (who will be playing their 1994 album 'All Boro Kings'), Anti-Flag, Black Spiders, Brutality Will Prevail, Emp!re, Krokodil, Reckless Love, Stampin' Ground, Tesseract, The Defiled, The Hell, The Hype Theory and The Safety Fire.

The Knebworth bash was cancelled in 2012 and 2013 but returns this year with Iron Maiden and Metallica making their only UK festival appearances at the event, while The Prodigy will headline the festival on Friday, July 4.

Joining them on the bill are Deftones, Frank Turner, Limp Bizkit, Anthrax, Dropkick Murphys, The Sisters Of Mercy, Carnifex, Devin Townsend, Silverstein, The Virginmarys, Voodoo Six and Chas & Dave. Other names previously announced include Alice In Chains and Slayer plus Mastodon, Airbourne, Ghost, Gojira and Karnivool.

Sonisphere 2014 will take place in Knebworth Park between July 4 and 6.

The Sonisphere 2014 line-up so far is as follows:

Metallica
Iron Maiden
The Prodigy
Deftones
Frank Turner
Reel Big Fish
Slayer
Mastodon
Alice In Chains
Airbourne
Ghost
Gojira
Karnivool
Limp Bizkit
Anthrax
Dropkick Murphys
The Sisters Of Mercy
Blitz Kids
Carnifex
Devin Townsend
Silverstein
The Virginmarys
Voodoo Six
Chas & Dave
Deftones
Frank Turner
Reel Big Fish
Protest The Hero
Blitz Kids
Wilko Johnson
Electric Wizard
Raging Speedhorn
Dog Eat Dog
Anti-Flag
Black Spiders
Brutality Will Prevail
Emp!re
Krokodil
Reckless Love
Stampin' Ground
Tesseract
The Defiled
The Hell
The Hype Theory
The Safety Fire

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