Sonisphere 2011 reveals first European acts

The Polish, Spanish, French and Swiss legs of Sonisphere have made their first announcements this week, confirming dates and headliners.

Sonisphere Poland 2011 will be headlined by Iron Maiden, and takes place at Bemowo Airport, Warsaw on 10 June 2011.

Motorhead will also play, with more acts to be announced soon.

Tickets range from 198 z? for a General Admission ticket to 880 z?  for VIP, with Early Entrance and Golden Circle options also available. Tickets are available now.

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Iron Maiden
will also top the bill at Sonisphere Spain 2011. Held in Getafe, Madrid on 16 July 2011, initial special offer tickets are 72 EUR, and are on sale now.

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Sonisphere France 2011
will be held in Amneville, France on 8-9 July, with Slipknot headlining on 8 July, while 9 July sees the Big FourMetallica, Slayer, Megadeth and Anthrax– play together in France for the first time. Tickets go on sale on 21 December at WWW.AVOSBILLETS.COM

Sonisphere Switzerland 2011 will take place on 24 June in Basel, Switzerland, with Iron Maiden, Slipknot, Alice Cooper, Bring Me The Horizon, In Flames, Architects and Hatebreed all already confirmed.

Tickets go on sale on 26 January.

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Details for Sonisphere’s events in Sweden, Czech Republic, Finland, Greece, Bulgaria, Turkey and Italy are expected to be announced shortly.

As previously announced, Sonisphere (UK) 2011 will be headlined by Slipknot, Biffy Clyro and the Big Four, at Knebworth Park, Stevenage from 8-10 July 2011. Four-day tickets are priced at £175 and if you buy through Virtual Festivals, you will get 15% off Sonisphere merchandise in the online store and the chance to get £10 off Festival Annual 2010 as well.

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