Sonisphere runs through out Europe , the first run of festivals ran throughout the summer of 2009 at six venues, returning in 2010 and 2011 with 11 venues. Bands such as Metallica tour the festivals and are regulars.
Sonisphere UK returns to Knebworth this year. The grounds of Knebworth House near the village of Knebworth in Hertfordshire, England has become a major venue for open air rock and pop concerts since 1974 when The Allman Brothers Band attracted 60,000 at the first large concert held at the venue.
Since then, the Knebworth Festival has been the scene of outdoor extravaganzas, featuring Pink Floyd (1975 & 1990), The Rolling Stones & Lynyrd Skynyrd (1976), Genesis (1978, 1990 & 1992), Frank Zappa (1978), Led Zeppelin (1979), Mike Oldfield & The Beach Boys (1980), Cliff Richard (1983 & 1990), Deep Purple (1985), Queen (1986), Status Quo (1986 & 1990), Paul McCartney, Eric Clapton, Elton John & Dire Straits (1990), Oasis (1996), Robbie Williams (2003), Sonisphere Festival (2009/2010/2011 and now 2014)
The festival will celebrate 40 years of Rock Music at Knebworth.
Tickets are on sale now. Weekend tickets from £205 (GBP)