HOT TICKETS: Sonisphere 2009

Tickets have gone on sale for this year's Sonisphere festival.

Weekend camping tickets are on sale now priced at £157.50 (plus booking fee).

Other options available include a two-day pass without camping (£132.50), family camping tickets and coach options too.

Click here for to see all Sonisphere 2009 ticket options.

The festival, which takes place at Knebworth House is set to be headlined by Metallica and Linkin Park and will run for two days from 1-2 August. It will also feature Lamb Of God and Mastodon, with more names to be announced.

The festival is also set to take place in Holland, Spain, Germany, Sweden and Finland.

60,000 fans are expected at the English leg of the festival, which will have two alternating stages of live music as well as DJs, soundsystems, walkabouts, cinema, freak shows and food stalls.

Camping will be available from the Thursday with festival-goers allowed to stay four days until the Sunday.

The event is the first festival to be set up by former Download boss Stuart Galbraith, who has set up his own event's company Kilimanjaro.