Sonisphere to head to France and Italy in 2011

Sonisphere 2011 organisers have revealed that the festival will take place in two additional European locations next year.

Italy and France will welcome the touring metal weekender which also returns in 2011 to each of the previous year's countries, except Romania.

Meanwhile, the Sonisphere 2011 UK dates have been confirmed as 8 – 10 July with line-up announcements expected on Monday 6 December.

Sonisphere 2011 ticket information to follow.