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This Is What Opening A Festival Main Stage Looks Like

This Is What Opening A Festival Main Stage Looks Like

UK-based prog / groove / djentsters TesseracT did themselves a fine job of opening Sonisphere's main stage on Saturday morning. Watch a video of them performing their track 'Concealing Fate Part One - Acceptance' for the early risers below!

News 9 July 2014
Live Updates From Sonisphere 2014: Sunday

Live Updates From Sonisphere 2014: Sunday

Hello there. Day three of Sonisphere Festival is warming up nicely, and we've got reviews, photos and a whole lot more coming today from the likes of Metallica, The Bronx, Mastodon, Gallows and Gojira. You're going to want to stick around for this one.

Have a look at today's stage times, and we'll see you in the pit.

News 6 July 2014
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The 21 Photos From Sonisphere 2014 You Need To See

The 21 Photos From Sonisphere 2014 You Need To See

Ahh, Sonisphere 2014. You were a beautiful weekend. These were your best bits, featuring Metallica, Limp Bizkit, Babymetal, Slayer, The Bronx and many more. All photos shot by Ben Gibson and Giles Smith for Rock Sound.

Photos 11 July 2014
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Videos from Sonisphere

Time-Travelling At Sonisphere 2011

Time-Travelling At Sonisphere 2011

IT'S SO CLOSE NOW. We can't wait to be back in this field. WIll we make more time-travelling films this year? Will we fuck. This took ages!

Video 4 July 2014
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Sonisphere Features

Hall Of Fame: The Bronx - The Bronx

Hall Of Fame: The Bronx - The Bronx

Ahead of their appearance at Sonisphere this weekend, we look back at The Bronx's chaotic debut album in our Hall Of Fame feature. 'The Bronx' was inducted into the Rock Sound Hall Of Fame in Issue 173.

Feature 2 July 2014
Download A Brand New Malefice Track. For Free.

Download A Brand New Malefice Track. For Free.

Reading metallers five-piece Malefice have been quiet for a while. The good news is they're a) playing Sonisphere this weekend b) there's a new EP coming soon (details TBC) and c) We've got a FREE DOWNLOAD of one track taken from it. Come get yours.

Feature 2 July 2014
Hall Of Fame: HIM - Love Metal

Hall Of Fame: HIM - Love Metal

Transforming them from Finnish pariahs to one of the most popular rock bands on the planet, ‘Love Metal’ was the record that would define HIM. Eleven years on and ahead of their Sonisphere appearance next weekend, we give you the inside story. 
'Love Metal' was inducted into the Rock Sound Hall Of Fame in issue 174

Feature 27 June 2014
Hall Of Fame: Hundred Reasons - Ideas Above Our Station

Hall Of Fame: Hundred Reasons - Ideas Above Our Station

Hundred Reasons will return for (probably) the last time next month as they perform their debut album 'Ideas Above Our Station' in full at Sonisphere. For the first time online, read out Hall Of Feature on one of the most important UK rock albums of the last decade.

Feature 26 June 2014
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