Motorhead and more for Sonisphere UK 2011

Veteran rockers Motorhead head the new additions to the UK leg of Sonisphere 2011 announced today (17 January).

Lemmy's mob will appear alongside Mastodon, In Flames and Parkway Drive, who are also newly confirmed to play the event, which takes place at Knebworth Park on 8-10 August.

The Big FourMetallica, Megadeth, Slayer and AnthraxSlipknot and Biffy Clyro will headline this year's festival, with many more artists still to be announced.

Sonisphere 2011 tickets are priced at £190 for a four-day camping ticket, £180 for a three-day camping ticket and £155 for a weekend ticket without camping.

Fans are also able to buy tickets on a deposit scheme and they can secure a pass for £50 with the remainder of the balance to be paid by 1 March 2011.

VIP, campervan, car parking passes and lockers are also available.

If you buy Sonisphere weekend tickets through Virtual Festivals, you’ll receive a 15% discount on all Sonisphere merchandise in their new online store.

That’s right, you can get your hands on t-shirts, posters, keyrings, lighters and much more for much less!

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