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Metallica to headline Sonisphere 2011

Metallica

Story by Jack Foley

METALLICA are set to be confirmed as one of the headline slots at next year’s Sonisphere Festival in July.

The rockers are due to top the bill on Friday, July 8, ahead of Anthrax, Slayer and Megadeth.

All four bands are touring Europe together as a part of the Big 4 tour, with a headline slot at the Knebworth Park event set to become the centre-piece of the run.

Sonisphere has already confirmed that Biffy Clyro and Slipknot will play headline slots in 2011, with the event taking place from July 8 to 10.

The confirmed acts so far arew…

Anthrax
Biffy Clyro
Megadeth
Metallica
Slayer
Slipknot