Also confirmed are Mastodon who return to Knebworth this summer, having played at the inaugural Sonisphere back in 2009.
In Flames are also returning to the UK for their first appearance since 2009’s Taste of Chaos tour. Making the long journey over from down under, Australia’s Parkway Drive pay their first visit to Sonisphere, bringing with them an arsenal of mosh-inducing metalcore. The newly announced bands join the ‘big 4’ from the metal world – Metallica, Slayer, Anthrax and Megadeth along with confirmed headliners Slipknot and Biffy Clyro for the festival which runs from Friday July 8th 2010 to Sunday July 10th at Knebworth House, Hertfordshire.
The touring feast of metal music will also visit Poland, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, France, Finland, Sweden, Czech Republic, Bulgaria, Greece and Turkey.
For more on all of the Sonispheres please go to http://sonispherefestivals.com/