New raft of bands added to Knebworth festival
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:
Reel Big Fish
Alice In Chains
The Sisters Of Mercy
Chas & Dave
Reel Big Fish
Protest The Hero
Dog Eat Dog
Brutality Will Prevail
The Hype Theory
The Safety Fire