"Unfortunately our last irons in the fire have just been extinguished", say the festival's promoters.
News From Sonisphere
Iron Maiden frontman Bruce Dickinson took part in a 12-minute, nine-plane air display at Sonisphere earlier this month with The Great War Display Team. Here's why it ruled...
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!
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.
Photos from Sonisphere
July had everything: a Warped Tour surprise (in the shape of Linkin Park turning up and playing with every band ever), a MONUMENTAL party with Fall Out Boy and Paramore in New York, plus there was the small matter of Sonisphere...
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.
Videos from Sonisphere
The Blitz Kids funny man takes the Rock Sound festival challenge. Jono and his mates play Sonisphere tomorrow at 1.45pm on the Bohemia stage.
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!
Flashback three years to Soni 2011. Look how young Aled looks!
This one time, at Sonisphere, Architects ripped an actual hole in Knebworth and we caught it in camera.
Sonisphere kicks off tomorrow. Struggling to get in the mood? Here’s some stuff that we’re excited to see this weekend, and some ludicrously wild speculation.
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.
A multi-million selling, era-defining behemoth, Limp Bizkit's third album brought nu metal to its commercial peak. Ahead of their performance at Sonsiphere this weekend, we look back at the remarkable story of 'Chocolate Starfish...'
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.
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.