Buckcherry self-confirm UK 2011 festival dates

Glam-metallers Buckcherry are to appear at two festivals in the UK this summer.

The Californian band have self-confirmed that they will perform at Sonipshere UK and Download, reports NME.com.

The band's drummer, Xavier Muriel confirmed the dates while speaking to Rhythm magazine and added that his band will do their own dates around the festival appearances.

"We're back in the UK in June for Download and Sonisphere,” he said, “and I think we'll do a club tour while we're back here.”

As previously reported, Metallica, Slipknot and Slayer will all play Sonisphere UK while Linkin Park and System of a Down will headline Download.

Weekend tickets for Download are priced at £180 while weekend tickets for Sonisphere UK start at £155 with an option to pay in three installments.

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Click here to buy Sonisphere UK tickets.

Download Festival 2011 takes place on June 10-12 at Donington Park and Sonisphere (UK) 2011 from 8-10 July at Knebworth.